Quebec Regional Services


Diabetes Management & Support Resources

Assembly of the First Nations of Quebec and Labrador

The organization provides technical support and is actively involved in developing strategies aimed to support the implementation of culturally appropriate community initiatives that address the needs of Aboriginal people including their well-being and health.  Tel: (418) 842-5020.

Cree Board of Health & Social Services of James Bay

The organization has a variety of healthy lifestyle support services available such as walking clubs, nutrition counselling, healthy breakfast & lunch programs, and diabetes screening.  Tel: (819) 855-2744.

Diabetes Quebec

This is a great organization that provides information, reports and advocacy regarding diabetes in Quebec with a mission to inform, raise awareness and prevent diabetes.  Tel: (514) 259-3422, Toll-Free: 1-800-361-3504.

Diabetes in Quebec- At the Tipping Point

This is a great report that provides important statistics and information on the diabetes situation in Quebec. This report is very useful for health care professionals who are looking to write project proposals and apply for diabetes grants in Quebec.

Eagle Village First Nation Health Program

This program has a health centre to educate communities on diabetes prevention and provide primary health care services.  Tel: (819) 627-9060.

Canadian Institute for Health Information

The Canadian Institute for Health Information provides a series of interactive websites designed for different audiences to help them understand how well Canada’s health system is performing.

JDRF – Montreal Branch

JDRF Montreal Branch implements many projects in Montreal area to raise funds for the purpose of finding the cure to diabetes. To find more information on Montreal-based activities and initiatives, visit the website below.  Tel: (514) 744-5537, Toll-Free: 1-877-634-2238.  Website:

Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project (KSDPP)

KSDPP designs and implements intervention activities for schools, families, and communities to prevent type 2 diabetes through the promotion of healthy eating, physical activity and positive attitude for present and future Kahnawake’s and for other Aboriginal communities.  Tel: (450) 635-4374, Toll-Free: 1-877-635-4374.  Website:

Kanesatake Health Center Inc.

The centre provides primary health services for Aboriginal people living with diabetes and implements school-based diabetes programming.  Tel: (450) 479-6000.  Website:

Programs and Services for Seniors of Quebec

This comprehensive report provides detailed information on the quality of health services, types of health services and medical services contact information for Quebec seniors.

Quebec En Forme

Quebec En Forme is an organization that supports healthy living among Aboriginal children and youth through various education projects with a strong focus on remote Aboriginal communities in Northern Quebec.  Tel: (819) 370-6688, Toll-Free: 1-866-370-6688.

Montreal Diabetes Research Center

The goal of the centre is to understand the mechanics of diabetes and to contribute to its prevention, treatment and cure.

Montreal Health

Montreal Health provides various resources and information on chronic disease including diabetes.  Tel: (514) 286-6500.

Santé at Services Sociaux

The mission of Santé at the Services Sociaux is to maintain and enhance the health and welfare of the citizens of Quebec, by making integrated and quality health services and social services accessible to them, with a view to contributing to the social and economic development of Québec.

Timiskaming First Nation Health Centre Diabetes Program

The health centre offers fitness programs, nutrition programs as well as diabetes screening and prevention initiatives aimed to support Aboriginal people living with diabetes.  Tel: (819) 723-2260.

Ungava Tulattavik Health Centre

The centre serves vulnerable Aboriginal communities in Northern Quebec with a wide range of health services including prevention and management of diabetes as well as promoting healthy eating and physical activity.  Tel: (819) 964-2905. click here for link

Physical Activity, Nutrition, Healthy Weights

Eagle Action

The organization promotes the participation of Aboriginal women of all ages in sport and physical activity and ensures equality of participation.  Tel: (514) 252-3114.

Fast and Female Kuujjuaq

Fast and Female Kuujjuaq is a national not-for-profit organization with a mandate to promote the empowerment of young women through sport, with an emphasis on cross-country skiing.  A Fast and Female cross-country skiing group was created in Kuujjuaq for girls aged 9-17 years old.

Diabetes Quebec—Physical Activity Recommendations

This resource provided by Diabetes Quebec outlines exercise recommendations, benefits of starting exercise and information on what to do before and after physical activity.

Canadian Mental Health Association – Quebec Region

The association provides resources and information about mental health and addictions in Quebec.  Tel: (514) 849-3291.

Diabetes Quebec-Foot Care

This is a resource on what to look for and what to do when it comes to foot care including information on foot care examination, what socks and shoes to wear, and what to do if a problem occurs.

Heart and Stroke Foundation – Quebec

The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Québec is dedicated to the advancement of research and the promotion of heart health in order to reduce disabilities and the number of deaths attributed to cardiovascular disease and stroke.

Head & Hands

Since 1970, Head & Hands has been committed to the physical and mental health of the Montreal community youth. Today, this organization offers a number of medical, social, and legal services.  Tel: (514) 481-0277.

Tobacco, Smoking & Diabetes, Mental Health, Foot Care, Kidney Health, Healthy Heart

Santé et Services Sociaux Quebec

This resource provides information on the prevalence of smoking in Quebec. The report shows a breakdown of what segments of the population have high rates of smoking. The website also contains resources on smoking awareness and cessation.  Toll-Free: 1-877-416-8222.

My Mental Health

My Mental Health provides information, raises awareness and offers contact information for mental health services in Quebec.

Kidney Foundation of Canada – Quebec

The Kidney Foundation of Canada is committed to patient services, public education, organ donation awareness and communication. Assistance is available to help kidney patients locate the information and resources they need to learn more about how they can manage kidney disease.

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The NADA & IDHC webinars are back in action!

Please join us for the next National Aboriginal Diabetes Association and Indigenous Diabetes Health Circle webinar on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at 12:00PM central.

This webinar will feature T’uy’t’tanat Cease Wyss, known as “The Indigenous Plant Diva”. T’uy’t’tanat is from the Squamish First Nation and is a media artist, cultural facilitator, and ethno-botanist, traditionally trained in this field by Elders. Her work involves site-specific and culturally focused teaching with storytelling as her means to sharing knowledge. T’uy’t’tanat was named the 2018 Indigenous storyteller in residence at the Vancouver Public Library, and is known for her ‘plant walks’ in Stanley Park. Cease Wyss and Anne Riley are embarking on a City of Vancouver public art collaboration to remediate various sites around the city that are affected by toxins in different ways, using plants, mulch and myco-remediation techniques and Indigenous methods of sustainable agriculture.

T’uy’t’tanat grew up learning about the plant foods and medicines of the Pacific Northwest Coast. Living in the city of Vancouver, T’uy’t’tanat is used to practising her culture in an urban environment; growing, harvesting and teaching about the Indigenous plants of this rainforest ecosystem, and offers a beautiful vision of how to learn from the land and the plant teachers all around us. T’uy’t’tanat will share her knowledge of plants – both food and medicinal plants of the Pacific Northwest coast. T’uy’t’tanat started Harmony Garden with the guidance and feedback of her Elders. It is a community garden and food forest, with the aim of sustaining the Skwxwu7mesh people in the community. Located on the Xwemelch'stn Uximixw, also known as the Capilano Reserve, T’uy’t’tanat urges community members to participate in the land based learning that happens there. "I do it all for the children. They are our future." To register for the webinar, please visit the following link:
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