COVID-19: Services offered by non profit organisms in Haut-Saint-Laurent
Justice Alternative du Suroît
Civil mediation is offered for free by phone or by email to anyone needing help to manage conflicts properly in order to lessen the escalation of violence. Professionals and volunteers are available to offer an attentive ear, advise and tricks as well as refere to the appropriate service may need be. You are invited to leave a message so they can call you back as soon as possible.
For people at risk of violence, help can be provided to weather the storm by telephone or video-conference.
Residence-Elle du Haut-Saint-Laurent
For victims of domestic violence, because it is not forbidden to leave when the threat is at home. The organization offers support over the phone and video-conference; and can help you to protect yourself.
Une Affaire de famille
Une Affaire de famille usually offer all kinds of activities to support families in Ormstown. During pandemic crisis, they provide support for all kinds of needs and coaching for tensed situations at home, between lovers or with children.
ADDS offer support to low income families and individuals in the Haut-Saint-Laurent, and provides for now their help over the phone so you can discuss your problems or issues and find solutions and answers.
Les Habitations des Tisserandes
During pandemic, the NPO keeps on providing social housing to people in the middle of a crisis so you can stabilise your situation and improve your life condition.
Ancre et Ailes
For people struggling with past or actual psychic illness or emotional distress, Ancre et Ailes offers occasions to benefit from mutual aid and counter social isolation. Nowadays, they keep in touch through individual courtesy calls on the phone, by Messenger or text messages. It also regularly provide Facebook videos and actually work on online workshops.
Le Pont du Suroît
Supports the friends and family of people with mental illness, by telephone or videoconference.
CALACS La Vigie
For victims of sexual abuse, there is always a help line. The organization can also be contacted by email or Messenger.
La Bouffe Additionnelle
Food service in the form of a 2$ grocery bag or a 3$ take-out meal in Huntingdon. La Bouffe Additionnelle has maintained the Nutri-Rapide meal service for people during this pandemic. If you are experiencing difficulties due to the closure of your job/daycare/school, whether you have children at home, you are elderly or at risk, or you work in one of the essential sectors, you can benefit from this service. Meals are available at $3.00 per serving. Purchases will be made by appointment only. Please call ahead to make an appointment and place your order.
Multi-service community centre Un Coin Chez Nous
Meals-on-wheels services for people of all ages with a loss of autonomy, or families and underprivileged people in St-Chysostome.
As a food bank, Moisson Sud-Ouest provides the link between the providers and the community organizations that help people in situations of food insecurity. It organizes different fundraising activities right now as needs have more than doubled since COVID-19 crisis and call on everyone to donate money through their website, and on all restaurants with overstock for food donations.
Le Centre de Ressources Familiales
The Centre de Ressources Familiales has created a group to maintain links with the families who attend the CRF. The group is a means of communication for the coming weeks, a place for information, exchange, sharing and many surprises to come! To join the group, click on the "visit the group" button located at the top of the Facebook page.
Entraide pour Monoparentales et Familles Recomposées du Suroît
Support single parents through break up, reconstitution or suffering from anxiety by phone. First contact them by email email@example.com and they will call you back as soon as possible.
La Ferme d'André / André's Farm
This non profit organization is presently looking for a way to provide half days for one family at the time to allow for respit. Only offices are opened for administrative purposes and you may contact them to voice your interest and make suggestions.
La Maison des Jeunes de Huntingdon
All kinds of activities are organized online by la Maison des Jeunes. You can join them by Messenger on their Facebook page
This organisation's mission is to advise and refer adults aware by a kid's confidence who need to be oriented to face a violence issue in case of doubts. You can find right now a series of Facebook videos on web security for kids. Espace Suroît keeps informing through their vivid Facebook Page.
Proches Aidants du Haut-Saint-Laurent
During the pandemic, services offered to care givers are psychosocial support over the phone or by zoom videoconference, frienship calls and monthly support groups through zoom. To reach one of our professionals call and someone will call you back as soon as possible.
This organism takes care of our elders in loss of autonomy at home. You may leave a message and they will call you back as soon as they can. On demand, they can also do courtesy calls to elders.
Melissa's Sunshine Daycamp
Melissa's Sunshine Camp is working structuring their summer camp to offer respit for people 21 years old and plus with intellectual or physical disabilities. Registration are now opened.
To people with intellectual disabilities or ASD, Zephyr offers to do deliveries and go grocery shopping and offer sensory material brand new in donation. Send an email for more information : firstname.lastname@example.org.
Les Ateliers Cré-Actions du Suroît
Currently sewing 3-ply masks for men, women and kids: 1-ply polyester et 2-ply cotton for 8 $+delivery. You can order yours online: www.atelierboutiquecreactions.com
Huntingdon Fresh Market
Currently working on their season to be opened safely, The Huntingdon Fresh Market offers visibility on their Facebook page for local Haut-Saint-Laurent producers so they can sell their fresh products online.
Chamber of Commerce & Industry Beauharnois Valleyfield Haut Saint Laurent
Chamber of Commerce & Industry Beauharnois Valleyfield Haut Saint Laurent share local business owners' concerns with political bodies and put in place a crisis management unit. They also collated a document gathering programs for business owners and their staff to cope with the COVID-19 situation.
A volunteer-driven organization, CEDEC sparks economic innovation in building forward-looking, prosperous and confident communities by supporting business owners from a distance. You can communicate with CEDEC by phone or by email email@example.com.
WORK & EMPLOYMENT
COMITÉ CHÔMAGE DU HAUT-RICHELIEU ET DU SUROÎT
You can get help to fill the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) here. They specialize in defending the rights of the unemployed and answer your questions. Leave a message with your concerns and someone will call you back. You may also find updates on their Facebook Page.