COVID-19 RESOURCE GUIDE
To make sure you have the resources and the most up to date information regarding the COVID-19 virus we have complied a list of resources for you. Remember our best defence against this virus to to practice social distancing and to stay home to help stop the spread of this virus.
We hope these resources will provide easy access to relevant links and phone numbers and updates for Alberta Health Services, Government, First Nations and Metis communities, employment, monthly bills, banking , food, housing, justice, school, transportation and other information links.
ALBERTA HEALTH SERVICES
GOVERNMENT OF CANADA, INDIGENOUS SERVICES CANADA (ISC), FIRST NATIONS AND INUIT HEALTH BRANCH
ISC COVID-19 Vaccine Toolkit
COVID-19 is having a serious impact on First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities. Our top priority is the health and safety of all Canadians, including Indigenous peoples.
We have heard the concerns from First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities and organizations. We are aware that you are receiving enquiries from people who have questions about the vaccines and the measures to contain the virus.
This toolkit may help you answer some of those questions and direct people to the right sources of information. Download PDF here.
GOVERNMENT OF CANADA
Government of Canada:
Self-monitoring, self-isolation, and isolation for COVID-19 & vulnerable populations
Reduce the spread of COVID-19
Frequently Asked Questions
COVID-19 UPDATED RELIABLE INFORMATION LINKS
GOVERNMENT OF CANADA INFORMATION LINKS
GOVERNMENT OF CANADA
Some of the key supports include:
emergency support benefit;
enhanced Canada child benefit;
Canada student loan payments;
support for Indigenous communities;
support for people experiencing homelessness;
support for women's shelters and sexual assault centres;
lowered registered retirement income fund;
tax payment deferrals;
business credit availability program through BDC and EDC to name a few."
GOVERNMENT OF ALBERTA INFORMATION LINKS
EMERGENCY ISOLATION SUPPORT
The Government of Alberta's Emergency Isolation Support program is now closed after successfully distributing funds to over 79,596 eligible Albertans since the launch of the program, for a total of approximately $91.7 million, close to double the amount originally allocated. The Financial assistance is for unexpected emergencies including: food; clothing; childcare; transportation;damage deposit; temporary accommodation; utility arrears; eviction payments to name a few.
You will need to provide proof of need and must meet eligibility. If an emergency occurs outside regular hours contact -1866-644-5135 24-hour Income Support Contact Centre.
24-HOUR INCOME SUPPORT CONTACT CENTRE
24-Hour Emergency Income Support Centre
If an emergency occurs outside regular hours contact:
1-866-644-5135 24-hour Income Support Contact Centre;
can assist by phone if you are facing an emergency need for the following: food, medication, clothing, temporary shelter and/or emergency basic dental.
EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
Emergency Financial Assistance
Financial assistance for unexpected emergencies including:
eviction payments to name a few.
You will need to provide proof of need and must meet eligibility and Financial Benefits Summary.
Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
If you or someone in your family has tested positive for COVID-19 and encounter challenges you are not alone:
EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION LINKS
BANKING INFORMATION LINKS
EMERGENCY FOOD INFORMATION LINKS
GUIDANCE TO ALBERTA'S EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS COVID-19 PREVENTION & PREPARATION
HOUSING & HOMELESSNESS INFORMATION LINKS
JUSTICE INFORMATION LINKS
SCHOOL INFORMATION LINKS
TRANSPORATION INFORMATION LINKS
ELDER INFORMATION LINKS
OTHER INFORMATION LINKS
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