Resources for Families during COVID-19 Emergency
Meals Available to Children On the South Coast:
NORTH BEND SCHOOL DISTRICT:
BANDON SCHOOL DISTRICT:
COQUILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT:
MYRTLE POINT SCHOOL DISTRICT:
PORT ORFORD-LANGLIOS DISTRICT:
GOLD BEACH / CENTRAL CURRY:
*Additional Food Resources can be found at Hunger Free Oregon:
School Districts are providing meals and distance learning guidance and resources to children during the school closures due to the COVID-19 emergency. Details can be found on the district websites.
Essential Workers are prioritized to receive Emergency Child Care. This includes first responders, emergency workers, health care professionals, critical operations staff and essential personnel, and other individuals working outside of the home.
To receive a customized referral to emergency child care programs contact 211info by:
Calling 211. Listen to the prompt for Child Care and press the specified number.
Texting the keyword “children” or “niños” to 898211 (TXT211).
Click here to visit the website.
HOURS: Monday – Friday: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday – Sunday: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
More information about Emergency Childcare can be found at the Early Learning Division Website:
Resources for talking to Children about COVID-19:
Concern over this new virus can make children and families anxious. Teaching children positive preventive measures, talking with them about their fears, and giving them a sense of some control over their risk of infection can help reduce anxiety.
Some guidelines and resources can be found here:
Avialable in Spanish, Chinese, Amharic, and Korean.
Oregon WIC Program
WIC services continue to be offered statewide, even though many WIC clinic buildings are closed due to social distancing requirements.
Contact your local WIC clinic for more information:
Coos County: (541)-266-6705
Curry County: (541) 425-1608
Douglas County: (541) 440-3516
or visit the OHA website:
These social stories can help children make sense of their own feelings and the world around them during this difficult time.
My school is closed right now? (for families experiencing homelessness)