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Date updated: February 6, 2019

Emergency Housing – NLHC

-Emergency Housing -call the  mail emergency number at: 1-833-724-2444. This is a provincial, 24-hour number. Eligible: For a senior or other who is homeless or in immediate danger of being homeless (eg. out on the street the next day), call: 1-833-724-2444   This is a provincial, 24-hour Toll Free number. They will help the person…

Alert Ready – Your phone has the power to save a life

Alert Ready is designed to deliver critical and potentially life-saving alerts to Canadians through television and radio. The Alert Ready system is developed in partnership with federal, provincial and territorial emergency management officials, Environment and Climate Change Canada, The Weather Network and the broadcasting industry and wireless service providers, to ensure you receive alerts immediately…

Notification of Power Outage (Newfoundland Power)

Stay Informed with Outage Alerts Newfoundland Power will send Texts and/or emails directly to you when an outage is affecting your neighbourhood. This is in addition to our other forms of outage communications such as website and telephone. It’s Easy To Sign Up Phone: Sign up for text alerts Online: Log into your Newfoundland Power…

Notification of Power Outage (Newfoundland & Labrador Hydro)

CRITICAL CUSTOMER NOTIFICATION PROGRAM Hydro’s Critical Customer Notification Program helps identify customers that provide essential services (i.e. hospitals) and also individuals who use electrically operated life-supporting equipment in their home. In advance of planned power outages, NL Hydro will make every effort to contact customers on the Critical Care Notification list, so that they are…

Connections for Seniors (St. John’s Shelter and Support)

Connections for Seniors, a non-profit agency in St. John’s, provides temporary shelter and supportive services for older men, older women, or older couples 55 years of age and older facing homelessness or in crisis. They help seniors navigate complex systems linked to health, housing, legal, and financial matters.  They provide transportation related to health and…

Transition Houses, Shelters, and Safe Houses

There are shelters for abused women and their children in this province.  These shelters have an emergency crisis line and helpful staff. The Transition Housing Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (THANL) website provides 1-800 crisis numbers, local phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for local shelters in NL.  

Get Prepared (Public Safety Canada)

Created by Public Safety Canada, this site offers practical advice on how to prepare your home or workplace for potential emergency situations such as earthquakes, storms or other disasters. Get Prepared includes a downloadable emergency preparedness guide. There are English and French versions of the site

Financial Consumer Agency of Canada

The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) ensures federally regulated financial entities (banks, retail associations and federal trust, loan and insurance companies) obey consumer protection measures, promote financial education and raise consumers’ awareness of their rights and responsibilities. The FCAC  website features the Publication of a Strategy to enhance the Financial Literacy for Current and…

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