Resources for Citizens

               COVID-19 Resources

Food

Food Finders Food Bank

Food Lafayette Eagles Free bagged lunch/dinner for any school-aged child in need11 am-8 pm, Monday-Friday while schools are closed

*Call for deliver or pick-up at the Lafayette Eagles (3208 S 18th St) 765-474-1611

Food United Way/Food Finders/Wabash National/Security Federal/SIA Free sack breakfast and lunch distribution for LSC students 11 am Monday-Friday March 19-27 *Drive-up preferred, 2 meal limit per car Located at Sunnyside Intermediate School (530 N 26th St) and Tecumseh Junior High School (2102 S 18th St)

Domino’s Pizza Free small hand-tossed cheese pizza for school-aged children qualifying for free or reduced lunch

Monday-Friday, March 16-April 3

*Carryout only, First 25 per day, Limit one per student per day All Lafayette locations*

Food Chick-Fil-A Please inquire if food assistance is needed 765-446-2053

Food La Scala Meals for Delivery or pickup, sponsorship available for families in need 765-421-8171

Utilities

Utilities Comcast Free internet for 2 months 1-855-846-8376 https://apply.internetessentials.com/

Utilities Duke Energy Suspending all disconnections for non-payment https://www.dukeenergyupdates.com/safety

Childcare

Childcare: The Child Care Resource Network The Child Care Resource Network can assist you with finding alternative quality care for children, including those needing temporary care, due to closures. 765-742-7105 or 800-932-3302 gbritzke@thechildcareresourcenetwork.org

Information Bauer Family Resources Printable 2020 Community Resource Guide https://bauerfamilyresources.org/files_uploaded/2020TippecanoeCountyResourceGuide.pdf

Information World Health Organization Printable Handout for talking to children about stress and COVID-19 https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/helping-children-cope-with-stress-print.pdf

Information Washington Department of Health Multi-lingual Novel Coronavirus Fact Sheets, links to printable handouts https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/NovelCoronavirusOutbreak2020/FactSheet

Information Child Mind Institute Talking to Kids about Coronavirus https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/

Information KidsHealth Coronavirus (COVID-19): How to Talk to Your Child  https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/coronavirus-how-talk-child.html

Information The National Child Traumatic Stress Network Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), printable handout https://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/resources/fact-sheet/outbreak_factsheet_1.pdf

Information National Association of School Psychologists Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/health-crisis-resources/talking-to-children-about-covid-19-(coronavirus)-a-parent-resource

Mental Health

Mental Health CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Manage Anxiety and Stress https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety

Mental Health Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Coping With Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks, printable handout https://store.samhsa.gov/system/files/sma14-4885.pdf

Education

Academic Indiana Department of Education Guides to remote learning for educators and families https://www.doe.in.gov/elearning/2020-covid-19-remote-learning

Academic The American Federation of Teachers Remote Learning Community: Preparing for the Coronavirus https://sharemylesson.com/collections/coronavirus

Academic Scholastic Learning Journeys from Scholastics https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html