COVID-19 outbreak in Indigenous homeless population: Homeless-serving organizations and Public Health mobilize to respond

Montreal, January 7, 2021 – The Old Brewery Mission, Projets Autochtones du Québec (PAQ) and the Montreal Indigenous Community NETWORK have marshalled their resources to respond to a major COVID-19 outbreak among chronically homeless Indigenous people, with the support of the CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’île-de-Montréal (CCSMTL). The situation is critical: the positivity rate among homeless Indigenous…

Life Skills and Confidence-building Program

Launched in November 2020, this program takes its inspiration from the Apaenmowineen: Having confidence in myself program offered by the Native Men’s Residence (Na-Ma-Res) in Toronto. The program promotes the acquisition of life skills ranging from independence, to personal cultural linkages to organization and time management. Residents of PAQ’s transitional housing are the main program…

New cook at PAQ

We are very excited to welcome a new cook to PAQ. Doris Horne comes from Kahnawake and she is cooking up a storm of some delicious food for our community members. Thank you Doris for keeping us so well fed! Stop by PAQ any evening for some hot take-out food to go!