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Updated May 15 2020.

Services from Employee Benefits

Government of Canada Support for Individuals & Families

Learn more about and apply for financial supports for individuals, families, indigenous communities, students, youth, persons who are sick, quarantined, caring for the sick, or unable to work. See CERB questions and answers for more info.

Financial Relief

  • Financial Relief Navigator – Learn about the help you can get to raise your income or lower your expenses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Support in the Hamilton Area

Mental Health Resources

OPSEU Region 2 Hardship Fund

The Hardship Fund assists members in good standing who are experiencing unexpected and/or temporary financial hardship. It provides emergency financial assistance based on need, duration, and available budget.  You must have signed and submitted your membership form to be a member in good standing.

Mohawk College COVID-19 Information

Public Health Organizations

OPSEU Information