Links

Resources Available during COVID-19 Pandemic

Food Resources:

Black Creek Community Farm

Patients in the Jane-Finch neighbourhood who require emergency food support can call 416-393-6381 ext. 100 or fill out an online application by clicking on the following link:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfTdYjk9AfJ96vevRfmlV9DhQP9GEcbAJO1iGw-2nzzMY6XGg/viewform

Toronto Foodlink Hotline (FoodShare)

416-392-6655 or 211

The Salvation Army York Community Church

1100 Weston Road

Limited appointments are available early Thursday evenings only for those who work or attend school during the day. Call 416-766-1361, ext 1 to book an evening appointment

Patients can make a food bank appointment here: https://app.acuityscheduling.com/schedule.php?owner=14967726&appointmentType=5316963

North York Harvest 

In response to COVID-19, locations and times are subject to change

Call 416-635-7771 or email info@northyorkharvest.com

Click link below for interactive map of local food banks:

https://northyorkharvest.com/find-a-food-bank/

Second Harvest Meal Program

416-408-2594

https://secondharvest.ca/need-food/

Meal Delivery Pilot Project

https://www.dailybread.ca/blog/daily-bread-food-bank-launches-meal-delivery-pilot-in-partnership-with-red-cross/

Toronto Street Food Bank

191 New Toronto St, Etobicoke, ON M8V 2E7

https://www.dailybread.ca/need-food/new-toronto-street-food-bank/

Income Resources:

Employment Insurance

  • The one-week waiting period for EI sickness benefits will be waived for new claimants who are quarantined so they can be paid for the first week of their claim

For more information, click link below:

https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/corporate/notices/coronavirus.html

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response: Applications start early April 2020

    • Emergency Care Benefit (temporary income relief for workers and parents)
      • providing up to $900 bi-weekly, for up to 15 weeks
  • Emergency Support Benefit (support to workers who are not eligible for EI and who are facing unemployment)

For more information, click the link below:

https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/news/2020/03/canadas-covid-19-economic-response-plan-support-for-canadians-and-businesses.html

COVID-19 Emergency Loan Program for Canadians Abroad

https://travel.gc.ca/assistance/emergency-info/financial-assistance/covid-19-financial-help

Mental Health

COVID-19 Anxiety Handout 

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1i6Q4p5cIw5QaXR-Rv0jE3TV7XTq6rzB1

What to do if you are anxious or worried about coronavirus?

https://www.anxietycanada.com/articles/what-to-do-if-you-are-anxious-or-worried-about-coronavirus-covid-19/

Big White Wall

https://otn.ca/patients/bigwhitewall/

Helpful Family Health website links