Community News

Consult our articles on various social and community topics.

Where can I donate furniture, clothing and other used goods?

Where can I donate furniture, clothing and other used goods?
Find NPOs accepting donations of furniture, clothing and other goods, as well as those offering donation pick-ups.

Family Resources Centres

by: Christelle Labrecque-Dupuis, collaborator
Family Resources Centres
Find Family Resources Centres in your neighborhood for activities, respite and support for parents and children.

Vaccination against COVID-19: help for vulnerable people

by: Alexandre Haslin
Vaccination against COVID-19: help for vulnerable people
Community organizations are providing help by bringing them to vaccination centers or by filling out registration forms.

Housing Advocacy

by: Équipe 211
Housing Advocacy
Are you a tenant or an owner and you wonder about your rights? Various organizations can help you in the event of conflicts related to your dwelling.

Newcomers: Free French Classes

by: Alexandre Haslin
Newcomers: Free French Classes
To facilitate the integration of newcomers who do not speak the language, a francization programme is offered by the Ministère de l’Immigration, Francisation et Intégration du Québec

Income Tax Clinics for Low-Income People

by: 211 - Information & Referral Team
Income Tax Clinics for Low-Income People
Find volunteer help for your taxes in Greater Montreal. Low-income people can access a free tax clinic at a partner organization of Revenue Quebec and the Canada Revenue Agency.

Snow Removal Assistance

by: Alexandre Haslin
Snow Removal Assistance
Snow removal: find help that is free or at low-cost in the Greater Montréal.

School Dropout

by: Nancy Therrien, collaboratrice
School Dropout
Find organizations that offer help and resources against school dropout in Greater Montreal.

The 211 service in now available across Québec

by: 211
The 211 service in now available across Québec
Starting today, the 211 service that refers and informs citizens of the socio-community services and programmes in their area, is available across Québec. Thanks to this implementation, the 40% of Quebecers who do not yet have access to this service will now be able to call 211 to find resources that are close by. This deployment is made possible thanks to the assistance of the Emergency Community Support Fund, an Employment and Social Development Canada programme put in place to support the community sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Christmas Baskets

by: Marie-Christine Palardy, Resources and Edition Coordinator - 211 Grand Montréal
Christmas Baskets
How to get a Christmas basket? Find all the information on Holiday food assistance and Christmas sharing stores.
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