Helpful Resources During COVID-19

Updated March 31, 2020

For the latest health information, government announcements and local resources consult the following:

How do I stay healthy & well?
How can I get financial help?
Where can I get information or help in Richmond?
  • BC211 or phone 2-1-1TTY, Text and Chat available
    • Safe Seniors, Strong Communities – a program that matches seniors who need support with non-medical essentials, to volunteers in their community who are willing to help. Phone 2-1-1 or register online if you need help or if you would like to volunteer to help.
  • Pathways Virtual Clubhouse – hosted on Facebook for people living with mental illness in Richmond.
  • Richmond Cares, Richmond Gives is continuing to serve seniors through its grocery shopping service and friendly-visiting, peer counseling and information and referral services over the phone. Call 604-279-7020 for more information.
  • Richmond Food Bank: 604-271-5609 – 5800 Cedarbridge Way
  • Richmond House Emergency Shelter: 604-277-5377 – 3111 Shell Road
  • Richmond Free Community Meals
    • St. Alban’s Church (7260 St Albans Road) – Take-out meals on Tuesdays at 5:00pm & Fridays at 11:30am. *No take-out meal on March 31.*
    • Church on Five (10200 No. 5 Road) – Take-out meals on Wednesdays at 6:00 pm.
    • Brighouse Park Pavilion – Bag lunches from Turning Point are available Monday to Thursday from 12:00pm - 1:00pm.
  • Meals To Go are available for purchase Monday to Friday 10:00am - 2:00pm at the Seniors Centre at Minoru Centre for Active Living (7191 Granville Avenue). Call 604-238-8450 for more information.
Who can I phone if I am in crisis?