** Managing financial well-being during tough times **
Author: Prosper Canada
Topic: Financial coaching & counselling, Financial well-being, Tax filing and benefits
Publisher: Prosper Canada
Location: Canada
Format: Toolkit
Content Type: Prosper Canada Toolkits
Publication Date: March 19, 2020

This toolkit contains resources and information which may offer support to organizations, agencies, or frontline staff supporting individuals, during a challenging time.

This toolkit was developed in response to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic and more resources will be added as they become available. If you have a resource or would like to submit tips to be included in a future addition, please write to: hub@prospercanada.org.

Last updated: April 6, 2020 - Information for Canadians during COVID-19 + Benefits information for Canadians

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Information for Canadians during COVID-19

This section will be updated as more actions are taken in response to COVID-19.

Department of Finance Canada response plan: Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: Support for Canadians and Businesses
ESDC information on EI, Labour Program, Passport Services, Canada Student Loans: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) – Employment and Social Development Canada
Health Canada information, travel advisories, and updates: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
How the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada is responding: COVID-19: How FCAC is responding
Watch out for potential COVID-19 scams: COVID-19: Warning of potential financial fraudsters – NEW!

Service Canada: Contact info during COVID-19
Service Canada: Alternative Service Canada e-services delivery link
Service Canada: Applying for Employment Insurance – Important Notice (English)
Service Canada: Informations importantes pour présenter une demande d’assurance-emploi (Francais)

CLEO: COVID-19 – Updates on the Law and Legal Services (Ontario) – NEW!
Torkin Manes: COVID-19 Resource Centre; legal and business information – NEW!
Canadian Bankers Association (CBA) statement Canada’s Six Biggest Banks Take Decisive Action to Help Customers Impacted by COVID-19
CAMH: Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Benefits information for Canadians during COVID-19

Information by Canadian province/territory

Resources for practitioners and individuals managing finances

Content from Canadian sources
COVID-19: Managing financial health in challenging times – Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC)
Managing your bills and debt payments during the crisis – Hoyes Michalos Licensed Insolvency Trustees
Helping workers learn about and apply for Emergency Support Benefits and Emergency Care Benefits hotline – The Workers Action Centre
COVID19 Resources for Indigenous Peoples – Indigenous Climate Action

Content from outside Canada
COVID-19 Resources – Financial Health Network, USA (formerly CFSI) – (new!)
Protect yourself financially from the impact of the coronavirus – Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, USA (CFPB)
Prioritizing Bills tool (CFPB)
Protecting your finances during the Coronavirus Pandemic – Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, USA (CFPB)
Financial Resources to Help Get Through COVID-19 – University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
How to Protect Your Finances During the Coronavirus Crisis – AltruWisdom.com
Coronavirus and your money – Money and Pensions Service, UK

Resources for not-for-profit organizations

Resources from Canada
Ontario Non-Profit Network – Non-profits on the front lines of COVID-19
Ontario Non-Profit Network – Resources to help nonprofits adapt and respond to COVID-19
Toronto Foundation – Better Toronto Coalition Hub

Resources from outside of Canada
Bridgespan – COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources for Nonprofits and Funders
Bridgespan – Eight Steps for Managing Through Tough Times
Code for America – Blueprint for a Human-Centred Safety Net
Financial Health Network – COVID-19 Financial Health Resource Hub
The Chronicle of Philanthropy – 6 Steps for Grant Makers to Take Now to Ensure Nonprofits Recover From Coronavirus Spread
Human Resources Professionals Association – HR resources for the non-profit sector
Stanford Social Innovation Review: Rethinking Social Change in the Face of Coronavirus (NEW)

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