Assistance, information and advocacy

Association coopérative d’économie familiale (ACEF)

ACEF has many service points throughout Québec. Type ACEF and the name of your region in your browser for more information.

Association des intervenants en dépendance du Québec (AIDQ)

The Association des intervenants en dépendance du Québec (AIDQ) is a non-profit group of practitioners concerned with the issue of addiction who work in diverse milieus in Québec, including the public, community and private sectors, public health, education, academia, research, public security and the work world.
514 287-9625
1 877 566-9625

Association québécoise de défense des droits des personnes retraitées et préretraitées (AQDR)

The AQDR’s sole mission is to defend the cultural, economic, political and social rights of retirees. It is a movement of retirees or people nearing retirement who have organized themselves regionally to defend their collective rights.                                                                            1-877-935-1551
514 935-1551

Centres d’aide aux victimes d’actes criminels (CAVAC)

If you are a victim of physical violence, threats, fraud, theft or any other type of crime, you can go to a victim assistance centre (CAVAC) for free and confidential professional services. Families of victims and witnesses can also get help from these non-profit groups. CAVAC workers treat callers respectfully and provide information on the rights and recourses of victims, technical assistance (help filling out questionnaires if needed), guidance and support through the steps involved, and referrals to other community resources. You do not have to report to the police to make use of their services.
1 866 LE-CAVAC (532-2822)

Office des personnes handicapées du Québec

Provides direct services to persons with a disability and their families and friends.
1 800 567-1465

Regroupement des centres d’aide et de lutte contre les agressions à caractère sexuel (RQCALACS)

The coalition of Québec sexual assault centres (RQCALACS) came into being to increase the effectiveness of individual struggles, reduce geographic isolation and create a pressure group by marshalling the forces of sexual assault centres around the province, mobilizing individuals and groups in the fight to end violence against women, and bringing about social and political change.
514 529-5252
1 877 717-5252

Réseau FADOQ

The Réseau FADOQ is composed of affiliated organizations with the mission of bringing together people aged 50+; defending their rights and highlighting their needs to decision-makers; organizing activities; and providing them with programs and services in response to their needs.
514 252-3017
1 800 544-9058