Resources - Portuguese

This resource has information about programs and services available to Ontario's seniors. Topics covered include:

  • Active Living
  • Caregiving
  • Finances
  • Health and Wellness
  • Housing
  • Long-Term Care Homes
  • Safety and Security
  • Transportation
  • Key Contacts
  • Ontario Government I.D.

It is available in English, French, and 15 other languages. You can order a hard copy from the Ontario Government, or look at individual chapters in English here.

Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Farsi/Persian (پارسی ), Gujarati (ગુજરાતી), Italian (Italiana), Korean (한국어/조선말), Polish (język polski), Portuguese (português ), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Russian (русский ), Spanish (español), Tamil (தமிழ்), Urdu (اردو), Vietnamese (tiếng Việt)
Produced In:
2015
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

The Long-Term Care Action Line is a service to hear concerns and complaints from persons receiving service from Long-Term Care Homes and Community Care Access Centres (CCAC). The Action Line offers service in English and French. A fact sheet is available in 19 languages.

Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Farsi/Persian (پارسی ), German (Deutsch), Greek (Ελληνικά), Italian (Italiana), Korean (한국어/조선말), Oji-Cree (ᐊᓂᔑᓂᓂᒧᐏᐣ), Polish (język polski), Portuguese (português ), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Russian (русский ), Spanish (español), Tagalog/Filipino (Tagalog/Filipino), Tamil (தமிழ்), Urdu (اردو), Vietnamese (tiếng Việt)
Produced In:
2013
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

This brochure covers these topics as they affect tenants:

  • Housing is a human right - you have the right to equal treatment in housing without discrimination and harassment
  • Where do housing rights apply? The Code applies to every part of buying or renting housing
  • Choosing tenants - The Code says what landlords can ask when choosing tenants
  • If you need accommodation for a disability or special need
  • When your need affects others - balancing the needs of all tenants
  • When the Code does not apply
  • To make a human rights complaint

The brochure is available in video in American Sign Language on the English and French websites.

Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Italian (Italiana), Korean (한국어/조선말), Portuguese (português ), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Somali (Afsoomaali), Spanish (español), Tagalog/Filipino (Tagalog/Filipino), Tamil (தமிழ்), Vietnamese (tiếng Việt)
Produced In:
2011
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

This booklet suggests action steps to increase safety for women at risk of being abused by their partners. There are detailed instructions on creating an emergency escape plan. Also included is a section on children's safety planning.

Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Hindi (हिन्दी ), Italian (Italiana), Portuguese (português ), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Spanish (español), Tagalog/Filipino (Tagalog/Filipino), Urdu (اردو), Vietnamese (tiếng Việt)
Produced In:
2010
Format:
Booklet/PDF, Web

Developed by the Occupational Health and Safety Council of Ontario in partnership with the Ontario Women’s Directorate, this pamphlet with the full title "Domestic Violence Doesn’t Stop When Your Worker Arrives at Work: How to get Help or Support a Colleague who may Need Help", defines domestic violence, outlines why employers need to be involved, the prevalence of domestic violence, signs of high risk, how to recognize domestic violence in the workplace, what an employer should do and where to go for more help.

Available in:
English, français (français), Chinese (中文), Portuguese (português ), Spanish (español)
Produced In:
2010
Format:
Booklet/PDF

This section of the Ministry of Children and Youth Services web site has information about the Ontario Child Benefit (OCB), a benefit for low-income families payable by the provincial government. Videos in English and French, and information sheets in many languages, explain what the OCB is and how to get it.

Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Cree (ᓀᐦᐃᔭᐍᐏᐣ ), Farsi/Persian (پارسی ), German (Deutsch), Greek (Ελληνικά), Gujarati (ગુજરાતી), Hindi (हिन्दी ), Italian (Italiana), Korean (한국어/조선말), Oji-Cree (ᐊᓂᔑᓂᓂᒧᐏᐣ), Ojibwa (Anishinaabemowin), Polish (język polski), Portuguese (português ), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Russian (русский ), Spanish (español), Tagalog/Filipino (Tagalog/Filipino), Tamil (தமிழ்), Urdu (اردو), Vietnamese (tiếng Việt)
Produced In:
2010
Format:
Booklet/PDF

This Ontario Energy Board web site for consumers has information about energy contracts, gas and electricity bills, energy prices and rates, and the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP).

Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Greek (Ελληνικά), Italian (Italiana), Polish (język polski), Portuguese (português ), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Spanish (español), Tagalog/Filipino (Tagalog/Filipino), Tamil (தமிழ்), Vietnamese (tiếng Việt)
Produced In:
2010
Format:
Web

This web site has information about the Canada Learning Bond, Canada Education Savings Grants, and Registered Education Savings Plans, which are intended to help parents save for their children's education after high school.

Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Farsi/Persian (پارسی ), Korean (한국어/조선말), Oji-Cree (ᐊᓂᔑᓂᓂᒧᐏᐣ), Portuguese (português ), Punjabi (ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ), Somali (Afsoomaali), Spanish (español), Tagalog/Filipino (Tagalog/Filipino), Tamil (தமிழ்), Urdu (اردو), Vietnamese (tiếng Việt)
Produced by:
SmartSAVER
Produced In:
2010
Format:
Web

This brochure explains tenants' rights related to leases and tenancy agreements, evictions, and repairs and maintenance. It includes information on guidelines for rent increases.

Available in:
English, français (français), Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Dari (دری ), Farsi/Persian (پارسی ), Gujarati (ગુજરાતી), Hindi (हिन्दी ), Italian (Italiana), Japanese (日本語), Korean (한국어/조선말), Portuguese (português ), Russian (русский ), Somali (Afsoomaali), Spanish (español), Tamil (தமிழ்), Urdu (اردو), Vietnamese (tiếng Việt)
Produced In:
2007
Format:
Booklet/PDF

This manual explains the Residential Tenancies Act and includes information on the Landlord and Tenant Board, moving in, rent, repairs and maintenance, privacy, ending a tenancy, and evictions. Topics covered apply to tenants across Ontario but many of the resources listed are available only in the City of Toronto.

Available in:
English, Arabic (عربي ), Chinese (中文), Farsi/Persian (پارسی ), Hindi (हिन्दी ), Italian (Italiana), Japanese (日本語), Korean (한국어/조선말), Portuguese (português ), Russian (русский ), Spanish (español), Tamil (தமிழ்), Vietnamese (tiếng Việt)
Produced In:
2007
Format:
Booklet/PDF