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

 

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

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-SPECIFIC RESOURCES

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

 

FUN THINGS TO DO AT HOME 

 

GOVERNMENT OF CANADA

My Account for Individuals

Employee Assistance Program

Employee Assistance Program for Mental Health Support

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

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

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

 

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)

 

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

 

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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