Category archive: COVID-19

BNH Virtual programs

Burnaby Neighbourhood House (BNH) hope you and your family are staying healthy and well during this challenging time. We’re staying apart right now to keep each other safe, but we can still have fun together! Please join us for any of the following Zoom classes: Note: Once you register, you will receive a confirmation email…

News and updates during COVID19

BC’s Restart Plan: http://gov.bc.ca/restartBC   COVID-19 Provincial and Federal Benefits: www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/covid-19-provincial-support/financial-benefits   BC Provincial Support and Information: www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/covid-19-provincial-support  and other site www.wegotchu.ca Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan: www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan.html   Official BC Government News Releases: news.gov.bc.ca/ministries/health  or www.facebook.com/BCProvincialGovernment/   COVID-19 Self Assessment Tool: bc.thrive.health/?fbclid=IwAR1gKVo1QxYxhJkB8ViuzqJU-9T5Jfd7Rytk-8kKshioUmaXoZ6xWcT9Rho   Information about COVID-19: www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19?fbclid=IwAR0-bKv5Z-dt-bOhzv2gYepcQlK73qKtTFEFyJPtIQopgytNR8YyLFGN_BE or 20 questions on COVID-19 with Dr….

Family Resources

Family Resources:   Virtual Family Drop-In Class Please join us online every Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 – 10:30 am for our BNH virtual Family Drop-In via Zoom application. Register the meeting in advance by clicking: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZApd-yspzksH9Mxm7JUEWTGFFjTI1Mbunib   Burnaby Public Library: Summer Reading Club and Virtual Book Talks. See BPL poster for details    Family…

New Grant Helps You Stay Socially Connected – Responsive Neighbourhood Small Grant (R-NSG)

To reduce social isolation during COVID-19, thousands are already self-organizing online 🖥 to support each other out of their own pockets. Why not apply the Responsive Neighbourhood Small Grant (R-NSG) that you could earn💵?   Grants of up to $500 **Projects must comply with public health orders for physical distancing** ✅ Connect people socially or involve…

BNH Services during COVID-19

BNH Services currently provided:   South and North Food Hubs With funding from the United Way Local Love campaign we are now the South and North Food Hubs for Burnaby. This includes coordination for food security issues for Burnaby residents who are experiencing food insecurity. Supporting individuals and families who have loss of employment and/or…

TransLink implements free fares on HandyDART until further notice

For more information, please visit their website for more info: https://www.translink.ca/Rider-Guide/Accessible-Transit/HandyDART.aspx   TransLink is temporarily suspending fare collection on its HandyDART shuttle system to allow for improved physical distancing between drivers and passengers. The change came into effect on Wednesday, March 25. This follows the public transit authority’s decision last week to suspend fare collection…

Family Fun Activities

Family Resources 1. Make your own kids paint: https://tinkerlab.com/salt-and-flour-paint/ 2. Make your own playdough: https://www.diynatural.com/homemade-playdough-recipe/ 3. Salt tray writing: https://busytoddler.com/2019/05/salt-writing-tray/ 4. Counting activities: https://littlelearningclub.com/cupcake-pan-counting-game/ 5. Colour matching activities: https://littlelearningclub.com/color-matching-counting-activity-printable-included/ 6. Learning about emotions: https://whereimaginationgrows.com/emotions-story-stones-for-kids/ 7. Learning about tastes: https://createplaytravel.com/kids/food-taste-test-kids- activity/

BC Temporary Rental Supplement Program – supporting renters, landlords during COVID-19!

BC Temporary Rental Supplement Program – supporting renters, landlords during COVID-19! You could be eligible for up to $500 towards monthly rent. It will cover part of the rent for low- and moderate-income renters who have lost income as a result of COVID-19. Apply now: www.bchousing.org/bctrs.

BNH Service: shopping for groceries, picking up & delivering items to isolated seniors/individuals

📣 If you know of a Senior 👵 in your neighbourhood (or in Burnaby) who cannot get out to get their groceries, prescriptions or medical supplies, Burnaby Neighbourhood House can help.   We have set up a grocery shopping program with volunteers to shop for grocery & other essentials and deliver items  to isolated seniors and…

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