Have you ever looked for services but can’t seem to find what you’re looking for? Maybe our Community Partners: CLC resource directory may be of help. We will update this page periodically, adding resources when we feel they may be of help. Click on the organizations name to access their respective websites.
COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTRE (CLC) – PROVINCIAL PARTNERS PAGE
Community Learning Centres are partnerships that provide a range of services and activities, often beyond the school day, to help meet the needs of learners, their families, and the wider community. Their aim is to support the holistic development of citizens and communities. All New Frontiers School Board schools/centres work to build and sustain mutually beneficial CLC partnerships.
AMI-Quebec helps families manage the effects of mental illness through support, education, guidance, and advocacy. Most programs are free!
ASSOCIATION OF FAMILY LIFE EDUCATORS OF QUEBEC (AFLEQ)
Family Life Educators are caring professionals who design and run programs to educate and support people with the important challenges they face throughout the lifespan. Our focus is on prevention – providing interpersonal knowledge, skills and support to strengthen individuals, families and communities.
THE CENTRE FOR COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS (COCO)
A provincial, non-profit organization that works primarily with English-speaking, bilingual, and ethno-cultural organizations to develop organizational health and promote community sector development through: organizational development and leadership training, information dissemination, social analysis, research, and by strengthening links between organizations and sectors.
CENTRE FOR LITERACY
The Centre for Literacy is a resource, professional development and research centre that supports best practices and informed policy development in literacy, by creating bridges between research, policy and practice. Our vision is a society where lifelong learning opportunities and community supports enable all individuals to participate fully in their communities as family members, citizens, and workers.
CHATEAUGUAY CIVITAN CLUB
One of the “Best Kept Secrets” in Chateauguay is the Chateauguay Civitan Club: a non-profit service club chartered on June 30, 1990. The General Meetings are conducted in English on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m, except in July and August. Our motto: Builders of Good Citizenship.
CHATEAUGUAY ENGLISH COMMUNITY NETWORK (CECN)
Vision is to develop a strong and vibrant English-speaking community in Chateauguay. With the mission of improving the collective well being of the English-speaking community. And to bring together the resources of individuals, educational institutions, social and service organizations, professionals and businesses for the purpose of fostering social, economic and cultural development; and to build constructive links with our French-speaking neighbours.
CHATEAUGUAY NETWORK RESEAUTAGE
South Shore business people who host monthly networking opportunities within the Chateauguay and surrounding areas. Their objective is to develop their businesses, become a recognized reference in regards to business networking and strive to become socially implicated within the community via charitable donations.
COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND EMPLOYABILITY CORPORATION (CEDEC)
In communities across Quebec, Community Economic Development and Employability Corporation (CEDEC) shares its experience in planning and developing partnerships with the aim to strengthen local economies and employability of the English-speaking and broader community.
COMMUNITY HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES NETWORK (CHSSN)
The Community Health and Social Services Network (CHSSN) was established in September, 2000, to create a network of community resources, associations and public institutions dedicated to the development through partnership of health and social services for English-speaking communities in Quebec.
ENGLISH-LANGUAGE ARTS NETWORK (ELAN)
ELAN is devoted to helping Quebec’s English-language artists make connections with one another, with their francophone colleagues and with their audiences in Quebec, Canada and internationally.
FORUM JEUNESSE – Vallée-du-Haut-Saint-Laurent
The Forum jeunesse is a regional youth collaboration, representation and mobilization body. It puts young people aged 12 to 35 at the heart of its actions and acts as a lever to support various youth actions in a sustainable development perspective. The Forum jeunesse encourages young people aged 16 to 35 to take part in decisions that concern them.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY PROVINCE OF QUEBEC
To mobilize volunteers and community partners in building affordable housing and promoting homeownership as a means to breaking the cycle of poverty.
PAINTING A NEW WORLD (PNMW)
Painting a New World is a charitable, non-profit organization founded by artists Agnes and André Chatelain, who believe that Artists Helping Artists have the power to create positive change for the benefit and sustainability of communities locally and in Africa and Haiti. The “Gift of Art” project is an art and collaboration project for youth, educators and community.
