COVID-19 Resources

Please expand the sections below to see more information on COVID-19, educational resources, activity resources, and daily health links.

General Resources

Kids Help Phone

In partnership with Crisis Text Line, Kids Help Phone is offering crisis response across Canada, for all ages.
Text “FRONTLINE” to 741741 to access free, confidential 24/7 mental health support in both official languages.


Center on the Developing Child

The Center on the Developing Child explains how COVID-19 is related to Child Health Development.


Canada Public Health

Canada Public Health guidelines to keep Canadians safe and prevent spread of COVID-19.


COVID-19 Info for Albertans

Information and actions to protect Albertans and prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.


Alberta Health Services

AHS Podcast


ADAA – Managing COVID-19 Anxiety

Expert tips and resources for all ages on how to manage and cope with anxiety during the novel coronavirus.


CDC- How to talk to children about COVID-19

A message from the CDC for parents, guardians, and those working with children on how to help children make sense of the situation and decrease any anxiety or fear.


Hands- The Family Help Network

The Family Help Network shares information regarding COVID-19 and provides resources and tips on how to cope for all ages.


Wellness Together Canada

A web-based platform for mental health and addictions support services. This service is available to adults in Canada for free 24/7.


Resources for Parents

Kids Help Phone

Tips on how to support the young people in your life during COVID-19.


Parenting with COVID-19

Parenting tips and activities for all ages (multiple languages).


The Conversation -Coronavirus Q&As

Dr.Sheri Madigan and Dr. Nicole Racine provide answers for 7 questions you may have about addressing the Coronavirus pandemic to your children.


National Association of School Psychologists

Helping children cope with changes resulting from COVID-19.


Holland Bloorview – Tip Sheet

COVID-19 Tip Sheet and resources (your legal rights, explaining COVID-19 to children, fun and budget friendly at home activities, tips for creating a learning schedule).


Child Mind Institute

Support for families during COVID-19.


The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds

7 ways to support kids and teens during the Coronavirus pandemic.


Children’s Mental Health Ontario

CMHO provides tips on how to talk to children with an anxiety disorder about COVID-19.


Community Education Service – COVIBook

Book written to support and reassure children ages 6 and under regarding COVID-19 – available in 16 languages.


PBS for parents

How to talk to your children about Coronavirus.


Time to Come in Bear

A story for children to explain social distancing (YouTube Video)

Diverse Needs

Canadian Association for Community Living

Disability-Related Resources for Families – Looking after your mental health and information for caregivers.


AUTISTICA

Coping with the uncertainty of COVID-19 – for individuals on the Autism Spectrum.


Linda Hodgdon

Visual strategies for Autism – Helping students understand COVID-19.

Resources were taken from the list provided by the Language and Cognitive Development Lab.