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COVID-19 (Coronavirus): Children and Youth

Return to COVID-19 - Support for individuals

Page updated: April 17, 2020


If you need support and resources, please reach out to 211 via phone, text or online chat. A Community Resource Specialist can work with you to see what community resources and services are available and work to get you connected with support.​

Kids Help Phone

If you need to speak to someone about any stress, fear and anxiety you may be feeling, you can reach out by calling 1-800-668-6868 or go to

The Ready Squad

The Ready Squad e-course​ is a youth focused emergency preparedness program for kids aged 7-12. It’s a fun and interactive course that teaches kids about which emergencies occur in Calgary and how to prepare for them. This type of training empowers kids to be more resilient and knowledgeable about what to do during an emergency or disaster. Ready Squad is aligned to Grade 5 science, social studies, and health curriculum outcomes.