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General Information about COVID-19 (Ottawa, ONTARIO): LINK
Information générale sur la COVID-19 pour les parents: LIEN
Hand washing for kids - Lavage de mains pour le enfants: LINK / LIEN
Finances (ONTARIO): Ontario financial resources for families:
1) For families currently on OW and ODSP: Please contact your worker.
Families can receive extra funding to help meet a broad range of needs including cleaning supplies, transportation, food or clothing that people may be experiencing due to COVID-19. Families on OW/ODSP are to contact their worker to access these benefits and to find out what they may qualify for. For more information: LINK
2) Support for Families (not income-based)
All parents with a child aged 0-12 who is not currently in school or daycare can apply for a $200 payment. All parents with a child aged 0-21 with special needs are eligible for $250. This is a one-time direct funding to offset the cost of buying materials (work books, educational apps, educational subscription services, movies and other tools) to support learning at home. Parents who applied for the Support for Parents fund (funds available during the teachers strike) will automatically be enrolled. Parents must apply online, one application per child. For more information and to apply: LINK
Federal financial resources for families
The federal government also has the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) which provides financial assistance to eligible workers who are impacted by covid-19: LINK
Families will receive automatically if eligible (no need to apply):
For COVID-19 related legal issues, please contact a CHEO Social Worker to inquire whether referral to the ProBonoLegalOntario lawyer is appropriate.