Family and Mental Health Support Programs
NYC Support Services/Servicios de apoyo
"The New York City Department of Education is committed to making free meals available daily for any New Yorker. Any New Yorker who wants one can get free meals at more than 400 Meal Hubs across the city." Click the link to find a location near you. "El Departamento de Educación de la Ciudad de Nueva York se compromete a ofrecer comidas gratuitas todos los días para cualquier neoyorquino. Cualquier neoyorquino que lo desee puede recibir comidas gratuitas en más de 400 centros de comidas en toda la ciudad". Haga clic en el enlace para encontrar una ubicación cerca de usted.
MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
6, 715 Mental Health Professionals have volunteered to provide free mental health services to New Yorkers experiencing emotional trauma. Phone: 844-863-9314
MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS SUPPORTS FOR FAMILIES
We know how challenging and stressful this time is for everyone. Families and students are anxious, many of us are grieving the loss of loved ones and we may feel isolated and unsupported. FACE is working with The Division of School Climate and Wellness to offer training for DOE family-facing staff and parent leaders on supporting mental health and trauma. The first of these trainings will be held on Monday, May 4th, 2020 (details to follow).
With schools closed and kids at home, many parents are facing added stress. Here are ways parents can destress: