Resources

Assessments

Government of Canada Self Assessment https://ca.thrive.health/covid19/en

Ontario Ministry of Health COVID-19 Self-Assessment ttps://covid-19.ontario.ca/self-assessment/#q0

 

Financial Support/Assistance – Individuals

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan.html    

Canada child benefit, special Goods and Services Tax credit payment, mortgage support, employment Insurance, Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), access to Employment Insurance sickness benefits, indigenous community support fund, support for women’s shelters and sexual assault centres etc 

 

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) – Employment and Social Development Canada

https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/corporate/notices/coronavirus.html

Employment Insurance, Canada Child Benefit, public pensions (Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security), Canada Student Loans, Work-Sharing Program, Labour Program and federally regulated workplaces

 

For Canadians abroad – COVID-19 Emergency Loan Program for Canadians Abroad

https://travel.gc.ca/assistance/emergency-info/financial-assistance/covid-19-financial-help

Frequently asked questions – COVID-19 Emergency Loan Program for Canadians Abroad, COVID-19 safety and security advice for Canadians abroad, Travel advice

 

Financial Support/Assistance – Businesses

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan.html    

Work-Sharing program, providing small business with wage subsidies, access to credit, support for farmers, more time to pay income taxes, deferral of Sales Tax Remittance and Customs Duty Payments

 

Resources for Canadian businesses 

https://www.canada.ca/en/services/business/maintaingrowimprovebusiness/resources-for-canadian-businesses.html

Support for employees, support for businesses, business travel and events, business in international markets

 

COVID-19 General Information, Updates and Prevention

Government of Canada – Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) information 

https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html?utm_campaign=not-applicable&utm_medium=vanity-url&utm_source=canada-ca_coronavirus

Outbreak update, symptoms and treatment, prevention and risks, being prepared, Canada’s response, travel advice, awareness resources, guidance documents

 

Volunteering

Volunteering Opportunities – Ontario https://www.sparkontario.ca/covid19

Volunteer to help Ontarians affected by COVID-19 

 

Health

Ontario Ministry of Health https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus

 

World Health Organization (WHO) https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus#tab=tab_1

 

Telehealth Ontario https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-medical-advice-telehealth-ontario

 

Children & Youth (COVID-19) 

Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies http://www.oacas.org/covid-19-resources/

COVID-19 pandemic and child welfare

 

School Mental Health Ontario 

https://smho-smso.ca/blog/how-to-support-student-mental-health-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/

Tips and resources to help students during this time

 

National Association of School Psychologists 

https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/health-crisis-resources

 

Kids Help Phone – help during the COVID-19 pandemic 

https://kidshelpphone.ca/get-info/were-here-for-you-during-covid-19-novel-coronavirus

Seniors

Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care – COVID-19 guidance for the Health Sector 

http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/publichealth/coronavirus/2019_guidance.aspx

 

COVID-19 Guidance: Long-Term Care Homes

http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/pro/programs/publichealth/coronavirus/docs/2019_long_term_care_guidance.pdf

 

Ontario Nursing Home Association https://www.oltca.com/OLTCA/

 

Ontario Retirement Communities Association (ORCA)

https://www.orcaretirement.com/news/coronavirus-update-resources/

 

Mental Health

Canadian Mental Health Association – COVID-19 information and resource page

https://cmha.ca/news/covid-19-and-mental-health

 

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) http://www.camh.ca/

Tips, coping strategies and resources to manage your mental health during the pandemic

 

Other COVID-19 Links & Resources 

Ontario Court of Justice – COVID-19 Notices and Updates

https://www.ontariocourts.ca/ocj/covid-19/

 

Ontario Chamber of Commerce – COVID-19 Pandemic Preparedness Toolkit for businesses

https://occ.ca/covid-19-pandemic-preparedness-toolkit-for-ontario-business/

 

College of Nurses of Ontario

https://www.cno.org/en/trending-topics/novel-coronavirus/

 

Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario 

https://www.cpaontario.ca/covid-19-resources

 

College of Family Physicians 

https://www.ontariofamilyphysicians.ca/tools-resources/timely-trending/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov

 

Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario 

https://www.rcdso.org/en-ca/patients-general-public/covid-19–novel-coronavirus-for-patients

 

Domestic Abuse Hotlines

Assaulted Women’s Hotline

http://www.awhl.org/

 

For Ottawa, this is specifically started for COVID-19

Unsafe At Home Ottawa

 

If you scroll down this page till you get to Ontario, there is a list of 24/7 hotlines across the province.

Find Help Across Canada

 

List of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Programs across the Program
https://www.sadvtreatmentcentres.ca/find-a-centre