The following scripts (also attached), have been prepared by Connecting Ottawa and Heather Neufeld to assist front-line workers to ensure that they receive consent for collection of personal information when helping clients remotely.
Latest resources in the settlement sector of Ontario.
Here we post new resources and more.
April 21, 2020 Ottawa Canada Revenue Agency
To help employers keep and re-hire workers amidst the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government is implementing the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS). This important economic measure provides a 75% wage subsidy of up to $847 per employee per week, to eligible employers, for up to 12 weeks, preventing further job losses and encouraging employers to re-hire workers previously laid off as a result of COVID-19, retroactive to March 15, 2020.
April 20, 2020 – Hamilton, ON - Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has provided an online space, Pandemic Info Share, to enable businesses and organizations to share their pandemic-related good practices and resources.
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Immigration Contribution Agreement Reporting Environment Covid-19 Related Questions.
Please note that more resources are available under the Resources/Manuals tab, such as the “Settlement Service Modules - Frequently Asked Questions” or the Narrative Report & APPR: A Guide for Settlement Organizations.
Resources developed by the City of Toronto, Province of Ontario, and Government of Canada that provide information on when PPE is and is not required and how services can be redesigned to protect the health and safety of staff, volunteers and clients and reduce the need for PPE are attached.
The use of PPE should be based on organizational Occupational Health and Safety protocols and on a risk assessment that considers the risk of a specific activity and the source of the infection.
A number of requests have been received in terms of resources for families with children that have developmental disorders. The City of Toronto Children's Services, Every Child Belongs team has recommended the following:
Access to health care for uninsured patients during COVID-19 in Toronto: a brief guide for health care and social service providers.
Contains resources, strategies and ideas to implement technology for delivery of direct services.
It was developed by Marco Campana for the Community Integration Network (CIN) a program from the Catholic Centre for Immigrants, (CCI) Ottawa
The Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant and decisive action to help Canadians facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.