Connexions provides a number of services and supports for Caregivers
Free activities and workshops, mental health and wellbeing check-ins, an information and referral service for caregivers needing help accessing health and social services within the Outaouais, and more.
Want to learn more about your role as a caregiver? Need to talk to someone? Not sure where to turn for services? Want to connect with other caregivers? Feeling isolated?
Our Caregiver Support Program can help! Become part of a community of caregivers. Participate in our informative workshops. Find answers to your caregiving questions through our one-on-one support.
Feeling lonely, mentally drained or stressed? Need a listening ear and compassionate heart? Connexions is providing Mental Health & Wellness Check-Ins by our new Mental Health Project Coordinator.
Register now and we’ll reach out to you to set up a 30-minute phone call that works into your schedule.
These conversations are confidential and meant to bring some ease into your life in whatever way you need!
Download our most recent list of health and social services resources available within the Pontiac including Residential & Long-Terms Care, bereavement services, Government of Québec services, housing information, legal resources, and more.
We are currently working on a Directory of Services for seniors living in Gatineau. Coming Soon!
If you care for a spouse, a family member, a friend, a former life partner, or a neighbour, you are a caregiver.
Whether your loved one lives with you, in their own home, far away in a different province, or is in a residence, if you provide them support, you are a caregiver.
If you drive them to an appointment, drop-off groceries, help them with household chores or join them for a coffee and chat, you are a caregiver.
Make sure to reach out for help! Resources do exist for caregivers of all ages!
Elder Abuse, Fraud & Scams
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Mental Health Resources
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Home Care, Residences & Respite
Find home care, residence and respite services within your community, including fall prevention, maining senior independance and more.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Find answers to the most frequently asked questions to available health and socila service sresources within the Outaouais.
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