For children and their families

Butterfly House will be all about offering a warm and safe space for children and their families. A space where their needs come first. A space to feel at home away from home. Every day, activities will be organized to support, stimulate and bring joy to the children and their families. Our service offering will include play therapy, arts, yoga, zootherapy, and massage therapy.

Nestled on a 4-acre lot on the Gatineau River, Butterfly House will provide a total of 8 bedrooms including 6 individual rooms for children and 2 family suites, as well as a recreation and motricity room, a multi-sensory room, healing rooms, an outside play area, a memorial site, an illuminated trail, and much more.

Children and their families will be the heart of Butterfly House. All care and services will revolve around their needs, accompanying them individually and collectively on their unique life journey.


Our services

  • Outstanding multidisciplinary teams
  • Respite care
  • Transition care
  • Support

How can you help Butterfly House?

By making a donation, you make a gift of love offering compassionate care and peace of mind to children and families during their stay at Butterfly House. No matter the size, your donation is greatly appreciated.


Help us make the vision of Butterfly House come true. Together, let’s raise funds to support families who rely on our services during a time in their lives when they need us most. You think you can do it? We think so, too!


Motivated by compassion and the sincere desire to make a difference, volunteers are the backbone of our efforts to make the vision of Butterfly House a reality.


What’s new?

Fundraiser | Défi des chefs: gastronomic evening benefitting Maison Papillon Enfants et Familles and Leucan

The Leucan Outaouais “Défi des chefs” is back, presented by the Choquette-Legault Foundation, under the honorary presidency of Richard Martin, partner and creative director at Pixel Firme créative!

The long-awaited gastronomic evening benefiting Leucan and Maison Papillon Enfants et Familles returns for its 6th edition on March 23.

On the menu: two culinary competitions (savoury and sweet) featuring nine local chefs to impress you and satisfy your taste buds, an auction, a draw, networking activities and more!

Reserve your place now and immerse yourself in an unforgettable culinary experience where you’re the judge. Every ticket helps support children with cancer and their families, and provide comprehensive pediatric palliative care for seriously ill children in the region.

Find out more about the Chefs and reserve your place now: https://www.leucan.qc.ca/fr/nos-evenements-et-defis/defi-des-chefs/outaouais/

**When purchasing tickets or a table, be sure to indicate that you have spoken to a member of the Maison Papillon Enfants et Familles team (Éric Déry, Martin Gascon, Sylvie Charette).

Privacy of your personal information


In accordance with the terms of the Act to modernize legislative provisions respecting the protection of personal information (commonly referred to as “Bill 25”), we are committed to respecting the confidentiality of your personal information.
To learn more about la Maison Papillon Enfants et Familles’ commitment to privacy, please refer to our Privacy Policy, available here. (only available in French at the moment).
You may withdraw your consent to the collection, disclosure and sharing of personal information at any time. You may also request rectification and access to your documents by contacting the person responsible for personal information at the following coordinates:
Brigit Viens
Chair of the Board
Maison Papillon Enfants et Familles
Upon written request, you may obtain information on the personal information collected, the categories of people who have access to this information within the organization and the length of time this information is kept.

Fundraiser | First Event in Partnership with Leucan

Our first fundraising event took place on Saturday, March 18th and what a success it was! Special thanks to Leucan who partnered with us for the Défi des chefs event and raised funds for both us, la Maison Papillon Enfants et Familles, and Leucan Outaouais. The magical evening, presented by Foundation Choquette-Legualt, brought together 700 people and raised $314, 173!!!

We were blown away and humbled by the generosity of folks and the many offers to help and get involved in making la Maison Papillon Enfants et Familles a reality.

Thanks to Leucan, Leucan Outaouais, the ambassadors committee, Annie Rivière, Jacques Tremblay, Richard Martin, Fondation Choquette-Legault and the members of the board of directors of the Maison Papillon Enfants et Familles. And congratulations to St-Éloi and Armin (Leucan child), big winners of the Challenge!

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