COVID-19 HELP

Your guide to getting through quarantine.

There are tons of services, organizations, and individuals out there working hard to help us all get through this tough time. We’ve stockpiled a bunch here for you, to make them easy to find. Looking for something specific? Let us know, and we’ll do our best to include it!

List of Resources

Resource Name:
CAMH
Resource Description:
An evidence-based web resource hub that includes information and strategies on how to cope with the stress and anxiety brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Topic:
Mental health & COVID-19
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211 Central
Resource Description:
Browse listings of essential services that remain open during COVID - 19
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Topic:
Local services
Resource Name:
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Outbreak updates
Resource Description:
Offers current updates, risk to Canadians, and a sign-up to receive email updates from the government of Canada.
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Topic:
COVID Outbreak Updates
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COVID-19 Guidance for Older Adults
Resource Description:
Find medical guidance for seniors aged 65 and older on the face of the COVID pandemic.
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Topic:
Medical advice for seniors
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COVID-19: Medical Officer of Health Statements
Resource Description:
View up-to-date statements on the COVID situation from the Toronto Medical Officer of Health
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Topic:
COVID Medical Updates
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COVID-19 Social Support
Resource Description:
Offers social supports for Toronto seniors, including helplines, community service supports, access to food and groceries, pharmacy deliveries, tenant support, and TTC wheel trans.
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Topic:
Social Support for Seniors
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COVID-19 Support for People
Resource Description:
Find information on financial help for basic needs, changes to renting, electricity bills, and doubling GAINS payment for seniors.
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Topic:
Financial Support
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Deliver Ease Canada
Resource Description:
Volunteers partner with seniors to provide delivery services of essential goods.
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Topic:
Grocery Assistance
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Grocery Store Toronto Senior’s Hours
Resource Description:
Blog TO’s listing of all grocery stores that offer special hours for seniors.
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Topic:
Grocery Schedule for the Elderly
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Toronto Seniors Helpline
Resource Description:
A hotline for any seniors who need help including: information on community supports, crises services, care at home, supportive counselling, caregiver resources and support.
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Topic:
Toronto Senior’s Helpline
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Volunteer Grocery Delivery Service
Resource Description:
A taskforce of volunteers with the Good Neighbour Project deliver groceries across the GTA.
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Topic:
Grocery Assistance
Resource Name:
Wellness Together Canada
Resource Description:
Launched by the government on Canada in response to COVID-19, this online portal provides free mental health services to Canadians who are struggling to deal with the pandemic and its impacts on everyday life. The new platform includes online resources as well as text and phone-in hotlines.
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Topic:
Mental Health Hotline
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TechServeTO
Resource Description:
An organization that helps support older adults that are having issues with their mobile phones, computers, or other tech devices. TechServeTO has created a network of volunteers that are paired with older adults so that they can assist them with their technology needs over the phone, free of charge.
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Topic:
Technology Assistance
 

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