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Specialized services for polyimpaired children and young adults

An essential resource in the lives of families of polyimpaired children and young adults


Since 2005, Centre Philou has been supporting children with a global developmental delay as well as polyimpaired young adults and their families by offering a variety of specialized services. Children and young adults are welcomed in a friendly, stimulating environment that is specifically designed to meet their needs, which they share with people who are like them.

Our Services

Overnight Respite Stays

Polyimpaired children and young adults aged 0 to 29

Specialized School

Polyimpaired young adults aged 21 to 29

Specialized Daycare

Children with a global development delay


Our Foundation


Fondation Philou ensures the financial support and sustainability of Centre Philou’s services, while contributing to its outreach and the development of new projects.

Thanks to your donations, we can continue to improve the quality of life of families living with a polyimpaired child or young adult.

Philou News

2023 PhilouCity - Éolia

Under the honorary presidency of Mr. Vincent Chiara, President of Groupe MACH, our annual fundraising event will be held on Friday, June 2, 2023 at Fairmont the Queen Elizabeth. Discover the options to fly away to the Éolia event!

2022 Holiday Campaign

Our donors once again responded in large numbers our holiday fundraising campaign. Thanks to their support, Fondation Philou raised $61,148 to support Centre Philou's specialized services.

Change in Executive Management

Sarah Kimpton, a member of the Philou family for over 8 years, has been appointed Executive Director of Centre Philou. Diane Chênevert, founder of Centre Philou, is, for her part, taking over as Executive Director of Fondation Philou.


Au nom des familles et de leurs enfants, au nom de de toute l’équipe qui travaille avec amour et ardeur au Centre Philou, nous vous remercions du fond du coeur de croire en nous, de nous donner le courage et l’énergie de continuer à grandir.


On behalf of the families and their children, on behalf of all the team members who work with love and ardor at Centre Philou, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts for believing in us, for giving us the courage and energy to continue to grow.