COVID-19 Adaptation

The Adventure Group is committed to delivering our essential programming while adhering to CPHO pandemic guidelines. We have worked diligently to create an operational plan that creates a safe environment to all who are working and participating in our programs.

Financial Support | Indigenous Support | Food Support | Shelters | Mental Health | Public School Branch

General Inquiries Hotline 1-833-533-9333


Financial Support

  • CCB for families will be increasing full time
  • GST will be increased short time
  • Income Taxes are now due June 1 2020

Province of PEI Supports

A list of support put in place by the province of PEI:

Special Situation Fund
Up to $1,000 to Islanders who have experienced urgent income loss as a result of COVID-19 and are not eligible for other federal and provincial funding support.
Income Support Fund
A one time lump sum of $750
Canada Emergency Relief Benefit
Up to $2000 per month for up to 4 months
Temporary Rental Assistance Benefit
$1,000 per household to help cover the cost of rent for a three month period.
Eligible Islanders will receive $500 in the first month and $250 the following two months.

Indigenous Support

These funds could be used for measures including, but not limited to:

  • Support for Elders and vulnerable community members,
  • Measures to address food insecurity,
  • Educational and other support for children,
  • Mental health assistance and emergency response services,
  • Preparedness measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Hygiene Essentials

$25 million to Nutrition North Canada to increase subsidies so families can afford much-needed personal hygiene products and nutritious food.

Food Supports

  • Food Bank
  • Salvation Army
  • Employee Gift Card Program
    $100 Sobeys gift value to any employee, living and working on Prince Edward Island, who has received an ROE as lay-off notice as a direct result of the impacts associated with COVID-19


  • Bedford MacDonald House: 902-892-2942
  • Blooming House: 902-482-0680 (9 AM – 5 PM) to request a bed or 902-367-0848 (8 PM – 8 AM) to arrange transportation or check availability
  • Anderson House: Anderson House crisis line 902-892-0960 or 1-800-240-9894 toll-free
  • Chief Mary Bernard Memorial Women’s Shelter: 1-902-831-2332 or 1-855-297-2332 toll-free
  • Emergency shelter: 1-833-220-4722

Mental Health

The COVID-19 Hotline is now taking calls to assess mental health needs 1-833-533-9333
For Child & Youth Urgent Mental Health Care: 1-866-833-5443 12 PM – 6 PM Daily

Community Mental Health (for individuals 16 and older)
Telephone: (902) 838-0960
Thursday: 4 – 8 PM
Richmond Centre (for individuals 16 and older)
Telephone: (902) 368-4430
Tuesday: 10 AM – 6 PM
Thursday: 10 AM – 6 PM


McGill Centre (for individuals 16 and older)
Telephone: (902) 368-4911
Friday: 1 – 5 PM
Saturday: 1 – 5 PM
Sunday: 1 – 5 PM
Prince County Hospital
Telephone: (902) 888-8180
Monday: 9 AM – 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM – 5 PM
O’Leary Health Centre
Telephone: (902) 853-8670
Wednesday: 9 AM – 3 PM

Public School Branch

Family Supports