Organisation populaire des droits sociaux de la région de Montréal (OPDS-RM)
Location : Hochelaga-Maisonneuve
Allocated amount : $188,060
First year of funding : 1980
Help persons receiving welfare benefits by advocating their rights, providing them with information and support, offering them self-help activities, developing their skills and knowledge, and encouraging them to take charge of their lives.
Information and referral, individual support and personalized counselling, training and continuing education, advocacy for individual and collective rights, workshops, tools to make legal information more accessible to the layman.