Links and Digital Pamphlets
The following documents contain information regarding health issues, recent Québec health legislation, and booklets related to caregiving and end of life, that were prepared by our partner, Mégantic English-speaking Community Development (MCDC).
Health and Wellness
Repertory of Resources Related to Health (Santé Québec)
Traveling Out-of-Region for Health Reasons
End of Life
Bill 52 Dying with Dignity
What to do in the Event of Death
Health Ministry Information
Québec Health and Social Services
The Québec government has a number of health and social services programs whose purpose is to ensure the welfare of its residents. The website offers a range of information in English.
Healthcare System User’s Rights
The RPCU (Regroupement provincial des comités des usagers) keeps a website with information on the rights of health and social services patrons in Québec. They also hold an annual Users’ Rights Week in September.
The federal ministry’s website offers information on food and nutrition, drugs and health products, health concerns, healthy living and more.
Help Lines and Phone Numbers
Community services: 211
General Information and Help Lines
Alzheimer Society: (800) 616-8816
Canadian Cancer Society: (800) 321-1433
Canadian Medic Alert: (800) 668-1507
Diabetes Québec: (800) 361-3504
Lupus Canada: (800) 661-1468
Multiple Sclerosis Society: (800) 565-3000
Parkinson Foundation: (800) 565-3000
Québec Cancer Foundation: (800) 363-0063