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Support for You

We understand that this is a difficult time for many as the world around us is changing due to COVID-19. Whether you are looking for support or know someone who is, below is a list of services available.

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Offering support by telephone (2-1-1), email or live chat from their website. Please call or email if you are unable to access needed supplies or services.

  • 211 Ontario can help you find grocery stores and pharmacies that are open and offering delivery service, as well as programs and services in your community that may be helpful to you during these trying times.
  • 211 exists to connect people to urgent needs and essential services.
  • 211 is multilingual and operates 24/7.

Mental health support

It is normal that situations like COVID-19 can affect your mental health and it’s completely OK to ask for help. Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations. How you respond to the outbreak can depend on your background, the things that make you different from other people, and the community you live in. If you need support, access the following services. 

Financial and economic support

  • The Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant and decisive action to help Canadians facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. They have provided information for financial and economic support for individuals and families.
  • The Government of Ontario has provided information on financial support in addition to Employment Insurance.

Support your community

SPARK and the Government of Ontario are connecting volunteers with community response efforts to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Discover volunteering opportunities and connect with non-profit organizations using SPARK.

We ask all organizations and volunteers to follow strict guidelines to stay safe and maintain social distance.

Page last updated: May 11, 2020

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