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211 - How to Access​​​​ Help During COVID-19 ​

(click on the link to access the 211 website)

211 Ontario can help you find support ​during COVID-19.   211 Ontario is your primary source of information on government and community-based social services.  

Programs and services to help you through this pandemic: 

  • ​Do you fe​el over​​whelmed or anxious about COVID-19? Do you want information on mental health services to manage those feelings?
  • Are you experiencing financial pressure because of self-isolation measures?
  • Do you have questions about applying for Employment Insurance?
  • Do you need help getting groceries or running errands while you are at home sick or self-isolating?​

211 - Grocery and Pharmaceutical De​​​​livery Options

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Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, St. Mary's Conference (Victoria Harbour) Food Bank 

Remaining open to serve registered clients and Tay Township residents in need. 

Heightened precautions in place - Restricted access to one person at a time with precautions & physical distancing practices.   ​We offer delivery service to your door for those in isolation or seniors staying at home. We will do errands for our anyone in need or if someone just needs to connect or talk.  

Hours of Operation:  Wednesday and Friday morning 10 - 11:30 a.m. 
​Call us if you need help - Food Bank:   705-956-0022
Councillor Mary Warnock:   705-534-3933

​Press Releases

County releases 2018 Progress Report on 5-Year Positive Aging Strategy

County releases framework for building Age-Friendly communities

County identifies key age-friendly needs and priorities

September 2016 - County Hosts Age-Friendly Public Consultations

SWIFT initiative receives major boost from Federal and Provincial Governments

Press Release - Age-Friendly Public Consultations

County receives tremendous response from Age-Friendly Simcoe County Survey

County launches new Age-Friendly Simcoe County Survey

County receives funding for Age-Friendly Community Planning Grant

Newsletters

Age-Friendly Simcoe County Community Newsletter - Issue #6 June 2016

Age-Friendly Simcoe County Community Newsletter - Issue #5 May 2016

Age-Friendly Simcoe County Community Newsletter - Issue #4 April 2016

Age-Friendly Simcoe County Community Newsletter - Issue #3 March 2016

Age-Friendly Simcoe County Community Newsletter - Issue #2 Winter 2016

Age-Friendly Simcoe County Community Newsletter - Issue #1 Winter 2016​​​