Educational & Socio-Recreational

We provide a monthly calendar of daily educational and socio-recreational activities to foster a sense of belonging and community for our clients as well as help improve their sense of well-being, self-worth and pride.

Activities may include

  • Workshops dealing with nutrition, psychology, low-cost housing, creative writing, etc.;
  • Weekly games of bingo;
  • Zoo therapy;
  • Arts & crafts;
  • Access to computers;
  • Sit down meals and special activities for Good Friday, Mother’s Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, International Women’s Day;
  • Celebration of cultural identity and diversity such as National Aboriginal Day and Black History Month;

Moreover, with the financial assistance of Emploi Québec, we are able hire full-time students to organize daily activities throughout the summer months which women register for.  Activities may include daylong excursions, cultural outings, invited speakers, and “spa days”.



6 hours ago

Chez Doris

If you want to get our beautiful mittens to offer them as a gift or for yourself, there will be a sale on December 13 at the Sunlife Building, 1155 Metcalfe St. from 10 am to 17 pm. ... See MoreSee Less

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3 days ago

Chez Doris

Last Sunday was our Holiday Fair; we want to thank everyone who supported Chez Doris as well as our clientele. After sales, donations, and payments made to the women for their artisanal works, we netted close to $5,000. We hope that those who attended found beautiful gifts to offer! We also want to congratulate the following raffle winners: Mélisse Simard, Liliana Gutiérrez, Carole Croteau, Margaret Nicolai and Joelle Michaud. Congratulations! � ... See MoreSee Less

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4 days ago

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5 days ago

Chez Doris

Many thanks to Bentall Kennedy, the building managers of the Sunlife Building at 1155 Metcalfe. They donated this 2 ft by 3ft by 3ft cake in the image of the Sunlife Building on the occasion of the Building’s 100th anniversary. Yum yum we are having it tomorrow for lunch! We’ll have plenty for everyone!!!! ... See MoreSee Less

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