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Staying Informed

Getting Assistance

  • Help Next Door MB - if you are a volunteer ready to provide your support or someone who needs a helping hand through these difficult times, this platform can connect you.

  • CareMongering Facebook group -Ii you need someone to help you or you want to help someone in your community, please check out this group.

  • Charleswood-Tuxedo-Westwood residents -The staff at Charleswood 55+ Centre is available via phone (204-897-5263) from 10am to 2pm, Mon – Fri, to help seniors who are unable to leave their home and need essentials, including food or medication.




Mental Health

  • Manitoba Suicide Prevention & Support Line (24/7) - 24/7 confidential telephone support service for people at risk of suicide, concerned family / friends, those who have lost a loved one to suicide, and service providers / helpers. Toll free: 1-877-435-7170 / TTY: (204) 784-4097 Email:

  • Klinic Crisis Line (24/7) operates a 24-Hour telephone crisis line, providing counselling, crisis intervention, support, information, referrals. Phone: (204) 786-8686 / Toll free: 1-888-322-3019 / TTY: (204) 784-4097

  • Bliss - Free 8-week online therapy course for depression

  • Headspace -provides free meditation sessions

  • BetterHealth - offers affordable online therapy

  • Mental Health Virtual Therapy Program - AbilitiCBT is an internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy (iCBT) program that you can access from any device, anytime.

  • First Nations and Inuit Hope for Wellness Help Line - The Hope for Wellness Help Line offers immediate mental health counselling and crisis intervention to all Indigenous peoples across Canada 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week. Call 1‑855‑242-3310

  • Elmwood Community Resource Centre Basic Needs and Support Line - Individuals looking for ways to cope with life changes, anxiety, depression, stress, isolation, addictions, or domestic violence. Counselling services will be available over the phone, online and via email support.

    Call 204-982-1720 ext. 201 or email Counselling warm-Line open Mondays to Fridays from 10 am to 6pm -call us at 431-275-2287 or 431-275-2290 for support with coping tips, mental health & wellness strategies, general support

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.

Who's hiring?

Unemployment Benefits

Small Business Assistance

Information for Businesses

Help with Bills

Loan Assistance



Supports for non-profits

Elderly (65+)

  • Charleswood-Tuxedo-Westwood residents - The staff at Charleswood 55+ Centre is available via phone (204-897-5263) from 10 am to 2pm, Mon – Fri, to help seniors who are unable to leave their home and need essentials including food or medication.

Safety for Survivors of Violence

Other Resources


Volunteer Opportunities/How to Help

  • Share the Goods - Canada-wide site that brings food to those in need; the site connects people who want to help, with people who need food.

  • Scientists to Crowdfight COVID-19 - If you have research/science experience, this group is looking for your help.


  • Indigenous Community Support Fund: Urban and off-reserve Indigenous organizations and communities - Funding to help Indigenous organizations and communities providing services to Indigenous peoples in urban centres or off reserve prevent, prepare and respond to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).

  • Social Distance Pow Wow Facebook group - connect with Indigenous Peoples online for community support and to share ideas for navigating this shut-down period.

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