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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) RESOURCE LIST
FOR CHILDREN/CAREGIVERS

General Resources

Telehealth Ontario

Free, confidential service to provide health advice or information.  24 hours/day, seven days a week.

Toll-free 1 888-797-0000

Toll-free TTY 1-866-797-0007

City Of London Supports for Basic Needs

List of Supports for Basic Needs is located in the right hand navigation.

http://www.london.ca/newsroom/Pages/COVID-19.aspx

Ontario Parent Survey

McMaster University researchers have launched a province-wide online survey—OntarioParentSurvey.ca—to help understand what families with children are experiencing in the context of COVID-19, and what services families and caregivers may need. The Ontario Parent Survey is part of a larger intervention study funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada created to promote positive parenting practices and improve child outcomes.

The Ontario Parent Survey aims to help understand what Ontario families with children are experiencing in the context of COVID-19, and what services families and caregivers may need, now and in the future.

Resources for Children

I Can Book on Coronavirus

https://read.bookcreator.com/bhpCKyPa7qhdSCOcoCj3ommqw653/fkR68K5FRDu32Ev5sPzO8Q

Just for Kids: A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/02/28/809580453/just-for-kids-a-comic-exploring-th

Emotional Literacy

Emotional Literacy – Activity Booklet (PDF download)

Kids Help Phone

https://kidshelpphone.ca/get-info/were-here-for-you-during-covid-19-novel-coronavirus

Mindfulness Activity Booklet

Mindfulness Activity Booklet (PDF download)

Growth Mindset Activity Booklet

Growth Mindset Activity Booklet (PDF download)

 

Resources for Parents

Self-care for Parents and Caregivers 

Self-care Booklet for Parents and Caregivers 

Sesame Street – Caring for Each Other During the COVID-19 Crisis

https://www2.sesame.org/e/293712/healthemergencies/72hh6q/674682703?h=i19SxmwE0DKWzP_SqCKweOrJtBP_avYOQvZhoBYs2nk

Taking Care of Your Emotional Health During COVID-19

https://emergency.cdc.gov/coping/selfcare.asp 

How to Talk to Your Children about Coronavirus

Includes a list of videos, games, and activities about handwashing and staying healthy

https://www.pbs.org/parents/thrive/how-to-talk-to-your-kids-about-coronavirus

Supporting Kids During the Coronavirus Crisis

https://childmind.org/article/supporting-kids-during-the-covid-19-crisis/

A Parent’s Guide to Surviving COVID-19: Eight Strategies to Keep Children Healthy and Happy

http://earlylearningnation.com/2020/03/a-parents-guide-to-surviving-covid-19-8-strategies-to-keep-children-healthy-and-happy/

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

https://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/resources/fact-sheet/outbreak_factsheet_1.pdf

Young Children at Home during the COVID-19 Outbreak: The Importance of Self Care

https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/3262-young-children-at-home-during-the-covid-19-outbreak-the-importance-of-self-care

TVO Learning at Home

Online, easy access to learning tools for students from K-12

https://www.tvo.org/about/tvo-launches-enhanced-access-to-online-learning-tools-0

COVID-19 and Safety Planning to Reduce the Risk of Domestic Violence

https://www.thehotline.org/2020/03/13/staying-safe-during-covid-19/

Managing Anxiety During Social (Physical) Distancing

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/7567216560642617100

Government support for children

https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-support-families