Support measures for young people

COVID-19

Support measures for young people

We understand that young people may be facing a lot of financial uncertainty and anxiety due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That's why we've introduced support and relief measures to help you get through these exceptional circumstances.

Assistance services for members age 18 to 30

We're offering our young members psychological and legal assistance services by phone.

Psychological assistance

For some young people, the isolation created by the current situation can lead to psychological distress or anxiety. Don't hesitate to call us.
  • Counselling by phone
  • Available 24/7

Desjardins Assistance Services

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Legal assistance

Speak to an expert over the phone to get information about your legal rights and obligations.

  • Monday to Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Closed on holidays

Desjardins Assistance Services

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Relief measures for everyone

Whether they've lost their job or seen a significant drop in income, many young people aren't sure how they're going to cover major expenses like:

  • Rent
  • Tuition
  • Debt

We know the current situation creates a lot of financial uncertainty.

See possible relief measures

Desjardins is proudly supporting organizations that are making a difference

We're proud to offer our support to organizations that share our mission to be here for you.

Alloprof: more support for students

With schools closed, students and their parents can turn to Alloprof for free help with homework and educational activities.

Go to the Alloprof website (site in French only) - External link. This link will open in a new window.

Kids Help Phone: 24/7 support

The current situation is stressful and you may want to talk to someone about how you're feeling. Kids Help Phone provides 24/7 support services across Canada by phone at 1 800 668 6868 or by online chat.

Go to the Kids Help Phone website - External link. This link will open in a new window.

Food Banks of Quebec and Feed Ontario

Food Banks of Quebec and Feed Ontario are here for you to make sure you have enough to eat.

Go to the Food Banks of Quebec website - External link. This link will open in a new window.

Go to the Feed Ontario website - External link. This link will open in a new window.