IMPORTANT NOTE: Services may be impacted in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Please contact agenices or programs listed on this page prior to visiting in person to receive up to date information on their services (eg. wait times, hours of operation etc…).

COVID-19 Community Support

Site: Halton

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Health Canada's Novel Coronavirus Information Line, toll-free 1-833-784-4397 
 
Halton Public Health, toll free 1-866-442-5866 or 905 825-6000 or 3-1-1 
 
Other COVID-19 resources 
* COVID-19 Information Sources  
* COVID-19 Financial Relief 
* COVID-19 Family Isolation Resources 
 
The COVID-19 situation is evolving rapidly. Additional programs and services will be added to this listing as they become available and we become aware of them.
Contact Information
Website https://www.halton.ca/COVID19
Description and Service Details
Description (Service)

Basic Essentials

 
Burlington 
 
Salvation Army Food Bank 
* will remain open for usual food bank hours, 9 am–11:30 am, Mon-Fri 
* have waived 21 day return policy, so clients can visit as often as necessary 
* pre packed grocery bags 
* 5040 Mainway, Unit 9, Burlington, 905-637-3893 
* see website for full details 
 
Open Doors 
* Food Bank open Tue 3 pm-6 pm, only offering food hampers  
* Parish Centre is closed and all other regular programming will be placed on pause 
* St Christopher's Church, 662 Guelph Line, Burlington 
* 905-634-1809 
 
Burlington Food Bank 
* hampers containing a variety of balanced food supplies  
* limited options available to address specific needs, such as diapers, baby food and personal hygiene products  
* bread choices will be available to all clients  
* starting Mar 23, shifting to home delivery service to keep clients safe 
* contact info@burlingtonfoodbank.ca or call 905-637-2273, indicate your needs, and they'll have one of their volunteers deliver to your door 
* see website for full details 
 
Wellington Square United Church 
* Friday Night Community Dinner is not running, but take home meal bags can be picked up Mon, Wed, and Fri 12 noon-4 pm 
* anyone interested in donating food or volunteering or anyone in need of some support is encouraged to contact Co-ordinator Lisa Lunski at llunski@wsquare.ca 
* 2121 Caroline St, Burlington 
* see website for updates 
 
Compass Point Bible Church 
* Food bank is operating with its regular hours  
* food is pre-bagged  
* moving to delivery service after Mar 28 until further notice  
* supported by direct donations from church attendees and community donations 
* contact 905-336-0500 or see website for more information  
 
St. Luke’s Anglican 
* Food for Life prepackage grocery bags, Tue, 11:30 am 
* prepackaged Community Lunch meals available at 12 noon on the first, third and fifth Wed of each month 
* 1382 Ontario St.  
* 905-634-1826 
 
Faith Christian Reformed Church 
* Food for Life prepackage grocery bags 
* 2265 Mountainside Dr.  
* 905-336-5353  
* Tue 7 pm 
 
Brant Hills Presbyterian 
* Food for Life prepackage grocery bags 
* 2138 Brant St.  
* 905-335-2640 
* Wed, 1:30 pm  
 
Tansley United Church 
* Food for Life prepackage grocery bags 
* 2111 Walkers Line  
* 905-335-0090  
* Fri, 9:30 am 
 
 
Oakville 
 
Kerr Street Mission 
* shifted to a “Pre-packed” model for both Non-Perishables and Choose Fresh 
* Food Distribution will take place in the KSM gym to allow for ‘social distancing’ and to minimize risks to all 
* the prepared bags of food will be ready to go for all clients as they arrive 
* prepared meals will be distributed to individuals that are homeless, that are lacking cooking facilities or that are considered in need 
Food Distribution Schedule 
Mon, 6 pm–8 pm 
Tue, 10 am–12 pm 
Wed, 10 am–12 pm 
Thu, 10 am–12 pm and 6 pm–8 pm 
Fri, 10 am–12 pm 
Sat, 9 am–11 am 
Sun, CLOSED 
* Please Note: The Neighbour Care Network service is available for those that are in crisis/distress 
* clients who are experiencing symptoms or are at risk should contact Kerr Street Mission at 905-845-7485 admin@kerrstreet.com and they will try their best to get food bags to you 
* 485 Kerr St, Oakville 
* see website for full details 
 
