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 •

Special Needs & Disabilities

Connexions provides a number of services and supports for families with a child, youth or adult with a special need or disability

Free activities and workshops hosted by a wide range of experts including Speech Language Pathologists (SLP), Occupational Therapists, Psycoeducators and more!  We also offer mental health and wellbeing check-ins for adults who need a listening ear, as well as an information and referral service for families who need help accessing health and social services within the Outaouais

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Information Services for Families with Special Needs

Looking for services for your child or family?  Make sure to connect with us!


Connexions provides information on available health and social services for families with a special need or disability living in the Outaouais. 


Call us at 819-557-0615 or email us at .

Let's Play & Talk

You can now borrow one of our Let’s Play & Talk Kits from from four of our partners in the MRC des Collines and at our Connexions office in Aylmer (Gatineau).

The Kits include speech & language resources, games and children’s books.

Find out how to borrow a Let’s Play & Talk Kit for your child!

Feeling lonely, mentally drained or stressed? Need a listening ear and compassionate heart? Connexions is providing Mental Health & Wellness Check-Ins. 


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!

Community Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Daycare Services

Daycare Services

Quebec has established its own unique approach to daycare for children 0-4, with subsidized and recognized Child Care Centres (CPEs) and Subsidized Family Home Daycares where spaces are offered at reduced contribution for infants through school-age children.

Camps & Activities

Find a long list of camps for children with special needs within and outside the Outaouais, as well as organizations who provide groups and activities such a theatre groups, gymnastics groups and more. You’ll also find

Autism Resources

Autism Services & Resources

Includes information on how to acccess diagnostic and support services for a child, youth or adult with autism. Also, includes a list of community resources that offer various programming and supports for families with autism.

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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Find Out What's Upcoming!

Itsy Bitsy Tots Playgroup | Sock Puppets

Cégep Heritage College: Room E120 325 Cité-Des-Jeunes Blvd., Gatineau (Hull Sector), Quebec, Canada

Join our Itsy Bitsy Tots Playgroup on Tuesday, April 16 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am to create our own sock puppets! Bring an old sock and we will provide the materials and guidance to make a sock puppet. Registrations for this get-together will close…


Family Resource Series | Transition to Kindergarten

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Are you getting your child ready for Kindergarten? Join us virtually on Thursdays, April 18 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm for another edition of our Family Resource Series. Our special guests from the Western Québec School Board team, Jake Ahern, Andrea Shattler, and Anne Valcov, will discuss…

Itsy Bitsy Tots Playgroup | Exploring Rhythm

Cégep Heritage College: Room E120 325 Cité-Des-Jeunes Blvd., Gatineau (Hull Sector), Quebec, Canada

Join our Itsy Bitsy Tots Playgroup on Tuesday, April 23 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am to play with musical instruments! Bring your heartbeat and dancing shoes, and come use drums and percussion instruments, while playing some rhythm based games, and creating new beats together.…

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