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Wellness Services in Your Area
Year(s)
2015-2018
Invested Amount
$190,316 (2014 $1 Million to Help contest)

Project

Association du cancer de l’Est du Québec

Strengthen the already existing service offer and deploy new services for women affected by cancer throughout eastern Quebec.

Description

The project is part of the Foundation’s component "support women affected by breast cancer and their loved ones, and promote their interests”. It received positive reviews from an evaluation committee made up of independent experts.

The following projects are being implemented:

  • a series of seven art therapy workshops offered by a licensed art therapist in four new locations of the Bas-Saint-Laurent (Amqui, Matane, Rivière-du-Loup and Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac);
  • nine workshops on sexuality per year, for women affected by cancer and their partners. These workshops will be conducted by a clinical sexologist in Rimouski, Rivière-du-Loup, La Pocatière, Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, Amqui and Matane;
  • a support group for the bereaved in Rimouski;
  • service in oncology massotherapy in different parts of eastern Quebec.

To learn more, visit aceq.org