Apply for assistance with snow removal

Do you need to have snow cleared from your porch, front walk or staircase? In many boroughs, community organizations offer an assistance service for seniors and persons with reduced mobility. Find out what you need to do to apply for this service.

Eligibility criteria vary depending on your borough. Find out if your borough is participating and learn about the terms and conditions of its program.

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Snow clearing assistance is offered free of charge by the Brigade neige. 

This is an inter-generational “good neighbor” project. One of the objectives is to improve seniors’ mobility.

This service is offered to Ahuntsic-Cartierville residents with reduced mobility and to seniors at home.

To apply, contact Carrefour Jeunesse Emploi Ahuntsic Bordeaux-Cartierville.

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Carrefour jeunesse emploi Ahuntsic Bordeaux-Cartierville

514-383-1136

This service is not offered in this borough.

Snow clearing assistance is offered free of charge by the Brigade neige.

To be eligible for this service, you must be one of the following: 

  • A senior age 80 or over
  • A person living with a limitation
  • A person with reduced mobility

Other criteria, such as your financial situation, may be considered when you apply.

 

To apply contact the organization that offers the service in your area:  

  • Carrefour jeunesse-emploi Notre-Dame-de-Grâce in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Snowdon and Loyola 
  • Carrefour jeunesse-emploi Côte-des-Neiges in Côte-des-Neiges and Darlington

Your application may be refused if there are not enough resources.

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Carrefour Jeunesse-Emploi Notre-Dame-de-Grâce

514-482-6665

For the Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Snowdon and Loyola districts.

For the Côte-des-Neiges and Darlington districts, call the Carrefour Jeunesse-Emploi Côte-des-Neiges at 514-342-5678.

Snow clearing assistance is offered free of charge by the Brigade neige in the Duff-Court et Lachine-Est neighbourhoods.

To be eligible for this service, you must be age 70 or over living with a limitation or a person with reduced mobility.

To apply, contact Carrefour jeunesse emploi de Lachine.

Your application may be refused if there are not enough resources.

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Carrefour jeunesse emploi Lachine

514-634-0450

Vous pouvez également communiquer au 514 898-0450.

Snow clearing assistance is made possible through the collaboration of Destination Travail. 

The service is offered free of charge to persons with reduced mobility. 

To apply contact the organization that offers the service.

Your application may be refused if there are not enough resources. 

You can now apply for the winter of 2021-2022. Capacity is limited, so service is offered on a first come, first served basis.

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Destination Travail

514-368-1832

Snow clearing assistance is made possible through the collaboration of Spectre de rue organization.

This service is offered free of charge:

  • To people with reduced mobility
  • To people ages 70 and over with diminishing abilities

To apply contact the organization that offers the service. People with reduced mobility must present a reference from a health care professional, while people ages 70 and over with diminishing abilities need only present proof of age.

Capacity is limited, so service is offered on a first come, first served basis. The service is offered on a first come, first served basis depending on available snow removal routes.

A waiting list will be created if there are not enough available resources.

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Spectre de rue

514-528-1700

Contact the organization at extension 231.

The borough’s free snow removal service for vulnerable people and those with reduced mobility is connected to a pilot project for social integration and intergenerational mediation.

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Carrefour jeunesse emploi du Sud-Ouest

514-561-9777

Snow clearing assistance is offered free of charge by the Association des aventuriers de Baden-Powell, from November 25, 2022 to April 30, 2023.

To be eligible for the service, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a person age 65 or over without functional limitations

or

  • Be a person with reduced mobility

and

  • Be unable to clear snow yourself
  • Not live with someone who is able to clear snow
  • Be a resident of the borough

 

To apply, contact the organization in charge of the service. Capacity is limited, so service is offered on a first come, first served basis. 

Your application may be refused if there are not enough resources.

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Isabelle Staub

438-522-2873

Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to noon. and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Contact Isabelle Staub.

Snow clearing assistance is offered free of charge by the Brigade neige.

To receive this service, you must be: 

  • A senior age 70 or over
  • A person with reduced mobility
  • A person living with a limitation

 

To apply contact the organization that offers the service in your area:  

  • Hochelaga-Maisonneuve : le Carrefour jeunesse-emploi (CJE) 
  • Mercier-Est et Mercier-Ouest :  le Programme d’information sur le travail et la recherche d’emploi de Montréal (PITREM)

Capacity is limited, so service is offered on a first come, first served basis.

