London COVID-19 Resources

Get updates on COVID-19 in London and local resources

Supports for basic needs pdf on website page with information on emergency food, and resources.

 The resource page has additional support services currently running.

Phone: 519-661-CITY (2489) for questions about city services.

 

Pillar Nonprofit Network

 

Middlesex-London Health Unit

Updates on COVID-19 and local resources to stay safe  

 

Telehealth Ontario

Call the province’s toll-free service with any questions or concerns about symptoms and to get health advice. A registered nurse will take your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Toll-free: 1-866-797-0000

 

Crisis Services Canada

Suicide prevention and support

Call: 1-833-456-4566

Available 24/7

● Confidential telephone support

○ For anyone with addiction concerns or mental health needs in London, Middlesex, Elgin, and Oxford

○ Trained professionals offer support, information and education

*direct transfers to crisis response team or can book a call back from a mental health or addictions services within 48 business hours of call.

○ Contact

*Toll-free: 1-866-933-2023

*Crisis: 519-433-2023

*Email: info@reachout247.ca

○ Hours: Daily 24 hours

○ Executives: Lynda Cowie - Manager, Supportive Response Programs: manager@reachout247.ca

Ways to Combat COVID-19 Burnout

Tips on how to reset.

  1. https://www.forbes.com/sites/margiewarrell/2020/09/30/covid-burnout-seven-ways-to-reset-when-youve-hit-the-wall/?sh=3c34f9c8377f 

  2. https://blog.zencare.co/covid-burnout-remote-work/  

 How to build resilience.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/margiewarrell/2020/04/07/build-resilience/?sh=53c5f174307a 

Other tips from the WHO.

https://www.who.int/campaigns/connecting-the-world-to-combat-coronavirus/healthyathome/healthyathome---mental-health  

Managing COVID-19 Anxiety

Signs and symptoms of stress and anxiety.

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/managing-stress-anxiety.html  

 Tips to manage anxiety.

  1. https://adaa.org/learn-from-us/from-the-experts/blog-posts/consumer/how-deal-your-covid-19-stress-anxiety-ocd 

  2. https://www.who.int/images/default-source/health-topics/coronavirus/risk-communications/general-public/stress/stress.jpg?sfvrsn=b8974505_14 

  3. https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/coronavirus-covid-19-anxiety-tips/  

  4. https://www.camh.ca/en/health-info/mental-health-and-covid-19/coping-with-stress-and-anxiety  

  5. https://www.helpguide.org/articles/anxiety/coronavirus-anxiety.htm

Extensive resource list.

https://adaa.org/finding-help/coronavirus-anxiety-helpful-resources  

Socializing Resources

London Facebook Page

Caremongering London, ON. Community & Activist Responses to COVID-19 (Search “Caremongering London, ON”, then click “Groups” and the group will come up).

The purpose of this group is to organize the local community on the grassroots level to ensure community members have access to food, housing, healthcare, and other necessities. You can also post requests for aid/support.

 

Daily TV Mass

Youtube channel that offers Catholic mass daily

Westpark Church

Online Sermons Live Stream

Sundays at 9 am and 11 am

 

Riverside United Church

Online Sermons on Youtube every Sunday

 

West London Alliance Church

Online Sermons Live Stream

Sundays at 10 am

 

Forest City Community Church

Online Live Stream every Sunday at 9 am, 11 am, 7 pm, and Wednesday at 7 pm

 

Friendly Callers- Senior Support Program

CMHA Middlesex

Provides seniors with friendly weekly calls and referrals to services and social supports in their communities.

Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 7:30 pm

Call 519-434-9191 ext. 2223

Nutrition Resources

Please be advised that some programs and services have changed or suspended their services. This information is current as of November 10, 2020 at 2 pm.

Salvation Army Food Truck: Centre of Hope London

All meals cancelled until further notice.

