Corona Virus Resources

Stressed Out? 
Try some of these ideas!
Stress Mgt.
 
I know this is a rough time right now everyone. Below are some resources that can support you and your families during this time. 
 
Parents Laid Off? Trouble Paying the Bills? Parents Undocumented? Need Food? 
Check out the resources below.
 
FOOD
  1. L.A. Food Bank Food Pantry Locator- Just type in your address to find a food bank with free food for you and your family.
  2. CalFresh- Apply for to get $ for food! The Pandemic EBT applications have closed but they have extended the program in California throughout the whole 2020-2021 school year.
RENT and BILLS
  1. County extends eviction moratorium through the end of 2022- You still can't be evicted (legally, anyway) for not paying rent... Here's the official LA City info on rent protections
  2. Does your family have a gas bill? If so, there is some help for paying that bill here: SoCalGas Cares Also, there is some access to help Paying Energy Bills in general. 
  3. Reduced Rates for Energy Bills with Edison- If you or a family member lost their job or are struggling to pay bills because of COVID, apply for a lower energy bill rate.
  4. Low-Cost Internet- type in your zip code and see if you qualify for low-cost Internet services. If you can't afford Internet, try this Free WiFi HotSpot Locator map to find free WiFi near you.
  5. Need to apply for Unemployment? Here's some info on that. It's a guide to help you get started.  "Undocumented workers are not eligible to receive unemployment insurance because they lack work authorization,"  from this Guide to COVID-19 for Immigrant Californians.
 
RESOURCES FOR UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS
Do you need to speak with Ms. Gonzales, our Psychiatric Social Worker? Check out her Virtual Office!
Gonzales Website
 
 
Students- Are you struggling to be productive and get your work done? Do you need inspiration and support? Check out the links below!
EMOTIONAL SUPPORT DURING COVID-19
Thank you to Ms. McClean for alerting us to these resources. 
 
Stressed? Need some resources?
Self Care for Teens
Yoga for Teens
(20 minutes)
 
Deep Breathing Exercises
(6 minutes)
 
Meditation
(5 minutes)
 
Seven Habits Effective Teens
(6 minutes)
 
Body Scan
(7 minutes)
 
 
Mental Health Resources
Mental Health Resources
 
Mental Health Support Group
And for your enjoyment.... READ ALOUDS by Mx. Hollis and their son, Milo