Services to help with food (groceries, gift cards or meals), delivery of groceries, prescriptions or other basic needs items, clothing and baby items, help caring for domestic animals, and child care for essential workers.
Many organizations have created new programs, or adapted existing ones, to help the public during COVID-19. Click on the categories below to find information about individual services.
If you are having trouble finding a service to meet your needs, the provincial government's COVID-19 Support Line (1-833-533-9333) or the Islanders Helping Islanders Directory may be able to help.
See the home page or 'Find a Service' for all other services.
- Basic Needs
- Businesses and Organizations
Financial assistance programs or advisory services for businesses, not-for-profits and other community organizations facing challenges. Includes programs that help employers assist their employees.
Income assistance programs and financial advisory services for individuals including programs that help with housing or finding employment.
- Health and Wellness
Medical walk-in clinics, sexual health clinics, counselling services, COVID-19 specific health services, emergency dental clinics, and mental health and addictions supports. Includes services to help those affected by violence and abuse.
- Housing and Shelter
Overnight and domestic violence shelters, day programs, and community outreach centres. Includes services that help with rental disputes between residential tenants and landlords.
- Information Services
General information and/or referral services, including directories and online information resources, that help answer questions about COVID-19, available services, and current government restrictions as well as the tentative plan to ease these restrictions back. Also includes home learning resources for parents of school-aged children.