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Friends of BWorks,

Like many of you, our staff and volunteers are comprised of; Moms, Dads, Grandparents all looking to help keep our St. louis youth on track for the next few weeks. As such we are starting to list various resources we think might be of assistance. Feel free to email us at Info@Bworks.org if you find something that should be added.

Internet Access

Spectrum Internet Student Remote Learning Offer
1-844-488-8395 Ask for Coronavirus Promotion, 2 Free Months (60 Days)

Food Access:

Operation Food Search: Call the Hunger Hotline at 314-726-5355 to find food near you, or use our interactive MAP HERE. You can also TEXT your ZIP CODE to (785) 503-3310.

St. Louis City youth residents lunch program: https://www.slps.org/meals

Child Wellbeing: 

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network has resources for helping children and families cope with social distancing and to prevent panic.

CDC has published guidelines on how to talk to children about COVID-19. 

PBS KIDS for Parents  offers information, activities, and tips for parents, including this resource on ”How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus.”

TOOLS FOR REMOTE LEARNING: 

Here is a list of hundreds of free online resources – this list is being crowdsourced and regularly updated by educators across the globe. 

TNTP (The New Teacher Project) created a list of free online courses for students across grades and subject. 

Bright by Text has partnered with Nine Network to provide research-based tips and links to trusted resources that help subscribing parents and caregivers support the learning and development of children. The texting service is available in English and Spanish. Current messages focus on helpful ways to talk to your children about COVID-19, as well as activities to do at home, how to manage stress during an outbreak, and more. To sign up, text CARE to 274448 or visit ninenet.org/care