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Health & Community Services
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Food & Deliveries

Individuals

Bounceback
Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)
ConnexOntario
Distress Centre Halton
Wellness Together Canada
Talk4Healing
Ontario Caregiver Association
Reach Out Centre for Kids (ROCK)

Bounceback

Bounceback is a free skill-building program managed by the Canadian Mental Health Association. Designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage low mood, mild to moderate depression and anxiety, stress or worry. This service is delivered both over the phone and through online videos. Toll Free: 1-866-345-0224 or Email: bb-referral@cmha-yr.on.ca  

Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA)

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) Halton promotes the mental health of all and supports resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental illness. CMHA offers information and services to those suffering with mental illness. Free call in counseling: 289-291-5396. Crisis Outreach and Support Team (COAST): 1-877-825-9011  

ConnexOntario

ConnexOntario is an information and referrals service for adults and frontline workers, dealing with mental health, addiction and problem gambling. Connecting individuals with relevant aid services across the province, ConnexOntario can be reached via phone, using web chat or email 24/7. Phone: 1-866-531-2600.

Distress Centre Halton

Distress Centre Halton provides phone and online support to help people cope with crisis, loneliness and emotional stress. Phone the Burlington office at 905-681-1488  

Wellness Together Canada

Wellness Together Canada provides tools and resources to address concerns directly related to mental health, substance use issues and overall well being during this period of crisis. This platform connects Canadians to peers, support workers, social workers, and psychologist and other professionals for confidential chat session or phone calls. Immediate crisis support Adults Text: Wellness to 741741 . Frontline Workers Text: Frontline to 741741 . Youth Text: Wellness to 686868 .  

Talk4Healing

Talk 4 Healing is a culturally grounded, fully confidential helpline for indigenous women available in 14 languages all across Ontario. Phone: 1-855-554-4325 . Toll Free Crisis Line 24/7: 1-888-200-9997 .  

Ontario Caregiver Association

The Ontario Caregiver Organization connects individuals who are in need of assistance, to organizations in their community who can best help them. Phone: 1-833-416-2273(CARE)  

Reach Out Centre for Kids (ROCK)

The Reach Out Centre for Kids (ROCK) provides support to help improve the lives and relationships of families with children up to age 17 who are experiencing social, emotional or behavioral concerns. Access Line: 289-266-0036 (Mon-Fri: 9-5) . 24/7 ROCK Crisis Line: 905-878-9785  .  

Students

Kids Help Phone
Good 2 Talk
TogetherAll
Reach Out Centre for Kids (ROCK)

Kids Help Phone

Kids Help Phone offers professional counseling, information, referrals and volunteer-led, text-based support to young people in both English and French. With a large range of articles, tools and resources, Kids Help Phone helps young people through challenges and experiences they might be facing. Phone: 1-800-668-6868 Text: 686868 Live Chat: Temporarily Closed  

Good 2 Talk

Good2Talk provides confidential support services for post-secondary student in Ontario and Nova Scotia. Post-secondary students in Ontario can receive professional counseling, information, and referrals for mental health, addictions and well-being. Phone: 1-866-925-5454 Text: GOOD2TALKON to 686868  

TogetherAll

TogetherAll is an online peer-to-peer service for post-secondary student in Ontario to help them deal with anxiety, depression and other common mental health issues. TogetherAll allows you to discuss your struggles anonymously and securely.  

Reach Out Centre for Kids (ROCK)

Reach Out Centre for Kids (ROCK) provides support for children and youth, from birth to age 17 who are having social, emotional and behavioral issues. Access Line: 289-266-0036 (Mon-Fri: 9-5) or 24/7 ROCK Crisis Line: 905-878-9785  

Health & Community Services

TeleHealth Ontario
Ontario 211
Halton Children's Aid Society
Salvation Army
March of Dimes
YMCA @ Home
Virtual YMCA

TeleHealth Ontario

TeleHealth Ontario provides fast, free, general medical advice over a wide range of topics, such as: Illness or injury that may need medical care ; Illnesses that don’t go away or keep coming back ; Support available to help you quit smoking; Food and healthy eating; Teen health and issues; Depression, suicide or other mental health concerns; Breastfeeding; Refugee health supports; Medical assistance in dying supports. Phone: Toll-free: 1-866-797-0000 or Toll-free TTY: 1-866-797-0007  

Ontario 211

Ontario 211 is a community and social service helpline, geared to helping you find information on government and community-based social services. Call: 211 .  

