Updates from the field​


Updates from the field

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This page lists resources, reports, training events and sector updates relevant to immigrant and refugee mental health.

COVID-19 Resources

Mental well-being

Understandably, the COVID-19 pandemic can cause stress and anxiety, for all. 

This webpage is designed to help people with concerns and questions about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their lives and mental well-being.

Access here

Government of Canada resources

For credible, up-to-date information, please refer to the following:

Public health Canada

IRCC – Covid-19: Qs and As for service provider organizations

IRCC – Critical services for service provider organizations

Immigration and Refugee of Canada – Covid-19 measures


*no in-person events to share due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Online workshop: Deep breath: Self care in challenging times, hosted by Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants, May 26th, 2020. Register here.

Webinar: Availability of settlement services in Southern Ontario during COVID-19, hosted by the Refugee Sponsorship Training Program, May 29th, 2020. Register here.

Webinar: Gender-based violence awareness during COVID-19 for service providers working with newcomers, immigrants and refugees, hosted by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada alongside other organizations, May 22 and May 29, 2020. Register here.

Reports and resources

Information sheets: COVID-Analytical snapshots, developed by International Organization of Migration. Read here.

Resources: Multilingual information on COVID-19 for migrant communities, developed by International Organization of Migration. Access here.

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