Resources

For help finding the right resource:

If you or someone you know is thinking about suicide, you can contact a counsellor at any time by phone, text or chat.

Grief and loss

1 888 LE DEUIL

French

Provincial Resource

Helpline for people who have lost a loved one.

1 888 533-3845

Grief and loss

Mental health/distress

Suicide prevention

1-866-277-3553

French

English

24/7

Provincial Resource

1-866-277-3553 is Quebec’s suicide prevention hotline. This toll-free number is available 24/7 across Quebec. You can call if you’re in distress, worried about a loved one, or grieving a suicide. You’ll talk to a qualified trained counsellor who will be able to help.

1-866-277-3553

Violence

À cœur d'homme

French

Provincial Resource

À cœur d'homme - Réseau d'aide aux hommes pour une société sans violence is an association of 31 autonomous community organizations throughout Quebec that help men who are struggling with violent behaviour in a conjugal and family context. Its objective is to encourage the prevention of conjugal and family violence and to actualize the development and consolidation of a men's support network for a society without violence.

1-877-660-7799

Website

Delinquency

Legal problems

Social and professional reintegration

Alter Justice

French

Provincial Resource

Non-profit organization that offers various intervention, information and support programs for people affected by judicialization and detention in a Quebec correctional institution (sentence of two years less a day). The organization offers a telephone information service, an accompaniment service for applications for suspension of a criminal record (pardon application), information workshops and awareness activities. 

418 522-4343

Website

Loved ones

Mental health/distress

AMI-Québec

French

English

Provincial Resource

Community organization that provides support, training, information, and outreach services to people dealing with the consequences of mental illness in a family member or friend.

1 877 303-0264

Website

Eating disorders

Anorexie et boulimie Québec

French

English

Provincial Resource

ANEB provides immediate and free professional help to people affected by eating disorders.

1 800 630-0907

Website

Farmers

Au coeur des familles agricoles (ACFA)

French

Provincial Resource

Au coeur des familles agricoles is a free service to help, support, inform and establish contacts. ACFA's mission is to create a network of mutual aid within the agricultural community. The organization favours a proactive and participatory approach to intervention. This implies the mobilization of all people involved with agricultural workers and their families.

450 768-6995

Website

Loss of autonomy

Physical health, illness, and disability

Baluchon Alzheimer

French

English

24/7

Provincial Resource

Baluchon Alzheimer offers respite, support, and assistance services to those who wish to continue caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's or a related disease at home, while respecting the values established by the organization. The organization offers 24-hour respite care for periods of 4 to 14 days to allow caregivers to catch their breath.

1 855 762-2930

Website

Family caregivers

Loss of autonomy

Physical health, illness, and disability

Centre Info Parkinson

French

English

Provincial Resource

Info Centre Parkinson is an online information centre that provides comprehensive, reliable, up-to-date information to people with Parkinson's disease, caregivers, and health professionals

1 800 720-1307

Website

Delinquency

Legal problems

Commission des services juridiques (CSJ)

French

English

Provincial Resource

The Commission des services juridiques is the agency charged with applying the Act respecting legal aid and the provision of certain other legal services in Québec. The Commission ensures that legal aid is provided, either free of charge or with a contribution from the beneficiary, to financially eligible persons who apply for it and that certain other legal services are provided.

Website

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