Resources for caregivers


 Informal or family caregiver (Government of Quebec)
L’Appui for Caregivers: Provides information, accompaniment and advocate for the rights of caregivers and the people they care for in the healthcare network.
 Éducaloi – Proches aidants : comment la loi vous outille (in French only)
 Biblio-Santé – Caregivers: Thematic booklets containing dozens of references to books, organizations, websites, films, series and programs selected by certified librarians
Information for caregivers and others who provide accompaniment in facilities of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal
Users’ Committee of CIUSSS West-Central Montreal

Phone consultations – 24/7

811: Info-Santé and Info-Social
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

  • 811 - OPTION 1 | To speak with a  nurse from Info-Santé
  • 811 - OPTION 2 | To speak with a psychosocial worker

Listening, support and referral


7 days a week, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Resource directories

 L’Appui pour les proches aidants: Directory of mental health services for family caregivers in CIUSSS West-Central Montreal territory
 211 Grand Montréal

Workshops and training

 T’as ta place ! – Interactive online training for young family caregivers of people with mental health issues (in French only)
 Fondation Émergence – “Chosen Family” program for LGBTQ+ informal caregivers
 Devenir aidant, ça s’apprend (L’Appui pour les proches aidants – in French only) - programme de formation et de soutien conçu pour les personnes dont le proche a reçu un diagnostic d’Alzheimer ou d’une maladie apparentée
 MeSSAGES (L’Appui pour les proches aidants – in French only) – programme de formation et de soutien en ligne pour les personnes aidantes d’un proche aîné ou avec un profil gériatrique

Other resources

 Regroupement des aidants et aidantes naturels de Montréal (RAANM): Services and activities for family caregivers (in French only)
 AMI Québec : Helps families manage the effects of mental illness through support, education, guidance, and advocacy
 Bientraitance des personnes proches aidantes (Proche aidance Québec): Awareness tools (in French only)
 Proches aidants ! Un jeu des 7 familles (offered by L’Appui pour les proches aidants) – A virtual game illustrating the different faces of caregiving (in French only)

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