List of safe options to obtain food or other essentials. Click or visit this .
For area Home Support Agencies and their ability to help seniors and persons with disabilities affected by current physical distancing measures, click .
If you're looking for novel ideas on how to feel connected these days, check out this list.
Free legal aid is being offered now to persons affected by the pandemic.
regarding seniors in care by Ottawa Hospital Research Institute.
Seniors who would like to become more proficient with technology can obtain free instruction from Connected Canadians.
For isolated seniors:
Volunteer dog walkers for frontline staff and persons with health issues -
Online Substance Abuse Help
Find multiple resources here for UofO and students from other postsecondary institutions as well as this programme here for UofO students.
For Employees Receiving Extended Health Benefits from Sunlife:
- offered by The Royal
(for Ontario residents)
Hope for Wellness Helpline - Helpline and online chat service
1-855-242-3310 - 24 hours/day, 7 days per week
To chat online, click on link above
For indigenous women:
Talk 4 Healing
Service offered in 14 languages
Online chat by clicking on link above
- CAMH (Center for Addiction and Mental Health)
- Harvard University Health Services
- Canadian Psychological Association
- CMHA Ontario
Guide to Living with Worry and Anxiety Amidst a Global Pandemic - Psychology Tools
- A DBT-based workbook to help build the skills to get through this crisis.
- published by The Wellness Society
Bounce Back Ontario
Bounce Back is a free service provided to Ontario residents. Interested persons have the option to work through modules with a coach or use the self-directed videos. You can access the videos directly For the coaching, click here.
Mindbeacon - free fully digital Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Ontarians