OFFERING DAYTIME
SHELTER FOR ALL
WOMEN IN DIFFICULTY

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ABOUT OUR DAY SHELTER

Doris

MEET DORIS

The inspiration for opening the day shelter came from a few honest words of a young woman trying to survive life on the streets of Montreal.

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Drop-in services

OUR TEAM

Our team of dedicated, skilled individuals work together to bring comfort and care to women in need.

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MONTHLY CLIENT ACTIVITIES

 

 

NEWS & EVENTS

Holiday Fair

Are you looking for the perfect holiday gift? You’re in luck! We’ll be organizing our second edition of Chez Doris’ Holiday Fair on Sunday December 3rd from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the day shelter. There will be a raffle, holiday cards, arts and crafts made by the women...

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Under construction

Please note that significant construction is still taking place at Chez Doris to repair the South side wall of the building. The lane south of 1430 Chomedey, which is along our building is condemned during this period. It is not possible to drive or park in this...

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HOW WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE

JOIN OUR COMMUNITY

Can’t come to Chez Doris’ Holiday Fair on December 3rd from 2 to 5 p.m.? Come to the following fairs to purchase our mittens!

November 24, 25, and 26 - 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
TMR Craft Fair
Town of Mount Royal Town
Hall, 90 Avenue Roosevelt, Mont-Royal

November 30 - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Dawson College Craft Fair
4001 de Maisonneuve West, Montreal
Lower Atrium (Metro Level)
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Thank you to Westmount's Dairy Queen for donating ice cream cakes! They will be served at women's birthdays and possibly at the Christmas party on December 13th. ... See MoreSee Less

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Will “warm hugs” appear once more in public spaces downtown this weekend? Last weekend Donna Doherty and her team ensured that Chez Doris receive a big bag of “warm hugs” (hand-knit scarves). Pictured are Felica (our intake worker) and Jill Hugessen, a Board member who delivered 30 of them. Why are they called “warm hugs” you ask? Because volunteers make them, and they are primarily left around the city hanging on trees, fences, and light posts in parks and squares for those who need to help themselves to “a warm hug.” ... See MoreSee Less

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