613-400-2000

COVID-19 RESOURCES & INFORMATION

 

ALGONQUIN COLLEGE

COVID-19

If you do not have internet access and need support, please let us know by contacting internetaccess@algonquincollege.com.  

 

BUSINESS AND EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES

Canada Business - Resources for Canadian Businesses

Canada Business - If you are a Canadian manufacturer or business that can assist Canada in meeting the need of medical supplies

canada.ca - Specialized Organizational Services (SOS)

Government of Canada - Employee Assistance Program

Government of Canada - Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

CTV News - How to apply for the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit and EI sickness pay

 

CARLETON UNIVERSITY

The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Health and Counselling Services are Open Virtually

Classes Resume March 18th, 2020 - Compassion and Self -Compassion Will See us Through

Carleton Newsroom - Coronavirus (COVID-19)

How to Keep on Teaching

Top Ten Tips to Study Online

 

COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND APPLICATIONS

Purposley is a peer-to-peer mutual support platform that has just been launched. It allows you to offer and ask for help or tasks with a completely secure chat feature!

 

COMMUNITY/NEIGHBOURHOOD SPECIFIC RESOURCES

Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) - Phase 2 of OCDSB Learn At Home 

flatten.ca

ottawaagainstcorona.com

Bank Street

Barrhaven BIA

Bells Corners BIA

ByWard Market

Carp Road Corridor

Carp Village - email at carpvillager@gmail.com

Centretown Community Volunteer Standby List (e-mail president@centretowncitizens.ca with your name, phone #, dates/hours available and you will be added to the list!)

Downtown Rideau

Glebe

Grocery Delivery by ROSSS

If you are 55+ or an adult living with a disability in rural Ottawa south, you can call ROSSS (613-692-4697 x241) to get free grocery delivery

Heart of Orleans

How to Support Westboro Businesses Through COVID-19

Kanata Central

Kanata North

Manotick

Ottawa's Business Improvement Areas - City of Ottawa

Preston Street

Quartier Vanier

Sandy Hill/Lowertown COVID-19 Community Response Spreadsheet

Somerset Street Chinatown

Somerset Village - email at dcrain@crainplan.com

Sparks Street

Wellington West

Westboro Village

Chen Yingjun Taijiquan Ottawa ONLINE TAI CHI CLASSES

 

CHILDREN & YOUTH RESOURCES

Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) - Phase 2 of OCDSB Learn At Home 

Kid's Health - Coronavirus: What Kids Can Do

Kid's Help Phone Line - COVID-19 Help

Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

Kid's Help Phone (24/7) 1-800-668-6868, www.kidshelpphone.ca

Canada's only 24/7, national support service. We offer pro19fessional counselling, information and referrals and volunteer-led, text-based. Kids Help Phone has expanded its mandate to include former youth in care of any age. 

First Natons and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line (24/7) 1-855-2424-3310 

Immediate, culturally competent telephone counselling, 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is available in English, French and upon request in Cree, Ojibway, and Inuktitut

National Aborigional Youth Suicide Prevention Strategy (NAYSPS) Program Framework

Telehealth Ontario 1-866-797-0000

Free, confidential telephone service you can call to get health advice or general health information from a Registered Nurse.

TeenLine 1-310-855-HOPE, 1-800-852-8336, or text TEEN to 839863

Confidential hotline for teenagers for mental health

Good2Talk 1-866-925-5454

Free, professional and confidential counselling support for post-secondary students in Ontario

Naseeha Youth Helpline 1-866-627-3342 

Peer support for Muslim youth.

Trans Life Line 1-877-330-6366

Peer support service run by trans people, for trans and questioning callers

LGBT Youthline 1-800-268-9688, text 647-694-4275, chat www.youthline.ca

Confidential and non-judgemental peer support through our telephone, text and chat services for lesbian, gay bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirited, queer and questioning young people. Get in touch with a peer support volunteer from Sunday to Friday, 4:00PM to 9:30 PM.

National Association of School Psychologists  COVID-19: Resource Center

Educatioon Foundation of Ottawa 

  • How We're Responding to COVID-19
  • Currently matching donation up to $20,000 to the Bridges Over Barriers Fund
  • Donated $25,000 to the Ottawa Network for Eduction's efforts in distributing Breakfast Program Replacement Kits across the city on March 30th, 2020
  • The Students in Crisis Fund helps to provide emergency funding for students who live in poverty and need help accessing clothing, medication, school supplies, and other basic needs and necessities
  • The Food Securty Fund provides food for kids who do not recieve enough nourishment inside and outside school hours. They also provide families with grocery card gift cards during emergencies

 

FUN THINGS TO DO AT HOME 

MUSEUM VIRTUAL TOURS

Google Arts and Culture Collections (full list of museums that offer virtual tours)

The Louvre Virtual Tours

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Collection

The National Gallery of Art Collections, Audio and Video

The British Museum Virtual Tours , Collection Online

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Virtual Tours

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Online Features , artsandculture.google.com

The Dali Theatre-Museum Virtual Tours

NASA Langley Research Centre in Virginia , Glenn Research Centre in Ohio , Virtual Tour App

The Vatican Museum Virtual Tour

The National Women's History Museum Online Exhibits, Oral Histories

The Hockey Hall of Fame 3-D Tour

The Google Art Project 

EVENTS

The Social Distancing Festival

15 Creative Uses for Food Scraps

Loggerhead Marinelife Centre Live Stream from the sea turtle hospital

MUSIC

Metropolitan Opera nightly Live Stream

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Live Stream

OperaVision Free Streaming

Together At Home from Global Citizen (Virtual concert series hosted by the World Health Organization)

