During COVID-19 some people may be feeling very isolated at home due to social and physical distancing. There are a number of resources available in our community to help people feel more connected.
The Lambton Public Health website has a dedicated Community Supports section, which lists various resources our community members may need during this time.
Tel-Check is a free service that provides regular phone calls to seniors, people with disabilities and people living alone or with their families/caregivers.
- The Tel-Check referral form and brochure have been attached to this email
- To make a referral, call Donna Martin at 519-336-0120 ext. 251 (call and leave a message)
Lambton County Connects is a free phone based program, which provides a way for older adults to stay connected to each other.
The Ontario Caregiver Organization can provide support to caregivers, which has a hotline, live chat, and virtual support group options.
24/7 Mental Health Phone Line Services:
- Mental Health First Response Line – 519-336-3445 or 1-800-307-4319
- Distress Line – 519-336-3000 or 1-888-347-8737
- Kids Help Phone (under 20 years old) – 1-888-668-6868, www.kidshelpphone.ca
- Good 2 Talk (17-25 years old) – 1-866-925-5454, www.good2talk.ca
- Connex Mental Health Helpline – 1-866-531-2600, www.mentalhealthhelpline.ca