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Community Leadership Bursaries

Call for Applications: The 2017-2018 Health and Social Services Community Leadership Bursaries are now available through ARC. Are you  bilingual, studying full-time in the area of health and social services and want to stay in the Montérégie territory when you’re done school? The bursary program, which addresses the need for bilingual health professionals, awards bursaries […]

Educaloi: Your starting point for legal information

Educaloi is a registered charity whose mission is to help citizens understand their rights and responsibilities in plain language. On their site you can find many topics including Québec’s health system, health care, sexuality and reproductive health, loss of autonomy and protection of vulnerable people, and others. A fantastic resource for all! https://www.educaloi.qc.ca/en/categories/health


Two New Players

The Assistance and Referral Centre for Health and Social Services (ARC) is pleased to announce that two new team players have joined the team. Loralie Bromby joins the ARC team as a Project Coordinator. She has been working in the community sector for over ten years with a focus on youth work, fund development, community […]


Announcing Leadership Change

The Assistance and Referral Centre for Health and Social Services (ARC) is a resourceful and resilient non-profit community organization with strong positive impact that is undergoing a transition right now as Colin J. Coole, ARC’s Founder and Executive Director, retired November 1st. ARC is a Networking and Partnership Initiative (NPI) managed by the Community Health […]


Laughter is the Food of Life

3rd Annual Health Promotion Fair! Saturday, October 29, 2016   9:00 am to 4:00 pm Centre socioculturel de Brossard 7905 avenue San-Francisco Brossard (right next to the Brossard City Hall and Bibliothèque de Brossard Georgette-Lepage) You are not going to want to miss this one! This year’s keynote speaker Albert Nerenberg says that “If you are what you […]

Do you provide unpaid care for a loved one?

Are you a family member or friend who provides unpaid care for a loved one living with a disability, illness, or aging? More and more of our community members are taking care of a family member, a friend, or a neighbor as a natural caregiver. A natural caregiver’s role is often challenging and complex; but this […]


Healthy Community Capital

2ND ANNUAL HEALTH PROMOTION FAIR 2015 Healthy Communities Contribute to Community Capital More than 250 visitors were welcomed to Mohawk territory by keynote speaker Suzy Goodleaf, a Mohawk psychologist from Kahnawake, who shared her experience being part of a team of clinical advisors to Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission at the 2nd Annual Health Promotion Fair […]