About Marraine Tendresse de l’Estrie


To be a significant reference for the well-being of families in Sherbrooke and the surrounding area, following childbirth.


By offering free respite services in families’ homes, Marraine Tendresse de l’Estrie’s mission is to support parents and to enhance the experience of parenthood following the birth of a child. Caring volunteers provide support to parents, so they can have a fulfilling experience during the many changes associated with welcoming a newborn, and so they can develop an attachment bond with confidence and assurance.

2023-2024 Board of Directors

Nicole Gilbert, President
Louise Berger, Vice-President
Raymonde Charest, Treasurer
Mary-Laure Cinquin, Secretary

Fabienne Marceau, Administrator
Johanne Desrosiers, Administrator
Bella Jeanson, Administrator

Annual General Meeting:

June 2024

2022-2023 Activity Report (in French)

I was fortunate enough to meet two sponsors, and I was really impressed: they are extraordinary, loving, gentle, and generous women. I greatly appreciated their support, especially as they made no judgments on me or my approach.