Lachine warming center opens its doors
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Lachine warming center opens its doors

Ricochet (Hébergement/Homes) and its partners are proud to announce the opening of a new warming shelter in Lachine which will be located at 800 rue Provost, in the basement of the Très-Saint-Sacrement Church. The Lachine warming center will open its doors until March 31, 2022, with the goal of offering 24/7 services to people experiencing…

Action Jeunesse de l’Ouest-de-Île (AJOI) receives 44 mattresses for homeless in the West Island
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Action Jeunesse de l’Ouest-de-Île (AJOI) receives 44 mattresses for homeless in the West Island

Action Jeunesse de l’Ouest-de-Île (AJOI) and Ricochet (Hébergement / Homes) are pleased to thank Matelas Bonheur for its generous donation of 44 mattresses. These mattresses will allow us to provide better quality services to vulnerable populations. In fact, part of these mattresses will be used at the Halte-Transition, which welcomes people experiencing homelessness in the…

AJOI – West Island homeless now have access to chemical toilets with sinks
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AJOI – West Island homeless now have access to chemical toilets with sinks

Action Jeunesse de l’Ouest-de-l’île (AJOI) is an organization that helps young adults ages 18 to 35 in need of assistance in the West Island. Although the area is considered to have good living conditions, there was estimated to be over 17,500 youth and homeless people living in ‘social and material deprivation’ according to AJOI in…

AJOI – Free sport tournaments for West Islanders
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AJOI – Free sport tournaments for West Islanders

AJOI is finalizing the preparations of the ninth edition of Les Jeux de la rue de l’Ouest-de-l’Île, which are free sport tournaments for youth ages from 12 to 25 years old. The winning teams of the preliminary tournaments will represent the West Island at the final regional competitions of Les Jeux de la rue in…

AJOI determined to open West Island homeless shelter
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AJOI determined to open West Island homeless shelter

West Island homeless shelter – Action Jeunesse de l’Ouest-de-l’île (AJOI) is an organization determined to help young adults ages 18 to 35 in need of assistance – people who live in the shadows of our society, often unseen, struggling on a day-to-day basis just to get by. AJOI’s mission is to establish and maintain outreach…

AJOI on hidden homelessness in West Island
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AJOI on hidden homelessness in West Island

Hidden homelessness – In response to a news article published on February 1st, 2019, describing the situation of homeless people seeking refuge at an underpass by the Lachine Canal, AJOI wishes to reiterate the urgent need of investment in the development of shelter & housing resources in Montreal’s outlying neighbourhoods. Since 2010, the non-profit organization…