Basic Needs Information
For information on grocery stores, food banks/free meals, and community agencies serving Middlesex County residents, click here – this document will be updated regularly, but we recommend you contact the organization to confirm services and hours of operation.
Social Service Supports in Middlesex during COVID-19
Please click here for information related to Ontario Works, Homeless Prevention Supports, Food Banks and Free Take-out Meals, Social Housing, and Counselling Services.
To view supports for seniors age 55+, please click here.
United Way Elgin Middlesex - COVID-19
To learn more about how to support, donate and access services for our most vulnerable populations during COIVD-19, please click here.
Community organizations serving vulnerable populations are encouraged to apply for funding to support their work through the Emergency Community Support Fund. This fund is administered in collaboration with United Way Centraide Canada and the Government of Canada. Please click here to learn more about the eligibility requirements to apply for the fund. Applications will be accepted until June 12, 2020.
Middlesex County Library Services
As a result of COVID-19, Middlesex County Library Services have been forced to close their physical doors to the public. Access to library services is available to the community online. Please click here to access these services.
Are you looking and available for work? Several opportunities currently exist to continue to offer essential services in our community. For the latest job postings available, please visit the County's employment website at www.workinmiddlesex.ca
Government of Canada Supports
The Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant, and decisive action to help Canadians facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Please click here to visit the Government of Canada site for more information on Canada's Economic Response Plan, and to apply for a range of supports addressing individuals, families, and businesses.
Ontario Government Supports
The Ontario Community Support Program will serve low-income seniors and people with disabilities in need such as those in supportive housing environments or community-based independent living programs. For more information and updates on this program, please click here.