Coronavirus Resource Center for families and students.

Please note, this page will be updated to ensure the most current information is correct. CAA is working to compile a list of resources available to children and families specifically during this time of national crisis. Submit additional resources Here!!!.

General


Foster Kinship Resource Request Form
Foster Kinship currently has some diapers and wipes, and limited amounts of formula. If we can fulfill your request, we will contact you with a drive-up pick up time!


NV Governor’s Health Response
Updated March 15, 2020


Coronavirus: What you need to know and resources


Preparing Child Care Programs for Pandemic Influenza


Free Subscriptions due to School Closings


UWSN Emergency Assistance and Community Needs Fund/COVID-19 Resources


Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada: Legal and Financial Toolkit


Facebook Live Conversation: Wellness, How to be Undocumented in the time of COVID-19


Disaster Unemployment Assistance

Unemployment – You can file an unemployment claim 24/7 at http://ui.nv.gov/css.html – the fastest way to file.
Starting tomorrow, the call center will have expanded hours (8 to 8 M-F) for those unable to file online: North: (775) 684-0350 South: (702) 486-0350 Rural: (888) 890-8211


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Safety

Together We Rise: If you are or know of a foster youth that is staying at the college dorm room that is going to be closed due to the corona virus please email info@togetherwerise.org and we will provide or help you find housing during this transition.

U-Haul: President John “JT” Taylor announced that U-Haul will extend 30 days of free self-storage at U-Haul-owned and -operated facilities to help college students impacted by unforeseen schedule changes at their universities. The free month applies to new customers with college IDs and is a limited-time offer subject to availability. Click on uhaul.com/storage to find the store nearest you. Contact the store by phone or visit in person to take advantage of the offer.

Flights: Students can now fly free** on Frontier Airlines to nearly 100 destinations, making student travel easier and more affordable than ever. One student can fly free for every round-trip Discount Den Fare purchased on qualifying flights and dates.
In addition to the Students Fly Free** offer, students with a .edu email address who sign up for a new Discount Den membership and book a flight will receive a flight voucher for future use, valued at $59.99*, which is equivalent to the cost of an annual Discount Den membership. More information is available at http://www.studentsflyfree.com/


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Food and Cash Assistance

Walmart will accept SNAP benefits for online grocery orders in Las Vegas

*While this article specifically states Las Vegas, the program has expanded and will work at most Walmart stores that have the option to order online and pickup at the store.

Nevada Food and Cash Assistance Resources


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Families with Children

Resources for Talking with Children About Coronavirus

Washoe County Library System NEW Instant Digital Card

Scholly Covid-19 Student Relief Fund Apply today to receive $200 in cash assistance to help cover expenses during this global crisis. Application takes less than two minutes.

100 Activities to Do at Home During School Closures

Read, Wonder, and Learn! Favorite Authors & Illustrators Share Resources For Learning Anywhere

Supporting Your Child’s Literacy at Home

Wondering how to talk to your kids about coronavirus? Get some tips on what to say and how to practice healthy habits.


Concerned that you or a loved one may be experiencing symptoms of COVID-19?

Residents in the following counties are encouraged to call these county hotlines for more information
about testing,treatment, etc.

Carson City Health and Human Services Public Hotline

Available Monday-Friday 8:00 A.M.-4:30 P.M.
775-283-4789
Washoe County Health District COVID-19 Hotline
Available Monday-Friday 8 A.M.-5 P.M.
775-328-2427
Southern Nevada Health District COVID-19 Hotline
Available Monday-Friday 7 A.M.–7 P.M
702-759-4636


Resources Identified for Child Care Providers


No Kid Hungry Coronavirus Grant Request
No Kid Hungry is offering emergency grants to support local school districts and nonprofit organizations in their efforts to ensure kids get the nutritious food they need.


Supplemental Fact Sheet Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Preschool, Elementary and Secondary Schools While Serving Children with Disabilities
The United States Department of Education stands ready to offer guidance, technical assistance, and information on any available flexibility, within the confines of the law, to ensure that all students, including students with disabilities, continue receiving excellent education during this difficult time.


Child Care Aware of America -Nevada Resources
Child Care Aware of America has compiled information about Child Care in our state. That information can be found here.


Coronavirus FAQs for Child Care Providers & Families
Child Care Aware of America has compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions from providers and parents about Coronavirus and its impact on child care.