Resources for anonymous groups
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international movement of men and women who have alcohol-related problems. They are multiracial, apolitical, and found almost everywhere. There is no age limit and no required educational level to join.
Phone: (514) 350-3444
Address: 3920 Rachel Street East, Montreal, Quebec H1X 1Z3
Chabad Lifeline: Family and Individual Services and Programs for Addiction
Offers assessment, individual and group counselling, and an out-patient program for addictions.
Phone: (514) 738-7700
Address: 4615 Côte-Saint-Catherine Road, Montreal, Quebec H3W 1M1
Cocaine Anonymous (CA)
Cocaine Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from their addiction. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop using cocaine and all other mind-altering substances. Their primary purpose is to stay free from cocaine and all other mind-altering substances and to help others achieve the same freedom.
Phone: (514) 527-9999
Address: 1945 Papineau Street, Montreal, Quebec H2K 4J3
Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA)
Co-Dependents Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. The only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and fulfilling relationships. They gather together to support and share with each other in a journey of self-discovery: learning to love the self. Living the program allows each of them to become increasingly honest with themselves about their personal histories and their own codependent behaviours.
Phone: (514) 662-7180
Address: Centre Greene, 1090 Greene Avenue, Westmount, Quebec H3Z 1Z9
Depressed Anonymous offers everyone living through distress a helpline and free and confidential support groups.
Phone: (514) 278-2130
English Area of Narcotics Anonymous (EANA)
Narcotics Anonymous is a non-profit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs have become a major problem. They meet regularly to help each other stay clean. This is a program of complete abstinence from all drugs. There is only one requirement for membership: the desire to stop using.
Phone: (514) 249-0555 (local) (855) 544-6362 (toll-free)
Gamblers Anonymous (GA)
Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from their gambling problem. The only requirement for membership is the desire to stop gambling. There are no dues or fees for Gamblers Anonymous memberships. Their primary purpose is to stop gambling and to help others do the same.
Phone: (514) 484-6666
Marijuana Anonymous (MA)
Marijuana Anonymous is a fellowship of people who share their experience, strength, and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from marijuana addiction. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop using marijuana. There are no dues or fees for membership. Their primary purpose is to stay free of marijuana and to help the marijuana addict who still suffers achieve the same freedom.
Overeaters Anonymous (OA)
No matter what your problem with food — compulsive overeating, under-eating, food addiction, anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, or overexercising — OA has a solution.
Phone: (514) 488-1812
Resources for crisis centres
This organization aims to reintegrate people who are temporarily unable to function in society, are suffering, and asking for help to get out. They offer counseling (with or without accommodations), short-term housing, support for apartment life, and 24/7 telephone intervention.
Phone: (514) 388-9233
Address: 2430 Henri-Bourassa Boulevard East, Suite 101, Montreal, Quebec H2B 1T7
Other House Centre
Follows a psychosocial approach, has crisis intervention, follow-up and counseling, and short-term housing. Serves mainly southwest Montreal (Saint Henri, Verdun, Pointe Saint Charles, etc.). Contact by phone.
Phone: (514) 768-7225
Mobile Resolution Team
Crisis line that helps those who feel overwhelmed by a stressful life event or by a seemingly insurmountable difficulty. Includes telephone intervention, counseling, short-term housing, and 24/7 external crisis monitoring. Serves mainly east Montreal.
Phone: (514) 351-9592
Tracom Crisis Center
For psychosocial crises and help for adults, including family members and caregivers. They also have beds where people can stay for short periods. Help by phone is available 24/7.
Phone: (514) 483-3033
Address: 5469 Côte-Saint-Antoine Road, Montreal, Quebec H4A 1R1
Crisis intervention centre, short-term housing, and 24/7 telephone intervention. Serves mainly downtown (center/east) Montreal.
Phone: (514) 282-7753
West Island Crisis Centre
24/7 crisis line that offers counseling, short-term housing, and telephone intervention.Mainly serves the West Island area of Montreal.
Phone: (514) 684-6160
Resources for educational services
L’Atelier D’Artisanat Centre-Ville
Has art workshops and work and social integration programs. For those 18+.
Phone: (514) 844-6458
Address: 3680 Jeanne-Mance Road, Suite 213, Montreal, Québec H2X 2K5
Atwater Library and Computer Centre
Offers courses and workshops to help the young and the old master technology in the digital age, a state-of-the art computer centre, literary and educational events, financial literacy sessions, exhibitions on literature and history, a meeting space for community groups, and much more.
Phone: (514) 935-7344
Address: 1200 Atwater Avenue, Westmount, Quebec H3Z 1X4
Concordia Centre for Continuing Education (CCE)
Concordia Continuing Education is best known as Your Training Ground for Life. It offers distinctive opportunities in the market to better answer the personal, professional, and organizational growth needs of our society. One day at a time, we invite people from different backgrounds and stages of life to take part in trendsetting training.
Phone: (514) 848-3600
Address: 1600 Saint Catherine Street West, FB-117 (1st floor), Montreal, Quebec H3G 1M8
Dawson College Centre for Training and Development (CTD) and Language Courses
CTD is proud to offer quality learning at competitive prices. Their faculty members and training consultants are highly competent with diversified expertise and backgrounds.
