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COVID-19 Resource Centre

Happy, Healthy Connections for Families COVID-19 Resources & Support

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Last updated: Monday Sept 13, 2021

We recognize that children and families may be feeling increasing anxiety and stress as we all work to combat the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. As a leading children’s mental health and early learning organization, CDI is here to support your family during these times of challenge.

CDI Updates:

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - CDI Virtual Summer Camp Programs 2021

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - COVID-19 Response: CDI Remains Open As Essential Provider During Second Provincial State of Emergency

Friday, Oct 9, 2020 - COVID-19 Reponse: CDI Virtual Programming

Monday, August 17, 2020 - Gradual Re-Opening of CDI Locations; COVID-19 Site Protocols and Screening 

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - Reopening of Early Learning Centres 

Thursday July 23, 2020 - Virtual Summer Camps

Friday April 24, 2020 - Camp Towhee and Camp Wimodausis

Thursday April 16, 2020

Wednesday March 18, 2020

Monday March 16, 2020

Thursday March 5, 2020

Tuesday January 28, 2020

Parent/Caregiver Resources:

Easing back-to-school stress

How to talk to your child about COVID-19

Creating routines and managing expectations

Self-care and working from home

Women and children living with domestic violence

Virtual programming:

Activities guide:

What you can do:

  • Follow all directions given by local, provincial and federal officials
  • Self-quarantine for 14 days following any international travel
  • If you are not being asked to self-quarantine, consider yourself in self-isolation
  • Unless your work is deemed an essential service, only leave your home for groceries, healthcare or a short local walk
  • Stay a minimum of two metres away from others outside of your home
  • Wash your hands with soap and water frequently 
    • If soap and water are not available, use hand sanitizer with at least a 60% alcohol content
  • If you are coughing or sneezing, do so into a tissue or the crook of your elbow 
  • If you feel unwell, call Telehealth Ontario (+1 866-797-0000) or your family healthcare provider– do not visit an emergency room for a non-emergency
  • Sanitize frequently touched surfaces, such as phones, keyboards and children’s toys
  • Speak to your children about proper hygiene and germ prevention 

Emergency Resources:

If you’re in crisis, call 911


Assaulted Women’s Helpline




Distress Centre

416-408-4357 or text 45645


Kids Help Phone

1-800-668-6868 or text CONNECT to 686868 to chat



Coronavirus Resources: