Canada is helping people who face financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you live in Canada, even temporarily, there may be support for you. Some of the information on this page is available in multiple languages.
Latest resources in the settlement sector of Ontario.
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IRCC have produced a document intended to assist sponsors in understanding how cases in process are affected by COVID-19 and, for refugees already in Canada, how sponsors can continue to fulfill their sponsorship role while also addressing the unique settlement needs of sponsored refugees during this difficult time.
The Anti-Racism online session (Discrimination During COVID Times) with Desmond Cole and MPP, Laura Mae Lindo.
The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), along with organizations across North America, will be celebrating Safety and Health Week from May 3-9, albeit, a little differently this year. With the physical distancing in place during the pandemic, workplaces will be turning to virtual activities and events to offer helpful tips to their employees and reinforce good practices and the importance of having both physically and psychologically safe work environments.
The new BusinessTO support that is available to not-for-profit organizations.
The Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services has posted information on Social Assistance Treatment of the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) on their website.
Shelter, Support & Housing Administration Division Homelessness Services COVID-19 Response Frequently Asked Questions and Resources.
COVID-19 Screening Tool for Homelessness Service Settings Shelter, Support and Housing Administration Based on Ontario Public Health Criteria.
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COVID-19 Screening Tool for Staff and Visitors in Homelessness Service Settings Shelter, Support and Housing Administration.
On April 22, SSHA provided an update to homeless service providers and we are also sharing these resources to enhance awareness and understanding of the response to ensuring homeless residents are supported and protected through the pandemic.