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Staying Informed



  • Share the Goods - Canadian-wide, the site connects people who need food, with people who want to help. You provide your contact information, and are matched with someone who wants to provide a one-time food delivery.

Food Banks


Mental Health

Physical Health



Debt Repayment

  • Federal Tax Deferral:

    • June 1, 2020 - extended deadline for filing your personal tax return with the Canada Revenue Agency or Revenu Québec

    • June 15, 2020 - this still remains as the deadline for filing your self-employment return

    • August 31, 2020 - extended payment deadline for any taxes owed to the Canada Revenue Agency or Revenu Québec

    • More details here

  • COVID-19: Mortgage Payment Deferral. Homeowners facing financial stress may be eligible for a mortgage payment deferral up to 6 months to help ease the financial burden.

Income Relief


Who's hiring?

Disability Benefits/Paid Sick Leave

Unemployment Benefits

Tax Assistance

Small Business Assistance

Help with Bills

Loan Assistance

Elderly (65+)

  • Seniors in BC can call 2-1-1 for information on support services including meal delivery, help with cooking, delivery of groceries and medications, wellness calls and visits.

Safety for Survivors of Violence

Other Resources


  • Give a Hand Vancouver - looking for businesses or organizations with large quantities of medical supplies, cleaning products, food, or services that they can donate or provide at reduced cost, to support vulnerable populations.

  • Vancouver Foundation Community Response Fund - The Vancouver Foundation, Vancity, United Way of the Lower Mainland, and the City of Vancouver have created this fund, to help fund services to those in need.

Volunteer Opportunities/How to Help

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