Every week day at 3pm, we will be talking about local COVID-19 related issues affecting Chatham-Kent and the solutions out there helping our community.
CK STUDENT NUTRITION FOOD ASSISTANCE FUND
April 3, 2020
With special guest Laura Wheeler of Lambton Kent District School Board and Jennelle Arnew of CK Public Health talking about the special funding for student nutrition.
WHEN YOU NEED HELP 211 IS THERE
April 8, 2020
With special guest Karen Milligan of Ontario 211 Services talking about the 211 helpline to access information on local services and programs in CK.
PROGRESS IN THE COMMUNITY WITH UNITED WAY
April 9, 2020
Steve Pratt of United Way Chatham-Kent talks about the progress happening in Chatham-Kent, where the donor dollars are going and recognizing community supporters and partners.
CHARITIES' IMMEDIATE NEEDS NOW AND FOR THE LONG-TERM RECOVERY
April 14, 2020
Special Guest: Cathy Taylor of Ontario Nonprofit Network & Patty Peters of Chatham-Kent Nonprofit Network talking about needs we are hearing directly from nonprofits.
YOU ARE NOT ALONE
April 15, 2020
With special guest Megan Walker, RP (Qualifying), CCC, MACP, BA, a Mental Health Promotion Specialist for CMHA Lambton Kent and ACCESS Open Minds talking about mental health supports during the COVID-10 pandemic.
LEARNING FROM HOME
April 16, 2020
With special guest Laura Callaghan, Superintendent, St. Clair Catholic District School Board & Grade 10 student Zac O'Neil talking how are schools are rising to the new challenges of remotely teaching, and the barriers that are being overcome for families and for the teachers to meet the needs of the youth.
HOW THIS IS AFFECTING LOCAL BUSINESS
April 17, 2020
With special guest Denise Johnston of Mindful Market & Eco Hub and Margery Muharrem of Professional Party Planners, talking about how COVID-19 has affected their small business.
NEW UPDATE ON FINANCIAL SUPPORTS
April 21, 2020
With special guest Phil Mock of Prosperity Roundtable talking about the available income supports available and any changes to existing programs.
GOVERNMENT OF CANADA'S NEW HORIZONS FOR SENIORS PROGRAM
April 22, 2020
With Steve Pratt of United Way of Chatham-Kent talking about the Federal Government's efforts in providing immediate essential services to seniors.
A Challenge to Help the Homeless
May 1, 2020
With special guest Patty Peters of United Way, Trevor Maillouz of Maple City Homes, and Geoff McLean of McLean Painting & Staining talking about how they challenged a group of trades to raise money to help the homeless.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN A TIME OF COVID-19
April 28, 2020
With special guest; Karen Hunter of Chatham-Kent Women's Centre and Pam Glasier of Chatham-Kent Child Services talking about how they are helping when home is not the safest place to be.
Helping Our Youth
April 29, 2020
With Teri Thomas-Vanos of Children Service Kent talking about helping kids and their families during a pandemic and offers helpful tips on maintaining one's mental health.
The Perspective of COVID as a New Comer
April 30, 2020
With special guest Magdiel Hoste of Adult Language and Learning and Jason Stubitz of Local Immigration Partnership talking about how the new comers to Chatham-Kent are experiencing COVID, and the resources available.
Taking Care of Your Mental Health
May 7, 2020
With special guest Megan Walker of Canadian Mental Health talking about Mental Health Week and how social connections drives positive mental health. #GetReal
Women United Helping Women & Children
May 14, 2020
With special guest Margery Muharrem, Karen Kirkwood-Whyte, and Jaclyn Gillier talking about Women United getting together to help vulnerable women in the community and including feminine hygiene items in the collection of donated items for May 16 Miracle.
Victim Service is There for You
May 22, 2020
With special guest Jennifer Richmond, a Crisis Support Worker for Victim Services talking about how the phones are still open to help people who are victims of crime or tragic circumstance, and the creative ways they are providing support.
How to Help Youth with Big Brother Big Sisters of Chatham-Kent
May 25, 2020
With special guest Nan Stuckey of Big Brother Big Sisters talking about the importance of mentorship and volunteering to help children.