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Programs and Services for Seniors in Québec

The Guide to Programs and Services for Seniors in Québec, created by the Québec government, contains information on the different programs and services for seniors, offered by government departments and agencies. This publication is available in the “Services Québec – Citizens” section of the Québec Portal, at http://www4.gouv.qc.ca/EN/Portail/Citoyens/Evenements/aines/Documents/guide_aines_anglais_2016_2017_web.pdfwww.gouv.qc.ca, along with a host of forms and […]

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Caring For Those Who Care

Caring for Those Who Care is a documentary-style web series focused around creating awareness among the public about the challenges and triumphs experienced by caregivers and giving back to these individuals who give so much of their time and energy to others. Each episode begins with a voice over from our hosts describing the work […]

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Volunteers wanted to lead English conversations

This fall, the CISSS Montérégie Centre, in collaboration with ARC, are launching another six-week lunch hour conversation group at the Charles LeMoyne Hospital. French-speaking health professionals get together informally during the lunch hour once a week in the goal of practicing their English skills in small groups. We would like to continue this successful project and are seeking […]

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ReCharge for Caregivers

ARC is happy to announce the launch of it’s new ReCharge series, a 6-week program offering technical tips for caregivers. Qualified professional and community experts will teach hands on techniques to help individuals care for a loved one. ReCharge is made possible through the financial support of ROMAN/APPUI. This is the first of many courses that […]

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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

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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 […]

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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 […]