The Nourish and Develop Foundation is committed to making sure you have access to valid and vetted information that will help you get through these challenging times.

The following is a list of resources from local and global sources to keep you informed.


Canada Business App

Navigate government services and get recommendations tailored to your business.

Canada’s Economic Response Plan

Find Canada’s plan to support individuals, businesses, and industries.

Canadian Chamber of Commerce COVID-19

Find the latest information, tools and resources businesses need to make it through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Employment and Social Development COVID-19 Benefits and Services

Find Canada’s Homelessness Strategy, Emergency Response Benefit, Employment Insurance, Canada Child Benefit, Pension Plans, National Student Loans, Work Sharing Program, Labour Information, and more.

Federal and Provincial Resources for Business During COVID-19

Chamber of Commerce Stoufville’s list of COVID resources for businesses.

Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Updates

Actions taken by OSFI to Canadian financial system and economy in response to challenges posed by COVID-19.

Ontario-Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance Program

The Ontario Government is allocating funds to provide relief to small businesses and their landlords.

Ontario Re-Open Framework

Read the Province’s framework for re-opening business, services, and public spaces.

Ontario Together: How Your Organization Can Help Fight the Coronavirus

Offer emergency products and innovative solutions or volunteer to support our response to COVID-19.


Brock Board of Trade: Building an Online Store for Delivery

A step by step guide to creating an online store with delivery options.

Brock Board of Trade: Building an Online Store for Pick Up

A step by step guide to creating an online store with pick up options.

Brock Township COVID-19 Updates

Brock’s updates include closure notices, updates, and business resources.

Business Advisory Centre Durham

Resources, ideas, and solutions for business community.

Business TO Support Centre

Provides support to businesses with a focus on completing applications for government assistance.

CAREA Community Health Centre Resources

A complete list of resources for mental health support, financial support, and more.

Digital Main Street

A service that helps you take your business online.

Durham College’s Essential Skills Workshops

Durham Data Tracker

See how many active and resolved cases in Durham.

Durham Housing Advisory Network: Service Updates

COVID-19 supports in Durham Region ranging from food banks to income security.

Durham Region Community Resources

The Region of Durham’s list of available resources to support vulnerable and marginalized individuals in our communities.

Early On Child and Family Centre: Calendar of Events

Feed The Need Durham

Active Food Banks/Agencies — Durham Region.

Gap Committee Resources

List of services available in North Durham.

Gap Committee Emergency Supports Calendar

Schedule for drop-ins, outreach, food banks, overnight warming locations.

H.U.B. Inc

Workshops and events for businesses and entrepreuners.

Invest Durham COVID-19 Response

Resources and information for businesses in Durham Region regarding government programs, services and supports available during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jobs Available

Durham College Employment Resources Updated Job Posts

Durham College Workshop Basics


Open Data Durham

Open data allows the public to access the Region’s data more easily and encourages innovation in the community.

Spark Ontario Helping During COVID-19

List of volunteer opportunities based on geographical area.

Volunteer Registration – Uxbridge Port Perry

Asking all health care professionals, medical volunteers, and non-medical volunteers who are willing to respond to COVID to register.


211 Central

Resource to find local services.

Canadian Outbreak Update

Progression of the situation in Canada including number of cases, prevention and risk, and more.

World Health Organization

Advice for the public.

Provincial Health Information

Resource for what we know so far, provincial updates, key articles, public resources, and more.

Ontario Self-Assessment Tool

Take this self-assessment if you think you were exposed to COVID-19 or have symptoms.


Anxiety Canada

How to manage anxiety with connections to experts.

Girls Inc. Durham

Virtual programming will begin the week of April 27 using Zoom Video Conferencing. Explore topics such as leadership, mental health, body image, and self-esteem in a safe space.

Kids Help Phone 24/7 Helpline

National support service offering professional counselling, information and referrals to support young people in both English and French.

Ontario COVID-19 Mental Health Network

A network of Ontario-based mental health professionals dedicated to supporting frontline COVID-19 workers during the evolving crisis

Shoppers Drug Mart – SilverCloud

SilverCloud is a suite of programs that are designed to help you think and feel better. It contain a number of activities to help you to develop & practice new skills & strategies.


Luke’s Place

Supporting women to access family law supports during the COVID-19 crisis.

Bethesda House

24/7 support line: 1-800-338-3397

Herizon House

24/7 support line: 1-866-437-4066

Violence Against Women Emergency Response

COVID- 19 Temporary Service Interruptions/Changes.