Safetynet Children And Youth Charities 
* open as usual for clothing, diapers, and feminine hygiene products 
* see website for details 
* 1317 Speers Rd, Oakville 
 
Salvation Army Food Bank - Oakville 
* emergency food assistance 
* prepacking bags of food for clients 
* 1225 Rebecca St, Oakville 
* contact through email tsaoakvillecfs@cogeco.net or call 905-808-3406 for any assistance 
 
Fare Share Food Bank Oakville 
* open to clients Mon 10 am-2 pm and Thu 3 pm-6:45 pm 
* 1240 Speers Road, Oakville 
* see website for full details 
 
Oak Park Neighbourhood Centre 
* call and leave a message or email anytime, you will be responded to promptly 
* food available on porch for pick up at any time - please take what you need only 
* Food for Life prepackage grocery bags, Wed 11:30 am-1 pm 
* will be open in person Wed & Thu, 11:30 am-2:30 pm, for all supports: food, financial, household, counselling, budgeting etc.  
* people encouraged to send any documents for intake by email to allow for distancing 
* contact by email or phone in advance if you have any questions about support or documentation required 
* 905-257-6029 ext 101, michelle@opnc.ca, 2200 Sawgrass Dr, Oakville 
 
Film.ca Cinemas 
* take what you need; leave what you can 
* honour-system food bank, on porch of Film.ca Cinemas 
* 171 Speers Road, Unit 25, Oakville 
* If you are donating - free to drop off at any point 
* low on non-perishable/sealed food 
* see website for more information  
 
Clearview Christian Reformed Church 
* Food for Life prepackage grocery bags 
* 2300 Sheridan Garden Drive  
* 905-829-2242  
* Wed, 12:30 pm 
* Clients must call to receive a bag of food, focus is on the Clearview Neighbourhood.​ 
 
St.Luke’s Anglican Church Palermo 
* Food for Life prepackage grocery bags 
* 3114 Dundas Street West 
* 905-825-3364 
* Thu, 5 pm-6 pm 
 
 
Milton 
 
Salvation Army, Khi Community - Milton 
* food bank provides essential food staples for those in need 
* provides referral to Infant Food Bank at Milton Community Resource Centre 
* by appointment Mon, Wed, Fri 9 am-3 pm, Tue 9 am-2 pm 
* 820 Nipissing Rd, Unit 4, Milton 
* contact through email info@khicommunity.com or call 905-875-1022 
 
Milton Bible Church 
* Neighborhood food program 
* Thu 12:30 pm-1 pm  
* ​121 Chisholm Drive​ 
* 905-876-3586​ 
 
 
Halton Hills 
 
Salvation Army 
* switched to prepacked orders to limit contact 
* contact 519-853-1140 for details 
* Mon, Wed, Fri 9 am-3 pm 
* Tue 9 am-2 pm 
* 130 Mill St E, Acton 
 
Acton Foodshare 
* only one client will be allowed into the food bank at any one time 
* call the food bank at 519-853-0457 to make arrangements for food pick up 
* open on Tue 8:30 am-11:45 am, and 12:30 pm-2:30 pm 
* 352 Queen St, Unit 6, Acton 
* see website for full details 
 
Georgetown Bread Basket 
* have prepared boxes and bags of both perishable and non-perishable foods for clients to pick up 
* request that all clients please come to the front door of the building and their volunteers will be on hand to assist you with the new process 
* Families of 3 or more will now be allowed to visit weekly to ensure that they have enough food 
* Tue 5 pm-7 pm, Wed and Sat 8:30 am-12 noon  
* 49B Mountainview Rd N, Georgetown, 905-873-3368 
* see website for full details 
 
