Connexions Resource Centre - Main Office
Visits by appointment only
67, rue du Couvent, Gatineau, Qc, J9H 6A2
819-557-0615 •

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 •

#You Asked – Seniors & Caregivers

What vision care is covered by the Québec Health Insurance Plan?

What vision care is covered by the Québec Health Insurance Plan?

The Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ) pays the cost of certain services provided by optometrists.   ▶ Services covered for all: In the event of a sudden eye problem such as conjunctivitis or inflammation of the eyelid, or where there is a foreign…

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to the most frequently asked questions to available health and socila service sresources within the Outaouais.

#YouAsked: “What questions should I ask my doctor about my risk of heart disease?”

#YouAsked: “What questions should I ask my doctor about my risk of heart disease?”

If you’re headed to your doctor’s for a check-up, consider asking the following heart health questions: How does my family history affect my heart health?  And what are my risks for heart disease given my personal risk factors? Are tests needed at this time to…

#YouAsked: “What can we do to prepare our family for an emergency situation such as a severe storm?”

#YouAsked: “What can we do to prepare our family for an emergency situation such as a severe storm?”

To prepare your family to face an emergency such as a flood, tornado, wildfire, earthquake or power outage, you should consider having an emergency plan and an emergency kit that will include all essential items to survive the first 72 hours following a disaster.  We’ve…

#YouAsked “What is a Protection Mandate and how can it protect me?”

#YouAsked “What is a Protection Mandate and how can it protect me?”

The purpose of a protection mandate is to safeguard the interests of an incapacitated person and their family. A person is considered legally incapacitated when he is unable to make decisions or to act on his own behalf because of his health. Such a mandate…

#YouAsked: “My mother needs help with everyday housekeeping and meal preparation. Who offers these types of home care services?”

#YouAsked: “My mother needs help with everyday housekeeping and meal preparation. Who offers these types of home care services?”

Remue-Ménage de l’Outaouais provides a wide range of domestic support services such as housekeeping, meal preparation and home support. The services are offered to the general population and adapted to the needs of the elderly.  You can find more detailed information on their website or contact them at 819-778-2461 or by email at . You can also consult our napperon…