Illness, loss of employment, separation, death or any other sudden event can lead to disruption of lifestyle and financial insecurity. L’Actuel offers a variety of services to support low-income people and those who are and experiencing hardships.
Our services in helping low-income individuals
Through this temporary and last resort assistance service, low-income individuals and those in need receive food and hygiene products.
Thanks to its Thrift shop, L’Actuel able to provide clothing to users in need and people sent by L’Aiguillage and La Passerelle.
Accompanied by a team of experienced volunteers, supported by the Canada Revenue Agency and Revenu Québec, L’Actuel offers a tax clinic to citizens who meet the eligibility criteria.
Community kitchens allow participants to cook healthy and affordable dishes. This service ensures food security, improves health and quality of life, while breaking the isolation of people experiencing difficulties.
Low-income families, referred by the CISSS Integrated Perinatal and Early Childhood Services, can receive free diapers and formula for their babies to give them a good start in life and meet basic needs such as food.
Located at 90 Adèle Street, the Thrift shop L’Actuel offers second-hand items, books, movies, games, decorative objects, footwear and clothing at affordable prices.