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 •

Connexions provides a number of services and supports for our 55+ community

Free activities and workshops, mental health and wellbeing check-ins, an information and referral service for seniors needing help accessing health and social services within the Outaouais, and more. 

Who is feeling lonely? Struggling financially?  Experiencing physical, mental or financial abuse? Finding it difficult to find a place to live? Has mobility of cognitive loss? Has an addiction?  Does not know where to find the right services?

We can help! 

Connect with us at 819-557-0615 or.

Mental Health & Wellness Check-in

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!

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Elder abuse

Elder Abuse, Fraud & Scams

Elder abuse is real and it happens to many seniors. It includes financial or property abuse, psychological or physical abuse, sexual abuse, as well as negligence and violation of human rights.

Mental Health Resources

You’ll find crisis and non-crisis helplines, as well as resources on how to respond to stressful events. Learn more

Heart Health

The most common sign of a heart attack is chest pain or discomfort includes a feeling of pressure, squeezing, fullness, and pain.

Cancer Care

Find a wide range of resources and services suited to your needs and daily concerns, This includes online information, psychological support, physical wellness programs, accomodation and more.

Arthritis & Osteoporosis

Often referred to as the ‘silent thief,’ osteoporosis slowly steals your bone density over a period of many years without giving you any signs or symptoms. As such, many people are often unaware that they have

Literacy Resources

Find a wide range of free literacy resources, including access to your community library, reading lists and more.

Healthy Eating for Seniors

Find more information on the importance of eating healthy as you age to maintain your independence and quality of life.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

CONNEXIONS VIDEOS

Legal Information

Supporting Caregivers

Brain Health

Healthy Sleep

Yoga & Tai Chi

Heart Health

About Connexions

Connexions Resource Centre is a not-for-profit community organization whose mission is to serve and promote the health, well-being and vitality of the English-speaking population of the Outaouais.

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Building strong and healthy communities is what we’re all about!

Find Out What's upcoming!

Wills | 55+ Community

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

Join us on Wednesday, February 28 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for an information session on Wills in Shawville. Learn the importance of having and updating your Will. Making informed decisions and putting your testamentary documents in order will give you peace of mind…

Free

Jog Your Mind Aylmer | In-person | 55+ Community

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

Join us in-person on Tuesday, March 5 from 10:30 am to 11:30 am for our Jog Your Mind activity in Aylmer! Let’s stimulate our memory, our observations and sense of analysis in a relaxed workshop where pleasure is at the heart of this experience. Share experiences…

RSVP Now Free 10 spots left

How to Diminish the Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease | Wakefield | 55+ Community

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

Join us in-person on Wednesday, March 06 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm for a presentation from the Outaouais Alzheimer Society and learn how to diminish your risk of developing Alzheimer's Disease. This presentation will enable participants to learn more about neurocognitive disorders, such as Alzheimer's…

RSVP Now Free 27 spots left