Connexions Resource Centre - Satellite Offices
Visits by appointment only
Shawville: 530, rue Main, Shawville, Qc, J0X 2Y0
Wakefield: 721, chemin Riverside, Wakefield, QC J0X 3G0
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Building a strong, inclusive & healthy English-speaking community

As an active, non-profit organization, Connexions has played a vital role in the development of community life for over a decade by partnering with public institutions, community organizations and various groups in the area.

Our mission: to promote the health, social wellbeing, and vitality of the English-speaking community within the Outaouais.

Explore how we can help you!

Youth Mental Health Influencer - Internship Initiative

Nikola talks to us about mindfulness and it’s many benefits on our mental health.

What we do.

We help you—

—find public & community services

Our Connexions team can help you find information in English and can also refer you to the appropriate services within your community such as health & social services, legal information, and employment.  We can also help you connect with community organizations within the region who offer supports while you wait for public services.   

Need help?  Connect by calling 819-557-0615 or emailing .

What we do.

We Offer you—

Events for Families, Youth & Professionals

Itsy Bitsy Tots Playgroup, parenting webinars, support groups for families with disabilities, men's mental wellbeing activities, and more!

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Activities for
the 55+ Community

Virtual and in-person activities, including yoga & dance classes, legal information sessions, Jog your Mind workshops, walk & talks, and more!

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Support Groups for Caregivers of Seniors

In-person support groups for individuals who care for a senior loved one who is 50+, as well as information sessions on various caregiving topics.

Check-out our Main Calendar for All Events

View all of our activities on our main Calendar of Events where we've included events for families, seniors and caregivers of seniors.

—a wide range of activities & events

Find a slew of free activities including information sessions, support groups, fun classes to get you moving, and more! 

Looking to join us for an activity?  We require registration to ensure we have enough space, materials and refreshments for participants.

Registered, but unable to attend? Please let us know.  Call us at 819-557-0615 or email us at so we can open-up a spot for someone else.

Take note!  Some of our events have limited spots and are only promoted in our Newsletter(s).  Support our non-profit & stay in the loop.  Become a Connexions member!

What we do.

We Link You—

—to public institutions and community health & social services organizations

We actively support research and awareness on the needs of the Outaouais community; promote access to health & social services through our partnerships and representation; and deliver programming specifically geared towards you and your loved ones.

Click on any of the pics to find out about our programming and initiatives, as well as available services and resources within your community.

What we do.

We Keep You—

—informed on the latest news in your community

Delve into our web articles or better yet, get our news stories delivered directly to your inbox!  Support our non-profit & stay in the loop by becoming a Connexions member.

Upcoming Events!

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Detailed List:

Share your Heritage: Design your Family Tree! (in Chelsea) | 55+ Community

St. Mary Magdalene Church 537 Route 105, Chelsea, Quebec, Canada

No need to be an artist! Just bring yourself in and enjoy the moment! A piece of your legacy is a precious family gift! Join us in-person on Wednesday, December 6 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am for our “Design Your Family Tree” activity in the Buckingham sector!

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Event Series Groove Dancing (Fall 2023)

Groove Method | 55+ Community

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Join us virtually on Thursdays, September 14, October 12, November 9 & December 7 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am for our Groove Method classes! This is a healthy and fun way to nurture your body, heart, mind and soul. There is no wrong way to move

Parent Chat: YNRA Presentation

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Join us virtually on Thursday, December 7 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm for our fourth session of the Parent Chat series. YNRA (Youth Net Réseau Ado), an initiative created by CHEO, will present an overview of the newest youth mental health statistics and help parents understand

Christmas is around the corner! (Buckingham) | 55+ Community

Le Centre Action Générations des Ainés (CAGA) 390 Buckingham Avenue, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada

Christmas is around the corner! Join us in-person on Monday, December 11 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am to personalize your own Christmas Door Sign on a natural wood or create a greeting card! This is the perfect gift to give to loved ones or a charming addition

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Christmas is around the corner! (Shawville) | 55+ Community

St-Paul's Church 530, rue Main, Shawville, Quebec, Canada

Christmas is around the corner! Join us in-person on Thursday, December 14 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am to personalize your own Christmas Door Sign on a natural wood or create a greeting card! This is the perfect gift to give to loved ones or a charming addition

RSVP Now Free 18 spots left
Event Series Yoga for Healthy Living (Fall 2023)

Yoga for Healthy Living (In Chelsea) | 55+ Community

St. Mary Magdalene Church 537 Route 105, Chelsea, Quebec, Canada

Join us in-person on Wednesdays, September 27, October 25, November 22 & December 20 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am for our Yoga for Healthy Living classes now being held in-person in Chelsea! Bring your yoga mat, learn while enjoying the physical and wellbeing benefits through these

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Event Series Gentle Stretching (Fall 2023)

Gentle Stretching For Strength, Balance & Flexibility | 55+ Community

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The practice of gentle movements and stretching makes day-to-day life feel easier, helps calm our body and mind, and improves our overall health and well-being. A moving body is a healthier body, and this helps prevent injuries, boost our immune system, release stress, and improve

Mental Health & Wellness Check In

Book a Phone Call

Feeling lonely, mentally drained or stressed?  Need a listening ear and compassionate heart? Connexions now provides Mental Health & Wellness Check-Ins by our new Mental Health Project Coordinator! Register now with your contact information and we'll reach out to you to set up a 30-minute