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Canadian Alcohol and Drug Rehab Programs Gaspesie Iles De La Madelaine Quebec

General Regional Information
Emergency Services (including Crisis Lines)
Health Services (Including Mental Health)


Population (2006):
Gaspe 14,929
Les Iles-de-la-Madelaine 12,573
Chandler 8,245
Sainte-Anne-des-Monts 6,998
Carleton-sur-Mer 4,048
New Richmond 3,784
Perce 3,512
Grande-Riviere 3,458
Paspebiac 3,301
Bonaventure 2,873
Cap-Chat 2,814
Port-Daniel-Gascons 2,654
Maria 2,442
Caplan 2,008
Source: Statistics Canada, Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2006 census.


Statistics Canada estimates there are 96,929 residents in the Gaspesie-de-la-Madelaine region (Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 census). There are six local service networks (MRCs) in Gaspesie-Iles-de-la-Madelaine: Avignon, Bonaventure, La Cote-de-Gaspe, La Haute-Gaspesie, Le Rocher-Perce, and Les Iles-de-la-Madelaine.

A map of the Gaspesie-Iles-de-la-Madelaine Region (*)  shows the local service networks (MRCs in French) in green and the health and social services centres (Municipalite locale exercant certaines competences de MRC in French) highlighted in pink. A health and social services centre is a hub where the residents of the local service network have access to specialized medical and social services.

(*) Source: Quebec Municipal and Regional Affairs.

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Police, Fire, and Ambulance                                                                   

Kids Help Phone counsellors provide children and adolescents with immediate and caring support, information and, if necessary, referral to a local community or social service agency.
Toll-free: (800)668-6868

Quebec Health and Social Services has a section on suicide resources in Quebec.

Quebec Suicide Line
Toll-free: (866)277-3553


Suicide Line
Toll-free: (800)784-2433        
Note: The Centre for Suicide Prevention has crisis centre phone numbers for Amos, Baie-Comeau, Chicoutimi, Drummondville, Gatineau, Granby, Hull, La Sarre, La Tuque, Lebel-sur-Quevillon, Malartic, Montreal, Plessisville, Pointe-Bleue, Quebec City, Rimouski, Riviere-du-Loup, Rouyn-Noranda, St. Eustache, St. Georges de Beauce, St. Jean-Sur-Richelieu, St. Jerome, St. Pascal, Senneterre, Shawinigan, Sherbrooke, Trois-Rivieres, Val d’Or and Ville Marie.

The suicide rate in Quebec is one of the highest in the industrialized world. The Quebec Ministry of Health and Social Services details Quebec’s strategy for preventing suicide in Help for Life . has a directory of Quebec Hospitals.

Gambling Help and Referral
Phone: (514)527-0140 (Montreal)
Toll-free: (800)461-0140 (from the rest of Quebec)
Note: call these numbers for a crisis centre in your area.


Loto-Quebec Help Line
Toll-free: (866)767-5389

Loto Quebec has a map listing over 100 local treatment centres for gamblers.

For additional gambling treatment resources, refer to the Gambling Addiction Treatment section of this website.

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See Province-Wide Emergency Services above.

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Health and Social Services
Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux
Édifice Catherine-de-Longpré
1075, chemin Sainte-Foy
15e étage
Quebec City QC G1S 2M1
Phone: (418) 266-7171

Health and Social Services has a listing of the 16 health regions websites and the 2 aboriginal health regions.

A map of the Quebec administrative regions shows the 17 regions (Montreal and Laval are separated) and the 95 local services networks across the province.

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Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de la Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine
CP 5002
144, boul. Gaspé
Gaspé QC G4X 1A9
Phone: (418)368-2349

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In Quebec, the Department of Health and Social Services provides the funding and administration for alcohol and drug addictions and gambling services across Quebec. Health and Social Services has 16 administration and social services regions and two regions in the North. Health and Social Services has the Resource Directory showing alcohol and drug treatment resources classified by the 16 health regions.