Halton Children's Aid Society

The Halton Children’s Aid Society (Halton CAS) is your local community resource helping children, youth and families, with programs and services. Phone 24/7 : 905-333-4441 .  

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army gives hope and support to vulnerable people and communities across Canada, by providing essential likes social services, housing and shelter, as well as other services.  

March of Dimes

March of Dimes Canada, seeks to maximize the independence, personal empowerment and community participation of people with physical disabilities. March of Dimes offers a wide variety of programs and services to help assist those with physical disabilities.  

YMCA @ Home

YMCA at Home is a free virtual platform connecting you with your favorite YMCA programs, activities and instructors without leaving the comfort of your own home. You can expect a safe, fun and impactful experience for everyone in your family.  

Virtual YMCA

YWearehere or ‘Why we are Here’, is an initiative launched by the YMCA of Hamilton/ Burlington/Brantford. This fully accessible digital platform aggregates free YMCA programs and services in one central online location.  

Workplace Resources

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
Healthcare Worker Assist
Ontario Caregiver Organization
Retail Council of Canada
The Working Mind
School Mental Health Ontario

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is Canada’s largest mental health teaching hospital, setting the standards for care, research and education. CAMH has created a mental health and the COVID-19 pandemic resource to help guide individuals who may be feeling, anxious, overwhelmed and depressed during these tough times.  

Healthcare Worker Assist

Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences (Ontario Shores) has created the ‘Health Care Worker Assist’ program, in an effort to aid health care workers who have developed increased symptoms of anxiety and depression. The Ontario shores team provides rapid-access to flexible service tailored to the individual health cares workers needs. Phone: 1-877-767-9642 . Crisis Line: 1-800-263-2679 .  

Ontario Caregiver Organization

The Ontario Caregiver Organization connects local health care workers who are in need of assistance, to organizations in their community who can best help them. Phone: 1-833-416-2273(CARE) .  

Retail Council of Canada

The Retail Council of Canada has created a dedicated webpage to help retail workers who may be having mental health issues during the pandemic. Use these resources to help your support employees during these tough times

The Working Mind

The Working Mind Program, by the Mental Health Commission of Canada, seeks to change Canadians behaviours and attitudes towards people living with mental illness. Participants of this program show increased resiliency skills and mental health well-being and a decrease in stigmatizing attitudes.  

School Mental Health Ontario

Mental Health is more important now than ever before. School Mental Health Ontario has assembled resources which best bolster student mental health and support the well-being of educators.  

Food & Deliveries

Bag-Half Full
Burlington Food Bank
Food for Life
Good Neighbours GTA
Neighbourhood Helper
Ontario Community Support Program

Bag-Half Full

Bag-Half-Full YYZ (Greater Toronto Area) is a free grocery delivery service designed to bridge the gap of accessibility during the COVID-19 pandemic. Founded and operated by Canadian Medical Students, Bag-Half-Full promotes community health and protecting vulnerable populations. The service is to serve the sick, elderly, self-isolating and immuno-compromised with limited ability to go out for groceries. These is no delivery fee or service fee. You can pay for your groceries via e-transfer, cash or cheque. You can contact their service in Halton Region by phoning: 647-963-1393, or by clicking the link below.  

Burlington Food Bank

The Burlington Food Bank provides emergency food for residents in need, as well as vital information to families with financial struggles. The Burlington Food Bank can be reached via e-mail at info@burlingtonfoodbank.ca or by phoning 905-637-2273.  

Food for Life

Food for Life is a Canadian food relief charity that focuses on redistributing fresh nutritious foods, donated from retail and wholesale food suppliers, to those who are often not able to afford fresh and healthy foods. Food for Life’s Neighborhood Food Programs, which vary by municipality, provide individuals with the food to keep them healthy.  

Good Neighbours GTA

Started in March 2020, The Good Neighbour project, assist with delivering groceries, medical supplies and medication to those with disabilities, the immuno-compromised, the elderly, single parents, and pregnant persons. You can learn more about Good Neighbours GTA by calling their helpline at 647-873-2230; or by clicking the link below.  

Neighbourhood Helper

Neighbourhood Helper is a nationwide campaign launched by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association, which provides assistance to Canadians during COVID-19. Services offered include, picking up groceries, filing prescriptions and providing overall moral support. You can contact Neighbourhood Helper by calling 1-855-435-7811or by clicking the link below.  

Ontario Community Support Program

The Ontario Community Support Program is a collaborative program between the Government of Ontario and the Ontario Community Support Association. The program expands meals on wheels services and offers delivery of essential supplies to low-income seniors, people with disabilities and those with chronic medical conditions across the province.  

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