QU’ANGLO communications & consulting is a newly formed enterprise specializing in communications, strategic planning and development initiatives in the agricultural and agri-environmental sectors, and for rural communities.
QUEBEC ASSOCIATION FOR LIFELONG LEARNING (QALL)
QALL is a not-for-profit English-language association that supports those who support adult learners. Our mission is to advocate for a culture of lifelong learning, raise public awareness of adult learning issues, facilitate the exchange of information and resources and bring together everyone for whom a learning society is a shared ideal.
QUEBEC ANGLOPHONE HERITAGE NETWORK (QAHN)
QAHN is an umbrella organization whose membership includes historical and cultural societies, museums, archives, research groups, and individuals who are passionate about the history of Quebec. Our focus is the province’s English-speaking communities, a subject that is of considerable interest to Francophones and Anglophones alike. We operate under a federal charter and are funded by the Official Languages Support Program of the Department of Canadian Heritage.
QUEBEC COMMUNITY GROUPS NETWORK (QCGN)
The Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN) was established in 1995 and brings together 29 community organizations from across Quebec. These groups are regional and sector-based and they work to support the vitality of English-speaking communities in Quebec. The QCGN plays a pivotal role in facilitating the development of a constructive and positive relationship between community leaders, partners, all levels of government and the English-speaking communities of Quebec. Members of the QCGN are committed to work in partnership with official language minority organizations to promote inguistic duality across Canada.
QUEBEC DRAMA FEDERATION
A registered charity founded in 1972, the Quebec Drama Federation exists to encourage and maintain English-language theatre in Quebec by providing leadership in promotion, development, and support.
QUEBEC ENGLISH SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION (QESBA)
The purpose of the Quebec English School Boards Association (QESBA) is to advocate appropriate education for students in both the youth and adult sectors and to enhance the effectiveness of school commissioners and member school boards in the areas of education, finance, administration and labour relations.
QUEBEC FARMERS’ ASSOCIATION (QFA)
The QFA is a not-for-profit, member-based organization that defends the rights and advocates on behalf of the English-Speaking agricultural community across Quebec. We keep our finger on the pulse of Quebec farming by communicating with our local branches, through our newspaper, local meetings, and correspondence. QFA has close ties with many provincial and national farming organizations, as well as education and research institutions.
QUEBEC FEDERATION OF HOME & SCHOOL ASSOCIATIONS (QFHSA)
Founded in 1944, the QFHSA is an independent, non-profit charitable organization, dedicated to enhancing the education and general well being of children and youth. It is membership based among schools, community organizations and individuals offering:
Parental Involvement Leadership workshops and conferences.
QUEBEC WRITER’S FEDERATION
The QWF plays a prominent role in the life of the Quebec English-language literary community as an arts presenter and professional and community educator, as well as the representative of Quebec’s English-language writers.
Quebec 4-H is dedicated to the personal development of youth while providing a positive impact on volunteers and communities. All members are:Encouraged to develop self-confidence, a sense of responsibility and a positive self image; Helped to develop their skills in communications, leadership, problem solving and goal setting; and offered the opportunity to learn about food production, marketing systems, heritage and culture in Quebec.
THE MCGILL SCHOOL OF CONTINUING STUDIES (SCS) – PERSONAL AND CULTURAL ENRICHMENT
Offers a wide range of courses in liberal arts, humanities, arts, and personal growth, as well as friendly and intellectually stimulating options for lifelong learning.
LA RENCONTRE CHATEAUGUOISE
A place for low-income families and people to meet and get support in order to improve their quality of life and living conditions. The social development and improvement of individual and families is at the core of La Rencontre’s programs and activities
Help center for women considering seperation, for single mothers and for women living in a blended family. At Re-Nou-Vie you will find support, information and likeminded women to talk with. Our goal is to improve women’s living conditions. All services are offered in English and French.
YOUTH EMPLOYMENT SERVICES (YES)
YES Montreal enriches the community by providing English-language support services to help Quebecers find employment and start businesses.
The YMCAs of Québec is a charitable organization that contributes to the development of spirit, mind, and body, and to the well-being of individuals, families, and communities. The five values of the YMCAs of Québec are: Participation and access, Education and prevention, Respect for others, Volunteer work and philanthropy, Self-empowerment