Regroupement Trisomie 21, based in Montreal is a local organization helping families with children with Down Syndrome. Visit their website to learn more about their incredible work!
The Miriam Foundation, based in Montreal is a local organization that does exceptional work helping families with children with autism. Please visit their website to learn more about their incredible work!
Light A Dream is an exceptional organization supporting young adults with autism and other intellectual disabilities with career training and vocational opportunities. Light A Dream, through the use of both classroom training and hands on experience in a variety of job placements, creates a safe and secure sense of community for the students, enhancing their self esteem, work, social and leadership skills.
CTV recently did a segment on the wonderful and important work of this special foundation!
CTV Montreal reports on Light a Dream, a West Island foundation that teaches job and life skills
Camp Emergo, is the first summer camp for autistic people in Québec, which was set up by parents of the Association des enfants autistiques du Québec (today, the Fédération québécoise de l’autisme). It’s mission is to offer respite services to families living with autistic people or people having pervasive developmental disorders by welcoming them in a safe and stimulating outdoor environment adapted to their needs, thus encouraging them to maintain and develop their capabilities. To learn more about the incredible work this organization does, visit the foundations website!
Code Life: The Montreal General Hospital Foundation’s Mission is to Provide Vital Support for Vital Care through Training, Technology and Research. Code Life is their pledge to protect, heal, extend, and save life by means of leading-edge medical research and care. The Montreal General Hospital (MGH), the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and more broadly, within the McGill academic health network, work in close partnerships with donors and collaborators to raise awareness and foster excellence in vital care to all patients, present and future.
Kids Help Phone is Canada’s only free, anonymous and bilingual professional counselling, information and volunteer support service for young people. They are available 24/7 by phone, Live Chat, and the Always There chat app.
The Old Brewery Mission is an incredible organization based here in Montreal that is trying to end homelessness! Some frightening statistics you may not know according to The Old Brewery Mission
RAVEN’s vision is a country that embraces the ancestral laws of Indigenous Peoples and their equitable access to the justice system within a thriving natural habitat. Their mission is to raise legal defence funds to assist First Nations who enforce their rights and title to protect their traditional territories. The environmental challenges that face many First Nations in Canada are really challenges for the entire world. Fundamentally, we believe these are issues of human rights and climate change – we are seeking environmental justice for all.