We support the efforts of Marked by COVID, March for the Dead and Center for Popular Democracy’s COVID Families initiative.
Children’s National has useful resources for families in Washington, DC and the region to help manage stress, managing financial insecurity, etc. while all at the same time childrearing and managing healthcare for the children. Click here for more information and resources on their website.
The Center for Health and Healthcare in Schools of The George Washington University Milken School of Public Health has posted useful resources such as locations for meal access, general information around schools and community services and some distance learning materials. For more information, click here.
The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) has a document helpful resource to talk to children about COVID-19. Here’s the link to to Talking to Children About COVID19 and click here for more resources on their website.
All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development (ACR GCD)is a globally focused organization that has resources on children with disabilities with an international lens. Here’s a roundup of nine ACR GCD-funded and tested solutions available for free in multiple languages and, once downloaded, don’t require a continuous Internet connection. Click here for more details on their website.
Behavioral Health Resources:
The Wendt Center for Grief and Loss supports people in the Washington, DC region to rebuild a sense of safety and hope after experiencing a loss, life threatening illness, violence or other trauma. Their website has resources to help families and individuals coping with grief and loss due to COVID and other COVID-related triggers. To learn more, click here.
NBC Washington has an amazing and extensive list of resources available in the D.C. area from Rent Assistance to Free or Low-Cost Meals or Groceries to Free Pet Food. Find their list here.