Resources for Children and Families During the COVID-19 Crisis

Resources to Assist Children and Families During the COVID-19 Crisis
During this difficult time for children and families, we want to provide as much support to you as possible. Toward that end, we will share resources on our websites and social media channels as we can.

Stay Informed
Knowing important information about the outbreak can reduce stress and calm worries. These resources can help parents and caregivers stay informed from official sources.

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/

https://www.health.pa.gov/Pages/default.aspx# 

https://data-montcopa.opendata.arcgis.com/pages/covid-19

https://www.phila.gov/programs/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19/ 

http://www.buckscounty.org/government/healthservices/HealthDepartment

https://www.chesco.org/4376/Coronavirus-COVID-19

Assistance Available in the Greater Philadelphia Area

For the latest about resources available for Philadelphia residents: https://www.phila.gov/

Food assistance and other resources:
Philadelphia: https://www.phila.gov/2020-03-14-find-free-meals-and-safe-spaces-for-students-while-schools-are-closed/?mc_cid=649868523e&mc_eid=312903ecd9

Various extensive resources listing: https://generocity.org/philly/2020/03/21/resource-list-food-in-the-time-of-covid-19/

Bucks County:
https://www.bcoc.org/i-need-help-with/food-2/food-pantries-and-hours

https://www.uwbucks.org/covidresources/

Delaware County: click here.

Montgomery County:
https://mannaonmain.org/

Comcast is offering free Internet to families for 60-days
For information or to sign up, visit www.internetessentials.com or call 1-855-846-8376 (English) or 1-855-765-6995 (Spanish).

https://www.peco.com/SafetyCommunity/Safety/Pages/coronavirus.aspx

Resources to Support Children and Families at Home

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html

https://childmind.org/ 

https://childmind.org/article/supporting-kids-during-the-covid-19-crisis/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=%20Parents%20Guide%20to%20Problem%20Behavior&utm_campaign=Weekly-03-16-20

https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-thecoronavirus/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Talking%20to%20Kids%20About%20the%20Coronavirus&utm_campaign=Weekly-03-03-20S

Live Animal Cams at Elmwood Park Zoo  https://www.elmwoodparkzoo.org/animal-cams/

Philadelphia landmark tours https://scholasticatravel.com/2017/06/28/philadelphia-virtual-tours/

Please watch this page for additional resources. Thank you and stay well!

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