Founded in 1977, Chez Doris is a day shelter for vulnerable women living in Montreal, offering a safe environment for up to 100 women every day. The shelter is open seven days a week and provides women with various essentials such as breakfast and lunch, access to showers, hygienic products, emergency food bags, respite beds, custodial services, financial management programs, an Inuit assistance program, an aboriginal housing placement service, health and mental health services, legal services, and educational and socio-recreational programs.Read more
L to R at the Miriam Centre in Montreal: Marisa Mastrocola (Manager for Adult Clinical Services), Barbara Richardson (Educator), Leanne Fiddler (Educator), Joanne Cutler, (Chairman of Community Services, B’nai Brith Quebec), Daniel Amar, (Coordinator), Harvey Levine, (Executive Director, B’nai Brith Quebec), Sean Stirrup (Educator).
By Joanne Cutler
Chair of Community Services
B’nai Brith Canada - Quebec Region
Throughout its history, B'nai Brith has been a formidable institution of charity in Canada. We at B'nai Brith Canada feel it's our duty to support the most vulnerable members of our community as it makes a genuinely positive impact on the world – a pivotal pillar in our mandate. And in the Quebec region, we take particular pride in providing assistance to those in need.Read more