Employee and Family
Assistance Program (EFAP)


We take the health and safety of the entire community very seriously. We understand that the current situation is incredibly disruptive to everyday life and causes concern. We have provided resources that can be helpful in helping you answer your children's questions about COVID-19 as well as manage the stress and anxiety caused by this crisis. There are also a variety of suggested activities that can be done from home.



How to talk to your child

How to talk to your children about COVID-19? (video)

Pregnancy, childbirth and caring for newborns: Advice for mothers

Guidelines for first responder - Coping with COVID-19

Guidelines for first responder

Family and Crisis Management

Guide to living with worry and anxiety amidst global uncertainty

Pandemic pushing your anxiety buttons?

Public Information: Respiratory Hygiene

Public Information: Clean Hand

How to work from home when you have kids

Court issues guidelines for Ontario parents with custody arrangements during pandemic


At-Home Learning Resources

Lessons - My Child/Students Need to Work On...


HeARTful Ways to Spend Your Days


A COVID-19 Workbook


Books for Children

Shows and Online Entertainment

Shows and Online Entertainment

Arkells teach music on Instagram

Netflix Party films_films_Watch your film together

Mental Health

Work-Life Balance Quiz


What's your Stress Index?


Mental Health Meter

Wellness Together Canada : Mental Health and Substance Use Support

Bounceback Ontario

Related information

For regular updates on the situation in the region

For up to date information, here are some credible sources of information:

How employers and employees should manage self-quarantines

Mental health and COVID-19 (Videos)

COVID-19 self-assessment

Guide for care-givers, household members and close contacts


Yale University is offering a free course online on well-being

Managing an Unexpected Remote Workforce - The Conference Board of Canada