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Our mission: to inform you and guide you free of charge to community resources
We can guide you free of charge
The Information and Referral Centre is an autonomous and bilingual non profit organization which offers free information on community resources of the Greater Montréal in terms of social security, health, employment, welfare, and recreation.
Here are a few example of the kind of help that the Centre offers:
Where could I get help from a food bank?
I am looking for transportation or assistance to take my father to a medical appointment.
I would like to donate furniture, clothing and household items. Do you know of an organization that could come and get them?
Do you know where I could have help with my tax income report at low cost?
Is there a place where I could take English classes?
I am looking for low cost activities.
I am looking for a supervised appartment or housing cooperative.
The Centre also manages three specialized services: Referral Helpline for Seniors; and two helplines available throughout the province, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: Drugs : Help and Referral and Gambling: Help and Referral.
Directory of Community Services for Homeless people: available at The Information and Referral Centre
Media Notice:Launching of the Directory of Community services for Homeless People in the Greater Montréal area
IRCGM's Brigitte G.-Boudreau is in Bel âge Magazine!
"Helping through Information", the magazine l'Itinéraire is on our trail
Press release: Centre Mélaric’s Closure: The Information and Referral Centre of Greater Montreal is preoccupied
Red Feather Forum Talks About Us!
The Information and Referral Centre of Greater Montréal is launching www.ainesmtl.ca an innovative
Directory of Social and Community Services of Greater Montréal 2014-2015
Looking for food assistance for the Holiday season?
Press Release — Increased needs and gaps in support
Press Release / Gambling: Help and Referral has assisted nearly 175,000 people in 20 years!
National Policy on homelessness
Gambling : Help and Referral Celebrates 20 Years of Service Within the Community
New Edition of the Directory of Self-Help and Support Groups in the Greater Montréal Area 2013-2014
Mrs. Nadeau’s address
Pierrette Gagné joins the Board of Directors of InformCanada
The 2012-2013 edition of the Directory of Food Resources for Low Income people in Greater Montréal is now available
You can actively support the Centre and contribute to improve the quality of life in our community by making a donation.

Year-End Review
Welcome 2016!

As the custom requires, this time of the year is the perfect moment for an annual assessment. Information and Referral Centre of Greater Montreal’s perspective of 2015 is the very picture of what we hear from many representatives of socio-economic organizations of Greater Montreal: the economic climate combined with the state of Quebec’s public finances creates multiple and real difficulties for many of our citizens.

The state of insecurity in which many people live, particularly older people, people living alone and newly arrived citizens aggravate the shortages keenly felt in many fundamental needs, as in housing and food assistance, naturally. But without being the sole cause, this precarious situation throws a glaring light on criminality, drug, alcohol and gambling addiction. Once again, more than ever, mental health and the necessity to find resources to help those who are aff...

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Executive message
The Info-aide réfugiés helpline (514 527-6951) is available

Considering both its expertise and knowledge of the community area in the Greater Montréal, the Information and Referral Centre of Greater Montréal has been mandated with managing a specialized helpline for the reception and integration of Syrian refugees. The Info-aide réfugiés helpline (514 527-6951) is available 70 hours per week, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Mayor made the announcement on December 8, 2015 during a press conference.

Accueil et intégration des réfugiés syriens - Montréal poursuit les préparatifs en vue de l'arrivée des premiers réfugiés et met en place la ligne Info-aide réfugiés

Montréal, le 8 décembre 2015 - Alors que les premiers réfugiés foulent le sol canadien dans le ca...


The Centre publishes periodically essential referral Directories

      Phone : 514 527-1375 Fax : 514 527-9712 Email : crgm@info-reference.qc.ca