COVID-19 Info & Resources

Return to Operations – WorkSafe BC Community Services, Residential and Non Residential Protocols

WorkSafe BC Community social services (non-residential) and COVID-19 safety
WorkSafe BC Community social services (residential): Protocols for returning to operation

General COVID-19 Information

BC Centre for Disease Control COVID-19
COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool
Public Health Agency Canada COVID-19
Vulnerable populations and COVID-19
Government of Canada – COVID-19 Benefits and Services – information about benefits and services Canadians can apply for
BC Society of Transition Houses COVID-19 page
Public Health Officer Letter to Social Sectors – March 18 2020
COVID-19 – Essential Services Letter – March 13 2020

Mental Wellness

Mental Health Commission of Canada COVID-19 Resource Hub
NOVA – COVID-19 Resources, News & Updates for VS Professionals (US site)
Anxiety Canada – Tools and resources
Canadian Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Canadian Mental Health Association – BC Division
Crisis Centre
Helping Others During the COVID-19 Pandemic – 8 minute webinar Mental Health Commission of Canada
Choosing sources of information carefully is critical to COVID-19 mental well-being – Mental Health Commission of Canada
Mental Health and Psychosocial Considerations During COVID-19 Outbreak – World Health Organization
Mental Haleth First Aid – COVID-19 Self-Care & Resilience Guide
Psychological First Aid during COVID-19 – Interim-guidance – International Federation of Red Cross

For Children and Youth

Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre – BC Children’s Hospital
Kids Help Phone
How to Talk to Children about COVID-19 – Unicef
Open School BC – Resources based on BC K-12 curriculum
Scholastic Learn at Home – Day to day projects to keep kids learning K-9
Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions due to School Closings
Teachers Share their Favorite Free Learning Websites & Apps for Kids – HuffPost article