Serving the Eastern Townships English-speaking Community since 1979.
Townshippers' Association offers a variety of services to the English-speaking community of the Eastern Townships, covering topics such as Health and Social Services, Arts and Culture, Employability and much more. See below for more information about our services. Cultural Partnerships
Townshippers’ Association’s partnerships with cultural institutions offer them greater visibility, while giving Association’s members valuable discounts.
Income Tax Service
Do you or someone you know need help filling out income tax forms? Townshippers' Association offers a free income tax service for low-income individuals and families.
Information and Referral
Are you looking for an English pre-natal class? Would you like to know where to buy new and used English books? Just can’t seem to find that elusive government? Do you need a form for a birth certificate or passport? We can help! Our Information & Referral Service can point you in the right direction. Our databank contains over 700 entries with information on health services, support groups, federal and provincial government services, and so much more.
Knowledge Base for and about the Townships English-speaking Community
First stop for information about the Townships English-speaking community: get a copy of the bilingual booklet entitled Profile of the English-speaking community of the Eastern Townships
, available at either the Sherbrooke or Cowansville office or by calling 819-566-5717 (1-877-566-5717).Then, check out the materials on this website, and come visit the Association’s Resource Centre. For specific questions, contact [email protected]
Legal Information Service
Mathieu Tanguay is a third-year law student from the Université de Sherbrooke. He staffs the Legal Information Service and is available to answer your legal questions in both English and French. How can you reach Mathieu? You can phone him at 819-566-2182 (1-877-566-2182). You can email Mathieu at . The service is free, and all calls are confidential.
Outstanding Townshippers Awards
Each year, these awards recognize a few of the many outstanding contributions made to the community.
Taproot – Publishing Poetry, Prose and Images from the Eastern Townships
Townshippers' Association's popular anthology
: one-stop shopping for jobs requiring English in the historical Eastern Townships. Find out about the top 40 careers and training opportunities in the Townships. What do Townships youth call a “Dream Job”?
This giant one-day annual festival and information fair brings together thousands of people from the Townships and beyond.
Townships Expressions – Supporting Townships Writers and Musicians
Townships Expressions is a service that sells English or bilingual books and music that were created in the Eastern Townships.
Young Townships Leaders Awards
It’s time, once again, for the Young Townships Leaders awards, Townshippers’ Association’s annual celebration of youth leadership in the Eastern Townships. Designed to honour young leaders in our community, these awards help shine a spotlight on all the great things young people in the Eastern Townships are doing, right here and right now! “We want to recognize the talented, enthusiastic and community-minded young people living amongst us, who are doing great things for our community” said Michelle Lepitre, coordinator of the awards.