Entertainment at Home
Get on your favorite ride with zero lineups! Canada's Wonderland is offering free virtual rides that are scarily realistic and fun for the entire family.
Check out the many live cams of unique animals, and different parts of the world brought to you by Explore.
King Township Public Library
The King Township Public Library is encouraging residents to obtain an eLibrary Card to access eBooks, Audiobooks, streaming movies, TV shows, and music.
View the Library's Boredom Busters poster for more information on what entertainment and learning resources are available.
McMichael Art Gallery
Get in touch with your inner artist. McMichael Art Gallery has opened an 'ArtVenture Online' that showcases exquisite art and fun activities with educational value from the comfort of your own home! If you are interested in viewing the museum, you can also do this by taking a tour of their E-Museum.
Explore National Parks through their virtual tours, and see the hidden gems from inside!
Ontario Science Centre
Get creative with these fun and exciting science experiments provided by the Science Centre. Not up for an experiment? Kick back, relax and watch one of the Giant Screen films!
Explore Ripley's Aquarium at home and learn all about the amazing animals of our world waters, and discover downloadable activities and crafts.
Royal Ontario Museum
Roam the hallways at the Royal Ontario Museum and learn about the rich history, artifacts, and greatest hits.
Mayor's Youth Action Team
The Township of King's Mayor's Youth Action Team (MYAT) formed in 2015 and is a voluntary group of young individuals between the ages of 13 to 18 (Grade 9 to 12) whose goal is to support and recognize their fellow youth and ensure that young voices are heard throughout the community. We are always accepting new members! For more information view the MYAT webpage or contact email@example.com. You can also follow the Mayor's Youth Action Team (MYAT) on Instagram for all of the latest information on exciting events led by the team.
King Township Food Bank (KT Food Bank)
If you would like to help the Food Bank, there are many ways you can make a difference. To learn more about the ways you can get involved, visit the KT Food Bank's How To Help page.
Connect With Us
Looking for the most up-to-date information on news, events, and fun challenges in King? Follow us on Instagram or on Facebook to stay tuned for a couple of amazing challenges during Youth Week (May 1st - May 7th) that will be posted on our social media. Not to mention, there is a chance to win a $150 Amazon gift card for a lucky participant!
Education at Home
Government of Ontario
Online resources for elementary and secondary students to enhance and brush up on their learning and development.
Students grade 9-12 can review materials from High School Courses.
King Township Public Library
Township of King (Municipal)
For any financial relief measures implemented by the Township, visit the Impacted Township Services page for the most up-to-date information.
Regional Municipality of York Region (Regional)
Recreation Subsidies: York Region offers subsidies for recreation programs, day camps and youth leadership camps. For more information on these opportunities and how to apply, visit their website.
Rent and Utilities: To see if you are eligible for financial assistance related to rent, mortgage payments, utilities, or other opportunities, visit their Rent and Utility Assistance page.
Other financial assistance may be available to qualified individuals which can include child care, living expenses, rent, utilities and other essential costs. To learn more about what programs may be available to you, view the Financial Assistance page.
Government of Ontario (Provicial)
Learn what financial, mental health and other supports are available through the Government of Ontario during COVID-19 by viewing information on Support for People.
The Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services offers financial assistance (and employment services) through the Ontario Works program. Read more about the program on the Ontario Works website.
Government of Canada (Federal)
The Government of Canada is taking immediate, significant and decisive action to help Canadians facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. For information on what assistance may be available, view the information on Support for Individuals.
Symptoms of COVID-19
Visit the Government of Canada's page on the Symptoms of COVID-19 for more information.
COVID-19 Self Assessment Tool
If you think you may have coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has it, use the Government of Ontario's Self Assessment Tool to learn more and find out about care options.
What is physical distancing? Learn more by viewing York Region Public Health's Physical Distancing Fact Sheet.
Learn more about what you need to do if you are told to self-isolate by viewing York Region Public Health's Self-Isolation Advice.
Local Health Integration Network
For health and personal care services, and admission into long term care homes.
Phone: 310-2222 (no area code)
Distress Centres of Greater Toronto
For crisis assistance.
Phone: 416-408-HELP (4357)
Mental Health Support
Canadian Mental Health Association for Youth (Interactive Webpage)
If you or someone you know needs help, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is here to help. You can start by browsing through the programs available on the CMHA's website. CMHA has resources for everyone, including: young people, adults, family members, friends, and caregivers. Together lets erase the stigma of mental health.
Crisis Hotline: 1-855-310-COPE (2673)
Good2Talk Post-Secondary Student Helpline
Good2Talk provides confidential support services available 24/7/365 for post-secondary students in Ontario (ages 16-30).
Text: GOOD2TALKON TO 686868
Kids Help Phone
Counsellors are available 24/7 via, text, phone or online chat.
Text: CONNECT to 686868
York Region Public Health
During these challenging times, our mental health is important to ourselves and those around us. To learn about mental health and wellbeing, visit Public Health's Mental Health Promotion page.
If you need help or have questions:
Accessing Health Connection
TTY: 1-866-512-6228 (for the deaf or hard of hearing)
All employment for the Township has been temporarily put on hold due to the current circumstances regarding COVID-19. Any new job postings can be found at the following: