Silent Voice Covid-19 Precautions – Announcement #1

By March 12, 2020 March 13th, 2020 Silent Voice

In order to best protect the health and safety of the Silent Voice community – the clients and families we serve, our stakeholders, staff and volunteers – and the community at large, Silent Voice is taking the following precautionary measures:

  • Cancelling or postponing events, program gatherings, and large meetings
    • The Saturday Program will be postponed until further notice.
    • March Break drop in on Wednesday and Thursday March 18 & 19th is cancelled.
    • Our 45th anniversary fundraising event scheduled for April 29, 2020 will be postponed to September 2020.
    • Sports clinics and workshops will not be scheduled until it is safe to do so
  • Limiting access to the office
    • Community Support Services will conduct client appointments remotely via video conference – zoom, skype, facetime – whenever possible
  • Following protocols for ASL sessions in homes:
    • Handwashing before and after in-home sessions
    • Cancelling if a family member or the staff is not feeling well
    • Asking about recent trave
  • Limiting use of public transit
    • Work-from-home opportunities for staff
    • Reduced number of staff in the office

If you have any questions about how to make an appointment, or if a program is running, or how to reach us for more information, please email staff or silent.voice@silentvoice.ca.

Visit the Silent Voice website www.silentvoice.ca often for Silent Voice Covid-19 Precautions Announcements.

We will update you about the spring tax clinic as soon as we have more information.

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