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Paolo Galati renews his support for the Maison l’Esther

Saint-Vincent-de-Paul municipal councillorfor Action Laval, Mr. Paolo Galati, is renewinghis support for Maison L’Esther for a secondconsecutive year by increasing his contributionthis year to...

Shield of Athena celebrates 32 years of helping victims of family violence

$150,000 raised for Second Step Shelter in Laval through ‘Lilac Event’ For the last 32 years, when many women and children have been in crisis...

Influx of Ukrainian and Kurdish refugees turned to Agape in the past year for...

Ninety-five new files for people in need were opened at the English-speaking social services provider Chomedey-based English-language social services provider Agape had a surge of...

Shield of Athena is aiming to fulfill a $1 million fundraising goal

More room needed at women’s shelter, says executive director Melpa Kamateros Shield of Athena, which supports victims of conjugal violence in the Montreal and Laval...

Class action involving Quebec youth protection centres moves ahead

Claimants want $500,000 in compensation plus punitive damages With the publication of a court-authorized notice last week, a class action lawsuit against the Quebec government...

Seniors Advisory Committee ‘an amazing step in the right direction,’ says Kevin McLeod

‘Consultative committee is for all seniors,’ says Agape director who is one of six members Apart from the work Kevin McLeod does as executive-director of...

Bell donates $200,000 to upgrade psychiatric facilities at Cité de la Santé

During a symbolic Bell "Let's Talk Day" flag raising ceremony in front of Laval City Hall on Jan. 25, Bell announced a $200,000 donation to the Cité...

Mental patient escapes from Cité de la Santé psychiatry ward

The union representing workers at Cité de la Santé reports that a patient who was being held in the psychiatry ward and who had...

Quebec brings restructured youth and family protection program to Laval

A dozen local community groups are signing up for ‘Ma famille, ma communauté’ Quebec Social Services Minister Lionel Carmant and Minister Responsible for the Laval...

Fifteen people died this year because of conjugal violence – including two in Laval

AFEAS observes 12 days of action against violence to women Since last year and up to November 30, 15 people from across Quebec spanning many...