Below are a list of resources that might help you and your family during this challenging time.
- Ohio Summer Food Service Program
- Food pantries, where you can get groceries:
- Community kitchens, where you can get a hot meal:
- Food delivery services
- Community Matters: Call 513-244-2214 (Ext 214) and give them your address, serves 45204 zip code only
- Apply for the Hamilton County Food, Cash and Medical Assistance
- If you are expecting an Economic Impact Payment from the IRS, you may receive it as a prepaid debit card instead of a paper check
- File for unemployment here
- EPOH Home for youth
- Greater Cincinnati Homeless Coalition
- Talbert House
- Price Hill Will Housing Development
- List of resources for undocumented persons here.
- Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Services
- Santa Maria Immigrant Outreach support services
Navigating Challenges Associated with the Death of a Loved One
- Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio Peer support for children experiencing a loss due to death, divorce or other significant losses. Sandy Keiser (513) 241-7745
- Cincinnati Resources and Support for Grieving People
- Fernside Children and Family Grief Support
- Mended Hearts Support for Children experiencing death of a loved one. Frank Iden (513) 793-2930
- The American Red Cross’ Integrated Condolence Care Program provides counseling, spiritual care, and health services when navigating the difficulties of losing a loved one.
- Call 833-492-0094 or fill out this intake form
- Telehealth bereavement counseling for adults
- Telehealth counseling for children
- Find pop-up testing sites near you here.
- Bond Hill Academy Elementary: 513-621-1868, 1615 Republic St.
- CCPC Bobbie Sterne Health Center: 513-357-7320, 1525 Elm St.
- CCPC Price Hill Health Center: 513-357-7320, 2136, W. 8th St.
- Tristate Urgent Care – Oakley: 513-531-1505, 5002 Ridge Ave.
- Behavioral Health Services Mental health support
- Behavioral Health Services Child and Family counseling and support
- Behavioral Health Services Addiction Services
- Catholic Charities Mental Health Services
- Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services
- Talbert House Addition Support
Emotional and Mental Health Resources
- Santa Maria Health & Wellness Services
- Talbert House Mental Health Support
- Child Mind Institute
- Meditation, movement, and sleep exercises
- Brilla’s Family Care and Wellness Resources
Navigating Ongoing Violence and Trauma that Our Community Is Experiencing
Aligned with our commitment to support you — our parents — as the first educators of your children, we want to offer these resources now, as you navigate the ongoing violence and trauma that our community is experiencing.
- “George Floyd. Ahmaud Arbery. Breonna Taylor. What Do We Tell Our Children?”: In this interview with Beverly Daniel Tatum, a psychologist and author of, Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations About Race, Tatum outlines important considerations and guidance around speaking with children.
- These two read-alouds:
Something Happened in our Town
and Mama, Did You Hear the News?
- How to Make this Moment the Turning Point for Real Change by Barack Obama
- A Clinical Perspective on Talking to Kids about Race
- Caregiver Assistance Network
- Salvation Army The Learning Center: 513-251-1424, 3503 Warsaw Avenue
- Santa Maria Early Childhood Care
- Cincinnati Recreation Commission After School Program
- Cincinnati Recreation Commission Athletics, Sports and Fitness
- Cincinnati Recreation Commission Arts Program
- Santa Maria Youth Development
- Santa Maria High School Equivalency Services
- Wishing Well: 640 Neave Street, Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays: 10am-8pm, Saturdays & Sundays: 8am-8pm
- Behavioral Health Services Employment support from job exploration and coaching to job retention
- BLOC Teaching Kitchen: 8-week training, mentoring and cooking program designed for those who have dropped out of high school.
- BLOC Screen Printing: Train and employ neighbors in custom screen printed products to-order for its customers.
- Foster Grandparents
- Restoration Workshop: Woodworking apprenticeship program that enables participants to get good paying jobs in carpentry and general construction
- Santa Maria Employment Services
Occupational Therapy Support
- Cincinnati Recreation Commission Therapeutic Recreation Programs
- At home activities that you can do with to work on fine and gross motor skills.
- Parent Resources is an interactive PDF that has links to different podcasts and articles to help parents with behavior difficulties at home
- Social Stories: Has some wonderful social stories about the virus, social distance, and handwashing
- Teaching Routines has some helpful tips and tricks to create a beneficial routine at home
- Unite for Literacy: Has a ton of stories that incorporate beautiful pictures and can be read aloud
- ToyTheater: A wonderful website that has plethora of virtual math manipulatives
- TedEd: Has some fun videos about different educational topics
Arts & Culture
- MyCincinnati Arts & Culture: Free afterschool program to study and play music
Women Support Groups
- Girls Wanted: Girls group that meets to “eat, play, talk, and create” every Tuesday from 6-8:00 p.m. for girls ages 12-18.
- Jail Ministry: Support for incarcerated women to help them move from jail to probation
- Redeemed Women’s House: An individualized, long-term intervention program designed to serve women survivors of trafficking, prostitution and addiction
- Weightless Anchor: Serve women who struggle with addiction and are victims of sex-trafficking. They offer rest, showers, hot meals, free clothes, and hygiene products, and love.
Drug and Alcohol Abuse Support
English Language Learners
- Catholic Charities Su Casa Hispanic Center Services
- Global Story: is a free multilingual literacy resource for children and youth worldwide
- The Fable Cottage: has a ton of stories that can be read in both English and Spanish
Other Activities at Home