Le JBM à la Maison du père

28 February 2018

February 27th, YBM’s Committee Pro Bono held a volunteer evening to give back to the Montréal community, by contributing to the Maison du Père.

For the 24th edition, On this occasion, members of the judiciary and of the YBM paid  a visit to the Maison du père  to serve up hot meals to about 300 homeless men, and to engage in conversation over dessert. A free legal clinic was also offered directly by volunteer lawyers.

The Maison du père is dedicated to helping the homeless, and welcomes close to 150 disadventaged individuals each day, offering them health services, meals, and much more. futhermore, thanks to public support, the Maison du Père now offers both social support services and treatment for addiction, in addition to operating a residence for seniors living on the streets, it is a housing maintenance team to avoid a return to the street; it is a nearby health care service, including a convalescent and palliative care wing, to create a bridge between the health network and the disaffiliated person.

We thank all members of the judiciary and of the YBM so generously of their time Squish, Les Aliments Cardinal et Yum Yum!

photo maison 2018Left picture (left to right) : Mtre Stéphanie Beaulieu, Executive Director of the YBM, Mtre Caitlin Jenkins, administrator of the JBM, Mtre Claudine Martineau Langevin, lawyer and volunteer at JBM & Mtre Jonathan Pierre-Étienne, vice-president of the JBM.
Right picture : Coordinator of the Maison du père.

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