Accessible HEALTH services
The presence of several health care establishments of the Centre de santé et de services sociaux de l’Énergie (CSSS) makes it possible to meet the majority of physical and mental health needs. To fully accomplish its mission, the CSSS de l’Énergie manages 16 facilities spread throughout the Mauricie-Centre-du-Québec region, including the Centre-de-la-Mauricie hospital and the Centre-de-la-Mauricie CLSC.
A full educational offer
Access to several primary and secondary schools-public, private and English- that meet the needs in education allows Shawinigan to offer excellent quality teaching. More than 20 schools are present within the boundaries of the city along with a regional university located 20 minutes from Shawinigan (Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières).
- A college-level educational institution
- Three public secondary schools
- One private school
- One English language elementary and secondary school
- 17 public pre-schools and elementary schools
Child care facilitator services
In their various facilities, four child care centres in Shawinigan offer several options to meet the needs of the parents, for example, evening and Saturday child care services that facilitates the work-family balance. They work to provide quality educational services while ensuring the harmonious development, health and safety of children. In addition, one facility handles the management of approximately 700 places in over 110 family daycare services.