GENERAL COVID-19 INFORMATION
NATIONAL AND LOCAL RESOURCES BY CATEGORY
Anti-Racist Resources, Artist, Domestic Violence and Abuse, Essential and Gig Workers,
Financial Resources, Housing, Immigrant and Refugee, LGBTQ, Mental Health and Support, Multilingual Resources, People with Disabilities, Seniors.
CDC RESOURCES IN LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH
NOVEL CORONA VIRUS FACT SHEET IN ENGLISH AND
Amharic, Arabic, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, English,
Hindi, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog,
COVID-19 FACT SHEET FOR GRANDFAMILIES AND MULTIGENERATIONAL FAMILIES
CDC (Centers for Disease Control) websites
What is COVID-19?
CDC-Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
WHO-World Health Organization
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
National Domestic Violence Hotline is available to help survivors; trained advocates are still available to provide support, 24 hours and 7 days a week. Please consider calling 1-800-799-7233 if you are experiencing domestic violence. They also offer online chat services and texting services (Text LOVEIS to 22522).
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) is offering assistance to those who are experiencing sexual assault. Their support hotline can be reached at 1-800-656-HOPE (4673). They also are providing 24/7 services, including online chat.
STIMULUS ASSISTANCE MISSION (SAM) Procedures & Planning
Information and instructions and IRS portal for receiving stimulus payment for non-tax filers.
Here is a link to the form that needs to be filled out:
FRIENDSHIP LINE FOR ELDERS
Toll Free: 800-971-0016
Institute on Aging’s 24-hour toll-free Friendship Line is the only accredited crisis line in the country for people aged 60 years and older, and adults living with disabilities. More resources on their website.
WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO)
American Red Cross: 1-800-733-2767 * redcross.org
United Way: 2-1-1 * unitedway.org
The Giving Kitchen: 404-334-0239 * thegivingkitchen.org
Small Business Administration: sba.gov
FDA – fda.gov * 888-463-6332 * Supply Chain Update
Feeding America | 800-771-2303 | feedingamerica.org
National National Restaurant Association: 800-424-5156 * restaurant.org
American Needy Meds: 800-503-6897 * needymeds.org
Need Help Paying the Bills * needhelppayingbills.com
WIC Food & Nutrition Service: fns.usda.gov/wic
Unemployment: 1-877-889-5627 * dol.gov
Salvation Army: salvationarmyusa.org
Centers for Disease Control: 800-232-4636 * cdc.gov
MO HEALTH NET (Medicaid)
MO HealthNet coverage is automatically available to all recipients of
MO HealthNet, Nursing Care, Home and Community-based Services,
Supplemental Aid to the Blind, Blind Pension, and Adult Supplemental Payments.
CLICK HERE to apply if you've been diagnosed with COVID-19
FREE OR DISCOUNTS
A guide to free services, movies, books, courses, more.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES FROM HOME
MASSIVE OPEN ONLINE COURSES
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are free online courses available for anyone to enroll. MOOCs provide an affordable and flexible way to learn new skills, advance your career and deliver quality educational experiences at scale. Here are a few examples.
Learning How to Learn
McMaster University, University of California San Diego, via Coursera
With more than 2 million enrollments, this short course is a natural place to start your journey, offering the mental tools for you to master any new subject.
From the Big Bang to Dark Energy
University of Tokyo, via Coursera
Physicist Hitoshi Murayama examines the biggest question of all – the origins of the universe.
Rhetoric: The Art of Persuasive Writing and Public Speaking
Harvard University, via edX
Professor James Engell will help you to polish your communication skills in this eight-week course.
GUIDE TO COPING WITH COVID-19
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Connect with a Crisis Counselor in real time. Visit their website for more information. They are training volunteers to become counselors.
24-Hour Local Help Line: 636-946-3771
Mental Health/ COVID-19 Coping Support:
- A Health and Wellness Center in Kirkwood is offering free telehealth counseling sessions to anyone that is struggling through this hard time. Anxiety, OCD, depression and more are hard enough to deal with, you shouldn’t feel trapped in your own homes with no one to talk to as well. firstname.lastname@example.org. www.diversifiedhwc.com
- Telehealth Counseling: Melissa Douglas, Goal Driven Counseling, LLC- Florissant, Missouri 63033- 314-207-4028 (accepts Medicaid) www.goaldrivencounseling.com/
- Call the Alzheimer’s Association’s toll-free 24/7 Helpline at 800-272-3900 or go to Alzheimer's Association Tips for caregivers:
- SSM Mom’s Virtual Support Group:
Coping with fear and uncertainty.
The National Low Income Housing Coalition
COVID-19 INFORMATION AND RESOURCES:
CDC GUIDELINES FOR CLERGY AND FAITH COMMUNITIES
FOR SERVICE PROVIDERS