General questions regarding services, rules and regulations, and the staff working at the Lighthouse, Children and Families.
The Lighthouse, Children and Families provides three types of services:
1. In-home respite care
2. Respite care at Maison André-Gratton
3. Family support
Children must be under 18.
Children under 18 with a life threatening illness who require complex care on a daily basis.
Maison André-Gratton and the Lighthouse, Children and Families are established in a residential neighborhood, Rosemont, in Montréal. Click here to locate the facilities on a map.
You can contact the liaison nurse directly at 514 787-8801 and she will gladly help you fill out the application form. To help us plan your child’s stay, we will ask you to provide a recent medical record and sign a consent form. You can also ask your social worker or a member of the medical team to contact the liaison nurse on your behalf.
Yes! Our services are free of charge. However, parents are asked to supply diapers and any specific food that their child requires, although Maison André-Gratton provides meals otherwise. Family members can also have their meals on site during their child’s stay at a cost of 5,00$. We invite them to make reservations.
P.s.- Please donate to help us keep these services free of charge!
Among its many services, the Lighthouse, Children and Families provides respite care at Maison André-Gratton. In other words, the former operates the latter.
Generally children are admitted for up to 30 nights a year, emergency admissions depend on availability and transitional stays are limited to 7 nights. Children who are admitted at the end of their life can stay as long as needed.
Maison André-Gratton provides services to all Quebec residents. In-home respite care is available in Montreal, Laval, Longueuil, Montérégie, Laurentides, Québec, Chaudière-Appalaches and Saguenay.
Because of the services it offers, Maison André-Gratton is like a hospital but most of all, it is a warm and caring environment where children’s life and capacities are celebrated. For more information on this unique facility, the following link will take you on a virtual tour of Maison André-Gratton
Questions Relating to Healthcare Professionals, Students and Interns
Candidates can apply by specifying which position they would like and sending their CV to email@example.com. The Human Resources Department will contact you if your application meets the profile needed.
For any questions, you can contact Dr. Jacques Ramsay, Medical Director, by telephone at 514 787-4007 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
For any questions, you can contact the volunteer coordinator by telephone at 514 787-8817 or by email at email@example.com