The Integrated Health and Social Services Center (CISSS) Laurentian is offering a one-time financial assistance of $838,016 to community organizations whose activities are considered a priority to meet the needs of the population during the current context of the pandemic.

The president and chief executive officer of the CISSS des Laurentides, Ms. Rosemonde Landry, praised the exceptional work of community organizations in the Laurentians region. “Many needs are observed in the field and organizations are hard at work to maintain various essential services” she said.

Special care has been taken to adapt certain activities in order to protect against the virus the volunteers and workers in the community environment as well as the beneficiaries of those services. In order to support the efforts made, the CISSS des Laurentides undertakes to quickly identify eligible community organizations and pay them the money within a short time.