Here is a growing list of resources to help you and your family stay engaged during this challenging time. Many classes and services are FREE, however, some may require a small fee. This is work in progress, so let us know if we missed something! Contact us!
INCLINE ROTARY- "ANGEL AT YOUR DOOR"
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Tahoe Family Solutions, (775) 413-5145, 774 Mays Blvd. #13, providing Mental Health assistance, emergency financial assistance, tax preparation, translations assistance and other Family Resources
Sierra Community House, (775) 298-0010, 948 Incline Way, Hunger Relief, Crisis Intervention and Prevention, Family support & Community Engagement, Mediation and Legal assistance
Sierra Senior Services, (530) 550-7600, 10040 Estates Drive, Truckee, Washoe County/Incline Village Meals on Wheels Partnership, expanded service and relaxed criteria during COVID 19
Safe Embrace, (775)322-3466, Domestic Violence 24 Hour Hotline
Domestic Violence Resource Center, (775)329-4150, 1735 Vassar St., Reno, Domestic Violence 24 Hour Hotline
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EMERGENCY FOOD LOCATIONS
The Food Bank of Northern Nevada is working with WCSD to provide meals to families. The most updated locations to pick up meals for your families can be found on our website here.
Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe Each weekday, from 11am to 12:30pm, “grab and go” meals are available at: Incline Elementary School 915 Northwood Blvd., Incline Village
Boys and Girls Club of Truckee of North Lake Tahoe Meal Grab and GO on Monday, Wednesday location lower parking lot of IES 915 Northwood Blvd., Incline Village from 4pm-5:30pm
KIDS & FAMILIES
Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe Virtual Club
Here's your daily collection of Virtual Club videos, curated by BGCNLT Staff who want to share smart and meaningful material with our wonderful Club Members!
Morning Assembly with Miss Paloma
Hand Scarf with Miss Mari Cruz
Preschool Morning Circle with Miss Erin
Preschool Theme Activity with Miss Morgan
Preschool ABC's with Miss Morgan:
Preschool Afternoon Circle with Miss Lorelei
Zoom Power Hour with Boys & Girls Club Of North Lake Tahoe
Talking to your Kids about Coronavirus:
American Academy of Pediatrics – caring for the health of your family and talking to kids about the virus.
Collaborative for Social and Emotional Learning’s Guidelines for Parents and Caregivers provides short family tips for supporting your kids during COVID-19.
Family Wellness, Social and Emotional Learning and Mental Health:
Taking care of your own mental health in uncertain times is important so you can support those around you. More information here.
Helping your family de-stress during the Coronavirus from Common Sense Media
Tahoe Forest Hospital, COVID-19 Hotline, 8:00am - 5:00pm, 530-582-3450
Crisis Support Services of Nevada - It is normal to feel anxious at times like this. If you or someone you know is struggling and needs help, call 1 (800) 273-8255 or the local number 775-784-8090, text LISTEN to 839863. Crisis Support Services of Nevada’s staff and volunteers are here 24/7/365. You matter.
Nevada 211 - Find help 24/7 by dialing 2-1-1; texting 898-211
Division of Child and Family Services Mobile Crisis Response Team – Call 775-688-1670
SAFEVOICE, Use the SAFEVOICE App or log onto SafeVoiceNV.org, select your school, select event type or concern type or you may call the hotline at 1-833-216-7233
Community Health Alliance - Information for those families that need health care, but don’t have the funds. 775.329.6300
For emergencies, call 9-1-1. For non-emergencies you can reach the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office at 775-328-3001, City of Reno Police at 775-324-2121, or City of Sparks Police at 775-353-2231.
Nevada Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation (Unemployment services) - File for unemployment online at ui.nv.gov/css.html. Call centers have extended their hours and can assist people from 8 a.m.- 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. Northern Nevada: 775-684-0350. Rural areas in Nevada and out-of-state residents: 888-890-8211
BIAS, DISCRIMINATION AND RACISM
Teaching Tolerance’s article for speaking up against discrimination.
NASP Countering COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Stigma and Racism: Tips for Parents and Caregivers
NASP Cómo combatir el estigma y el racismo en torno al COVID 19 (coronavirus) Consejos para padres y cuidadores (PDF, Spanish)
As we all work through these challenging times, it’s important to keep our minds focused on the many different acts of kindness and inspiration that are happening around the world. If your family is able to help, think about those in our community who might need assistance. Here’s a few ideas and articles to consider:
Cornerstone Community Church, (775)831-6626, 300 Country Club Drive
Saint Francis Catholic Church, (775)831-0490, 701 Mt Rose
Saint Patrick’s Episcopal Church, (775)831-1418, 341 Village Blvd
The Village Church, (775)831-0784, 736 McCourry Blvd
New Life Church, (866)248-2332, 918 Northwood Blvd