Community News

Consult our articles on various social and community topics.

Food assistance

Food assistance
How to get food aid in Greater Montreal? Find food banks, food vouchers and other services to get food at low prices.

Homework Help and Tutoring

by: Nancy Therrien, contributor
Homework Help and Tutoring
Find organizations that offer homework help and tutoring for free or at a low cost in Greater Montreal.

Helplines & Talklines

by: 211 Team
Helplines & Talklines
List of free and confidential specialized helplines and general talk lines. Break the isolation by talking with someone.

Homeless Shelters and Housing

by: The 211 Team
Homeless Shelters and Housing
Information and list of housing resources for homeless people in Greater Montreal: emergency shelters, transitional housing and supportive housing.

L'Aiguillage

L'Aiguillage
The social realities of youth and adults in difficulty may sometimes differ from an urban to a rural setting. However, there are no doubts as to the importance of helping everyone. For 25 years, L’ Aiguillage has been helping people get through difficult situations in the Vaudreuil-Soulanges area.

Find Meals-on-Wheels Services

by: Marie Vaillant, Director of Communications, 211 Grand Montréal
Find Meals-on-Wheels Services
Seniors and people with reduced autonomy can count on Meals-on-Wheels programs to get healthy and low-cost meals in their home.

Newcomers - How to Find Housing

by: Valérie Nadeau, Documentation Agent, 211
Newcomers - The different stages in the search for housing: support, assistance in housing search, defense of tenants' rights, furnish your home.

Ex aequo

Ex aequo
Ex Aequo's mission is to promote and advocate the rights of people with motor disabilities. Whether it is for transportation, housing, health and social services or municipal life, its team works relentlessly to improve the well-being of people with disabilities.

Collective Kitchens in Greater Montreal

by: Marie-Christine Palardy, documentation agent - 211
Collective Kitchens in Greater Montreal
How to register for a community kitchen? Find all the information on the types of collective kitchens and cook economical meals.