As most of us know, we are dealing with a pandemic due to the Corona Virus or COVID-19 across our city, the country and worldwide.

Please be assured that precautions are in place and we can each do our part by adhering to the self- isolation, social distancing and hygiene procedures that are being recommended.

The safety of our readers and our volunteers is upper most in our minds during these uncertain times. We will take every precaution to ensure that our volunteer delivery teams practice safety measures to protect them and you!

Many of our regular supports and services are closed to the public but are open for their clients to call in. Bars, restaurants and all non-essential services are closed but many are offering free delivery or safe pick-up services. Please call ahead to find out how they are protecting their clients and their community.

Now is the time to come together as a community. Check on your neighbours and friends by telephone, texting or social media. Read the information provided by reliable sources. The City of Hamilton has excellent information on their web site: You can also contact Public Health Ontario: and World Health Organization

We urge everyone to reach out if you have concerns or questions. We have included information for our regular community partners but if we have missed something, please contact us at and we will try to direct you.

Be safe and remember that isolation doesn’t mean you are alone when you have community that cares.