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Association multiethnique pour l’intégration des personnes handicapées du Québec AMEIPH

6462 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montréal, QC, H2S 3C4

Phone 514-272-0680Fax 514-272-8530

How to go there ?Métro Beaubien - bus 18 direction Ouest, arrêt St Laurent ou Métro St Laurent - bus 55 direction Nord, arrêt Beaubien

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Mission

The Multiethnic Association for the Integration of People with Disabilities has been created to provide people with disabilities from different ethno-cultural backgrounds, as well as their families, with a resource that can support them in their integration efforts at all levels and in their refer to resources that meet their needs. AMEIPH also works to inform and educate stakeholders, professionals, managers of service organizations and decision makers so that services are better adapted to the specific needs of these people.

Description

Founded in 1981, the Multi-Ethnic Association for the Integration of Persons with Disabilities is a non-profit organization that brings together people with disabilities and parents of immigrant and ethnocultural backgrounds. AMEIPH works for a unique cause in Quebec, including the special features of people with disabilities of various origins in all spheres of society.

Our services :

  • Assistance and reception service for people who are not aware of the services available in Quebec.
  • Integration support service for people in difficulty (linguistic or cultural barrier).
  • Organization of information sessions, family activities, coffee-meetings, "Women Without Borders" committee.
  • Social and linguistic integration program for adults with intellectual disabilities: "I discover (my new language, my new country, myself ...)" which includes a francization component and an artistic expression component.
  • Training with local stakeholders.
  • Promotion & rights of people with disabilities of various origins (awareness raising, conferences, symposia, kiosk, publication of documents and other projects ...)

Our goals :

  • Facilitate the integration of persons with disabilities from immigrant and ethnocultural communities, and their families by reducing cultural, linguistic or social barriers.
  • Help them to understand and adapt to the culture of the host society. Promote participation and care.
  • Intervene with public and community agencies, service institutions, education and decision-making bodies to ensure that social barriers, due to human systems and / or attitudes, disappear.
  • Raise awareness and inform the public, the various levels of government, public, parapublic, private and community institutions on the need to adapt programs and services to the specific needs of people with disabilities from immigrant and ethnocultural communities.

Our main partners:

  • Office of the handicapped of Quebec
  • Regional Board of Health and Social Services
  • Centraide of Greater Montreal
  • Ministry of Health and Social Services

Schedule

Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Friday from 9:00 to 13:00


No reference is required but it is better to make an appointment.

Contacts (2)

Madame Jeannette Uwantege
Directrice administrative
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philippe Dulude
Directeur Général
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vincent marissal

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