Resources for Managing COVID-19

Managing COVID-19 at home can be challenging, but we’ve gathered some resources to help you find the information or support that you or a loved one may need.

  • Handwashing & Physical Distancing

    To get information about how to wash your hands, how to physically distance, and how to care for yourself during the outbreak, visit Public Health Ontario

  • Caring for your mental health

    During the COVID-19 outbreak, there are mental health and addictions services that you can access online or by phone.

    • CAMH COVID-19 - This site is designed to provide information and suggestions about how best to cope in this difficult time.
    • BounceBack: A free, evidence-based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) program that provides guided mental health self-help supports for adults and youth 15+ using workbooks, online videos and phone coaching. Call 1-866-345-0224.
    • Kids Help Phone: Children and youth 18 and under who need to talk to someone about their mental health can call Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868, for 24/7 virtual, phone and text support.
    • Ontario COVID-19 Mental Health Network: a network of Ontario-based mental health professionals dedicated to supporting frontline COVID-19 workers
    • Progress Place Warm Line: Adults can chat online, text, or call a peer support worker. Text 647-557-5882 or call 416-960-WARM (9276)
    • COVIDCare@Home Discharge Resources (.pdf)
  • Financial & Social Supports

    To access supportive resources during the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit:

    • 211 Ontario: A Live Chat is available Monday to Friday from 7am to 9pm or dial 2-1-1 to speak to Community Navigators that are available to support you 24/7
    • City of Toronto – COVID-19: Social Support: The City of Toronto is partnering with community agencies to connect residents to resources, services, programs, and support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Supports for Seniors
    • Friendly Neighbour Hotline: A toll-free hotline for seniors in low-income housing to get help picking up essentials. Call 1-855-581-9580.
    • SPRINT Senior Care’s Meals on Wheels: Offers year-round meal deliveries for seniors. Call 416-481-6411.
    • Phone Pals Program: Trained volunteers provide companionship and social contact to older adults through weekly phone calls.
    • City of Toronto Seniors Helpline: Provides information about home care, community care, and crisis services in Toronto. Call 416-217-2077.
  • Supports for Caregivers

    To find resources for caregivers in Ontario, please visit The Ontario Caregiver Organization