Mail Box Services

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Unique in Canada, this postal boxes service allows over 2000 person to have an address. They can receive mail, communicate with family, friends, health-care professionals or other social workers, and receive their welfare check. This postal stability facilitates the development and maintenance of social, personal and professional relations.

Objectives:

1) Facilitate social and economic reinsertion
2) Receive different messages: doctors, dentists, social workers, housing, family
3) Receive any other type of correspondence: taxes, GST, health insurance card, driver’s license, construction worker card, etc.

To obtain a mail box:

To obtain a mail box at Le Sac à Dos it is OBLIGATORY to first make a request at one of the 3 partnering Local Employment Centers below. Only an agent has the discretionary power to approve a request to open a mail box.

Centre du Plateau Mont-Royal
5105 avenue de Gaspé, 3e étage
Tél. : 514.872.4922

Centre de Ste-Marie-Centre-Sud
1260 rue Ste-Catherine, est, Bureau 300
Tél. : 514.872.2326

Centre de Services Spécialisées – Centre-Ville
1004 rue Ste-Antoine, Ouest
Tél. : 514-872-4310

ONCE ADMITTED

The person must present themselves to the Sac à Dos with the form Demande de casier postal, stamped by a welfare agent, and this, within 5 days of receiving the form.

 

*THIS SERVICE IS FOR SOCIAL ASSISTANCE BENIFICIARIES WHO STAY IN MONTREAL’S DOWNTOWN AREA.