Helpful Links

Helpful Links & Support from Green Benefits Group

In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the GBG Team created a webpage for our clients and their employees to access information faster from our preferred providers. Please feel free to share our ‘Helpful Links’ page with your colleagues, family and friends. *TIP: Bookmark this page and/or follow our social media channels (icons at top right of page) for our latest posts.


UPDATES


NCHR – HR Consulting & Recruitment Services

Contact NCHR if you need support with temporary layoffs, EI or other HR-related challenges (last updated 09/17/20).

E: info@nchr.ca | T: 905-818-NCHR (6247) | www.nchr.ca


Virtual Health – EQ Care

GBG’s custom link: gbg.eqcare.com

EQ Care provides virtual health care in a convenient and confidential manner. Doctors and specialists are available 24/7 in either English or French. www.eqcare.com. If you’d like to know more about this service or are interested in implementing EQ Care for your employees, please contact your GBG Advisor.

 


Financial Health + Assistance

The Federal government continues to update the economic status and financial relief efforts daily. We will post related links here as they become available:

If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact Trevor for help and/or advice.


Pharmacy Delivery Service – Alliance Pharmacy

Alliance Pharmacy is a full-service pharmacy that makes managing your prescriptions easy. With low dispensing fees (including FedEx charges), they deliver prescriptions to almost anywhere in Canada.


Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – LifeWorks

LifeWorks™ by Morneau Shepell is available to help. If your benefits plan includes this EAP, they are also sending emails directly to members. www.lifeworks.com/ca

Support:

Free App & Videos: 

Downloadable PDFs:


Long-Term Care Advice

If you have a parent living in a long-term care facility, or one on the waiting list for admission, we know what a challenging and stressful time this is for you and your family. Karen Cumming and Patricia Milne took their own experience and published a helpful guide, as well as produce an ongoing enewsletter of support.

Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic

 

Concerned about you and/or your family’s mental health while adapting to the current pandemic? Please don’t hesitate to contact these highly reputable organizations designed to help in times of crisis:

AbilitiCBT: A Government-Sponsored Mental Health Program

Morneau Shepell has partnered with the Ontario and Manitoba governments to provide free mental health support to residents during the COVID-19 pandemic through AbilitiCBT: an internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy.

This virtual platform is designed to help people develop skills and strategies to address symptoms of mild to moderate anxiety and/or depression. It can help people cope with challenges specifically related to COVID-19, including isolation, caring for family and community members, information overload, and stress.

 

More options:


Government of Ontario self-assessment