For support resource available through Toronto Community Housing:
Settlement, Social support and Mental Health support:
Many Community and Settlement Service agencies that service the Chinese Canadian communities continue to provide their services online or via phone.
- Centre for Immigrant and Community Services (CICS)
Also accessible via wechat group
- Community Family Services of Ontario (CFSO)
- Cross Cultural Community Services Association (TCCSA)
- Hong Fook Mental Health Association
- Support Enhance Access Service (SEAS)
- University Settlement
For low income, non-English speaking people from the Chinese, Vietnamese, Laotian and Cambodian communities in Ontario, you can access free legal services via the Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic (CSALC)
For a variety of important questions people are asking about the law relating to the COVID-19 situation, the Steps to Justice website provides a guide with practical answers on many areas including housing, income assistance, employment, immigration, family law, family violence and criminal matters:
For updated changes in policy and services related to immigration and refugee issues and international travel in relation to COVID-19:
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, to ensure all residents of Ontario has access to health care and protection, the Ontario Government has expanded health care coverage so that everyone regardless of their status or insurance coverage can access needed health care.
For people who do not have health coverage during the COVID-19 outbreak, Health Network for Uninsured Clients had developed a multilingual resource guide to help people to find out and access health care services in Ontario during the COVID-19 outbreak. A copy of the guide is appended below:Patient-resource-Health-Network-for-Uninsured-Clients-2