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Resources for Families During COVID-19


We hope these resources come as a helpful resource to all of us, as we continue to deal with the impact of COVID-19. The inequity in global vaccine distribution even in United States is one that we will be addressing in a series of blogs. People of color in United States and developing countries continues to have limited access to vaccine. The issue is ACCESS NOT HESITANCY as it is being portrayed. If made easily accessible, people will get the vaccines! This is a blog for another day. For today we would like to share the services below with you!


Recommended for Families.

Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University: How to Support Children (and Yourself) During the COVID-19 Outbreak

NYS Parent Portal: Resources for parents & caregivers of young children


Some Activities for Children

Coronavirus - A Book for Children

Mind in the Making: Skill-Building Opportunities

Headspace: A NY state of mind



The Resources below are for New York Residents only:

Food.

Get Food NYC: https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/dsny/contact/services/COVID-19FoodAssistance.shtml

Mental Health

Connect with a mental health counselor: https://nycwell.cityofnewyork.us/en/



COVID-19 Testing and Vaccine Sign up!

Testing: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/coronavirus/get-tested/covid-19-testing.page

Vaccine sign-up: Contact us or: https://vaccinefinder.nyc.gov/

Other:

Support for Domestic Violence survivors: https://www1.nyc.gov/nychope/site/page/home

Sign up for unemployment: https://www.ny.gov/services/get-unemployment-assistance


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