Community Resources During COVID-19
As we are all working together to help slow the spread of the virus, we wanted to share some resources that might of assistance to those in our community. If you know of any resources that could benefit others, please reach out to Grace (Grace.Davis@exploreaustin.org) so we can add it to our growing list.
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Upper Ninety Austin Resource Guide (Updated Daily)*
A local nonprofit has complied a resource guide in both English and Spanish with much more information.
Matches qualified individuals with free or reduced cost services (e.g., food, housing, goods, etc.)
Find help with food, health, housing, and more by dialing 2-1-1, calling toll-free at 877-541-7905, or visiting the link above.
Virtual Care for Kids & AISD have expanded their partnership to include at-home telemedicine care for their families.
School meal finder based on address
Live & recorded Ranger-lead programs on Facebook page; schedule of events found here.
Practicing meditation can help calm anxiety and stress.
Austin yoga studio will be live streaming their regular yoga class everyday.
It is still OK to visit parks and trails as long as you are following appropriate health guidelines.
Stay up-to-date on what is open and closed within the city
It’s no secret… nature is good for us!
For an antidote to isolation, get out into nature!
“It’s a global deep breath…an agreement between humans around the planet to be still. Be still in hopes that the biggest wave can pass without engulfing too many of the vulnerable amongst us.”
Inside SEL has put together a list of resources to support children’s social and emotional development at home.
Signs and how to help teens involved in cyberbullying.
Tips for parents and caregivers how to notice the signs of cyberbullying and how to help.
From the Center for Missing & Exploited Children, age appropriate videos and activities for youth and information for parents about navigating the internet safely.
30 minute online training on how to protect children from sexual abuse during COVID-19.
A free training module from Darkness to Light’s evidence informed prevention curriculum (register and use code TALK2020).
The AACAP has many articles and resources to help parents and caregivers during this time.
It may be difficult for some children to adjust to schools being closed. Parents and caregivers can help children cope in healthy manners.
Effective tips on helping kids manage emotions during different situations.
Search Institute’s guide to promoting and demonstrating relational growth during this time.
Mentoring resources & tips during social distancing
National Alliance of Mental Illness Central Texas is hosting webinars every Wednesday on a range of topics related to wellness at home.
Feeling of anxiety related to the recent outbreak are normal and practicing these tip may help.
TEDxFargo by Kent Pekel titled Getting Relationships Right