St Alban’s Anglican Church 
* Food for Life prepackage grocery bags 
* 19 St Alban’s Dr. (Main & Mill) 
* 519-853-3583 
* Thu, 11:30 am 
 
St John’s United Church 
* Food for Life prepackage grocery bags 
* 11 Guelph Street (Guelph & Main) 
* 905- 877-2531 
* Tue, 10 am 
 
 
All of Halton 
 
Good Neighbour Project - GTA 
* a task force of volunteers are on standby to offer assistance across the GTA 
* assist with delivering supplies and groceries to those with disabilities, compromised immune systems, accessibility barriers, and the elderly 
* Helpline: 647-873-2230, Email: info@goodneighbourproject.com 
* see facebook group for more information  
 
Share the Goods 
* need a little help? Click here 
* fill out a few quick questions and they'll share your email with someone who can lend a hand 
* provided you’re located in Canada, they’ll do their best to pair you with a match 
* match will either order online for home delivery, order online and have you pick up in-store, personally shop and deliver to you 
* if your community does not offer any grocery delivery services, please bear with them while they try to find a solution tailored just for you 
* want to help? Click here 
* see website for more information  
 
Society of St Vincent de Paul 
* still trying to help families 
* refer to the Halton Council website to find which conference will help (organized geographically) and contact that conference directly 
 
Canadian Muslim Response Network 
* covid19relief.ca 
* campaign to support those who are affected by the COVID-19 crisis 
* designed to especially help those who may be more vulnerable to the COVID-19 virus and to the effects of self-isolation 
* delivering various kits containing essential groceries, as well as hygiene and sanitation products, to seniors and families in dire needs in the coming weeks 
* if you require help during the COVID-19 crisis, or know someone who does, click here 
* looking for volunteers, to help out and donate their time, click here to volunteer 
 
Islamic Centre of North America Relief Canada 
* has offered to provide volunteers who can deliver medications and groceries to families who are affected by the novel coronavirus and are in self-isolation 
* Those in need can contact the group through the helpline: 905-997-8777 or visit isnacanada.com 
 
 
Social Outreach 
Join these public groups (must have a Facebook account) to offer or request assistance during this time: 
CareMongering - Milton 
 
CareMongering - Halton Hills (Acton and Georgetown) 
* requests can be emailed to covid19communityassistance@gmail.com or call 365-801-8358 
 
CareMongering - Oakville Comes Together - Covid-19 
 
CareMongering - Burlington 
* requests can be emailed to RequestsBurlingtonCM@gmail.com 
 
Milton Covid Assistance 
* to request assistance call 416-840-4637 
 
Lets Talk - Halton Hills 
* share your experiences 
* tell us how you are feeling 
* if you know of an organization or agency that is working to support those most vulnerable, spread the message on what support they might need 
* see website to join 
 
OakvilleReady 
* created to support the community in times of weather challenges, however with COVID-19 there has been a new call to action 
* working with partners to create a #virtuallycommunity 
* visit OakvilleReady.ca, contact info@haltonenvironment.ca, follow @oakvilleready on Twitter, or check the Halton Environmental Network facebook page for upcoming support 
 
 

Safety

 
* in an emergency call 9-1-1 for police, fire and ambulance 
* for additional community information 24/7, dial 2-1-1 from anywhere in Ontario (translation available)  
 
Assaulted Women's Helpline 
* counselors continue to be available 24/7 to support women and seniors experiencing abuse 
* Assulted Women's Helpline 1-866-863-0511 
* Senior Safety Line 1-866-299-1011 
* see www.awhl.org for more resources 
 
Halton Womens Place 
* South Halton 905-332-7892  
* North Halton 905-878-8555  
* 24 hour crisis line and shelter for abused women and their dependent children, emergency transportation to shelter available  
* see website for more resources 
 
SAVIS (Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Services)  
* 24 hour crisis line 905-875-1555  
* free individual counselling for ages 14 and up  
* support services for friends and family members  
* 24 hour anti-human trafficking crisis support line 289-837-3999  
* advocacy, support and accompaniment to Nina's Place, the police station and court 
* see website for more resources 
 
