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Updated May 27, 2020
help for post-secondary students
"The Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB) provides financial support to post-secondary students, and recent post-secondary and high school graduates who are unable to find work due to COVID-19. This benefit is for students who do not qualify for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) or Employment Insurance (EI)." For more details, visit: https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/benefits/emergency-student-benefit.html
Updated April 15, 2020
do you know about 211?
If help is needed (e.g., to find information about services available in the community), you can dial 211 on your phone. This service is available for residents who live in the Toronto, Durham, Peel, and York regions. You can also visit their website to see a list of resources that may be of help to you or someone you know: https://www.211toronto.ca/
As a response to COVID-19, they also have this website: https://covid19.211central.ca/
Updated April 7, 2020
get support for families
Learn about funding that families can apply for if they have children who are not in school or child care because of coronavirus (COVID-19). Find out if you are eligible and how to apply.
Eligible families may receive $200 per child to help purchase educational supplies and resources to help with learning at home. Visit: www.ontario.ca/page/get-support-families
Apply for Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) with CRA
The CERB supports Canadians by providing financial support to employed and self-employed Canadians who are directly affected by COVID-19.
For details, please visit: