COVID-19 Related Resources

Please check back often, as we will add useful information and resources, related to COVID-19, as we learn of them.

Health & Wellness:

https://theworkingmind.ca/crisis-response-virtual-training - The Mental Health Commission of Canada has developed two free crisis response training programs for essential workers.

https://seethedoctor.ca/ - Connect to an on-call doctor by video or audio during the COVID-19 pandemic

https://covid19toronto.ca/ - Toronto COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool

Toronto region COVID-19 assessment centres - know when to visit an assessment centre, and where to find them.

General Assistance:

Ontario Caregiver Association - find out about organizations that are helping out in your area by delivering groceries, medication and other essentials or by offering a friendly voice and social support.

https://covid19.211central.ca/ - priority services that are available during the COVID-19 pandemic including: food banks, food delivery, housing support, mental health support.

Ontario Community Support - helping isolated, low-income seniors and people with disabilities and chronic medical conditions across Ontario get meals, groceries, medicine and other essentials to stay safe at home during COVID-19.

North York COVID Support Services - helping seniors with in need.  They are committed to help with essential services such as: meals on wheels, grocery delivery, prescription pick-up, medication assistance and reminders, rides to medical appointments, personal care visits, case management/social work and wellness checks.  Call 416.447.5200.

Child Care - learn about emergency child care for health care and other frontline staff working to stop the spread of COVID-19. Select child care centres are allowed to open during the outbreak.

Free online tax assistance - Tax services are available online for individuals requiring assistance with submitting their 2019 taxes before the June 1, 2020 deadline. The free tax clinics are offered by local organizations in partnership with the Canada Revenue Agency’s Community Volunteer Income Tax Program. Clinics have new flexibility to receive and authenticate documents in a variety of ways, including allowing the use of video communication.

Financial Assistance:

COVID-19 support for current Ontario Works and ODSP recipients  - Ontario Works and ODSP recipients are eligible for emergency benefits for COVID-19 related expenses.

Applying for Employment Insurance - the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) may provide you with temporary income support.

Toronto Rentbank - Are you behind in your rent? or need help with first and last month's rent?

 

Information sources:

social-distancing-infograph-eng.pdf

know-difference-self-monitoring-isolation-covid-19-eng.pdf

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