List of food and community resources in VSP

Last updated September 1, 2022
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The list below presents some of the services being offered in Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension.

Villeray District

2021 Resources guide 

The CDC Solidarités Villeray has produced a guide to resources in the Villeray district in 2021. This tool was designed to identify and bring together the various resources in the neighborhood that help people who may encounter difficulties at some point.

Divided into several main themes, the guide presents more than 40 community and public organizations that respond to various needs. A map of the locations of organizations and institutions is provided at the end of the guide.

What’s more, the guide is available in seven languages: English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Creole, Vietnamese and Italian.

Saint-Michel district

Ressources offered in the neighborhood

Vivre Saint-Michel en Santé (in French) has developed a map of community resources along with various documents for the district. Saint-Michel offers residents a wide range of resources in the areas of culture, sports, recreation, health, social support, education and socio-professional integration.

Parc-Extension district

Food aid

Afrique au féminin
Free food assistance for members
514 272-3274

Canadian Muslim Response Network
Food and other assistance

Cuisine et vie collectives Saint-Roch
Free food assistance for members
514 948-3631 

Jeunesse au Soleil/Sun Youth Organization
Emergency food assistance by appointment
514 842-6822

Organisation des jeunes de Parc-Extension (P.E.Y.O.)
Free Meals on Wheels service
514 278-7396, extension 221

Ressource Action-Alimentation
Free emergency food assistance for all
514 948-3246

Psychological support

Bouclier d’Athéna
(Multilingual) support service for women and children who are victims of family violence
514 274-8117

Housing help

Comité Action Parc-Extension
Promotes tenants’ rights and social housing
514 278-6028

Support for seniors

Le Forum des citoyens aînés de Montréal
Information service
438 830-3399

Service Info-Aidant
Confidential, free hotline for listening, information and professional referrals, intended for family caregivers, friends, and relatives of seniors
1 855 852-7784

Services sociaux helléniques du Québec 
Assistance hotline
514 906-0784

Table de quartier de Parc-Extension
A group of partners that works to improve living conditions in the neighbourhood
[email protected]

Help for newcomers

Parc-Extension information office (BIPE)
Developed by the Park-Extension Round Table to help residents find the right resources for their needs, the BIPE is aimed especially at newcomers. It is a new referral service for people looking for information on housing, food assistance, jobs and schools.

[email protected]
438 405-6278
Located in the Parc-Extension library

Resources offered in all three districts

Carrefour de liaison et d’aide multiethnique (CLAM)
Coaching and support for integration and information related to the immigration process and integration into the community.

  • Employment assistance service
  • Housing search and law
  • Francization courses
  • Support for completing various forms (family allowance, income tax return information, etc.).

Support for seniors

Ligne Aide Abus Aînés
Provincial hotline for listening and referrals specializing in elder abuse
1 888-489-2287

Psychological support

Alternative naissance
Perinatal support
514 274-1727

Bureau d’aide juridique
Housing, civil and family law, and more
514 864-8833

Centre de crise le Transit
Psychological help
514 282-7753

Écoute entraide
Listening service
514 278-2130, seven days a week, 8 a.m. to midnight

Grossesse secours
Listening and information service
514 577-0554

Ligne Parents
Support, anxiety, and family relations 24/7
1 800 361-5085

Première ressource, aide aux parents
Support for parents
514 525 2573 
[email protected]

Suicide prevention
1 866 277-3553

PRO-GAM
Listening and support, anxiety, family and conjugal tension, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
514 270-8462

SOS Violence Conjugale
Support and listening
1 800 363-9010

Youth hotline
1 800 263-2266

Employability

Carrefour jeunesse emploi Centre-Nord

Open Monday to Thursday by appointment

Ongoing regular services: job search and return to school coaching, autonomy, personal recovery, school perseverance, orientation, volunteering, etc. Services offered inFrench, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Creole, Russian, Bulgarian, Wolof, Pular.

Need help? Call us!
Viviana: 729-9777, extension 100
Édeanny: 729-9777, extension 217

Leave a message and someone will return your call within 24 hours.

Centre Génération Emploi
An employment counselling centre that mainly assists people from immigrant, cultural communities and visible minorities to prepare, integrate and maintain employment or to pursue orientation or reorientation in career management, with an intercultural approach. Services are free and bilingual (French and English), with the capacity to serve in Arabic, Italian, Spanish, Wolof and Persian.

Services maintained at a distance or in person, as needed, Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

  • Job readiness program (ages 18+)
  • Employment assistance service (youth ages 18-35)
  • Workspaces (tables or computer stations)
  • Various workshops and training courses
  • Group or individual coaching
  • Referrals
  • Solution Wednesdays (employer awareness campaign)

Do you want to give your life meaning? Contact us! 
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Other resources

ACEF DU NORD
Help with personal finances
514 277-7959
[email protected]

PACT de rue
Psychological support by phone for youth ages 12 to 25 and support for people experiencing homelessness
514 278-9181

Info-Youth Parc-Ex : 438 459-INFO
Multilingual help with resources in Greater Montréal: 211