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.

IMPORTANT

Please be advised that we provide no information on our users or our post office box services, either by phone or by Internet.

All inquiries must be addressed directly to the social assistance offices (please see below) or to local Police Station 21.

Thank you for your cooperation.

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.