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  • Accueil | Le Parados

    Accueil The Parados is a shelter and support house for women who have experienced violence and their children. About us Need help ? How to contribute ? News School awareness ​ The Parados continues to raise awareness among students in the Lachine, Dorval, and Lasalle areas for this school year. March 8 - International Women's Day Follow our Instagram account to learn more about the 8 inspiring women we have chosen to feature in honor of this day. ​ ​ The summer holidays are approaching Just a reminder, Le Parados remains open throughout the holidays. You can contact us anytime at 514 637-3529 ​

  • I need help | Le Parados

    I need help Whether it's understanding a situation or helping to find the right resource, Le Parados supports each woman in her journey. Understanding violence Frequently asked questions and testimonials Preparing to leave Useful links What should I do if I have questions? It's not always easy to realize that you're a victim of violence in your romantic relationship. If you have questions, the SOS violence conjugale test will help you understand your situation Take the test

  • Je contribue | Le Parados

    Je contribue The major Parados campaign will finance the construction and the services of its very first second stage home (MH2). For women who have left an abusive situation, this new service will offer ongoing support and accommodation usually lasting from a few months to two years, which is a crucial interim step between staying in a shelter and settling into permanent accommodation. The MH2 du Parados house will be located near our premises, thus allowing families to live in the same neighborhood, which will promote their integration into the community and the educational success of young people who will not have to change schools or school service center. Aider une victime Devenir bénévole Travailler au Parados Donner pour les femmes et enfants du Parados Merci de votre aide

  • About us | Le Parados

    Who are we ? Le Parados' mission is to welcome and shelter women who have experienced violence and their children. In addition to providing a safe place to live, we ensure their immediate needs are met, facilitate their social integration, study, promote, protect, and develop their economic and social rights and interests in every possible way. Discover our services Our free and confidential services are available 365 days a year, 24 hours a day. Who are we ? Our team Our Board of Directors Publications

  • Our services | Le Parados

    Nos services Our free and confidential services are available 365 days a year, 24 hours a day Déclaration des services Le Parados supports and offers accompanement to women who are victims of violence and their children free of charge, without distinction of age, social status, origin, citizenship status, ability, belief, or sexual orientation. ​ Le Parados can support women regardless of their backgrounds as our interventions can be translated into any language. Help line External services for women and children Shelter Awareness an education in the community

  • Make a donation | Le Parados

    I give We express our deepest gratitude to all those who, through their generosity, support our mission of welcoming and supporting women victims of violence and their children. Your donations form the foundation of our commitment and allow us to provide safe haven and essential services to those who need them most. ​ Every contribution helps transform lives and sow the seeds of a better future. Make a cash or check donation Please forward your donation to: The Parados Box 35054 Dorval (Quebec) H9S5W4 Make a donation online Cliquez-ici Thank you for your support

  • Who are we ? | Le Parados

    About us About us Our team Our board of directors Publications Our free and confidential services are offered 365 days a year, 24 hours a day The shetler Le Parados' mission is to welcome and shelter women who have experienced violence and their children. In addition to providing a safe place to live, we ensure their immediate needs are met, facilitate their social integration, study, promote, protect, and develop their economic and social rights and interests in every possible way. Our values Respect (for oneself, for others and for the resource) Have consideration and recognition, for oneself and others, even when faced with differences. Autonomy Believe, use and develop your potential and personal power. Reflect, make decisions and act by and for yourself. Solidarity In our common interest, develop the bonds that bring us together for our collective and individual well-being. Our approach At Parados, the intersectional feminist approach is at the heart of our interventions. We prioritize taking into consideration each women particular experience, values, culture, religion, language, sexual orientation and everything that may impact them as woman... As professionals, who are personal experiences may colo our perceptions we attempt to, we support our clients in a process of devictimization in order to restores power over their lives. The Parados approach focuses on the needs and priorities of the women and promotes the understanding of domestic violence as a social phenomenon rather than in terms of family or relationship conflict. Based on the concept of empowerment, our interventions attempt to give women power over their situation, their lives, their bodies, both collectively and individually. The bond of trust established with women aims to better equip them to strengthen, enhance and restore their self-esteem following the violence they have experienced. Average clientel per year 52 Sheltered women 83 Sheltered children 51 Women benefited from our external services 29 Children benefited from our external services

