Joyce Murray
Hon. Joyce Murray
Member of Parliament for Vancouver Quadra
COVID-19 Resources For Individuals in Canada

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) is ending on October 3, 2020.


Mental health resources below

Financial Resources and Support

If you are facing reduced work hours, and making more than $1,000 a month:

NEW: Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

Live updated Q&A document at this website


The benefit will be available to workers:

More information on CERB here.

Carleton prof creates plain-language guide for getting government aid

Additional Supports


Mental Health Resources and Support

HealthLink BC

Provides 24/7, confidential health information and advice.

Call 8-1-1

Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre

Provides confidential, non-judgmental, free emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including thoughts of suicide.

Call 604 872-3311 (Greater Vancouver)
Toll-free 1 800 SUICIDE (784-2433)

The KUU-US Crisis Response Service

Provides 24/7 culturally-aware crisis support to Indigenous people in B.C.

Call 1-800-588-8717

Mental Health Digital Hub

A provincial website that provides information, services and education and awareness about mental health and substance use for adults, youth and children.

Bounce Back

A free evidence-based program designed to help youth and adults experiencing symptoms of mild to moderate depression, low mood or stress, with or without anxiety. Bounce Back® teaches effective skills to help people improve their mental health.

Call toll-free: 1 866 639-0522


Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, Providence Health Care and community partners have created an online mental health counselling program. If you’re struggling with depression, anxiety, or other mental health or substance use challenges, please visit the website for information and recommendations for further support in Vancouver, Richmond and other coastal communities.


Provides information about managing mental illness and maintaining good mental health, including self-management resources and screening self-tests for wellness, mood, anxiety and risky drinking.

Additional Resources

Virtual Mental Health Supports During COVID-19 

Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic

UBC Resources for Students


General & medical information

Call 1-888-COVID19/1-888-268-4319 for non-medical information on the virus, covering everything from travel recommendations to social distancing (available in more than 110 languages from 7:30am - 8:00pm, 7 days a week)

Text 604-630-0300 for COVID-19 information

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