COVID-19 Information: Community and Social Services

Last updated: 12 pm EST, Nov. 10, 2020

Accessing services

For the latest information on community services and agencies, contact 211 Ontario.

 Food Banks and Community Meal Programs

Please visit our food banks and community meals page.

Legal Help
For legal assistance or updates on law and legal services available during the COVID-19 pandemic, visit Steps to Justice.

Providing services

 Food Banks and Community Meal Programs

Please visit our food banks and community meals page.

Congregate Living Settings (Shelters, Group homes)

Congregate living settings refer to a range of facilities where people (most or all of whom are not related) live or stay overnight and use shared spaces (e.g., common sleeping areas, bathrooms, kitchens) including:

  • Shelters
  • Group homes
  • Correctional facilities
  • Children or youth residential settings

Please see Public Health Ontario's COVID-19 Resources for Congregate Living Settings.

Learn more about COVID-19 and vulnerable populations


Interested in volunteering and supporting your community during this time? Visit the following:

United Way Perth-Huron

Spark Ontario: Help People Affected by COVID-19