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COVID-19
Resources

Unemployment

Location: Nationwide

Services Provided: Locate your unemployment office by state and learn how to apply for unemployment

Cost: Free

Rental-Housing Assistance

Location: Nationwide

Services Provided: Locate rental assistance programs by state

Cost: Free

Rental-Housing Assistance

Location: Nationwide

Services Provided: Information about rental assistance, mortgage relief, stimulus checks, food stamps, and meal programs

Cost: Free

Food Assistance

Location: Nationwide

Services Provided: Information about WIC and how to apply

Cost: Free

Food Assistance

Location: Nationwide

Services Provided: Locate free or reduced cost meals for kids when schools are closed

Cost: Free

Food Assistance

Phone: 1-866-3-HUNGRY (English) or 1-877-8-HAMBRE (Spanish)

Location: Nationwide

Services Provided: Assistance finding meal sites, food banks, and other social services

Cost: Free

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Info about COVID-19

Parenting Resources

Services Provided: Helpful articles about dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic while parenting, including topics such as how to help siblings get along, back-to-school anxiety, holidays during the pandemic, dealing with loss, and taking care of yourself during the pandemic

Parenting Resources

Services Provided: Articles on parenting and activities for kids during the pandemic, including “PBS KIDS Wash and Sing,” to help preschoolers wash their hands for at least 20 seconds

Parenting Resources

Services Provided: Resources for parents and teens about dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mental Health

Phone: Call 800-985-5990 or text "TalkWithUs" to 66746

Services Provided: 24/7 crisis counseling, including support to people experiencing emotional distress related to COVID-19 

Mental Health

Phone: 877-870-4673

Services Provided: 24/7 emotional support helpline - call or text if you are feeling lonely, depressed, or suicidal 

Mental Health

Phone: Text "HOME" to 741741

Services Provided: 24/7 text line for the United States and Canada

Mental Health

Services Provided: Parent Guide to Teen Mental Health during Quarantine.  The guide includes Statistics about teen mental health, Factors that have played a role in teen mental health during the pandemic, How to spot mental health issues in teens and Tips for parents and teens to help improve their mental health.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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