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Carrefour jeunesse-emploi Hochelaga-Maisonneuve (CJEHM)

514-523-2400

Programme d’information sur le travail et la recherche d’emploi de Montréal (PITREM) : 514 356-3226

Carrefour jeunesse-emploi Hochelaga-Maisonneuve (CJEHM) : [email protected]  

Programme d’information sur le travail et la recherche d’emploi de Montréal (PITREM) : [email protected]

Snow clearing assistance is offered free of charge by the Brigade neige solidaire in partnership with CIUSSS du Nord-de-l’Île-de-Montréal and le Centre des jeunes l’Escale.  

The service is offered on the first business day following a snowfall of more than 5 cm. Since our volunteers are students, service is offered after school ends in the afternoon on weekdays.

To be eligible for this service, you must be one of the following: 

  • A senior
  • A person with reduced mobility

 

To apply contact the organization that offers the service.

Your application may be refused if there are not enough resources.

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Centre des jeunes l’Escale - projet TAPAJ

514-328-4180

This service is not offered in this borough.

This service is not offered in this borough.

The Brigade Neige’s snow removal assistance service is made possible through collaboration with the Carrefours Jeunesse-Emploi de Rivière-des-Prairies et de Pointe-aux-Trembles-Montréal-Est. 

This service is offered to Rivière-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles residents who meet one of the following criteria:

  • have reduced mobility.
  • are age 70 or over.

AND

  • own a family home
  • are referred by the CLSC or a partner organization

Requests are processed directly by the two delegated agencies.

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Carrefour Jeunesse-Emploi de Rivière-des-Prairies

514-648-8008

Carrefour Jeunesse-Emploi de Pointe-aux-Trembles-Montréal-Est514 640-4700

A snow removal assistance service is offered free of charge by the Snow Brigade.

This service is offered to residents of Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie who meet the following criteria:

  • You are a person with reduced mobility.
  • You are a person living with a functional limitation.
  • You are 70 years old or older.

Places are limited. You must complete an eligibility questionnaire, and priority will be given to people referred by the CLSC Rosemont, the CLSC Petite-Patrie, and the Association d’aide et de loisirs pour personnes à autonomie réduite (ALPAR). The recruitment of recipients begins in October.

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311

Outside of Montréal: 514-872-0311

Monday to Friday: From 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and public holidays: From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Snow clearing assistance is offered free of charge by the Brigade neige.

To be eligible for this service, you must be one of the following: 

  • A senior age 80 or over
  • A person with reduced mobility

To apply, contact your CLSC worker. 

Your application may be refused if there are not enough resources.

The snow removal service is offered free of charge by the Maison de jeunes de Saint-Léonard.

To be eligible for this service, you must be one of the following: 

  • Be age 65 or over, or have reduced mobility
  • Have low income
  • Not be living in a condo

AND

  • Be able to provide snow removal equipment 

To apply contact the organization that offers the service.

Your application may be refused if there are not enough resources. 

You can register for the 2021-2022 season by contacting the organization.

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Maison de jeunes de Saint-Léonard

514-327-0185

Snow clearing assistance through the snow brigade is made possible thanks to the cooperation of the “Repaire jeunesse Dawson” organization.

The service is available to people who live in Verdun and meet the following criteria: 

  • Functional limitations involving mobility or vision
  • Vulnerability: People who live alone
  • Age 

Applications are handled case by case depending on answers provided by residents in the registration form. 

Other criteria, such as the resident’s financial situation, may also be taken into consideration when the application is processed. 

Eiligibility (other details): 

  • A medical evaluation may berequested
  • All types of homes except for condos

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311

Outside of Montréal: 514-872-0311

Monday to Friday: From 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday and public holidays: From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Snow clearing assistance is made possible through the collaboration of Spectre de rue (TAPEL) organization.

This service is provided free of charge to persons with reduced mobility and seniors with a letter of recommendation from their CLSC worker or their attending physician. 

To apply contact the organization that offers the service.

Your application may be refused if there are not enough resources. 

Applications are processed as soon as their are received. Beginning in June, you can apply for the upcoming season. However, service is confirmed in the fall.

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Spectre de rue - TAPEL

514-528-1700

Contact the organization at extension 231 or 227.

Snow clearing assistance is offered free of charge by the Carrefour jeunesse emploi Centre-Nord.

To be eligible for this service, you must be one of the following: 

  • A senior age 80 or over
  • A person with reduced mobility

 

To apply, you must have a CLSC referral or an organization in your neighbourhood and contact the Carrefour jeunesse emploi Centre-Nord. 

Your application may be refused if there are not enough resources.

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Carrefour jeunesse emploi Centre-Nord - Marine Janssens

514-729-9777
Extension number 102