Resources

These are certainly challenging and uncertain times for all of us.  Shelldale Family Gateway remains committed to all of our children, youth and the families.  Following is a list of resources that we hope you will find helpful during this very difficult time.

Also go to our Facebook @ShelldaleFG page where staff are regularly posting video activities for you to enjoy!

 

ACTIVITIES

Free to Grow at Home Kits  (Activity Kits)  *must register

https://www.childrensfoundation.org/ways-to-help/free-to-grow-at-home

 

Colouring sheets for Children about COVID safety

https://t.co/KsrAl9GUKE?amp=1

 

Guelph Public Library on-line stories

https://www.guelphpl.ca/en/services/virtual-programs.aspx

 

Circle Games

https://shelldale.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Activities-Circle-Games-4.pdf

 

Cooperative Games to play

https://shelldale.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Activities-Co-operative-Games-3.pdf

 

Drama Games

https://shelldale.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Activities-Drama-Games.pdf

 

Get to know Name Games

https://shelldale.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Activities-Get-to-Know-Name-Games-1.pdf

 

High Energy Games to play

https://shelldale.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Activities-High-Energy-Games.pdf

 

Indoor Games to play

https://shelldale.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Activities-Indoor-Games-1.pdf

 

Nature Games

https://shelldale.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Activities-Nature-Games-1.pdf

 

The YMCA developed this link of children’s activities:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1SvIdgTx9djKO6SjyvPDsoGlkgE3iExmi3qh2KRRku_w/mobilebasic

 

Virtual YMCA workouts for all ages

https://www.thisisy.ca/

 

 Activities for all ages

https://howtoadult.com/childrens-leisure-activities-5039.html

 

Science activities for children to do at home

 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCY1kMZp36IQSyNx_9h4mpCg

 

Things to do with recycle products in the home

https://www.upcyclethat.com/ 

 


EDUCATION RESOURCES

The Ontario School Board learning information for families to do on-line with their children

 https://www.ontario.ca/page/learn-at-home

 

Science activities for children to do at home

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCY1kMZp36IQSyNx_9h4mpCg

 

Books can be ordered if families require them through Willow Road School

 Steve.Viveiros@ugdsb.on.ca

 

Education resource

www.theempowerededucatoronline 

 


ACCESS FOOD SECURITY

 

Emergency Food Home Delivery - The Seed

https://www.theseedguelph.ca/homedelivery?fbclid=IwAR3z67TzS8N3RXjAbeLSjdfCXWrCnKQdrc3feU20KjgLQPgaWe_XSuMZWlA

Emergency Food Listing

https://t.co/1QQyL3hlHF?amp=1

 

Food and Friends link for families to access food security

 http://www.childrensfoundation.org/what-we-do/food-friends

 

Onward Willow Neighbourhood Group Food Security

Susie Stauffer - Neighbourhood Support Worker
519-835-3152 (best to text)
 
Lynne Kloostra - Parent Outreach Worker
519-803-9072 (best to text)

or leave a message at Onward Willow 519-824-6892 

onwardwillownsw@gmail.com

 

Guelph Community Health Centre SEED program

call 519-821-6638 ext. 317 or email theseed@guelphchc.ca

 

North Harvest Market

call Brendan Johnson 519-803-3374 or Barb McPhee at 519-835-1016

Crown Dairy - Free snacks for kids

www.SnacksandSmiles.ca

www.snacksandsmiles.ca/registration

 

Additional food resources

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1WnP8bshCx0EKeV0tEjL0UMrielVhec7k2bU9hV6eVuY/htmlview#gid=0

 


INCOME SECURITY

New resource funds for Trillium

https://www.iaccess.gov.on.ca/FamilyAppWeb/public/index.xhtml?fbclid=IwAR2kTp5B2rtrCAj0jVs670qJW458Fj_lNeZoow7z3ETAgQMn43c3jNCvTfw

 

Financial support for parents to assist with costs of educational resources

https://www.iaccess.gov.on.ca/FamilyAppWeb/public/index.xhtml?fbclid=IwAR2kTp5B2rtrCAj0jVs670qJW458Fj_lNeZoow7z3ETAgQMn43c3jNCvTfw

https://www.ontario.ca/page/get-support-families

 

Child tax info and vulnerable populations GST

https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan/covid19-individuals.html

 

Additional Government resources as of April 6th

https://globalnews.ca/6735158/ei-for-covid-19-what-we-know-so-far-about-the-new-emergency-response-benefit/amp/

 

Canada.ca/coronavirus

 


COVID-19 RESOURCES

https://globalnews.ca/news/6735158/ei-for-covid-19-what-we-know-so-far-about-the-new-emergency-response-benefit/amp/

 

Wait times for stores around Guelph (including grocery stores)

https://covid19-waiting-time.thejoin.tech/?fbclid=IwAR2yz8mQ2kcGaB51J9HzhqNo8EZ_iGIQ26SQO9fX2VQpIZ3vu0XksA8HTJU

 

 


STAYING WELL DURING COVID19

Safe shopping:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=taOUVUp1Pqw&feature=emb_rel_end

 

Reaching in reaching out strategies

https://launchbox-emailservices.ca/mail/display2.aspx?SID=4948e018-ae1e-460b-9b96-c3fbe28c4f75&N=16646 

 


ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Immigrant Services Monthly newsletter

https://mailchi.mp/f2ae673a5214/spring2020newsandinformation

 

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