  • Awareness | Le Parados

    Awareness and education Help line Shelter External services Awarerness Le Parados offers various awareness-raising tools to fight for egalitarian relations adapted to all audiences. Our interactive educational programs are aimed at both young people and adults, offering engaging workshops. Our mission is to inform, raise awareness and encourage meaningful discussions to educate and raise awareness about this crucial issue. Workshops for athletes Workshops for young people Workshops for young people Community training Community training Training sessions for athletes Whether it's the rules of sports that accept or even generate violence, the practices used by players to integrate new athletes, the practices used by coaches, or the various incidents that have marked the sports world in recent years, violence hides in all facets of sports. Worse, it is often encouraged. ​ Parados supports young athletes in understanding the issues of violence in sports and the possible correlations with violence in intimate relationships. Learn more Training for young people One in two teenage couples have experienced at least one form of violence in their relationship. Awareness raising helps raise awareness among young people before or during their first romantic relationships. Our workshops therefore target 12-17 year olds and are given in schools, community organizations or any other place where our presence is desired. Learn more Community training Our training aims to equip participants to detect the various forms of violence against women and children in a marital context and to refer them to the appropriate resources. These training courses are intended to deal with violence against women in a domestic context and children living in a context of domestic violence. They can be provided to anyone who has a professional or personal interest in this issue. Learn more Community training Our training aims to equip participants to detect the various forms of violence against women and children in a marital context and to refer them to the appropriate resources. These training courses are intended to deal with violence against women in a domestic context and children living in a context of domestic violence. They can be provided to anyone who has a professional or personal interest in this issue. Learn more Training for young people One in two teenage couples have experienced at least one form of violence in their relationship. Awareness raising helps raise awareness among young people before or during their first romantic relationships. Our workshops therefore target 12-17 year olds and are given in schools, community organizations or any other place where our presence is desired. Learn more 2024 Awareness Campaign Contact the awareness service

  • External services | Le Parados

    External services Help line Shelter External services Awareness Le Parados offers external services, to women and children who have left our shelter or who never required shelter. personnalised support and accompanement are offered based on each individuals needs. This service is availabble monday to friday. Follow-up for women Follow-up for young people For women No matter the form of violence experienced, Le Parados supports women in facing the challenges they encounter. ​ External service are available to women who have left Le Parados as well as to those who do not wish to benefit from a stay in our shelter . ​ External follow-up for women includes: Personalized meetings that are adapted to your needs and availability. Accompanied by a counselor, you will have the opportnity to better understand what you are living and your feelings about your relationship Parados adopts an intersectional feminist intervention approach. We are convinced that various forms of discrimination intersect and overlap, thus creating unique and often complex experiences for individuals facing multiple forms of discrimination simultaneously. To request external services for women For young people Children, even though they are directly exposed to the dynamics of domestic violence within the family, the are often overlocked or forgotten. ​ Parados is sensitive to the experiences of these children and the consequences they may face. The Specialized Youth Intervention Program in Domestic Violence aims to better support children aged 5 to 17 in their respective challenges by offering them a voice and a safe space to express themselves. ​ Youth external service includes : Individual meetings for the child and/or their mother, Active listening and psychosocial intervention, A personalized intervention plan based on the needs of the child, With the mother's consent, collaboration with school staff or teachers at the child's school, Preparation for supervised visits, Etc. The frequency of meetings and the location where they take place are determined jointly by the mother and the youth worker. To request youth external services Support can be provided in all languages thanks to the presence of translators.

  • Shelter | Le Parados

    Shelter Help line Shelter External services Awareness Le Parados is a shelter dedicated to women victims of violence and their children. With its 8 private rooms, the Parados is a safe refuge with staff present at all times. We welcome women, with or without children, of all ages, in a caring environment, ready to support them towards rebuilding their lives and their autonomy. Our shelter meets the women's specific needs y offering them and their children support from a team of workers specialized in domestic violence. ​ Our accommodation includes: A warm welcome from one of our staff at any hour of the day or night, A private room for each family, A shared kitchen that encourages interaction among the women, An initial meeting with a staff member to assess the needs of the women for the duration of their stay, Weekly one-on-one meetings with a staff member to empower the guest and help them regain control of their life, Group meetings, workshops, moments that promote to provide mutual support among the women, Accompaniement with any legal procedures Youth follow-ups for the children staying with us (with the consent of the present parent). For security reasons, the address of our resource is completely confidential.