Halton Children’s Aid Society 
* access child protection services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 905-333-4441 
* see website for more resources 
 
 

Mental Health

 
 
ROCK (Reach out Centre for Kids) 
* multi-service organization providing services to children and youth from birth to 17 years of age and their families 
* all in-person programming and walk-ins will be suspended until April 6 
* will remain available to clients via phone support, email and the implementation of innovative services to support program offerings for the duration of the provincial school closure 
* If you are in crisis, contact the 24/7 ROCK Crisis Line at 905-878-9785 
* for all other queries related to services, call the Access Line at 289-266-0036, Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm 
* see website for full details 
 
Canadian Mental Health Association Halton Region Branch  
* providing case management and peer support by phone  
* 24/7 COAST Crisis line available at 1-877-825-9011, Information and Referral 905-315-8664  
* until further notice, CMHA will be providing free walk-in counselling by phone so that they can continue to support our community in a manner that is safe considering the present health climate, call 289-291-5396 and you will be contacted by a counsellor within 24 business hours  
* see website for full details 
The Indigenous Network 
* CMHA HRB is providing addiction & mental health support by phone to The Indigenous Network clients 
* call Lauren 905-876-5503 or Keeleah 905-876-5418 
* calls will be returned within 24 hours during regular business hours 
 
Ontario COVID-19 Mental Health Network 
* network of Ontario-based mental health professionals dedicated to supporting front-line COVID workers during the evolving crisis 
* one-on-one no-fee therapy for those who need it 
* if you are seeking teletherapy and are involved in providing healthcare related to COVID-19, please request support here 
* if you are licensed to perform the controlled act of psychotherapy in Ontario and are willing to provide pro bono (short-term, ongoing) tele-sessions, please register here 
* see website for more details 
 
ADAPT 
* outpatient addiction, assessment and treatment agency 
* will continue commitments to providing accessible clinical services and supports to all clients, through remote and/or virtual counselling platforms 
* Tele-counselling or virtual counselling supports for all active clients 
* Tele-meeting or OTN meeting options for all team, community and partnership meetings 
* Telephone intake services for new referrals and community communications (Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm), with tele-counselling or remote/virtual support options applied to new clients/referrals 
* Intake Desk 905-639-6537 ext 0 
 
Hope Place Centre 
* provide treatment and promote recovery for individuals and families experiencing alcohol and drug addiction 
* operating all programs and services  
* admissions, continuing care, baby’s best beginning and Family program are only offering virtual sessions  
* live-in program are still accepting referrals and proceeding with admissions 
* Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm, by appointment only 
* 905-465-3324 
 
Big White Wall 
* mental health and wellbeing chat service, safe and anonymous, includes online peer community support  
* a place for creative and artistic expression of emotions, guided support courses and tools to help with self-management  
* see website for full details 
 
 

Newcomers

 
 
HMC Connections 
* limited virtual services still being offered through phone, email and online 
* settlement services, interpretation/translation 
* can provide interpretation and translation services in 150 different languages Mon-Sun 24hrs, based on any level of emergency, even in crisis situation 
* 24hrs phone number is 647-223-0087 and dispatching email is hmcit@hmcconnections.com 
* see website for more details 
 
 

Commercial Food Delivery

 
 
BurlingtonON Restaurants Takeout/Delivery 
* Burlington restaurants now have a place to post whether they are open, offering curbside pickup, delivery and daily specials 
 
Visit Oakville 
* many local businesses still offer services for takeout and delivery 
 
Halton Hills Chamber of Commerce 
* Halton Hills Food & Restaurant Updates 
 
Instacart 
* Order fresh groceries online from the Real Canadian Superstore, delivery is scheduled and delivered to your doorstep 
 
Grocery Gateway 
* deliver all your groceries from Longo's, including beer and wine, directly to your home or office for one, flat fee
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Varies by program, contact program for details
Languages English
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Halton Region, ON
 
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