Services & Resources

Resources for People Affected by Conflict

For programs and services specific to people affected by conflict, including displaced Ukrainians, please visit this page.

In Your Community

Mount Albert Group of Artists

An adult group founded to encourage fellow artists to get together to paint, mentor, critique, encourage each other, share knowledge and socialize.

Mount Albert Knitting Guild

A knitting group for all skill levels and those who would like to learn; meets every other Thursday at the Ross Family Complex in Mount Albert.

East Gwillimbury Gardeners

A gardening society that is all about flower and vegetable gardening, designs and fun. Check it out and grow together!

East Gwillimbury Chamber of Commerce

Looking to shop local? The East Gwillimbury Chamber of Commerce has a list of local businesses you can browse through.


Financial Programs

Employment and Social Development Canada

General overview of the financial programs available for Canadians.

Employment Insurance Application

Application link for EI regular benefits.

The Housing Help Centre

The Housing Help Centre provides assistance for residents of York Region so that they may find and maintain affordable housing. This includes settlement services for new immigrants, and subsidized housing applications.

Local, Provincial and Federal Information

Town of East Gwillimbury

Information about living, working, and playing in the Town of East Gwillimbury. Access FAQs, by-law forms, events listings and other community links.

York Region

York Region’s municipal website provides access to information and services including public health, road maintenance, bylaws, recreational activities, Regional plans, permits and community support.

York Region District School Board

The third largest school district in Ontario, serving York Region, including the Town of East Gwillimbury.

Government of Canada

Quick, easy access to programs and services available through the federal government.

Personal Support

Women’s Support Network of York Region

The Women’s Support Network of York Region is a well-established organization that has been serving York Region for over 27 years to respond and educate on the topic of sexual violence.

Up Hub – Community Resource Navigator

Online and print community resource navigator for local social services in mental health, addictions, and developmental disabilities, as well as a peer-based platform for people to share their stories and uplifting experiences to help others.

Bounceback Ontario

A free skill-building program managed by the Canadian Mental Health Association designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage low mood, mild to moderate depression and anxiety, stress or worry. Delivered over the phone with a coach and through online videos.

Centre for Mental Health and Addiction – Coping with Stress and Anxiety

Strategies from CAMH on how to maintain your mental wellness.


Good2Talk provides free, confidential support services for post-secondary students in Ontario available 24/7/365.

Resources for People Affected by Conflict


Services & Resources