Jennifer French MPP for Oshawa

Government of Ontario

Resources & Supports - COVID

In these challenging times Oshawa residents need resources and supports that may help in navigating the uncertainties we all face.  The list below is not exhaustive and so my team and I are committed to being there for you should you need further support.

Contact my community office at 905-723-2411 or email [email protected].


Resources and Supports

Income Protection & Paid Sick Leave

COVID-19 (coronavirus) and your employment standards protectionsCOVID-19 (coronavirus) and your employment standards protections | ontario.ca
Ontario COVID-19 Worker Income Protection BenefitOntario COVID-19 Worker Income Protection Benefit | ontario.ca
Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit - Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit (CWLB) - Canada.ca
Social AssistanceSocial assistance | ontario.ca
COVID-19 benefits and servicesCOVID-19 benefits and services - Canada.ca
Employment Insurance BenefitsEmployment Insurance benefits - Canada.ca
COVID-19 and the Occupational Health and Safety ActCOVID-19 and the Occupational Health and Safety Act | ontario.ca

Family & Child

Durham District School BoardDDSB
     Durham District School Board NewsNews and Updates - DDSB
Durham Catholic School BoardDCDSB
Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services | Ontario.ca
Emergency Childcare Durham RegionEmergency child care will be available for eligible workers in Durham Region - Region of Durham
Ombudsman Ontario - Children & Youth Children & Youth - Ontario Ombudsman

Short Term Support in a Crisis or Emergency

Learn how to get short term financial support if you are in a crisis or an emergency situation and don’t have enough money for things like food and housing Apply for emergency assistance | Ontario.ca
Salvation Army FoodbankFood Bank in Oshawa - Donations and Volunteering (saoshawa.ca)
Simcoe Hall Community Programs & FoodbankDonate Today! | Simcoe Hall Settlement House
Feed the Need Durham - Feed the Need in Durham – #feedingdurham
Cornerstone DurhamContact - Cornerstone Community Association Durham (cornerstonedurham.com)

Seniors & Patient Services 

Long Term Care and Adult Day Programs - Region of Durham
Adult Day Programs - Region of Durham
Home - Patient Ombudsman

Travel Advisories

Travel, testing and bordersCOVID-19: Travel, testing and borders - Travel.gc.ca