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Date updated: April 2, 2020

Emergency Housing – NLHC

NLHC COVID-19 Service Updates – Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation Check out LINK Will the Emergency Housing Program continue to operate? Yes. For anyone experiencing homelessness, please contact the emergency housing line at: 1-833-724-2444 ————– -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…

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)

Changes in Connections for Seniors due to COVID-19: 1. Will not be accepting visitors to our Shelter Program until further notice. 2. Suspending our Outreach Program and Transportation services with the exception of emergency health appointments and support with food supplies. 3. Requesting donations of dry and canned goods. Please CALL or text message at…

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

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