Last updated: April 8, 2021
A lot has changed in the past year of the COVID-19 pandemic. After the the lockdowns began in 2020, we put together a resource list to help our communities feel supported while experiencing the challenges staying at home or working in essential jobs put on them. With us entering a third wave and new lockdown measures this month, we'd like to highlight additional resources to help keep our communities informed, safe, and healthy.
General & Informational Resources
Food delivery, financial support, counselling, and other supports for folks in isolation waiting for results or who have tested positive from a COVID-19 test from WellFort Community Health Services in Peel Region:
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
Mental Health Resources
Crisis support & community resources in Peel Region | Distress Centres of Greater Toronto (includes accommodation, food resources, and more)
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"
AYSP Youth Beyond Barriers Program: confidential services for youth ages 12-17 who identify as 2SLGBTQ+