marlasnap copy WICA introduces you to new director Marla Newhook

Exciting news at West Island Citizen Advocacy (WICA). We are pleased to announce that Marla Newhook has been appointed interim director! Check out this video to hear what she has to tell you…  

Snapshot 1 (12-08-2016 10-56 AM) Like a day at the beach!

On a hot summer day, Chuch Apartment Program (CAP) residents and West Island Citizen Advocacy (WICA) staff put their swimsuit on and headed to the Cap St-Jacques beach! The CAP program provides permanent housing with daily living support and seeks to improve the quality of life for individuals who struggle with long-term mental health problems. Volunteering can be like a day at the beach!

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en_slider0 Free Legal Clinic at the CRC

Free Legal Clinic Friday August 12th, 2016  Confidential service               Free consultation           By appointment only Good afternoon community partners, The West Island Community Resource Centre’s next legal clinic will be held on Friday, August 12th. The 15 minute consultations could provide information on a variety of topics, including: Damage claims  Divorce  Child custody  Employment law  Estates

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Untitled Break the stigma of mental health – Part 3

“As a [social work] student they’re always saying you need to have empathy, you have to put yourself in their shoes, but not to a point you get overwhelmed. They would always say only those who’ve been through can truly understand. And then when something happen to me they say you can’t be a social worker now. And I was crushed. Cause I thought,

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8_3iLS8k Warm thank you to Java Kap!

On Friday, July 15th, the West Island Citizen Advocacy (WICA) received a very generous donation from Java Kap of a Keurig coffee machine and capsules. This will go a long way toward helping to improve the quality of life for those living with a handicap, as well as seniors and the disadvantaged of the West Island. Thanks to Java Kap’s generous donation, WICA can

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