Ocoee Connect

 

 

Kids & Family

Boys and Girls Club of the Ocoee Region Food: Offering drive through dinners to school age children (k-18 years) at all BGC Sites. Monday-Friday 4:30-6:00pm | 423-472-6826
 
Open eBooks for Kids: Access to a digital library of thousands of popular and award-winning children's and YA eBooks for free.
https://www.fbmarketplace.org/openebooks?utm_source=npp&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=partneroutreach&utm_content=PT_3.13.20_Silverado_COVID-19
 
Comcast: Offering free internet to qualifying students and parents for 60 days through Comcast Internet Essentials during the pandemic.
https://corporate.comcast.com/press/releases/internet-essentials-low-income-broadband-coronavirus-pandemic?utm_source=sendinblue&utm_campaign=COVID19_PM_resource_email_3132020&utm_medium=email
 
CASA: Regularly releasing activities for children and their families to do together while shcools are closed in Bradley and Polk Counties.
https://casabp.org/activities?fbclid=IwAR024P82AryQ_V-GFDCi5CiJXAEPpAKw-g_smKZngdCjnmAGah3fxPr9E0w
Lee University: The Lee University Marriage and Family Therapy Center is offering free phone appointments called, “Caring Calls” offered by graduate students in marriage and family therapy and school counseling. The purpose of these calls is to help anyone with self-care ideas and activities in response to the COVID-19 situation, to offer ideas to lower stress, worry, and anxiety. Phone calls are usually between 30 to 60 minutes.
 
These calls are available for adults, seniors, teens and children (5 and older). Parents can sign up their children, or the children can sign up themselves. Parents are welcome to participate in the calls with their children. Children should get permission from their parents before they schedule a call. A friendly, confidential, and encouraging phone call in a moment of stress, there is no cost, catch, or obligation. Option for a free one-week follow-up call is available. 
 
Anyone who is interested in finding out more about this or signing up should go to http://leemft.org
 
 

Food & Other

Caring Place: Food (via drive through delivery at Wildwood location), Sac Pac (delivered via school feeding sites on Fridays), Social Work Services (phone only), Clothing (closed, referral only and must have appt. - no donations at this time). Hours remain Tuesday-Friday 9am-12pm and Tuesday 5-7pm | 423-472-4414
 
Salvation Army: Currently still serving meals on the weekends but only as to go meals. Showers, laundry services available for homeless population with sanitation between uses, per infectious disease protocol. 423-308-3467