Phone: (514) 933-0047
Address: 4001 Maisonneuve Boulevard West, Room 2G.1, Westmount, Quebec H3Z 1A4
Dawson College Continuing Education
Dawson College’s Continuing Education offers you many options for furthering your career, your knowledge, your interests, and your training. There is something here for everyone; you just have to choose what is right for you.
Phone: (514) 933-3771
Address: 3040 Sherbrooke Street West, Room 2H.1, Westmount, Quebec H3Z 1A4
High School of Montreal (HSM) Adult Education Centre
HSM offers a complete range of traditionally taught academic courses leading to a Quebec High School Leaving Certificate. They also offer all prerequisite courses that students need in order to enroll in a vocational program. In general, afternoon students enroll in a single course that runs for an average of 160 hours over 8 weeks. HSM caters to students who only require a few courses in order to graduate, and the students are able to complete their graduation requirements quickly. They also cater to those students who find it difficult to follow more than one course at a time. This system allows them to concentrate their efforts on a single subject at a time.
Phone: (514) 788-5937
Address: 3711 Bullion Street, Montreal, Quebec H2X 3A2
McGill School of Continuing Studies (SCS)
Whatever your goals, McGill’s School of Continuing Studies (SCS) is prepared to help you meet them. Choose from hundreds of courses in various areas of interest, designed to satisfy your needs.
Phone: (514) 398-6200
Address: 688 Sherbrooke Street West, 11th floor, Montreal, Quebec H3A 3R1
McGill Writing Centre (MWC)
Refine your academic writing skills or learn to write for a specific professional audience with courses offered by the McGill Writing Centre (MWC). As a student in one of the MWC’s courses or workshops, you’ll learn essential skills, strategies, and techniques that will help you to succeed both at university and in any number of professions.
Phone: (514) 398-7109
Address: McLennan-Redpath Library, Main Floor, Room #2, 3459 McTavish Street, Montreal, Quebec H3A 0C9
McGill Community for Lifelong Learning (MCLL)
MCLL is primarily for people of retirement age who want to continue learning for the joy of it and share their knowledge, ideas, and experience with others. Whatever your interests or educational background, at MCLL, if you are intellectually curious, you will enjoy expanding your knowledge with others in a friendly and stimulating environment. You will also make new friends and have the satisfaction of being a student again in the surroundings of a famous university–with no exams!
Phone: (514) 398-8234
Address: 688 Sherbrooke Street West, Suite 229, Montreal, Quebec H3A 3R1
Quebec Writers Federation (QWF)
QWF writing workshops help participants develop writing with the mentorship of an acclaimed professional writer and feedback from peers. Workshops take place at the QWF Office (address below), unless otherwise indicated. There are also various programs and events.
Phone: (514) 933-0878
Address:1200 Atwater Avenue, Suite 3, Westmount, Quebec H3Z 1X4
Thomas Moore Institute (TMI)
The Thomas More Institute has been providing adults with stimulating lifelong and life-wide learning opportunities since 1945. A secular non-profit academic institution, it offers an ever-evolving choice of university-level courses in the liberal arts. Its affiliation with Bishop’s University provides students, who so choose, the option of earning a Bachelor of Arts degree.
Phone: (514) 935-9585
Address: 3405 Atwater Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H3H 1Y2
Vanier Continuing Education
Vanier Continuing Education offers credit courses, Attestation (ACS) programs, recognition of acquired competencies (RAC), professional development (non-credit) courses, a summer and prep school, a language school, and AquAdventure.
Phone: (514) 744-7000
Address: 821 Avenue Sainte-Croix, Montreal, Quebec H4L 3X9
Visual Arts Centre (VAC)
An art school… art gallery… and thriving arts community. VAC offers courses such as drawing, painting, sculpture, pottery, etc.
Phone: (514) 488-9558
Address: 350 Victoria Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H3Z 2N4
Resources for mental health and addiction
Mental Health at the MUHC
Crisis Services Canada
Find local resources and support.
Phone: (437) 317-4488
Address: 439 University Avenue, 5th Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1Y8
La Maison L’Épervier
La Maison L’Épervier is a private centre that offers therapy services for people with addictions. The centre also offers services to help and support the recovery from an intoxication, as well as services to help and support the detoxification process.
Phone: (877) 883-6964
Address: 820 Luc Road, Saint-Alphonse-Rodriguez, Quebec J0K 1W0
Suicide Action Montreal (SAM)
SAM offers support services, crisis workers, and monitoring for people who are at risk of committing suicide, for their friends and family, and for people affected by suicide.
Phone: (514) 723-4000
Tel-Aide is a telephone listening centre founded in 1971 – the first in Quebec. Tel-Aide’s mission is to offer a free listening service, in English and in French, which is anonymous, confidential, and 24/7. The service is accessible to everyone who suffers from loneliness or stress, who is emotionally distressed or angry, or who simply needs to confide in someone who will listen without judgement.
Phone: (514) 935-1101
Address: Box. 205, Branch H Montreal, Quebec H3G 2K7