We will update this page as much as possible with information on resources that can help

If you need assistance with accessing ANY of the following services please contact BIST: 416-830-1485 OR [email protected].

For more up-to-date information, contact 211 by dialling 2-1-1 on your phone. This is a FREE and CONFIDENTIAL service open 24-hours a day.

Examples of UPDATED information 211 can help you with include:

  • FREE Food Access Programs (Food Banks, Non-Profit Food Delivery Options & FREE take out meals to those in need)
  • Helplines
  • Housing Support Services

You can also search 211’s website, HERE.

Durham Region has a COVID-19 Response Line to call for information on resources such as Meals on Wheels, Respite and Transportation Services: 1-888-332-3133.

Get up-to-date Information on Resources and Services which are OPEN during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Find information on:

Addiction Support Services, HERE

Financial Assistance, HERE.

Meals on Wheels & Essential Items
Delivery Services, HERE
(via the Ontario Community Service Association)

Brain Injury Services, HERE

Food Access Programs & Delivery Services, HERE

Mental Health Resources, HERE

Caregiver Support, HERE

Legal Resources, HERE

Support for Pets, HERE

Tips on Staying Healthy During COVID-19

Your RIGHTS as a person with a disability during the pandemic, HERE.

How to Sanitize Groceries, HERE

How to Make a Face Mask
(Sew and Non-Sew Options), HERE

FREE Online Courses, HERE

Gentle Exercise Videos, HERE

How to Stay Active & Engaged, HERE

FREE Self Care Apps, HERE

Looking for Tech Support?

Please feel free to call BIST: 416-830-1485 for assistance.

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Telephone: 1-844-217-3057
Email: [email protected]
Website: cyberseniors.org
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