(Centre of Hope parking lot at Wellington/Horton)

The Salvation Army - Westminster Park Community Church

Take out meals every Monday

5 pm

*Annual Christmas dinner (take out meal) on Monday November 30th, 2020. Registration required by November 25th, 2020. Call 519-668-0025 or email westminsterparkcc@gmail.com to register.

Calvary United Church

Take out breakfast every 3rd Saturday

9 am - 10:30 am

St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church

Take out meals every Saturday

3 pm - 6 pm

Option to dine-in every Saturday from 3 pm - 4 pm or 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with 30 guests per seating.

Rowntree Memorial United Church

Take out meals every 

Tuesdays 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm AND

Wednesdays 11 am - 1 pm

(previously open until 7pm)

St. George’s Anglican Church

Take out meals every 2nd and 4th Friday

5 pm

St. Michael’s Catholic Church

Take out meals every Monday

5 pm - 6 pm

The Church of St. Jude

Take out breakfast every 3rd Saturday

9 am - 10:30 am

*adding a meal on Saturday, November 7th (takeout breakfast)

St. Joseph’s Hospitality Centre

Take out meals from Monday - Friday

9:30 am - 11 am and 12 noon - 2 pm

*fees waived until further notice (dining room remains closed)

Glen Cairn Community Centre

Emergency food kits one per week on Monday, Tuesday, or Thursday 1 pm - 4 pm

Emergency loaf of bread every Thursday 1 pm - 4 pm

Emergency and Baby Food Bank available for Glen Cairn residents and Pond Mills Community

Ark Aid Street Mission

Take out meals from Monday - Sunday 

5 pm

Free coffee and snacks will be Monday - Friday 

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

My Sister’s Place

Bagged meals and snacks from 

Monday - Friday 11 am - 1 pm, 4 pm - 5:30 pm AND 

Saturday - Sunday 11 am - 1 pm

Northwest London Resource Centre Food Bank

Monday - Friday

10 am - 3 pm

For residents of N6G and N6H (a piece of ID for all family members and proof of address is required)

St. Paul's Social Services

Monday - Friday

9 am - 11:30 am

*excludes holidays

Fellowship Centre at St. Paul's

Bagged lunches every Thursday

12 noon - 1 pm

St. Francis and St. Martin

Providing meals

Crouch Neighbourhood Resource Centre

Emergency food cupboard from Tuesday - Friday

10 am - 4 pm

Hyatt Mosque

Take out meals every Saturday

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

*Muslim soup kitchen

Elmwood Presbyterian Church

Providing takeout meals

Wesley Knox United Church

Closed until further notice

Dundas Street United Church

Closed until further notice

● Meals on Wheels 

 

Crisis meals available to isolated seniors free of charge*

 Call: 519-660-1430

 Email: info@mowl.ca

  Website

  356 Queens Ave, London, ON, N6B 1X6

 Hot meals delivered daily Monday - Friday 11 am - 1:30 pm

*weekend meals delivered chilled on Friday

*frozen meals delivered weekly on Thursday 

*special diet types and texture modifications available 

 Fees: $8.15 per meal

 Frozen meals: 7 meals for $40.70

*7 soups for $15.60

*7 desserts for $15.60

*transportation $22

Subsidies available for those who qualify

Eligibility: Adults 55 years and older or adults under 55 with short or long term disabilities requiring assistance with nutrition or medical transportation

 

Heart to Home Meals

○ Meals delivered to your door--order as often as you like; this is not a subscription service, so you don’t have to sign up for regular deliveries.

Choose from over 200 soups, entrees and desserts

Pay with credit card online OR cash or cheque on delivery*

*Soup $3.10

*Entrees range from $6.00 - $10.00

*Desserts $1.00 - 4.00

Delivers to many areas across Ontario and Canada

Use the website to see if they deliver near you!

OR Call 1-800-786-6113 for help

 

Community Support Services Network

Grocery delivery, meal service, and transportation supports for seniors

Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Call 519-673-6617

All the information above is updated frequently here