Event: Spotlight on ALS Research and Q&A

Event: Spotlight on ALS Research and Q&A

On Wednesday, June 15th 2022, was held the Spotlight on ALS Research and Q&A, a hybrid event (in-person and virtual) hosted by ALS Quebec!
Dr. Richard Robitaille, Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Montreal, along with other leading ALS researchers, shed light on their current

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Deuil Jeunesse

Deuil Jeunesse

Deuil-Jeunesse est un organisme de bienfaisance unique d’interventions professionnelles qui vient en aide aux jeunes et aux familles qui vivent la maladie grave, la disparition ou la mort d’un proche ou des pertes liées à la séparation parentale, l’abandon ou l’adoption. Nous travaillons auprès des jeunes eux-mêmes, de leurs parents

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Support and services for our members: Together, we find strength

Support and services for our members: Together, we find strength

Improving the quality of life of Quebec families touched by ALS
Learning you have ALS is devastating. The diagnosis stirs up all kinds of emotions — fear, worry, sadness and anger. From diagnosis to end-of-life care and bereavement support, our dedicated team of psychosocial counsellors and coordinators provide compassionate and knowledgeable

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The motivation behind our Third Caregiver Recognition Day

 
 
“Today, we want to give you a little respite and acknowledge your dedication towards your loved ones” says Leigh Stephens, psychosocial counsellor at the Society, setting the tone for the third edition of Caregiver Recognition Day as part of Caregivers Week. On Sunday, November 6th, approximately 30 caregivers

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Outing leaves participants in awe

“Wow, wow, wow!!!! FREEDOM!!! What a terrific day. I’ve been imprisoned inside my body for years, and I never thought it possible to experience such a feeling of freedom…” says Ginette Beaudreault, who took part in a sailing excursion organized last summer at the Pointe Claire Yacht Club.

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Respite Program: Caring for the Caregivers

In 2001, Martin and Anick were planning their lives together, looking forward to great adventures, determined to climb their respective career ladders and to start a family. But fate had decided otherwise.

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The ALS Society of Quebec is expanding its programs and services

The Society expands its regional outreach
In 2015, one of the Society’s priorities was to extend its outreach to members across the province and to diversify its activities held outside the metropolitan area. As a result during this year, the Society traveled to thirteen administrative regions, organized more support groups

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Stronger Together – Message from the President and Executive Director

When we share our ideas, energy and philanthropic contributions we create a community that is truly stronger.  Together, we’ve accomplished a great deal in 2015. We have made sustainable investments in our services and contributed to major research grants in Canada.
A CROP survey of our members, caregivers and healthcare

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