COVID-19 Resources


**NOTE: while we do our best to get accurate information from trusted sources, we cannot 100% guarantee the reliability of the information below. If you spot an error, or see something that would be helpful to add, please let us know by contacting us at info@rpirg.org**

Community mutual aid resources

  • SEARCH student health clinic – bagged lunches being provided at Four Directions Community Health Centre on Saturdays from 1:00PM to 3:00PM or until supplies last. Please note that the health centre itself is not open for regular clinic hours at this time.
  • (Program ended as of July 31, 2020) No Hungry Tummy – Sikh Student Association; free grocery items to the elderly and new students – also delivers cooked meals to sick individuals
    • [image description: Sikh Student Association University of Regina and Regina Sikh Community: ‘No Hungry Tummy’ by providing free grocery items to new students, elderly people during COVID-19 with all safety measures. Please do not hesitate to reach us. *We can deliver cooked meals to sick individuals.* Contact 306.209.5900, 639.571.1341, 306.209.4505. End description]
  • RTSIS The Gathering Place – regularly updated list of community resources that are up and running (facebook page)
  • Indigenous Strategy is holding daily Zoom meetings (Monday- Friday) for Indigenous Sask Polytechnic students – posted by Sask Polytechnic Indigenous Students group
  • Regina Muslim Community Emergency Response – mutual aid website for the muslim community in Regina
  • List of community resources compiled by the Heritage Community Association (HCA)
  • UR Campus Cousins – facebook page for Indigenous students in southern Sask to connect and share information
  • UR Pride offers a no-cost counselling program for 2SLGBTQ+ people and their families, and Celeste is available during this pandemic to provide video, phone or text support. Visit here for more info!
  • University of Regina Students’ Union Emergency Bursary Fund
  • Mutual aid initiative being organized to support Indigenous elders, seniors, and vulnerable people. They are also seeking volunteers – check out the information below to learn more. 
    • Assistance information [image description: Regina_COVID_Volunteer_Community_Response: Regina Indigenous Elders/Seniors & most vulnerable peoples – We are here to support our Regina Indigenous Elders’Seniors & Most Vulnerable Peoples during this time. If you are or know anyone that is needing support please email reginaelders2020@gmail.com. Assistance can be but not limited to; grocery shopping, supply donations, connecting to resources and meal preparations including soups, traditional foods, tea, etc.]
    • Volunteer information [image description: Regina_COVID_Volunteer_Community_Response: Call for volunteers – To add yourself to the volunteer list of those that may be able to assist during these times email: regina.volunteers2020@gmail.com. Volunteers needed to assist our elders and most vulnerable peoples. Volunteering duties will also follow protocol to ensure safety. End image descriptions]
  • MUTUAL AID TREATY FOUR – facebook page for coordinating efforts. You can also fill out THIS FORM to submit requests to the group
  • UR Pride COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund – information on how to access it as well as how to donate to it (this page also includes updates on other UR Pride programming)
  • Think Indigenous – Online Indigenous Education K-8 (Facebook page)
  • Sexual Assault Services of Saskatchewan (SASS) – list of the status of shelters across the province (and more)
  • Canadian Civil Liberties Association is monitoring covid19 responses by authorities, and asking for feedback for folks who have been ticketed for covid19 related offenses
  • Resource created by Maggie’s: Toronto Sex Workers Action Project to help sex workers navigate applying for CERB
  • Migrant Rights Network – information on applying for CERB for non-residents (they are also seeking feedback from non-residents who have applied), demands for a just covid19 response for migrants, migrant justice organizing, and more
  • Surviving the Virus: An Anarchist Guide
  • Mobile Crisis Services – list of available shelter beds
  • Meal Exchange Canada – list of supports for students during covid19, including form to request support
  • Regina Muslim Community Emergency Response – RMCER is a group founded in Regina, Saskatchewan to assist others with emergency situations – you can request certain services like pick up/delivery of groceries, friendly phone calls for isolated people, and more, and services are available in several languages. They also have their own resource list page.
  • The #IndigenousYouthRise COVID-19 support fund is a grant to support Indigenous youth and promote community wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic! The Support Fund offers up to $500 for online projects that occur in Canada and are Indigenous Youth led (ages 13-30). All you need to do is submit a short application for the event/project you want to lead! Learn more here

Employment/government/university support resources and how they work

Education time – historical info, contemporary responses, and ideas about what we want our future to look like after this pandemic is over

Media stories about how people are navigating things at this time

Events, actions, training, and advocacy work you can get involved with

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