COVID-19 Resources

We encourage you to stay informed on the latest COVID-19 updates from the following credible sources:

Provincial/territorial public health authority

The Government of Canada 

World Health Organization


211 is a helpline and online database of Ontario's community and social services:

211 Ontario
 

Mental Health Support


Community Crisis Response Service, 1-855-310-COPE (2673) or live chat with a crisis worker at cope.yssn.ca

A Tip-Sheet for managing caregiver stress and anxiety from Ontario Caregivers Organization

Mental Health Commission of Canada Resource Hub: Mental health and wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic

Mental health and COVID-19 for public servants

Ministry of Health COVID-19 Fact Sheet: Resources for Ontarians Experiencing Mental Health and Addictions Issues During the Pandemic
 

Developmental Support


COVID-19 and people with disabilities in Canada

Plain language booklet on coronavirus

Covid-19: Critical FAQs from P4P Planning Network

Disability sector resources from Connectability

“Keeping you Connected” virtual resource directory from Community Living York South

“Keeping you Connected” essential needs directory from Community Living York South 

Health Care Access Research and Developmental Disabilities


Health Support


COVID-19 self-assessment

Virtual doctor consults for people with OHIP
 

Food Support


Ontario Community Support Association 

211 Ontario provides information on food banks, food access programs and more


Funding Support


Emergency assistance funding

Support for current social assistance clients (OW and ODSP)

Support for families

Employment Insurance benefits and leave

Temporary changes to eligible expenses under the Passport program