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COVID-19

COVID-19 UPDATE

In an effort to do our part to contain the spread of COVID-19, please be advised of our current plans to continue to provide services to our clients while mitigating exposure.

The Hastings Housing Resource Centre has been deemed a non-essential service by the Ontario Government and our offices will be closed effective March 25th until further notice.

The following outlines our strategy to date, which given the fluidity of the situation, may be subject to change on short notice.

As of Tuesday, March 17th our office will not be open to access by the public, however we will continue to provide assistance to our clients virtually. Please continue to monitor our website and social media for updates. Links are listed below.

Your safety is of our utmost concern. We will continue to offer high-quality, confidential and free housing services to assist you during this time. Our staff will continue to work with our clients via telephone appointments and through available electronic means.

If you would like to book a phone appointment with a Housing Counsellor, or if you are a landlord looking to post your apartment for rent, please contact 613-969-1748 ext 231 and leave a message, or email retas@hastingshousing.com. Please note that our voice mail and email are checked regularly throughout each business day.

Please tune into our website at https://hastingshousing.com/ or to our facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/HastingsHousing/ for ongoing updates.

We look forward to assisting you with your housing needs. Please check our COVID-19 page and our social media for regular updates. We are working hard to do our part to mitigate the spread of the virus, while maintaining services to our community.


RESOURCES

Please visit the Hastings-Prince Edward Public Health website for up-to-date local information and guidance on COVID-19.

For law and legal related questions regarding housing, debt, employment and more, please visit Steps to Justice

EMPLOYMENT

Employment Insurance Information – ESDC

Employment Standards Amendment Act (Infectious Diseases Emergencies) for Job-Protected Leave – Office of The Premier

Employer Package for Workplace Safety – HPEPH

Stop The Spread Business Information Line – Office of the Premier

FINANCIAL

Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers – Government of Canada

Income Support – Income Security Advocacy Centre

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy – Government of Canada

Business and Employee Supports – Ontario Chamber of Commerce

GENERAL HEALTH

Public Health Bulletin (March 25, 2020) – HPEPH

Covid-19 Public Resources – Public Health Ontario

MENTAL HEALTH

Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic – CAMH

Pandemic Helpline – Addictions and Mental Health Services HPE

Self Care During COVID-19 for Youth Video – Foundry BC

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Support – Wellness Together Canada

How to Cope with Social Distancing During COVID-19 – Kids Help Phone

Coping with Stress & Anxiety during COVID-19 – Centre for Addictions and Mental Health


PDF RESOURCES (click to open)

Benefits Available During COVID-19 – Community Advocacy & Legal Centre (CALC)

Financial Resources – Community Advocacy & Legal Centre (CALC)


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