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Cité de la Santé Foundation

Founded in 1980, the Foundation still bears its original name, which is that of the hospital. Today, she mobilizes the community to support all the needs of the Laval Integrated Health and Social Services Center (CISSS), including the Cité-de-la-Santé Hospital, the Jewish Hospital of rehabilitation, CLSCs, CHSLDs, the Youth Center and many others.


Contribute to improve healthcare and social services offered at the CISSS de Laval.

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Our history


Official opening of the Cité-de-la-Santé Hospital

Dr. Lucien Paiement and the Prime Minister Mr. René Lévesque were present at the official opening of the Cité-de-la-Santé Hospital, the first in Laval.


Creation of the Foundation

The Cité de la Santé Foundation is created to meet some needs at the hospital, such as medical equipement.


The Hospital and the CARL are joined

The Cité-de-la-Santé Hospital is joined to the Centre ambulatoire régional de Laval (CARL)


Creation of the Laval CSSS (changing of the Foundation's mission)

Creation of the Laval Health and Social Services Center, which then includes the Hospital, the CARL, 5 CHSLDs and 4 CLSCs. The Foundation now serves all of these facilities.


Major Fundraising Campaign - For a Cité's Healthcare

First major fundraising campaign for the Cité de la Santé Foundation, which raised $25 million for the needs of the CSSS de Laval.


Creation of the CISSS de Laval (Foundation's change of mission)

Creation of the Integrated Health and Social Services Center, which brings together all the facilities on the territory: CHSLD, CLSC, Rehabilitation Centers, Cité-de-la-Santé Hospital, Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital, etc. The Foundation then becomes the Foundation covering all the needs in these thirty facilities.


Major Fundraising Campaign - #ProfoundlyHuman Movement

Major fundraising campaign for the Foundation, with a goal of $10 million for the needs of the CISSS de Laval.

Our team

Engaged and passionate, our team is mobilized towards providing better healthcare to our community.