Resources to help you navigate COVID-19

Local Facebook Groups

Heritage Neighbour Labour: a facebook group where Heritage residents can request or offer support such as social support, deliveries and donations.

MUTUAL-AID TREATY FOUR: a facebook group where you can post what you’re needing and/or what you may be able to offer to others. Eg. donations of supplies, donations of food and water, donations of money to collective funds, social support via text, phone, and video chat, etc.

Caremongering – Regina/YQR: a facebook group for sharing and organizing community resources in response to COVID-19 in the Regina and surrounding areas.

Covid-19 Community Resource Kit: a facebook event where people can share information on closures of community supports, social distancing, etc.; meant to be a place to aggregate information and offer a space where people can ask for help when they need it.

Local (Regina & Area) Resources

Request for Supplies Form: a simple form, developed locally by grassroots organizers, where anyone can request supplies such as groceries/etc., and the organizers will do their best to connect you with what you need.

Carmichael Outreach: provides a variety of emergency supports to anyone in need, including free lunches to go, diapers and formula, hygiene items and pet food. See their website for their new schedule and protocols.

City of Regina/ REACH bagged lunches: One week’s worth of bagged lunches available for pickup from community centres throughout Regina, or anyone in critical need. Schedule posted daily at regina.ca/community. Or call 306-777-7000.

Salvation Army bagged lunches at Thomson School: Available for pickup from 11:00 – 11:45, Monday to Friday.

If you are suicidal or experiencing a mental health crisis, contact Mobile Crisis (306-757-0127).

If you are worried about having to self-isolate with an abusive partner or family member, call Regina Sexual Assault Centre (crisis line 306-352-0434, or use their website).

For Workers & Renters in Canada

Resources for Workers and Renters: A list of resources on benefits/EI, workers’ rights, housing/rental campaigns and supports, etc. compiled by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

General Health & Safety

Complete Mental Health Guide during COVID-19 Pandemic: Crowd-sourced information on coping strategies, general resources, and services that can help support people’s mental health during the pandemic. Put together by Peak Resilience in Vancouver.

Safety Practices for COVID-19 Mutual Aid Projects: a document outlining recommended safety practices for supply distribution mutual aid projects responding to the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic to lessen the risk of spreading the virus.

Food Handling Protocols during COVID-19 (in English and Spanish): From Food4Life, goes over specific guidelines for food preparation, bagging and delivery to minimize risk of spreading the virus.