West Island Citizen Advocacy
Location : Pointe-Claire
Allocated amount : $81,570
First year of funding : 1978
Match vulnerable individuals who have a physical or intellectual disability or mental health problems with volunteers in order to improve their quality of life, break their isolation, build their self-reliance and facilitate their social integration.
Pairing, training and supervision of volunteer godfathers/ godmothers, follow-up on the relationship, arts activities to promote social integration, safety calls, continuing education, occasional short-term assistance (income tax, budget, divorce proceedings, psychosocial help).