Hull Services’ Response to COVID-19

With the growing concerns and precautions taking place around COVID-19, Hull Services remains committed to supporting the mental health and well-being of the young people and families we serve. During this time, one of our top priorities is to provide a safe and healthy environment for everyone at the Agency. Hull Services has an extensive plan to ensure we remain responsive to the needs of the people we provide services for, while assuring the health and safety of our staff.

To support the importance of social distancing, we have cancelled all non-essential group meetings, training, events and tours. Where possible, we are using remote technologies to replace regular face-to-face contact and staff who are able to perform their duties remotely are working from home. Additionally, we are taking the necessary steps to implement extra sanitation processes to ensure our environments are clean and safe.

AHS has implemented protocols and measures for congregate care facilities and Hull Services is taking all the necessary steps to meet the requirements issued by the government.

To continue to maintain a healthy and safe environment at Hull, we are restricting visitations both in programs and with youth leaving programs. In-person visits within programs by non-staff are restricted until further notice and, when possible, we are replacing in-person visits with remote virtual visits.

The situation is changing rapidly and Hull Services is committed to responding to public health recommendations related to COVID-19.

How you can support Hull Services during this time

While we recognize that this is a difficult time in the Alberta economy, most recently due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the necessary cancellation of several of our upcoming fundraising events has resulted in a significant loss of revenue, which is critical to the care of the young people and families we serve. Funds raised at these events are vital, as they are often the only source of funding available to support many of Hull’s services and initiatives such as:

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