The Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario have taken significant and decisive action to help Canadians facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. Learn more about financial support:
- Income support for individuals
- Emergency COVID-19 financial assistance – online applications
- Agriculture and Food Jobs Portal
- Covid-19: Mental health, financial, and other supports
Mental Health Resources
Good2Talk: Free, confidential mental health support service providing professional counselling and information and referrals for mental health, addictions and well-being to post-secondary students in Ontario, 24/7/365.
BounceBack Ontario (CMHA): Feeling low, stressed or anxious? Check out BounceBack Ontario, a free skill-building program delivered online or over the phone with a coach.
Mental Health Works: Free webinar series on workplace mental health amid COVID-19.
Big White Wall: An online peer-to-peer support community for your mental health. Anonymous, available 24/7 with trained mental health practitioners to promote community safety.
ConnexOntario: 24/7 free and confidential service providing information for people experiencing difficulty with alcohol and drugs, mental illness, and/or gambling.
211 Ontario: How to access help during COVID-19. 211 Ontario is your primary source of information on government and community-based social services.