Metallica Live Stream 8pm (EDT) every Friday

Neil Young Fireside Sessions

National Theatre #NationalTheatreAtHome 7pm(GMT) every Thursday

Garth Brooks People Loving People

MISCELANEOUS

Facebook Group - Flavourtown in Times of Quarantine 

MISCELANEOUS VIRTUAL TOURS

Google Art Project Virtual Walking Tours STREET ART

Google Arts & Culture Project Virtual Walking Tours The Hidden Worlds of the National Parks

Nature Conservacy of Oklahoma's Virtual Field Trip

National Marine Sanctuaries Virtual Dives

Buckingham Palace Virtual Tour

Doge's Palace, Italy Virtual Tour

Easter Island Virtual Tour

Galapagos Islands Guided Virtual Tour

Great Barrier Reef, Australia with David Attenborough Virtual Swim

Great Wall of China Virtual Tour 

Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park Virtual Tour 

Tower Bridge, England Virtual Exploration

The Gardens of Versailles Virtual Exploration 

WALT DISNEY WORLD VIRTUAL RIDES AND TOURS

Frozen Ever After Ride

It's a Small World Ride

Monsters, Inc. Mike & Sulley to the Rescue! Ride

Pirates of the Caribbea Ride

Virtual Tours of Parks

 

GOVERNMENT OF CANADA

My Account for Individuals

Employee Assistance Program

Employee Assistance Program for Mental Health Support

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

Being Prepared

COVID-19 Main Menu Page

Current Updates

Travel Advice

Symptoms and Treatment

Prevention and Risk

Canada's Response

Canada's COVID-19 Economic Response Plan | Support to Canadians & Support to Businesses

Federal/Provincial/Territorial Public Health Response Plan for Biological Events

Government of Canada partners with the telecommunications sector announcement

Income Tax Filing and Payments Deferral

  • The deadline to file your income tax and benefit return will be deferred until June 1, 2020
  • The deadline to pay any balance due for your individual income tax and benefit return has been extended from April 30, 2020, to September 1, 2020

Increased GST Tax Credit

  • One-time special payment by early May 2020 through the Goods and Services Tax credit (GSTC). Close to $400 for single individuals and $600 for couples. This is based on your Income tax return.

Increased Canada Child Benefit

  •  Increased the maximum annual Canada Child Benefit (CCB) payment by $300 per child, this will be received with your May payment. No application or action on your part required.

 

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

Big White Wall - Free Mental Health Portal During Coronavirus Pandemic

  • A provincially funded online portal is promoting its free mental health services to Ontarians during the COVID-19 pandemic

canada.ca - Specialized Organizational Services (SOS)

Carleton University - Health and Counselling Services are Open Virtually

Centers of Disease Control and Prevention - Managing Stress & Anxiety - COVID-19

Distress Centre of Ottawa - How to contact

Government of Canada - Employee Assistance Program for Mental Health Support

Kid's Help Phone Line - COVID-19 Help

Mental Health Commission of Canada - Mental health and wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic

Government of Canada - Mental health and wellness in First Nations and Inuit Communities

ontario.ca - Mental Health and Addiction Services

Ottawa Public Health - Mental Health and COVID-19

School Mental Health Ontario - How to support students durig the COVID-19 pandemic

The Life Line Canada Foundation - Canadian Crisis Centres list

Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat - COVID-19 AND MENTAL HEALTH AT WORK

National Association of School Psychologists  COVID-19: Resource Center

 

ONTARIO-WIDE INFORMATION

ontario.ca - Ontario Together

ontario.ca - Ontario Hydro Rate Decrease

  • For a 45-day period, the government will hold electricity prices to the off-peak rate of 10.1 cents-per-kilowatt-hour for 24 hours per day, seven days a week to all time-of-use customers.
  • Customers will see rate reductions of over 50 per cent compared to on-peak rates. No application or action on your part required.

ontario.ca -Mortgages

  •  Lenders will have tools to help Canadians, these include payment deferral, loan re-amortization, capitalization of outstanding interest arrears and other eligible expenses, and special payment arrangements.
  • The Government, through CMHC, is providing increased flexibility for homeowners facing financial difficulties to defer mortgage payments on homeowner CMHC-insured mortgage loans. CMHC will permit lenders to allow payment deferral beginning immediately.

Ontario Association of Children's Aid Societies - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

Ontario Ministry of Health - The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Province of Ontario - The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Public Health Ontario - Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Expanding OHIP coverage for care

 

OTTAWA-SPECIFIC INFORMATION

CBC - Daily COVID-19 Update

CBC - Here's How to Keep Shopping Local During the Pandemic

City of Ottawa - Garbage and Recycling 

City of Ottawa - Ottawa's Business Improvement Areas

Facebook - COVID-19 Community Care Ottawa

Facebook - Ottawa Covid-19 layed off looking for work

Facebook - Ottawa Public Health

Ontario list of essential services

Carleton prof creates plain-language guide for getting govermnent aid

Ottawa Carelton District School Board - School Closures and Cancellations

Ottawa Carleton District School Board - Frequently Asked Question

Ottawa Public Health - Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

OttawaSupport.ca - ottawasuport.ca home page

 

WOMEN"S SUPPORT

WRAP (Women's Rights Action Project

  • If you are having problems at work and have questions? 
  • 613-981-3606 (text, WhatsApp, or leave a voicemail)
  • Mondays 6-9pm & Thursdays 6-9pm
  • wrap.ottawa@gmail.com

Assaulted Women's Helpline 1-866-863-0511 (Toll Free), 1-866-863-7868 (TTY)

24-hour telephone and TTY crisis line to all woman who have experienced abuse including: counselling, emotional support, information and referrals.

 

WORLD-WIDE INFORMATION

World Health Organization (WHO) - Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak

World Health Organization (WHO) - WHO How-To Bulk Handrub Formulations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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