The Adaptation program was designed to enhance the vitality of English-speaking minority communities for health and social services in the province of Quebec.
Objectives for the Adaptation Initiative 2014-2018:
- Identifying potential ways of improving access to services in English, especially at the frontline level
- Assessing the impact of initiatives aimed at increasing access to services in English.
- Helping improve the organization of programs and services to enhance language access to services for the English-speaking population.
- Helping make information and communication documents accessible to the English-speaking population in connection with programs and services.
- Helping keep the English-speaking population better informed of access to services in English and to the programs and services intended for them.
- Adaptation and development of training tools intended for the English-speaking clientele and for those working with this clientele
Liaison Pilot Project
The Cavendish Addiction Rehabilitation Centre, run by the CIUSSS de la Montérégie-Ouest providing addiction rehabilitation and social reintegration services to the English-speaking population of the greater Montreal region. They provide rehabilitation services to both adults aged 18 and over and youth aged 12-17 dealing with substance abuse, gambling problems and cyber addiction.
Evaluations and out patient services are now available to clients in the east end of Montreal at the CLSC of Saint-Leonard.
For an evaluation call 514-486-1304 or toll free at 1-866-851-2255.
Since 2015, REISA has been working to increase and improve access to services for the English-speaking community with special needs in the East and North ends of Montreal. Since March 2017, REISA, the CIUSSS du Nord de-l’Île-de-Montréal, and the CIUSSS de l’Est-de-l’Île-de-Montréal have been collaborating with the Centre of Dreams and Hopes (CDH).