Have your finances been affected by Covid-19 and the current Stay-At-Home Order / State of Emergency? Lost your job or had your hours drastically cut back? You may qualify for assistance. Covid-19 Financial Supports: In preparation for the current shut-down, here is information about the COVID-19 financial supports: Employment Insurance
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On Saturday, Gelja Sheardown, along with local agencies, were shining light on the local opioid crisis. Find out more here.
Saturday, we were at the Owen Sound Farmer’s Market with community partners from Grey Bruce Health Unit and Safe ‘N Sound along with Gelja Shearwood who had lost her husband Barrett Warwick one year ago to a fentanyl overdose. We thank everyone who came by to remember and pay tribute
Today, on International Women’s Day, we are celebrating newcomer women and the skills and diverse perspective they bring from around the world to Bruce and Grey Counties. During the last 18 months, in partnership with Welcoming Communities Grey Bruce, our Rural Pathways for Newcomer Women Project has been learning from
Period Poverty is real. With 25% of Canadian women struggling to pay for feminine hygiene products for themselves and their dependents, this is a topic that deserves some attention. Hygiene products are expensive and many women go without food and other necessities in order to afford these products. Not being
#FinancialFridays: Free Income Tax Filing Services are available to those who meet income guidelines. Learn more here.
Free Income Tax Filing Services Still Operating Under COVID-19 Conditions in Bruce and Grey Counties. This year, under COVID-19 conditions, the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) is changing how it provides free services. Most local organizations in Grey Bruce will be offering drop-off/pickup, virtual or phone services. Across both
Over 7200 meals have been delivered to those affected by homelessness through the Meals to Motels Program. Learn more here.
The numbers are in! Thanks to you and our incredible community partners, over 7200 meals have been provided to homeless individuals, couples and families sheltering in hotels during the Covid-19 pandemic. In 2020, the highest number of meals stood at 912 during the month of June. In January, 2021 however,
Today we’re spotlighting the Lion’s Head & District Food Bank located north of Wiarton on the beautiful Bruce Peninsula. The organization provides community support by offering hampers of perishable and non-perishable food available by appointment only. If you would like assistance or would like to find out more, call or
2020 is about to be behind us (whew!) but what is most clear is that this is one year that will be prominent in our minds for many years to come. Covid-19 has not been kind to our most vulnerable. Low income families and individuals, isolated seniors, the homeless and
The holidays are just around the corner and if you are looking for a meaningful way to give back to your community, we invite you to consider sending a greeting card to a resident living in long term care. As the pandemic continues to impact those living in local nursing
Time is running out to apply for the Emergency Community Support Fund Round 2! The deadline is Friday, October 30th at 3 pm.
Time is running out to apply for the Emergency Community Support Fund Round 2! The deadline is next Friday, October 30th, 2020. Is your organization providing front-line services to vulnerable populations impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic? Registered charities as well as other qualified donees may be able to apply for