Le Bon Pilote has several missions and one of them is to develop resources, infrastructures and services adapted to the needs of our members. If we are unable to answer some of your questions or unable to provide you with certain information, we can recommend a list of various resources.

Types of Resources

Community organizations

Since our founding in 1918, CNIB has grown to become the primary resource for Canadians who are blind or partially sighted, with offices in communities across the country. We’re proud to help thousands of Canadians see beyond vision loss every single day.

1 800 563-2642
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The Quebec Foundation for the Blind assists people who live with a visual deficiency and have many real and pressing needs. Its mandate is to aid the blind and partially sighted by providing counselling and helping them lead the most autonomous and active lifestyle possible, whether it’s in terms of housing, recreational activities or community life.

514 253-3434
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The mission of the MAB-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre is to maximize its clients’ autonomy and community participation in order to improve their quality of life.

514 488-5552
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The MIRA Foundation is totally dedicated to helping disabled individuals by teaming them with dogs bred and fully trained to respond to their adaptation and rehabilitation needs. All of MIRA’s services are made available free of charge to individuals with one or many visual or motor disabilities, and to children presenting Pervasive Development Disorders such as autism.

450 795-3725
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AERDPQ (Association des établissements de réadaptation en déficience physique du Québec) is Quebec’s association of rehabilitation establishments for the physically impaired. It brings together 21 health and social services establishments with facilities in 108 locations across the province.

514 282-4205
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Government services

Finding a resource

514 644-4545
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This site provides access to services and information for persons with disabilities, family members, caregivers and all Canadians.

1 800 622-6232
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The Allowance for Special Needs Program is intended for you if you have a major functional disability or another recognized disability. It provides financial assistance for the various types of support required to offset the effects of your disability and enable you to pursue your studies at an educational institution or at home.

514 864-3557
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Do you have a disability? Are you looking to enter the labour market? The Contrat d’intégration au travail (CIT) (French only) measure (employment integration contract), was designed to encourage employers to hire you. In addition to a wage subsidy, your future employer could receive financial assistance to help with adapting your work environment to your specific needs.

514 873-4000
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Adapted resources and communications

Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ) offers all Quebecers with perceptual disabilities the Service québécois du livre adapté (SQLA). The SQLA is part of a range of services for persons with disabilities.

514 873-4454
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The CNIB Library is Canada's largest library of accessible materials for people with print disabilities. If you or someone you know has difficulty reading print because of a visual, physical or learning disability, we can help you: find books and magazines in audio, e-text and braille, read daily newspapers, enjoy classic movies, with the action described and help your kids discover a love of reading.

1 800 268-8818
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Sports and recreation

The Sports and Leisure Association for the Blind (ASLPA) was created by a group of blind, visually impaired, and fully sighted sports enthusiasts to organise and promote sports and leisure activities especially designed and fully adapted for blind and visually impaired people.

450-672-0416
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The Défi sportif AlterGo is an international event that assembles athletes from the elite and newcomers, with all types of disabilities. About 5,000 athletes from 20 countries or so, compete during 7 days in Montreal, Longueuil and Boucherville.

514 933-2739
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Key consultant for Tourisme Québec regarding accessibility, Kéroul is a non-profit organization which, through information and lobbying, promotes and develops accessible tourism and culture. 

514 252-3104
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Recognized leader in team sport for the visually handicapped, from low vision to totally blind. Our hockey club is participatory and recreational.

514 260-6953
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Employment

ROSEPH’s mission is to promote integration, reintegration and maintenance of handicapped persons in the labour market. Through its interventions, among both public authorities and organizations in the employment sector and associative environment of disabled people.

514 668-8295
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Horizon-travail is a non-profit organization (NPO) specialized in offering employment assistance, whose primary mission is to provide services related to the placement and continued employment for persons with disabilities, in particular persons who are blind or are visually impaired.

514 933-1141
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