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Association du cancer de l’Est du Québec (ACEQ)

Supporting, helping, doing good, for the well-being of people with cancer and their loved ones: this is our reason to exist.

Service offerings

Financial help

Complementary information: Opening hours: Location where the service is offered: Fees:

Support group

Complementary information: Opening hours: Check the organization's website for the schedule of activities. Location where the service is offered: Rimouski. Face-to-face; possibility of forming a virtual group if needed. Fees:

Adaptive lingerie

Complementary information: Sales service for adapted bras, breast additions, post-operative camisoles, swimwear and bikini prostheses or stockings and compression sleeves. Opening hours: By appointment. Location where the service is offered: Rimouski, Magdalen Islands Fees:

Psychologist and social worker

Complementary information: Psychosocial support is a professional and confidential service available Free. of charge, at all stages of the disease: during the investigation period, during or after cancer treatment. Service at home, in telephone follow-up, individual or family meetings, provided by a human relations officer in collaboration with health care workers. Opening hours: By appointment. Location where the service is offered: Rimouski-Neigette Fees: Free.

Lodging

Complementary information: Hôtellerie Omer-Brazeau : 38 rooms in double occupancy or as private rooms adapted for wheelchair users. Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 8.30 am to 4.30 pm (office) and open 24/7 (lodging at the Hôtellerie Omer-Brazeau). Location where the service is offered: All of Eastern Quebec: Rimouski, Matane, Kamouraska, Matapédia, Sept-Îles, Gaspésie and the Magdalen Islands Fees: Patient or companion referred by his/her physician for cancer related services: $28/day; Patient or companion referred by a physician for non-oncology services: $42/day.

Massage therapy

Complementary information: Table massages given by certified oncology massage therapists.Chair massage therapy service in the oncology clinic provided free of charge at the oncology department of the Rimouski and La Pocatière Hospital. Opening hours: Depending on purchase. for table massages. Location where the service is offered: Rimouski, La Pocatière Fees: Free. In the oncology clinic, $27 per hour for tabletop treatments offered in the hotel.

Information and documentation

Complementary information: Programming of the web channel verslemieuxetre.tv offering a full range of workshops, conferences and online training. Opening hours: At all times. Location where the service is offered: Abitibi-Témiscamingue; Capitale-Nationale; Mauricie; Estrie; Montréal; Outaouais; Abitibi-Témiscamingue; Côte-Nord; Nord-du-Québec; Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine; Chaudière-Appalaches; Lanaudière; Laurentides; Montérégie; Bas-St-Laurent; Saguenay-Lac Fees: Free.

Hair prosthesis

Complementary information: Free loan of hair prostheses. Loan available on the spot or via the organisation's website. Opening hours: Depending on the purchase. Location where the service is offered: Rimouski, Matane, Sept-Îles Fees:

Hair alternative

Complementary information: Workshops on hair alternatives available online on the verslemieuxetre.tv platform'. Free of charge. Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 8.30 am to 4.30 pm. Consult the organization's website for the schedule of activities. Location where the service is offered: Rimouski Fees:

Breast prosthesis

Complementary information: Sale and fitting of breast prostheses. Opening hours: Depending on the purchase. Location where the service is offered: Rimouski and the Magdalen Islands Fees:

Other complementary therapies

Complementary information: Qi gong workshops, yoga (available online), zootherapy, foot reflexology service, musical workshops, relaxation workshops. Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 8.30 am to 16 pm 30 (office), open 24/7 (accommodation at Hospitality Omer Brazeau Location where the service is offered: Rimouski Fees: Most of the services are free of charge with a few exceptions

Support group

Complementary information: Support for people affected by cancer. Opening hours: Schedule of activities available on the agency's website Location where the service is offered: Sept-Îles - House community organizations in Sept-Îles, 652, avenue de Quen tel: 418 968-0600 Fees:

Kinesiology

Complementary information: Free sessions and physical assessments. Group exercise sessions. Program 'Move for a better life' in collaboration with Physiothérapie Mouvement Plus. People affected by cancer at all stages of the disease and their families Opening hours: Consult the schedule on the organization's website Location where the service is offered: K.R.T.B. Occupational Therapy Clinic located at 238 Lafontaine Street, Rimouski Fees: Move for Life Program: $20

Art therapy

Complementary information: Introductory art therapy workshop offered on site and accessible online on the verslemieuxetre.tv platform. Opening hours: This service is temporarily suspended due to COVID-19 Location where the service is offered: Rimouski Fees:

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