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Gaspé Coast: Bonaventure, Avignon

Your English-speaking community association

Transportation support offered locally

Financial support offered locally

Financial Resources Department

Answers to your questions
Will tell you where to get your travel claim form (“Regional Financial Assistance Program”) / where to drop off your completed travel form
Contact Baie-des-Chaleurs Health & Social Services Centre
Ext #1603 if you live between Escuminac & St-Francois
Ext #2306 if you live between Nouvelle & St-Simeon
Ext #1073 if you live between Bonaventure & Shigawake
A few facts about the "Regional Financial Assistance Program"
You have to submit your claim within 90 days following travel
If you choose to go to a different hospital (other than the one nearest you which provides the service) no costs will be refunded
$0.13 per km between your home and the hospital you travel to, minus the first 200 km (for a round trip made by car)
You can visit this website to find out the distance (in km) between your home and the hospital you need to travel to: www.quebec511.info/en (CLICK the “Road Distances” tab on the left)
If you travel by public transportation (bus, train etc.) you will be refunded the cost of the cheapest roundtrip ticket ( * keep your original receipts *)
$ 75 per night for a maximum of 1 night (for travel to Rimouski) or 2 nights (for travel to Québec / Montréal) to help with meals / accommodation. This amount is $95 if your doctor determines that you require accompaniment.
Other special conditions may apply for people receiving cancer treatments or waiting for a transplant (check with your local health provider to see if you are eligible for additional financial support for lodging

Support at home

CLSC services

Professional emotional support
Household cleaning
Meal preparation
Oncology team / home care / in‑home nursing services
Loan of equipment (walkers, wheelchairs etc.)
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