So caregivers can take care of themselves.

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Our Mission

Mission

The mission of the Brome-Missisquoi Caregiver Support Group (BMCSG) / Maison Gilles-Carle is to prevent and relieve caregiver fatigue. To accomplish this, we offer support and respite services to caregivers taking care of a loved one with a temporary or permanent incapacity due to illness, a disability or advanced aged.

Our Services

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The BMCSG's team of professionals offer individual and group psychosocial support to caregivers in Cowansville and the Brome-Missisquoi territory. Day respite, evening respite and overnight respite services are also available at the Maison Gilles-Carle Brome-Missisquoi in a family, friendly and safe atmosphere.

Latest News

Nicole Morin: An Extraordinary Volunteer!

January 24, 2022

Our volunteer, Ms. Nicole Morin, was selected as part of the initiative “In Search of Extraordinary Volunteers” created by Isabelle Charest – Member of Parliament for Brome-Missisquoi at the Quebec National Assembly, which aims to pay tribute to volunteers who give their valuable time to community organizations in her riding. Ms. Charest went to Nicole’s…

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Seeking a family auxiliary or orderly

January 24, 2022

The BMCSG is currently looking for a kind-hearted person to join our wonderful team as a family auxiliary or orderly. The work schedule includes every other weekend, a minimum of 2 shifts per week and the person must be available on day, evening or night shifts (minimum of 2). You can send your resume to…

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Thank you to the Sibylla Hesse Foundation!

December 21, 2021

The Brome-Missisquoi Caregiver Support Group / Maison Gilles-Carle would like to thank the Sibylla Hesse Foundation for its valuable support. The Foundation has made an important donation of $10,000 to support the BMCSG in pursuit of its mission. This donation will allow us to continue to support caregivers in our community by offering much needed…

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Thank you to Ms. Isabelle Charest, Member for Brome-Missisquoi at the National Assembly of Quebec!

December 21, 2021

The Brome-Missisquoi Caregiver Support Group / Maison Gilles-Carle would like to thank Ms. Charest for her involvement with our organization. Within the framework of the 2021-2022 Volunteer Support Program, we have received a donation of $750 to pursue our mission of preventing and relieving caregiver exhaustion. Thank you again to Ms. Charest for her contribution…

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Appointment Schedule for Booster Doses

November 22, 2021

A COVID-19 vaccine booster dose is recommended for: Residents in residential and long-term care centres (CHSLDs); People living in private seniors’ residences (RPA); People living in settings with a high percentage of vulnerable older adults such as intermediate and family-type resources (RI-RTF), as well as certain religious communities; People age 80 and over living in…

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“Humanité Aidante” – Interview with Marguerite Blais

November 16, 2021

As part of National Caregivers Week, Fondation Maison Gilles-Carle (FMGC) presented an interview between Chloé Sainte-Marie, Founder and Spokesperson of the foundation and Marguerite Blais, Minister responsible for Seniors and Caregivers. Enjoy the interview!

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Just like a family...

“I discovered the Brome-Missisquoi Caregiver Support Group / Maison Gilles-Carle when my mother, unable to live alone, came to live with me. At first, in order to have a little respite, I took my mother every Thursday to this beautiful house where caring and welcoming people work and where music is always present! It also happened on a few occasions that she stayed from Thursday to Sunday.

These stays allowed me to have some time for myself. My mother was well at Maison Gilles-Carle, she had fun and she socialized with the other people being cared for, the staff and the volunteers.

Thanks to the BMCSG, it's possible to have a break.

Thank you!”

France Gendron

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