We help families both directly and indirectly.

Here is the list of services for families and adults (64 years old and under). For information or service requests, contact us.

Income Tax Clinics


During March and April, volunteers prepare tax returns.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Annual income does not exceed:
    • 25 000 $ for a single person
    • 31 000 $ for a couple
    • + 2 000 $ for each dependent child
    • + 2 000 $ for each dependent person
  • Maximum $ 1,000 annual interest income
  • Resident of Saint-Hubert

How it Works

Individuals must show up at the designated times and locations and provide all the necessary documents to complete the tax return. Volunteers will prepare the tax return and we will contact the individual to pick up the completed documents. We only complete basic tax returns. We will not accept or complete returns for individuals in bankruptcy, those that have not produced a tax return for more than 2 years or businesses.

Costs

To complete the federal and provincial returns, a $ 5 fee per year is requested.

Computer Courses


Courses allowing people to demystify computers. Courses are offered in a theoretical and practical manner. Computers are available on site, but individuals with laptops are encouraged to bring it. Four courses are offered: basic computer, introduction to the Internet, Office suite and tablets.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Must be 50 years or older
  • Resident of Saint-Hubert (people living in the Longueuil agglomeration may register if seats are available)

How it Works

Each module consists of 4 courses except for tablet which has two. Individuals must register at 450 656-9110. Registrants will be contacted by the volunteer to assess their needs and skills to create groups as homogeneous as possible.

Costs

For courses on computer: $ 18 including manual
For tablets: $ 15 including manual

Gym Classes


In a relaxed atmosphere at your own pace, just participate with other people.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be 55 years or older
  • Participants must have some physical ability
  • Resident of Saint-Hubert

How it Works

Individuals must register at 450 656-9110.
There are fall and winter sessions (12 lessons per session). Depending on demand and the instructor’s availability, a spring session may be available (variable number of lessons).

Costs

55 $ per session

Meals on Wheels


Delivery service of fresh and frozen meals. All meals are prepared and delivered by volunteers. Carefully prepared following The Canadian Food Guide, they are delicious and based on recipes inspired for people with chronic diseases (diabetes, heart problems, etc.).

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be 65 years or older
  • Be 64 years or younger for the chronically ill with doctor’s or caregiver’s referral
  • Also available during a convalescence after an accident or surgery
  • Available to new moms
  • Resident of Saint-Hubert

How it Works

After registering at 450 656-9110, our volunteers will contact you twice a week to take your order. You can choose between two fresh meals and a selection of frozen meals. Deliveries are made on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The “soup / desert” package may be added when a fresh meal is ordered, without exceeding the number of fresh meals ordered.

Costs

Single meal, fresh or frozen: $ 3.75
“Soup / desert” package $ 1.25

Orthopedic Equipment Loan


We temporarily loan orthopedic equipment. Walkers, wheelchairs, canes, crutches are available.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Open to all
  • Loans are for a period of three months, renewable depending on availability.

Costs

Free, but $ 20 refundable deposit is required.

Quebec Screening Program for Breast Cancer


Quebec screening program for breast cancer (QBCSP) offers a mammogram every 2 years to women aged 50 to 69 years old. Mammography is the only screening recognized by scientists to help reduce the number of deaths due to breast cancer.

We offer the service of medical accompaniment-transportation to be able to get your mammogram.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Women who received a letter from the Ministry of Health and Social Services in the QBCSP
  • Resident of Saint-Hubert

How it Works

Women must contact us at 450 656-9110 to request an accompaniment. Priority will be given to bookings made 7 days before the appointment date.

Costs

Free, but the person must get the letter stamped at the appointment site (usually by the receptionist) to prove the exam was performed. Otherwise the woman will have to pay transportation costs at $ 0.45 per kilometer.

PAIR Program


The PAIR program is an automated calling service that contacts senior citizens to ensure they are in good health. Subscribers receive these calls at predetermined times, one or more times per day *. If the subscriber does not answer, an alert is triggered. A check is always triggered by system managers to verify if the subscriber is in distress. Because of the PAIR Program calls, many lives have been saved.

Eligibility Criteria

All sick or living alone retirees.

How it Works

The person wishing to register with the PAIR Program must contact us at 450 656-9110. Subsequently, an appointment will be made with the future user, for a volunteer to go and explain the program in detail as well as gather essential information for registration.

Costs

Free

Friendship Call


The friendship call is a service of telephone contact between an individual and a volunteer. Through these calls, people living alone can break their isolation and discuss subjects of mutual interest.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be 55 years or older
  • Living alone
  • Resident of Saint-Hubert

How it Works

After registering and establishing the individual’s requirements, our staff will find a volunteer matching those criteria. Normally, a call is made once a week. However, this can change as a rapport develops. The frequency of calls will then vary in accordance with the volunteer’s availabilities.

Costs

Free

Friendship Visits


Based on the same principle as the friendship call, friendship visits, however, are focused on a more personal touch, because the volunteer goes to the home of the person. Always aiming to break the isolation, visits may include activities such as discussions, games, crafts. Volunteers, however, are not authorized or trained to provide personal care services (bathing, medication, etc..) or do any housekeeping (meals, cleaning, etc..) as well as perform any transactions involving money (banking , shopping, etc..)

Eligibility Criteria

  • Be 55 years or older
  • Also available for those 55 years or younger if chronically ill
  • Living alone
  • Resident of Saint-Hubert

How it Works

After registering and establishing the individual’s requirements, our staff will find a volunteer matching those criteria. Normally, there is a weekly visit. If both people agree, the meetings can take place in a public place.

Costs

Free