COVID-19: Resources for Isolated Seniors
A one page handout with essential phone numbers and information
- Government of Saskatchewan Toll Free Line – non-health related questions 1-855-559-5502
- HealthLine 811 – Call 8-1-1 for health-related questions
- Visit www.saskatchewan.ca/COVID19 for updates and resources
- Visit Government of Canada for updates and resources
- Visit City of Saskatoon: COVID-19 Information
- Apply for Canada Emergency Response Benefit [CERB]
Community Service Directories
- 211 Saskatchewan
- 211 Saskatchewan: First Nations, Metis, and Inuit Services and Information
- COVID 19 Service Directory by Arcana Creative
- Resource Hub: Mental health and wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic
- COVID-19 Support Resource List – Produced by Saskatoon Regional Economic Authority [SREDA]
- Community Resources by Quint Development Corporation
- COVID19 Renter Community Support Contacts by Renters of Saskatoon and area [ROSA]
Grocery and Food Delivery
YXE Community Response to COVID 19 – Humans Helping Humans
CHEP Good Food Inc.
As a temporary measure during the COVID-19 outbreak and to help make up for our postponed/reduced programs, CHEP’s food access programs (Community Markets, Good Food Box – Saskatoon, and Bulk Buying) are now providing home delivery. Delivery is FREE! To order, message us, call 306-655-4575 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Salvation Army – Grocery and Pharmacy Delivery
We will be providing deliveries for those in need, including those in self-isolation. If you or someone you know is in need of assistance, please email us at email@example.com or phone (306) 477-2363 and inform the operator you are in need of assistance.
World Sikh Aid Foundation
Volunteers with the World Sikh Aid Foundation in Saskatoon delivering food free of charge to people who can’t get out or afford to buy their own groceries during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Phone 306.880.3898 | 306.715.3366 | 306.241.6537
Grocery Stores that deliver
Save On Foods – https://www.saveonfoods.com online order
InstaCart – Groceries delivered from local stores Order online – https://www.instacart.com
Other Local Stores that deliver
Dad’s Organic Market – Delivery Service and Store hours: Open Monday to Saturday: 10am to 5pm Sunday: Closed Phone 306.373.7999 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Bulk Basket – http://www.bulkbasket.ca Online order
Bulk Cheese Warehouse – Pick up and delivery 306.652.8008
Nutana Bakery – Place orders by phone 306.653.1828 11 am to 3 pm or by email email@example.com . Please include your name, phone number and address.
Stores with extended hours for seniors
Save-On-Foods – 7 am to 8 am
Sobeys Varsity Common 1550 8th Street E – 7am to 8 am
Saskatoon Co-op Food Stores – 8 am to 9 am
Shoppers Drug Mart – First opening hour of shopping to our customers who need assistance or consideration, including seniors and people living with disabilities. Check with local stores for hours
Costco – Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from 8 am to 9am shopping for seniors and immune-compromised people
Real Canadian Superstore Confederation & 8th St – 7 am to 8 am
Petland Canada – order online www.petland.ca or curbside pickup service phone 306.978.6990 Confederation or Clarence Avenue S. 306.934.3920
Pet- i- Coat Junction – Phone 306.384.7387
Critters Delivery – https://www.critterspet.com online order
Medicine Shoppe [any location] – Free prescription delivery
Earl’s Pharmacy – Free prescription delivery 306-244-1531
London Drugs – a program to help seniors who may be isolated and in need of medications. Caregivers and family members can email SupportSeniors@LondonDrugs.com
Shoppers Drug Mart – Fee delivery of medications to your home and help answer your questions via phone. Phone local store[s] for details.
Canadian Red Cross – Friendly Phone program for Saskatchewan
Matches volunteers with isolated seniors – 1-306-216-6602
Family Service Saskatoon – Phone counselling
Phone counselling will be offered during our regular office hours – Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm. Call (306) 244-0127 within those times for more information.
Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations [FSIN] 1-877-626-6448
Home Care by Doctors – One Hour Home Care Service
Saskatoon Food Bank – 306-664-6565 Emergency Food Hampers
Sage Seniors’ Resources – home health and mobility needs
Sage Seniors’ Resources in Market Mall is temporarily closed for regular business.
We will be monitoring our email firstname.lastname@example.org and phone messages 306-955-7243. If customers need any home health or mobility aids please leave/send a message and we will try and facilitate pick up or delivery.
A Saskatchewan based app that gives Saskatchewan residents free, confidential access to health care professionals through their mobile devices.
Saskatchewan Crown Corporations that operate utilities in the province will offer a zero-interest deferral on all utility payments for a period of 6 months.
SaskTel – waiving data overage charges, offering news and family channels for free
SaskPower – stopped active collections and won’t be limiting power supply to customers
SaskEnergy – deferring payments and not limiting natural gas supply