Family Assistance During COVID-19 Pandemic

Family Assistance During COVID-19 Pandemic
Posted on 03/27/2020

Family Assistance
This resource page includes free services being offered during the coronavirus pandemic.
If your family needs specific support, please contact one of our District Social Workers:

Joelle Jones, Elementary Social Worker: jjones@raiderweb.org
Amy McPhilemy, Secondary Social Worker: amcphilemy@raiderweb.org
Jodi Sessa, Home & Family Visitor: jsessa@raiderweb.org


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For free internet access from Comcast, go to our Remote Learning Technology page.


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SNAP Benefits/Food Stamps

Help Line – 1-800-692-7462

Foodpantries.org

Central Pennsylvania Food Bank

717-564-1700


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KEEPING YOUR DISTANCE TO STAY SAFE
American Psychological Association

TIPS FOR SOCIAL DISTANCING, QUARANTINE, AND ISOLATION
SAMHSA


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If you are struggling to pay your utility bills, contact your service provider right away. Many utility providers offer emergency assistance programs at this time.

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) 
1-866-452-6152


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Unemployment Benefits


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HEALTH, FOOD, HOUSING AND HUMAN SERVICES

Easy access to customized health, housing, and human services information in one place. 
717-652-4400 or 211 
http://www.contacthelpline.org


HOMELESSNESS SHELTER OR DISPLACEMENT RESOURCES

HELP attempts to find short term, emergency shelter for those low-income individuals in need of housing. People who are faced with an eviction, and who fall into the category of being threatened by homelessness, can get crisis assistance too, such as emergency rent payments or deposits. 
717-238-2851 - After hours contact 717-232-7511.
413 South 19th Street 
Harrisburg, PA 17104
http://www.ccuhbg.org/


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UNITED WAY
United Way of Pennsylvania– Covid 19 Updates and Resources

MEDICAL ASSISTANCE (MA) PROGRAM
Testing and Related Services, Frequently Asked Questions

PA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CORONAVIRUS WEBSITE


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RECOMMENDED MENTAL HEALTH PROVIDERS

EFFECTIVE SCHOOL SOLUTIONS

RESPONDING TO CHANGE AND LOSS
National Alliance for Grieving Children

STRESS/ANXIETY/EMOTIONAL IMPACT
5 Ways to Help Children Cope with Coronavirus Anxiety

15 MINDFULNESS AND RELAXATION APPS FOR KIDS WITH ANXIETY
Parenting Chaos

MINDFULNESS RESOURCES FOR TEENS
The Mindful Teen

HOW TO TALK TO YOUR CHILDREN ABOUT COVID-19
National Association of School Psychologists

TALKING TO KIDS ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS
Child Mind Institute

CREATIVE ACTIVITIES TO DO WITH KIDS AT HOME TO SUPPORT HEALTHY CONVERSATIONS
Art With Heart

HOW TO TALK TO CHILDREN ABOUT CORONAVIRUS
Harvard Health Publishing

HOW TO TALK TO KIDS AND TEENS ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS
Psychology Today
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