Drugs: help and referral
Phone: (514)527-2626 (Montreal and surrounding area)
Toll-free: (800)265-2626 (throughout province)
Note: Confidential and open 24 hrs a day

Information and Referral Centre of Greater Montréal
801 Sherbrooke St. East, Suite 401
Montréal QC H2L 1K7
Phone: (514) 527-1375
Note: Open 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Listed in the province-wide section due to access to English-speaking operators.

Federation Quebecoise des Centres de Readaptation Pour Personnes Alcooliques et Autres Toxicomanes/Rehabilitation Centres for Alcoholic and Addicted People (CRPAT)  
204, rue Notre-Dame Ouest, bureau 350
Montréal QC H2Y 1T3
Phone: (514)287-9625

A map of Quebec lists the government-funded Rehabilitation Centres for Alcoholic and Addicted People (CRPAT).

An online booklet provides additional Quebec drug and alcohol services information .

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Administration Branch

Agence de la santé et des services sociaux de la Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine
Dossier toxicomanie
CP 5002
144, boul. Gaspé
Gaspé QC G4X 1A9
Phone: (418) 368-2349 ext 333

Main Branch

Centre L’Escale/Centre de Sante et de Services Sociaux de la Haute-Gaspesie
50, rue du Belvédère
Ste-Anne-des-Monts QC G4V 1X4
Phone: (418)763-5000

Points of Service


96 , boulevard Perron-Ouest
Caplan QC G0C 1H0
Phone: (418)388-2572


633 , avenue Daigneault
Chandler QC G0C 1K0
Phone: (418)689-2572


205 , boulevard York Ouest, 2ième étage
Gaspé QC G4X 2R8
Phone: (418)368-2572


420 , chemin principal C.P. 670, Cap-aux-Meules
Iles de la Madeleine QC G0B 1B0
Phone: (418)986-2572


Paspébiac ( CLSC Chaleurs )
145, route 132, C.P.7000
Paspébiac QC G0C 2K0
Phone: (418)752-2572


107, route 132 C.P. 10
St-Omer QC G0C 2Z0
Phone: (418)364-7064

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Type of Service

Each listing here provides alcohol and drug treatment services that are either medical, outpatient or residential:

Due to the lack of available detoxification services, you may have to travel outside of your municipality for assistance.

If you require residential alcohol and drug rehab, you may need to travel outside of your municipality to find a program that provides the right combination of length of stay, treatment philosophy, suitable peer group, staff training, etc. Wait lists are also common so looking outside of your region may help you locate a program with a shorter waitlist.

Since outpatient visits are typically provided on an ongoing basis for a few hours each week, try to find a service provider that is within a reasonable driving distance from your home community.

Source of Funding

Providers may be government-funded, government-subsidized or privately-funded (fee for service):

Government-funded programs typically have either the provincial ministry of health or local health authority somewhere in name of the organization. Also, the vast majority of hospitals in Canada are government-funded.

Government-subsidized providers receive major funding from the government in addition to donations and other revenue streams such as thrift stores (Salvation Army is an example). For the most part, government-subsidized programs are typically non-governmental organizations with an independent management team and board of directors.

Privately-funded providers include physicians in private practice even though under Canada’s universal health care policy, the government is billed for services rendered to individual Canadians. Although some privately-funded drug and alcohol rehab services exist in Canada, the vast majority are either government-funded or government-subsidized. Please note that privately-funded providers listed in may be for-profit or not-for-profit. Since no distinction between for-profit and not-for-profit is made in, visitors to this website that require additional information should contact the service provider directly.

How to search in this section:

1. This section is listed alphabetically by municipality. Scroll down to the name of the municipality or use the quick links at the top of the page
2. to find a provider by name (company name or professional’s last name) click the Control (Ctrl) key and, while holding it down, click the ‘F’ key
3. A “Find” window will pop up. In the space type in the name, avoiding use of first name or other words that could narrow down your search too far.

Disclaimer: Inclusion or omission of an organization or agency in this database does not imply endorsement or non-endorsement by In no event shall be liable for any decision or action taken in reliance on information provided by this referral service. Any questions regarding an alcohol and drug rehab program listing should be directed to that organization. If you believe you need immediate assistance, please call 911 or your local crisis hotline

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