Resources

resources, links, tips, and information

sexual health
+online: sexualityandu.ca
+mcgill health services (for mcgill students): ste 3300, brown building, 3600 mctavish, (514) 398-6017
+shag shop: next to health services, (514) 398-2087
+concordia health services (for concordia students): 1550 de maisonneuve w., room gm-200, (514) 848-2424 x3565
+head & hands (for those aged 12-25): 5833 sherbrooke w, (514) 481-0277 (for medical clinics, info, and education)
+info santé line: dial 811 to speak directly to a nurse

parenting resources
+magarderie.com – this site can help parents find a daycare. there aren’t enough spaces in cpes (centres de la petite enfance) for everyone, but private daycares are plentiful. the provincial government pays up to a 70% subsidy for daycare costs based on family income – apply for the advance payment so you get it every month instead of at tax time.
+kids fringe, kids pop, children’s activities at pride, the anarchist book fair, museums, and on and on… lots of great free stuff to do.
+coalition des familles homoparentales – a great network for lgbt parents and their families.

mental health, crises, sexual assault, suicide, etc.

suicide
+action suicide (514) 723-4000
+1-866-appelle (277-3553)

sexual assault
+sacomss (514) 398-8500
+montreal sexual assault centre (514) 934-4504

mental health & counselling (mcgill)
+mcgill counselling (downtown campus)
brown student services building, 4th floor 3600 mctavish
514-398-3601
+mcgill counselling (macdonald campus)
student service centre (centennial centre)
514-398-7992
+mental health clinic
drop-in, monday through friday, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 5th floor, brown student services building, 3600 mctavish st.
514-398-6019

mental health & counselling (concordia)
counselling & development:
+sgw campus:
1455 de maisonneuve w. h-440
telephone number 848-2424 ext 3545
+loyola campus:
7141 sherbrooke st. w.-ad-103
telephone 848-2424 ext. 3555

peer support program
+sgw campus:
2090 mackay, annex z, room 02 (downstairs)
telephone number 848-2424 ext. 2859
+loyola campus:
7141 sherbrooke st. w., guadagni lounge cc 408

anarchist and anti-capitalist spaces
+la belle époque (anarchist social space)
1984 wellington
epoquemtl.org

+la déferle (anarchist social space)
1407 valois
au1407.org

+dira (anarchist library)
2035 boulevard st. laurent

+l’insoumise (anarchist bookstore)
2033 st. laurent
insoumise.wordpress.com

+maison norman bethune (librairie & bureau d’information politique)
1918 rue frontenac
514 563 1487
maisonnormanbethune.ca

hors de montréal
+la page noire / l’agitée (workers’ co-op bar and anarchist bookstore)
265 rue dorchester, québec (quartier st. roch)
blogpagenoire.blogspot.ca
radical info-pages, blogs, etc.
+montreal counter-information
mtlcounter-info.org
(for the diffusion of radical posters, flyers, zines and other counter-info materials, primarily produced in and for montreal)

+la solide
lasolide.info
(launched after the 2012 student strike, the site is intended for information and updates about state repression of radicals in montreal and elsewhere in north america)

+sabotage media
sabotagemedia.anarkhia.org
(from calls to action, local struggles and direct actions, to action across the world)

+la mitrailleuse (collectif de diffusion anarchiste à montréal)
lamitrailleuse.noblogs.org

 
indigenous resources
+warriorpublications.wordpress.com
+mcgill.ca/socialwork/students/aboriginal
+nativeappropriations.blogspot.ca
+apihtawikosisan.com
+dechinta.ca
+reseaumtlnetwork.com/eng
+podcasts.mcgill.ca/law-society/aboriginal-field-course
+cbc.ca/doczone/8thfire/index.html
+indigenousfoundations.arts.ubc.ca/home.html
+kahnawake.com
+easterndoor.com

transformative justice resources, books, & groups
+life after life – genderadvocacy.org/life-after-life
+connect: safe families, peaceful communities – connectnyc.org
+incite! women of color against violence – incite-national.org
+sista ii sista—sisters liberated ground – sistaiisista.org
+young women’s empowerment project – youarepriceless.org
+cara communities against rape and abuse –
cara-seattle.blogspot.com
+generation five (us and canada) – generationfive.org
+stop storytelling & organizing project – stopviolenceeveryday.org
+far-out friends are reaching out – farout.org
+raksha’s breaking the silence project – raksha.org/volunteer
+justice now – jnow.org/who.html
+critical resistance – criticalresistance.org
+tgi justice project – tgijp.org

 

a few tips and health resources that are based in politics of anti-oppression
+check out theicarusproject.net to challenge some of the dominant discourses about mental health;
+got a vagina? Get a copy of the hot pants zine! our bodies, ourselves is a great feminist health resource for female-bodied people;
+nativeyouthsexualhealth.com does some amazing advocacy and work around sexual health and cultural competency;
+having a baby? Consider getting a midwife or doula to help you, you might find the experience a lot more empowering: montrealbirthcompanions.org;
+for information on the health realities of some racialized folks, check out the black women’s health imperative (usa) blackwomenshealth.org or the national aboriginal health organization (canada) naho.ca