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
819-557-0615 •

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!

Connexions: Empowering the English-Speaking Community of the Outaouais.

Discover how Connexions is making a difference!  Through our information & referral services, fun activities, and collaborative community work, we build vital bridges that enhance the English-speaking community.

Latest News!

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.

Connexions: Empowering the English-Speaking Community of the Outaouais.

Latest News!

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.  Check out our Calendar of Events!

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!

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.  Check out our Calendar of Events!

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!

Become a Connexions member & receive our newsletter.

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.

Latest News!

What we do.

We help you—

find public & community service

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—

a wide range of activities & event

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.  Check out our Calendar of Events!

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.

Upcoming Events!

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How To Diminish The Risk Of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease | Buckingham | 55+ Community

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Walk & Talk | Aylmer | 55+ Community

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

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Drum with Dad: a father & child drum circle experience | Children & Families | Aylmer

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User Rights and Filing Complaints with the Health System | SHARP Webinar | 55+ Community

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Memory Clinic – Alzheimer’s Disease: Diagnosis, Prevention And Treatment | Wakefield | 55+ Community

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Gentle Stretching For Strength, Balance & Flexibility | Virtual | 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

Move It Or Lose It! | Aylmer | 55+ Community

St Mark's Church - Downstairs Hall 160 Principale St, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada

Join us in-person on Tuesdays, April 30, May 21, and June 18 from 10:30 am to 11:30 am for our Move It or Lose It fitness series in Aylmer! These classes are for those wishing to maintain or improve their strength, balance, and mobility. This series aims

RSVP Now Free 20 spots left

Yoga for Healthy Living | In-person in Chelsea | 55+ Community

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

The practice of gentle movements and stretching makes day-to-day life feel easier, helps Join us in-person on Wednesdays, April 24, May 22, June 19 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am for our Yoga for Healthy Living classes in Chelsea! Bring your yoga mat, learn while enjoying the

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Expressive Art Journaling | Shawville | 55+ Community

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

Join us in-person on Thursday, June 20 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am for a morning of expressive art journaling with multidisciplinary artist, Michèle Gagnon. Discover how to create an art journaling practice to enhance wellness, delve into expressive techniques, and allow your inner self

RSVP Now Free 22 spots left

Fraud and Cyber Fraud Conference | Bryson | 55+ Community

Bryson Golden Age Club 943 Principale St, Bryson, Québec, Canada

Join us in-person on Wednesday, June 25 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for an informative session to learn about fraud and cyber fraud. Discover what it is, how to identify it, how it occurs, and most importantly, how you can protect yourself. With special guest, Meagan Derouin,

RSVP Now Free 10 spots left

Memory Clinic – Alzheimer’s Disease: Diagnosis, Prevention And Treatment | Wakefield | 55+ Community

Centre Wakefield La Pêche 38 Chem. de-la-Vallée de Wakefield, Wakefield, Québec, Canada

Join us in-person on Wednesday, June 26 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am for an information session on Alzheimer’s Disease: Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment presented by the Memory Clinic. With special guest, Dr. André Moreau M.D., Memory Clinic. PLEASE NOTE: This is a free event for the 55+ community. Location: Centre Wakefield La

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The Groove Method | Virtual | 55+ Community

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Join us virtually on Thursdays, May 02 & 30, and June 27 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am for our Groove Method dance classes! This is a healthy and fun way to nurture your body, heart, mind and soul. There is no wrong way to move

Mental Health & Wellness Check In

Book a Phone Call

Please note this is an on-going service offered year-round for residents of the Outaouais region (Québec).  Feeling lonely, mentally drained or stressed?  Need a listening ear and compassionate heart? Connexions now provides Mental Health & Wellness Check-Ins! Contact us  and we will reach out to