  • Our team | Le Parados

    Our team ​​ Our team Notre conseil d'administration Publications OUPS... This page is still in progress. It will be ready soon.

  • Board of directors | Le Parados

    Board of directors About Us Our teams Board of directors Publications The parados is administered by a board of directors made up of nine administrators. The council exercises the rights of the legal entity and all the powers necessary for its organization, administration and development. The election of members of the board of directors is done during the annual general meeting of members by all voting members. Board members administration President Andréanne Samsan Andréanne has acquired solid experience in social intervention, particularly thanks to her experience in the prison environment. Her studies in criminology made her aware of the challenges of incarcerated women and strengthened her interest in feminist studies. Dynamic and organized, she invested in improving the working conditions of her peers and held various positions within regional and national executives, demonstrating her leadership and commitment to social justice. Today, as Subscription Coordinator for the FTQ Solidarity FUND, she continues her quest for new challenges with determination. Treasurer Marie-Andrée Provençal Marie-Andrée, CPA and expert in corporate finance, has more than 17 years of experience in the construction sector. Currently, she holds the position of Director, Governance and Strategy at Pomerleau. She is recognized for her influence, her excellent communication skills, her rigor and her ability to lead different projects and initiatives simultaneously. She is fully committed to making a significant contribution by exercising positive and sustainable leadership to achieve strategic and operational objectives. Since June 2019, she has held the position of treasurer at Parados. Administrator France Brisebois France holds a bachelor's degree in law and a diploma in notarial law, as well as a bachelor's degree in business administration, real estate business option. She has been practicing as a notary for twelve years. She also has to her credit many years of diversified experience in the field of municipal real estate evaluation, notably having held the positions of executive manager and real estate evaluator in the Evaluation Service of the Urban Community of Montreal ( now City of Montreal). Administrator Katiana Dorvilus Katiana, elected in 2023 as a community representative on the council, serves as clinical services coordinator at Cumulus, a substance abuse prevention organization. With a certificate in substance abuse prevention and treatment as well as a certificate in operations management and supervision, she supervises and coordinates the organization's clinical services. Her community expertise and mastery of the intersectional feminist approach are valuable assets for our organization. ​ ​ Administrator Krystina Abboud Krystina is the President and Founder of Squalls, a marketing consultant specializing in ESG strategy and practices, and a speaker. She has strong skills in strategic planning, project management and corporate social responsibility. Involved in women's entrepreneurship, she is president of the Montreal-West region of the Quebec Business Women's Network (RFAQ) and ambassador of the Quebec Business Women's Prize (PFAQ). Of Lebanese origin, she actively advocates for women's rights, supports the mission of Parados and uses her marketing expertise to promote and raise funds for women's causes. Vice President Laura Dauphin Laura holds a degree in chemical engineering as well as a master's degree in environment from Polytechnique de Montréal. As part of her profession, she was able to develop a large number of technical skills in addition to demonstrating strategic involvement ensuring the proper execution of her specialized engineering projects. His proactivity, his spirit of initiative and his leadership allowed him to successfully complete the mandates entrusted to him. Her mother was involved in the Parados Board of Directors for 6 years, and it was with great enthusiasm that Laura joined in 2020. ​ Secretary Caroline Morin Caroline has worked in the field of financial services since 2013. She obtained her BAA Finance Profile from HEC in 2013 and her Financial Planner title in 2015. She independently manages her own clientele in a firm in Lachine. She has also been responsible for administering the Parados RRSP program since 2014, so she has been familiar with the organization's mission since that time. Her mother was involved in the Parados Board of Directors for 6 years, and it was with great enthusiasm that Caroline joined in 2019. ​ ​ Administrator Lory Roberge Lory, elected to the council in June 2023, stands out for her commitment to the philanthropic field. Before occupying her current position as digital and print project coordinator at the Fondation Sainte-Justine, she contributed as an advisor to annual campaigns at Leucan. With a bachelor's degree in political communications, she brings valuable expertise to the board of directors. ​ ​ ​ Administrator Fannie Doyon Fanny holds a bachelor's degree in cinema studies, and is passionate about the arts, fashion and communications. His dynamism and ability to adapt allow him to shine in communication, advertising and events. Committed to women's rights, she created a blog and launched Les Petites Manches to promote the visibility of women and raise funds for homeless women. Currently a marketing team leader at Quebecor, she uses her media network to increase the visibility of her clients and aspires to raise awareness and help women victims of domestic violence.

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