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Write On 2024 – Success Stories

Write On 2024 – Success Stories Welcome to the 2024 edition of Write On! This year the theme is SUCCESS. In this edition, we take time to acknowledge our achievements and celebrate the successes of those around us. You can read this booklet online below. Click on the arrows to flip the pages and hear what our learners have to say on this year’s theme. With each story, we learn a little more about each of our learners. We enjoy reading about each success: how they got their driver’s license, saved up for a new car, watched their child graduate, […]

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Friends For Mental Health Resources

Friends for Mental Health is a bilingual non-profit organization in the West Island of Montreal. Their mission is to help individuals and families better cope with their loved one’s mental health issue. The services that they offer include counselling, support groups, art therapy, respite activities, mindfulness, conferences and more. You can download some of their resources here: Or go to their website to find a list of resources and information about all their services: https://asmfmh.org/en/

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Literacy Quebec – Resource Tool for Literacy Organizations

Literacy Quebec has developed a comprehensive list of mental health resources available in English in Quebec. They have compiled this list into a booklet: A Resource Tool for Literacy Organizations You can download this resource here as a PDF: A Resource Tool for Literacy Organizations Or go to their website to find the booklet online: https://literacyquebec.org/mentalhealthresources/

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Connected Canadians Training and Support

Connected Canadians Training and Support Connected Canadians is a nonprofit organization that promotes digital literacy skills for older adults by providing free technology training and support. Seniors (55+) can request tutors to provide training and support online. One-on-ones are normally about 60 mins in length. Examples of topics covered include: To find out more, visit their website at: https://www.connectedcanadians.ca/one-on-ones

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COMQUAT

COMQUAT COMQUAT is an independent community organization specializing in literacy for people experiencing difficulties mastering written language. The organization’s main goals are: To find out more, email them at info@comquat.ca or visit their website: https://www.comquat.ca Or visit their office in Île-Perrot 25 boul Don Quichotte, Île-Perrot, Qc, J7V 7X4 – ​Tel: (514) 453-3632

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CIMOI

CIMOI Part of the West-Island community since 1993, CIMOI is a partner with many Quebec institutions, organizations and employers. CIMOI assists people arriving in Quebec. They provide support to settle in Quebec, learn French, get a job, and find the services you need in the community. CIMOI offers many French courses, online and in person, individual or in groups. To find out more, email them at info@cimoi.com or visit their website: https://cimoi.com/en/ Or visit one of their three offices in the West Island CIMOI Pierrefonds15650, boul. Pierrefonds – Pierrefonds, H9H 4K3 – ​Tel: 514 305-1616 CIMOI Alexander4734, rue Alexander –

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Our News November 2023

Our News November 2023 Every year LU staff, tutors and learners contribute to our in-house publication, Our News. This year we asked everyone “How do you keep cool during a heat wave?” Here’s what they said! How do you keep cool during a heat wave? “I am not a big swimmer, but I spent time in the pool to cool off!” ~ SM “I will hydrate a lot, stay inside with A/C, and take cold showers. We will also go to water parks to keep cool” ~ TJ “I cope in a heat wave by having a bottle of water

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Write On 2023 – You Matter

Write On 2023 – You matter Welcome to the 2023 edition of Write On! This year the theme is YOU MATTER. Every year, Literacy Unlimited produces an in-house publication called Write On. Write On showcases short texts written by LU learners. We pull all the submissions together and create a booklet. You can read this booklet online below. Click on the arrows to flip the pages and hear what our readers have to say on this year’s theme.

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The Teapot

The Teapot The Teapot is working to improve the lives of the 50+ community of Lachine and surrounding areas, by helping them maintain their lifestyles in their own homes for as long as possible. As we work closely with this organization, we will highlight some of their events on this page from time to time. The teapot has a boutique that is open on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. For more information please contact them directly at 514-637-5627 or melissam@theteapot.org The Teapot , 2901 Boulevard Saint-Joseph, Lachine, QC H8S 4B7 How to register No registration required.

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Volunteer West Island Events

Volunteer West Island Events Volunteer West Island provides a unique mix of programs and services to people of all ages. As we work closely with this organization, we will highlight some of their events on this page from time to time. The following bilingual event will take place on Friday March 10, 2023. For more information please contact Volunteer West Island. Volunteer West Island, 1, rue de l’Église, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC H9X 1W4 How to register Register before March 7: outreach@volunteerwestisland.org

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