West Island Citizen Advocacy (WICA) – Matching Program
Name of Organization – Program or Service: West Island Citizen Advocacy (WICA) – Matching Program
Program or Service Description: Our volunteers provide social, emotional, practical support for isolated or vulnerable individuals through activities such as; sharing a coffee and chatting, going for a walk or to the gym, play card games, watching sporting matches together, accompaniment to appointments, budgeting skills and help with documents or government forms.
Age group: 18-34 (young adult), 35-64 (adult), 65+(senior)
Eligibility requirements: Vulnerable
Territory Served: Baie d’Urfé, Beaconsfield, Dollard-des-Ormeaux, Dorval, Île Bizard/ Ste. Geneviève, Kirkland, Pierrefonds/ Roxboro, Pointe-Claire, Senneville, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue
Languages: English, French
Address: 68 Prince Edward, Pointe-Claire, Québec H7C 9B4
Hours: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM – Monday through Friday
Phone: (514) 694-5850
Fax: (514) 694-1867
Funding Source: Gouvernment / Foundations / Donors / Fundraisers
Volunteering Opportunities: Yes
Organization’s Mission: West Island Citizen Advocacy’s purpose is to improve the quality of life and defend the rights of all those who are living with a handicapping condition or who are disadvantaged (protégés), by supporting them and matching them with competent volunteers (citizen advocates).