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With all the news about coronavirus, it’s natural to feel a little stressed. We’re helping you get through it with these programs and resources:
So much about COVID-19 IS unknown, so feeling a little fear, stress or anxiety is normal, and totally expected. So, through it all, be kind to yourself and remember you’re not alone.
It can help to remember:
There are also many healthy things you can do to ease your stress, like limiting the time you spend watching the news, talking with a counselor, getting good rest and staying in touch with family and friends.
You can get current data and resources on COVID-19 by visiting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.
You’ve likely felt the affect COVID-19 has made on your everyday life. So, we’ve put together an array of national and local resources to help make this time a little easier.
Prepare your household for a possible quarantine by shopping for essentials. This how-to guide provides a list of items and their respective quantities to purchase in preparation for any unanticipated shutdowns or quarantines. Please keep in mind that items should be stocked, not hoarded, as everyone deserves access to resources.
Daily Strength serves as an online forum for mental wellness and stress relief strategies. You can create a free membership on this website to access a wealth of valuable wellness & coping tools.
This website provides an array of open board forums on topics regarding relationships, stress, mental health disorders, and grief. This support site is free and only requires you to register a username.
Helpline: (800) 662-4357
This organization provides information, education and access to substance abuse and mental illness programs nationwide. The Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator is a search tool to locate behavioral health and substance abuse/addiction services.
After completing the search criteria you can view a list of treatment providers, their contact information and other pertinent details. You may also call the number above to receive free and confidential information about treatment services in your area.
The NCBH operates nationally and connects individuals to local behavioral health providers in their area. Use for assistance in locating a therapist or other trained professional.
The following grocery and meal delivery apps are available for download on smartphones nationwide. You will need to check their individual websites to ensure that they deliver to your area.
Order from restaurants
Meal Kit Services
2-1-1 operates nationwide and connects callers to human service information. This service operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, even during disasters. Information and resources may be provided for a variety of needs including shelter, cell phone power stations, rent/utility assistance, and disaster response programs.
Dial 211 from your cellphone to speak with a trained information and referral specialist. Calls are routed to service centers based on your geographic location. You may also search online for resources or find the local number for your local 211 service center.
The Community Action Partnership serves the economically disadvantaged nationwide. Services include case management, rent/utility assistance, financial counseling, and an array of other community programming.
NeedyMeds serves as a national hub for discounts and rebates on medical supplies, prescriptions, and over the counter medicine. This organization also connects the uninsured/underinsured to low-cost clinics for medical care.
The PAF provides co-pay & medical bill relief to qualifying individuals. Case management services are also available. Eligibility depends on several variables including diagnosis, location, availability of funds, and overall financial need.
Sitter City is a nationwide website connecting families with local caregivers for children, seniors, and the disabled in their area. This nationwide organization allows access to detailed information about providers including photos, background checks, education background, prior employment experience, and customer's reviews or comments.
Registration is completed online. Fees may vary based on your location. The annual program costs approximately $90 per year. The monthly program costs approximately $35 per month. A free 7-day trial membership may be available. All pricing and promotions are subject to change.
Please note, to support those impacted by COVID-19, Sittercity is reducing its monthly membership fee for new members by 50% at this time.
Care.com is a national online registry of senior care and childcare providers for families who are seeking assistance locating providers. Basic membership is free and allows users to view and post jobs, receive newsletters with tips or advice, and access content on care- related topics. If a user would like detailed information on caregivers such as background check information and references, users must upgrade to a premium registration. Please note that pricing information is subject to change.
Please note, currently Care.com is providing 30 days of free, premium access to our site to Healthcare workers.
A Nanny on the Net is a national service with 37 offices throughout the United States. Families may use their website to find local nanny agencies who may be able to provide back up child care options.
Home Instead is a private-pay home health agency specializing in companion care services for seniors and the disabled. Companion services include bathing, grooming, meal preparation, laundry, and light housekeeping.
Visiting Angels is a private-pay home health agency specializing in companion care services for seniors and the disabled. Companion services include bathing, grooming, meal preparation, laundry, and light housekeeping.
Comfort Keepers is a private-pay home health agency specializing in companion care services for seniors and the disabled. Companion services include bathing, grooming, meal preparation, laundry, and light housekeeping.
The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging's primary mission is to build the capacity of our members so they can help older adults and people with disabilities live with dignity and choices in their homes and communities for as long as possible.
Here are some ideas to help plan for back-up childcare:
The scholastic Learn at Home program offers free educational resources to children in all grade levels. Resources include articles, stories, videos and fun learning challenges.
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