Community and Mental Health Resources during COVID-19
This is a stressful time for everyone, and it's normal to feel anxious and worried. This webpage provides a number of resources to help support student, parent/guardian and staff mental health and well-being at home.
For a comprehensive list of supports available in the community, including mental health, food, financial and shelter information, view the
resource created by the Peel board's Social Work Department.
Access counsellors and mental health services
Kids Help Phone
Children and teens can reach out to counsellors at Kids Help Phone who are available 24/7 via phone, text or online chat. Kidshelpphone.ca has a number of online resources you can access. You can access their services by calling 1-800-668-6868 or by texting CONNECT to 686868.
Peel Children's Centre
Their 24/7 Crisis Response is available to children and youth (0 to 18 years) by calling 416-410-8615.
Get connected with free and confidential mental health services for children, youth and families who live in Peel Region.
Tips and resources
The Peel board's Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) Homewood Health has provided online resources through their website. For immediate and confidential support, or to book an appointment, staff can call Homewood Health at 1-800- 663-1142 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
In addition, staff may find the following resources helpful: