Here are some resources for getting through this challenging time.
“Riverwood Food Bank [at 274 Talbot Ave] partners with Winnipeg Harvest to provide groceries to Elmwood families in need.
If you are in need of food, please contact Winnipeg Harvest at 204-982-3660 to register for a hamper.”
Emergency food kits, baby supplies, hygiene supplies:
Ma Mawi Centre
Call 204-925-0330 / 204-925-0352 / 204-925-6816 / 204-925-0348
Counselling by text, phone or email:
Elmwood Community Resource Centre
“Please call us 204-982-1720 ext. 201 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Counselling warm-Line open Mondays to Fridays from 10 am to 6pm -call us at 431-275-2287 for support with coping tips, mental health & wellness strategies, general support.”
See also ECRC’s COVID-19 Update (drop-in services, employment assistance, newcomer support, etc)
And don’t forget…
If you have stopped working because of COVID-19, the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) may provide you with temporary income support. The CERB provides $500 a week for up to 16 weeks.