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Services to individuals and families

L’Actuel is recognized for its deep involvement in the community. It is an important contributor to the social safety net and actively participates in developing partnerships with several other organizations in Vaudreuil-Soulanges. These exchanges with partners enable us to discover our mutual strengths and weaknesses and to better direct support services to people in the region.

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Home care services (MAD)

Services for the elderly, convalescent and those with reduced autonomy

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Goal : To improve quality of life by facilitating sustainability and improvement of autonomy for people living at home and also by providing support to primary caregivers.

Preparation of taxes returns

Income tax clinic

The taxe return service is available without appointment; tuesdays and wednesdays from March 6th to April 18th 2018 from 9 am to 11:30 am and from 1 pm to 15:30 pm, and  is offered all year long by appointment only.

This service is FREE and CONFIDENTIAL

This service is given by volunteers who have completed the recognized training of Revenu Canada and Revenu Quebec.

Admission criteria

The income for 2017 must not be over :

  • $25,000 for a single person

  • $32, 000 for a couple

  • $26,000 for an adult with a child

  • $2,000  for each additional dependent child

  • Interest incomes must not exceed $1,000

CONDITIONS *

Tenant: RL-31 (provided by the landlord)         Owner: Municipal taxe bill

Those who meet all criteria and wish to avail themselves of this service, must come to L’Actuel with all necessary paperwork

For more information, call : 450-455-3331.

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Help with filling out all kinds of forms for anyone needing and eligible for assistance. This free service is offered by volunteers to people who are 65 years and older. It is offered by appointment only.

 

Library access

In collaboration with the Vaudreuil-Dorion library, the free home library service is offered to seniors with reduced mobility or to convalescent people residing in Vaudreuil-Dorion.

Attending-transport for medical appointment

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Allows seniors and people with reduced autonomy (physically and psychologically) to access health care by attending and driving them to their medical appointments. Volunteer’s support is comforting and secure. Direct contact between volunteers and recipients quickly become privileged moments between them. The collaboration and the generosity of our volunteers are essential to maintain this service.

logo_pairThe PAIR program

PAIR is an automatic daily phone call system that contacts seniors to ensure their good health condition. This service is offered to individuals aged 65 and over, who are isolated, losing their autonomy or convalescent.

They receive one or severals calls at predetermined time of the day. This program allows them to keep their autonomy in a safe and stress free environment for their friends and family.

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Frozen meals

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Home delivery service of affordable frozen meals offered to senior couples or singles, convalescent or in treatment. Wide choice of individual meals delivered every two weeks.

This service allows them to maintain or improve their life quality by eating delicious and nutritional meals. The recipients benefit also from a friendly visit every two weeks, when the volunteers go on their regular deliveries.

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A volunteer will visit you at home once a week in order to prevent isolation and to allow you to receive moral support and a friendly contact.

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Services to individuals and families experiencing temporary difficulties

Services for the elderly, convalescent and those with reduced autonomy

service-impot-actuel

Goal : To improve quality of life by facilitating sustainability and improvement of autonomy for people living at home and also by providing support to primary caregivers.

Preparation of taxes returns

Income tax clinic

The taxe return service is available without appointment; tuesdays and wednesdays from March 6th to April 18th 2018 from 9 am to 11:30 am and from 1 pm to 15:30 pm, and  is offered all year long by appointment only.

This service is FREE and CONFIDENTIAL

This service is given by volunteers who have completed the recognized training of Revenu Canada and Revenu Quebec.

Admission criteria

The income for 2017 must not be over :

  • $25,000 for a single person

  • $32, 000 for a couple

  • $26,000 for an adult with a child

  • $2,000  for each additional dependent child

  • Interest incomes must not exceed $1,000

CONDITIONS *

Tenant: RL-31 (provided by the landlord)         Owner: Municipal taxe bill

Those who meet all criteria and wish to avail themselves of this service, must come to L’Actuel with all necessary paperwork

For more information, call : 450-455-3331.

Help with filling out forms and income tax clinicformulaires1

Help with filling out all kinds of forms for anyone needing and eligible for assistance. This free service is offered by volunteers to people who are 65 years and older. It is offered by appointment only.

Help to children

Biannual sale of new clothes for 0 to five year olds, meticulously made by our dedicated volunteers. This service helps families with financial difficulties. L’Actuel centre offers them new clothes at small prices, made by our volunteers. Volunteers meet families by appointment and take charge of the distribution. Besides the biannual sales (September and April), Help to children organises a public sale with the remaining inventory of clothes, to assure the sustainability of the service.

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Community kitchen

This service aims to ensure food safety, improve health and quality of life and relieve the isolation of people dealing with major financial challenges. This group activity allows participants to cook healthy and affordable meals for all the family.

Participants profit from pleasant meetings that can break their isolation. This service enhances their autonomy and knowledge on nutrition and healthy habits.

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Food, clothing and baby assistance

This temporary help aims at supporting individuals during a difficult period and at providing free food, clothing and various baby products.

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Mamie-secours (Grannies to the rescue)

Respite-care contributing to the moral support of new parents with a 12 months old or less newborn child. The Mamies-secours group (Grannies to the rescue) offers home visits and allows new mothers to get some respite.

A granny visits you at home for four consecutives hours every week to take care of the child, and this, from 4 to 6 weeks or more, depending on the situation.

Mamie-secours promotes the exchange of experience between the volunteer and the recipient. It also helps to prevent isolation and physical or psychological tiredness from young mothers.

Who are our grannies ?

  • Involved, caring and respectful volunteers
  • Trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid to newborn children
  • Criminal record check

Respite service

  • Rest time
  • Personal time
  • Lower pressure

Call upon the Mamie-secours service. It’s free !