Alberta Council of Disability Services

Pandemic Response Resources

COVID-19 Resources

ACDS encourages everyone to review the Alberta Health Services website for comprehensive information about COVID-19, and prevention.

Government ResourcesOfficial updates, information, and recommendations from the Alberta and Canadian governments

ACDS UpdatesACDS will share frequent updates on our operational status, new and important resources, and updates from our weekly meetings with the Service Provider Partnership Council (SPPC) each Wednesday

Resources for Individuals, Businesses and Not-For-Profits During the COVID-19 Crisis: A resource from Align, ECVO, and ACDS to help not-for-profits and individuals navigate the various financial resources available during COVID-19.

COVID-19 Funding Assistance: Information and links to private and NGO funding sources for nonprofits affected by COVID-19

Other COVID-19 ResourcesA listing of non-government resources and information relevant to the Community Disability Services (CDS) sector


Pandemic Response Resources

Staff Sharing and Sample MOUsFor organizations considering staff layoffs, or with a staff shortage, ACDS is recommending creating contracts to share staff wherever possible. Download a sample staff sharing contract here

Pandemic Planning ResourcesSample pandemic plans from the CDS sector, and more information to help your organization be prepared

Business Continuity ResourcesTemplates, sample plans, and guides to keep your business running during a pandemic

Calgary Council Collective Pandemic Response: Pandemic planning and opportunities for collective approaches and responses