Cortes Helps

Responding to COVID-19 on Cortes Island, BC

A quick at-a-glance resource guide


Cortes Currents COVID-19
Cortes Radio Blog
Tideline COVID-19
SRD COVID-19 Information
Emergency Support for Island Businesses


Join weekly Cortes Community Zoom Meeting, Tuesdays @4:30pm

Start your own email-based group communication and coordination group system at as part of a Cortes-wide network. Contact us if you'd like to set one up

Join other Cortesians already using this webtool for coordination and discussion on community initiatives and projects:

Use this webtool to gauge community interest on a proposal:


Talk-In Clinic with Cortes' Donna Dryer, Mon+Wed+Fri, 8-9am at 250-935-0037
Kids Help Phone counsellor 24/7: 1-800-668-6868
1800SUICIDE: 1-800-784-2433
310Mental Health Support: 310-6789
Vancouver Island Crisis Line: 1-888-494-3888
BC COVID-19 Mental Health Network: Email with your name, contact info, availability & a counsellor will get back to you as soon as possible to book your free online/telephone session.

HealthLink BC: 811
Provincial Info Hotline: 1-888-COVID19
BC COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool
BC Centre for Disease Control

BC Ferries
BC Temporary Rental Assistance
Provincial COVID-19 Support & Information
Federal Government Supports

BC Alliance for Arts + Culture resource list
CBC resource list for artists & freelancers
Small Business BC Support Service

Donated Software Tools
Forever-free Meditation App
Forever-free MindShift™ CBT App
Mind Control: Managing Your Mental Health During COVID-19

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Located in the traditional and ancestral territories of the toq qaymɩxʷ (Klahoose), ɬəʔamɛn qaymɩxʷ (Tla’amin), ʔop qaymɩxʷ (Homalco) Nations.

Cortes Helps

Responding to COVID-19 on Cortes Island, BC