With the practices being cancelled, and the other restrictions on all players due to the COVID-19 crisis, VSSL is looking at how best to provide support. One way is to let you know about organisations and programs that may be useful to you, and we will be communicating with you regularly as we receive more information.
We hope that the following links will be useful:
Food/Shelter Programs in Vancouver:
Accessing EI in BC During COVID:
Temporary Income Support for Workers and Parents:
Making it through this difficult time is not easy. With the support of friends it can be done. Here are some more organisations and programs that may be useful to you:
On Line Audio Books for Kids and Others
Indigenous Services Canada’s preparedness and response to COVID-19
Street Soccer USA TV
Private Outreach Initiative
Province of BC: COVID-19 Public Health Measures Tally Sheet (As of March 21, 2020) – Selected Items
Provincial State of Emergency. Emphasis on anti- hoarding, fuel and food and other procurement supply chain protection and close coordination with Public Health Authorities on COVID-19 response
Declaration of Public Health Emergency. Closure of all bars and restaurants
Class Order (mass gatherings re: COVID-19 – No gatherings of 50 or more people
Order of the Provincial health Officer: Notice to People Who Have Been or Likely Been Exposed to SARS-CoV-2 (Class) Mandatory self-isolation 14 days
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