Important Updates2020-03-31T22:58:17+01:00

Covid-19: Important Updates

In light of the Covid-19 situation, The Corner @ 200 is currently open from 9am-6pm.

Please note that our front area services are temporarily suspended (Computer, printouts, telephone etc.).

All programs and activities have been suspended until further notice.

Your service provider will be in touch with you if you have a pre-booked appointment scheduled until March 31st.

The Corner @ 240 will be open Monday-Friday, 4-6pm only for repairs.

If you have any urgent needs please contact +1 647 527 6983 or +1 416 964 6657 or email us at intake@stjamestown.org.


If you develop symptoms please call Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000 or call the Toronto Covid19 hotline at 416 338-8421 

If you are in distress, please call the GTA distress line: 416-408-4357 or the Seniors’ Hotline at 416-217-2077

Call 311 for Information on City Services

Call 211 for information on community resources (You can also text 21166, chat online: 211Ontario.ca/chat, or email: gethelp@211Ontario.ca


Follow the following links for information on Covid-19 and essential services and resources

Federal Government

Covid-19 Outbreak Update: Click Here

Program Delivery Instruction: Click Here

Travel Advisory: Click Here

Permanent & temporary residents & applicants: Click Here

Employment & Social Development: Click Here

Canada’s Covid19 Economic Response Plan: Click Here

Support for workers & businesses through Canada’s

COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: Click Here

Provincial Government

Information from Min. of Health (Multilingual): Click Here

Declaration of Emergency: Click Here

How to carry our Self Assessment: Click Here

How to Self Monitor: Click Here

How to Self Isolate: Click Here

Individuals with no Provincial Health Insurance: Click Here

Instructions for Health Professionals: Click Here

Other Resources

School Closures and Resources for students: Click Here

Learn at Home Resources for Students: Click Here

Multilingual Material: Click Here

Service Adjustment of St. James Town Service Providers Network Agencies and Partners: Click Here

World Health Organization (WHO) Updates: Click Here

Apply for Benefits

What is Employment Insurance: Know More

Apply for Employment Insurance: Apply

Apply for Canada Child Benefit: Apply

Income Tax Filing Dates Extended: Know More

Mortgage Support: Know More

Support for Indigenous Communities: Know More

Emergency Loan for Canadians outside Canada: Click Here

Benefits for Businesses: Know More

City of Toronto

Daily Press Release: Click Here

Covid-19 Updates: Click Here

Assessment Centres: Click Here

How to Practice Social Distancing: Click Here

Information for Tenants: Click Here

Mental Health, Housing and Newcomer Services: Click Here

Online Mental Health and Addiction Resources: Click Here

Food and Grocery Resources

Allen Garden Food Bank
353 Sherbourne Street
Thursdays; 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm; Fridays- 10:30 am – 12:00pm, 1:30pm- 3:30 pm

Society of Sharing Inner City Volunteers
Volunteers accompany the client while shopping or, if necessary, shop for the client
Phone: 416 413 0380; Website

Food Share
Order groceries anywhere in Toronto through Good Food Program: Website

Daily Bread Food Bank
191 New Toronto Street | www.dailybread.ca | 416-203-0050 | info@dailybread.ca
Check the website or phone for updates regarding the changing situation

The Stop Food Bank
1884 Davenport Road | www.thestop.org/contact-us | 416-652-2294
For those in the catchment area: Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 12-3pm; call to confirm
North York Harvest Food Bank

Multiple Locations | northyorkharvest.com/find-a-food-bank | 416-635-7771 ext. 0 | info@northyorkharvest.com
Phone the referral line or email them to determine what food banks are still open and how to gain access
The Scott Mission

Various Locations | www.scottmission.com/covid-19
502 Spadina Avenue: Prepackaged groceries will be provided at front doors located at the northern end;
Prepackaged take away meals will be available at the south end of the building
1550 O’Connor Drive: Prepackaged groceries will be available every Tuesday from the front doors

St Stephen’s Community House
260 Augusta Ave
Drop in services are open, 7:30am- 11:30am (provides food, showers and laundry for street involved people)
Overdose prevention site is also open from 8am-2pm

List of Food Banks & Drop-in Centres: Click Here