Groups and clubs
The Lakeshore Camera Club welcomes photographers of all levels who wish to learn and exchange ideas with others. Meetings are held every Monday evening (until June 6) at 7:30 pm They will begin with online meetings, but plan to return to Stewart Hall in Pointe-Claire when conditions permit. Presentations by professional photographers, hands-on workshops, field trips and many other activities. Visit lccphoto.org or email [email protected]
Self-help and support
The West Island Committee Against Elder Abuse note that several helplines are available. If anyone reading this feels like someone is handling their finances without their permission, is trying to isolate them from others, or is touching or making them feel uncomfortable in a way that they don’t. dislike or neglect them, call: Elder Abuse Help Line 1- 888-489-2287; Social info 811; CLSC Pierrefonds 514 626-2572; CLSC Lac St-Louis 514-697-4110; CLSC Dorval-Lachine 514-639-0650; Canadian Anti-Fraud 1-888-495-8501.
Compassionate friends is an international support group for parents of bereaved children. Call the Montreal chapter at 438-257-0881.
Anonymous overeaters, a 12-step recovery group for compulsive eaters, anorexics and bulimics. No weighing, membership fee or fees. Zoom or telephone meetings are organized during the pandemic. Call 514 488-1812 or visit oamontrealenglish.org/meetings.
Becket players are looking for volunteers (aged 18 and over) for their next spring show. Positions include ticket sales, waiter, waitresses, kitchen staff. Visit [email protected] or dial 514-465-3029.
Defending the rights of West Island citizens is an organization funded by Centraide / West Island Community Shares that matches people in need with volunteer advocates. Call 514 694-5850 or visit Volunteerwica.com.
West Island Volunteering is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the needs of volunteers as well as organizations and community groups in need of volunteer help. Call 514 457-5445 or send an email to [email protected]
Contribute to the Gazette West-island / off-island community calendar by email to [email protected]