With growing concerns in regards to the Covid-19 pandemic, we want to assure that our community is still able to access various resources. We would like to extend our gratitudes to our friends over at Interim Place for putting together a document with external resources currently present in the Peel Region. We will also be adding resources to this page as they become available.
It’s a scary and confusing time for a lot of folks and we sincerely hope these resources help everyone stay safe and healthy.
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) updates from the Public Health Agency of Canada: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html.
Information regarding rentals during COVID-19: https://www.ontario.ca/page/renting-changes-during-covid-19.
North Peel & Dufferin Community Legal Services (for legal questions, including those about renting): https://www.northpeeldufferinjustice.ca/.
Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) application and information: https://www.canada.ca/en/services/benefits/ei/cerb-application.html.
Region of Peel Food Programs: https://geohub.brampton.ca/datasets/region-of-peel-food-programs.
Central West Healthline: https://www.centralwesthealthline.ca/.
Non-medical masks and face coverings from Government of Canada: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/prevention-risks/about-non-medical-masks-face-coverings.html.
Physical and Sexual Health Resources
Clinics who can provide PrEP: ontarioprep.ca.
YMCA free video exercises: https://www.thisisy.ca/body/.
Q&A: HIV, antiretrovirals and COVID-19: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/question-and-answers-hub/q-a-detail/q-a-on-covid-19-hiv-and-antiretrovirals.
COVID-19 and HIV: What you need to know: https://www.iasociety.org/covid-19-hiv.
Mental Health Resources
YMCA mindfulness and mental health: https://www.thisisy.ca/mind/.
Crisis Services Canada: crisisservicescanada.ca/en/.
CMHA COVID-19 and Mental Health resource: https://cmha.ca/news/covid-19-and-mental-health.
CMHA Peel Dufferin crisis supports: https://cmhapeeldufferin.ca/programs-services/24-7-crisis-support-peel/.
BounceBack Ontario, “a free, guided self-help program that’s effective in helping people aged 15 and up who are experiencing mild-to-moderate anxiety or depression, or may be feeling low, stressed, worried, irritable or angry”: https://bouncebackontario.ca/.
Big White Wall: https://www.bigwhitewall.com/about-us/.
The Wellness Society Coronavirus Anxiety Workbook: https://thewellnesssociety.org/free-coronavirus-anxiety-workbook/.