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Association des personnes vivant avec la douleur chronique

Alternate Name APVDC ; OCR
Former Name Association des personnes vivant avec la douleur chronique
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Gatineau
Address & Map
115 Sacré-Coeur Blvd, Suite 109
Gatineau, QC J8X 1C5
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Intersection Maisonneuve Blvd and Sacré Coeur Blvd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Bring people living with chronic pain together to reduce their isolation and allow them to regain their personal integrity * support and information to people living with chronic pain and their loved ones to improve their quality of life and well-being * educate professionals, caregivers, and the public about the reality facing members * provide a supportive environment for people with chronic pain where they can rediscover hope, comfort and happiness * provide the necessary encouragement to overcome illness by providing them with the necessary tools to better manage pain * provide information and resources about health, well-being and traditional and complementary treatment options * communicate the challenges associated with chronic pain through conferences and workshops by specialists. 
Services and activities: intake, information, referral * support group * workshops * social and recreational activities * resource centre
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4 pm
Areas Served Gatineau ; Hull ; Ottawa (City of)
Eligibility Any person living with chronic pain, diagnosed or not 
Chronic pain is a pain that has been present for more than 6 months, that resists the normal treatment conventions, and that causes significant physical, psychological and social consequences to the concerned person. Ex.: fibromyalgia, migraines, arthritis, osteoarthritis, back pain, residual pain due to accident or surgery, etc.
Application Call for more information
Languages English ; French
Fees Membership - $20 for lifetime membership (2020)
Service Categories Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Back Problems ~ Francophone Community ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Pain ~ Francophone Community ; Pain Management ; Peer to Peer Networking ~ Pain ~ Francophone Community
Waiting List No
Contact Information
Office Phone 819-246-4932
Social Media Facebook
Primary Executive Elaine Sauvé, Director; Email:
Other Details
Established 1994
Funding Provincial ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 886664655 RR0001 ; Fees - Membership
Elections The Board of Directors is elected
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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