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Family Resources from Counseling & Social Work Department

Is your child in need of additional support? Click Here 
 
NW Counseling Department Resources Guide
As a counseling department, we have created this universal resource guide that consists of information about mental health services, food pantries, clothing closets, and emergency phone numbers. 
Family Resources Information 
 
Comfort Zone Camp: 
Saturday May 30th, 2020 at 12pm-2:30pm, Comfort Zone Camp is offering a free virtual camp experience for those who have lost a loved one to COVID-19. 

"These resources are offered at no cost to families and are open to anyone grieving the death of a close loved one (parent/guardian, sibling, grandparent, or friend) who died as a result of or during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our goal is to help families break their isolation, express their feelings, and gain coping skills to help navigate through this trying time". Comfort Zone Camp

If you or someone you know is interested in learning more or signing up, click the link below for more information. 
https://comfortzonecamp.org/calendar/   

SNAP COVID-19 Information
Click HERE for Frequently Asked Questions for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) Food Benefits

Every Person Influences Children (EPIC) has launched a free family support line for parents to seek help with stress management, establishing homeschool routines, positive discipline strategies and various other issues that arise while being home with your children.  You can contact the family support line at 716-332-4111. 
https://www.epicforchildren.org/news/epic-launches-family-support-line

Feedmore WNY Mobile Food Pantry will be making 2 stops in Niagara County later this month. Families are eligible if they receive free/reduced lunch, food stamps, TANF, or SSI.
On April 25 (Saturday) they will accessible at these two locations;

10:30am-12:30pm First Baptist Newfane-2737 Main St Newfane, NY
12pm-2pm at Care n Share Food Pantry-3628 Ransomville Rd Ransomville, NY.

You can also visit their website for more information.
https://www.foodbankwny.org/about-us/how-the-food-bank-works/programs/mobile-food-pantry/

Other Resources:
https://my-mindful-mission.com/
This is a blog started by a teacher from another district who has been incorporating mindfulness into her classroom each day. She offers great positivity for school staff during this time. This has a ton of links to apps for anxiety, tips for helping kids with schoolwork at home, and tons of other resources. 

 
 
 
 
 
Tips & Resources for Staying Safe, Healthy & Having Fun in Times of Covid-19: