Non profit groups

Have we missed your non-profit organization? Please let us know by calling 819-459-2222 or email  classifieds@lowdownonline.com.

Arts & Culture

WakeFest – A multi-disciplinary arts festival in Wakefield

Wakefield International Film Festival – Wakefield’s documentary film fest

Ta da! -A theatre festival in Wakefield

Theatre Wakefield – An amateur theatre company in Wakefield

The Gatineau Valley Historical Society – A group that promotes matters of historical significance in the Gatineau Valley.

Castenchel Choir – A choir based in the Gatineau Hills http://www.castenchel.ca/

Artists in their Environment – A studio tour in the Wakefield and Chelsea area

Churches

St. Stephen’s Parish (Chelsea)

Wakefield United Church
739 Ch Riverside
Wakefield QC, J0X 3G0
Phone : 819-459-3292

http://wakefield-rupert-united-church.ca/

 

Eglise La Peche Church
889 Ch Riverside, Box 148
Wakefield, QC J0X 3G0
819-459-2888
info@egliselapeche.ca
egliselapeche.ca

 

St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church

537, Route 105
Chelsea, QC, J9B 1L2
Phone: 819-827-8171
www.anglicansinthehills.ca

 

Chelsea United Church

1 Mill Road
Chelsea, QC
J9B 1K8
Telephone: 819-664-3293
Contact: Rev. Jane Griffiths

 

St. Camillus Catholic Church
PO Box 79
Farrellton QC, J0X 1T0
Phone: 819-459-3471

 

Low United Church
364 RTE-105
Low, QC, J0X 1X0
Phone: 819-467-5308

 

Church of the Good Shepherd (Anglican)

693 Riverside Road
Wakefield, QC
Phone: 819-827-8171
www.anglicansinthehills.ca

 

Holy Trinity Anglican Church

5 Pritchard Road,
Lascelles, La Pêche, QC
Phone: 819-827-8171
www.anglicansinthehills.ca

 

Holy Trinity Anglican Church
136 rue Parent
Alcove, Quebec
Phone: 819-459-2634

 

Trinity United Church
Kazabazua, Quebec
Phone: 819-467-5308

 

Eglise St-Clement
rue St-Clement
Farm Point, Quebec
Phone: 819-459-3751

 

Environment

Larrimac Wildlife Corridor & Conservation Lands Trust 

http://www.larrimacwildlife.ca/index_en.php)

Providing helpful information to Chelsea citizens regarding impacts on bio-diversity in the Larrimac Forrest Corridor and how to contribute to the Larrimac Trust.

 

Gardening

Gatineau Valley Gardeners / les Jardiniers des Collines
Contact info: 819-455-2765

 

Health

 

Maison Libère-Elles

Shelter for women who are victims of domestic violence, for women in difficulty and their children

Tel.:819-827-4510

Help line: 819-827-4044

Fax: 819-827-5212

 

La Lanterne – Masham-based non-profit organization founded in 1992 that promotes the valorization of adult people living with an intellectual deficiency and the sensitization of the communities of La Pêche and Chelsea to their needs (bilingual site) www.lalanterne.ca

Directrice/Director Janice Aubry
5 D, rue Principale Ouest
La Pêche, Québec J0X 2W0
Office: 819 456-4896
Day Center: 819 456-1535 ext. 6
Fax:  819 456-1174
Email: lalanterne@bellnet.ca
Business Hours
from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Quebec Association for Independent Living (QUAIL) – Provides homes for developmentally challenged persons in Lower Gatineau

Maison le Ricochet – Masham-based organization that helps people with mental health problems (French only)

Des Collines Health Foundation – Raises and manages charitable funds for the CSSS des Collines. www.fsdc-dchf.ca

Outaouais Health and Social Services Network – Provides Outaouais residents with easy access to English-language listings and contact information of all the regional health services available to them.

Education

Canadian Parents for French- Chelsea chapter -Promotes learning of the French language within the anglophone community.  www.cpf.qc.ca

Sean Butler
Chapter Support Officer
Canadian Parents for French – Quebec
819-790-0649
sbutler@cpf.qc.ca
www.cpf.qc.ca

Western Quebec School Board http://www.wqsb.qc.ca/
École Montessori des 4 Vallées
490, route 105, bureau 105, Chelsea (Québec), J9B 1L2
Phone: (819) 827-2784
Fax: (819) 827-3079
Email: montessori@montessori4vallees.ca
Website: www.montessori4vallees.ca

D’Arcy McGee High School - regional English school serving West Quebec, located in Gatineau, Quebec (Hull sector)

Philemon Wright High School – regional English school serving West Quebec,  located in Gatineau, Quebec (Hull sector)

St. Micheal’s High School – regional English school serving West Quebec,  located in Low, Quebec

Symmes Junior High School - regional English school serving West Quebec,  located in Gatineau, Quebec (Hull, sector)

Environment

CREDDO – The regional council for the environment and sustainable development in the Outaouais

Friends of the Gatineau Park – A group of volunteers that helps foster and understanding and appreciation for Gatineau Park

Friends of the Gatineau River – A volunteer-based organization meant to preserve and protect the environment of the Gatineau River

Action Chelsea for the Respect of the Environment – A non-profit working toward and environmentally healthy community in Chelsea

COMGA – The committee on the Gatineau River watershed is a non-profit organization that aims to improve the watershed with an aim toward sustainable development

Environmental Education Campus supporting sustainable community development.
www.ecoecho.ca

Family

Cabane à  Jeux – A toy library and playgroup in Wakefield, Quebec

Wakefield Emergency Fund - A community fundraising group dedicated to providing short-term emergency financial assistance to families in need.

Food and Farming

www.oldchelseamarket.ca – The Old Chelsea Farmers Market

Libraries

Reseau BIBLIO de l’Outaouais – The library network for the Outaouais region

Wakefield Municipal Library

Chelsea Public Library

Cantley Municipal Libary

Masham Municipal Library

Kazabazua Municipal Library

Lac-Ste-Marie Municipal Library

Low Municipal Library

Seniors

(no listings yet – let us know!)

Youth

Le Mashado – A francophone youth centre in the community of La Peche

The Youth Cooperative Service – Helps teens aged 14-17 gain work and business experience in the Chelsea community

Wakefield Youth Centre contact info:
38 Valley Road, Wakefield
J0X 3G0
Phone: 819-459-3531

Canadian Parents for French- Chelsea chapter -Promotes learning of the French language within the anglophone community. www.cpf.qc.ca

 

Sports

Soccer Chelsea – The Chelsea soccer association

Chelsea Nordiq – A ski club in Chelsea

Cascades Club – A non-profit sports club based in Chelsea

La Peche Soccer Club – The amateur soccer association in the municipality of La Peche

La Peche Sports Complex – A sports complex in the community of La Peche that includes a skating rink

The Central Gatineau Arena – A skating rink situated in Low

Gatineau River Yacht Club – A yacht club in the Gatineau Valley region

Les Archers de la Vallee – An archery club in the Outaouais (French only website)

Collines de l’Outaouais Minor Hockey Association – The minor hockey association for the Gatineau Hills

Pets/Animals

Wakefield Spay/Neuter/Barter Project - Helps people neuter their pets in exchange for goods and services instead of money

SPCA de l’Outaouais – The SPACA in Gatineau

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