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Covid 19 – Resources For Individuals

For Individuals:

Easy to Read Guide on What Funding you may qualify for from NB Jobs

PLEASE NOTE IF YOU ARE IN IMMEDIATE NEED, PLEASE CONTACT SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT WHETHER YOU THINK YOU QUALIFY OR NOT AND THEY CAN ASSIST WITH IMMEDIATE INDIVIDUAL NEEDS:

Contact the main line to be transferred to the correct location:

Fredericton (Region 3)

866-444-8838

Edmundston (Region 4)

866-441-4249

Restigouche (Region 5)

866-441-4245

Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

Canada Revenue Agency Accounts and Payments (individuals); 1-800-959-8281 (e); 1-800-959-7383 (f).

Child Benefit and GST credit; 1-800-387-1193 (e); 1-800-387-1194 (f).

Employment Insurance: To apply for EI benefits, visit their website. After that, individuals may apply to have the one-week waiting period waived by calling the government’s toll-free number at 1-833-381-2725, or teletypewriter at 1-800-529-3742.

Emergency Care benefit and Emergency support benefit: Both benefit plans will be open for application in April, through the Canada Revenue Agency website.

 

Some Additional Supports in the Community:

Greener Village Food Bank

Open 9-3 (closed 12-12:30)

683 Riverside Dr.

506-459-7461 info@greenervillage.org

●Delivery for greater Fredericton area for those needing it

● First come, first serve

● Open to everyone-please contact for support

 

Fredericton Community Kitchen:

65 Brunswick St.

506-457-1788 for any questions

Serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner  (Meals are being handed out in take out containers)

Housing:

Dealing with Mortgage and Payment Difficulties

●Please contact your local mortgage broker or bank to discuss up to 6 months of deferred payments

●There is no eviction freeze or rent support at this time. They are encouraging everyone to access all other avenues to secure finances. Keep up to date on this. Changes happening.

Mental Health Support 

Excellent resource to help answer so many questions 

Resource to access either by phone or live chat. Gives you an opportunity to speak with someone. We encourage you to reach out. All conversations are anonymous and kept confidential.

CHIMO: 1-800-667-5005