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Education and childcare services

We never lack for anything up here because we gladly come together in neighborly cooperation to launch initiatives that sustain our region’s vitality.

The network of educational childcare services and schools contributes greatly to the quality of life of the region’s residents.

Access to early childhood education and care services is an ongoing concern for the community.

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Education and childcare services

Early childhood centres and home daycare services

CPE Bout d’chou (La Sarre)

15 3e Avenue Est, La Sarre
(819) 333-9058

CPE Bout d’chou (Macamic)

57 4e Avenue Ouest, Macamic
(819) 782-2223

CPE Bout d’chou (Sainte-Germaine-Boulé)

202 rue de l’Aréna, Sainte-Germaine-Boulé
(819) 787-2223

CPE Les petits chatons inc.

545 2e Rue Est, La Sarre
(819) 333-4344 poste #221

CPE Les petits chatons inc. – Bureau coordonnateur de la garde en milieu familial / Family daycare coordinating office

81 5e Avenue Est, La Sarre
819- 333-4341

Daycare centres

Garderie ti-minou chez Rosie

343 2e Rue Est, La Sarre
(819) 333-5332

Education services

Abitibi-Ouest has 15 primary schools, four secondary schools and two vocational centres administered by the Centre de services scolaires du Lac-Abitibi.

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Centre de formation professionnelle du Lac-Abitibi

The Centre de formation professionnelle Lac-Abitibi has a tradition of excellence that puts it among the top vocational training centres. Since 1967, the centre has played a leading role, both academically and economically, in the community. More than a dozen training programs are taught in fields such as mechanics, food services, metalworking and administration.

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Centre de Formation générale le Retour

The Centre de Formation générale le Retour enables students to complete their high school education or obtain the prerequisites for vocational training or college. It also gives the general public a range of educational services, equivalence certificates, social integration services, and more.

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Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT)

The UQAT campus in Abitibi-Ouest provides customized support to students. Whether a course is followed in person, by distance learning or customized, the possibilities are numerous. The university also has research infrastructures that makes Abitibi-Ouest a hub for forestry research and for biomaterial design, manufacture and characterization. Depending on demand, UQAT holds part-time undergraduate programs and courses in the arts, management, health and education.

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