Resources for Families

Professional Support Webinar Series for Families

Adult Education 


English Learners


Health and Safety


COVID-19 Testing Locations

Learning Resources


Self-care and Mental Health

Social and Emotional Support

Connecticut Resources - Behavioral Health Crisis Resources

Coronavirus National Resources - Supporting Emotional Well-Being

Behavioral Health Crisis Reources

  • Anxiety and Depression Association of America: General tips for communicating
    with an anxious/child or teen about coronavirus.
  • SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline: Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to
    66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor. Offers 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis
    counseling and support for people experiencing emotional distress related to
    natural or human-caused disasters.

Family Activities Resources

  • Brain Pop: It can be scary to hear about a disease outbreak, but learning the facts
    can help ease your mind for children.
  • Common Sense Media: Device-Free Dinner Guidelines (Sesame Street cast).
  • Greater Good in Education: Free SEL Activities and Practices families can do from

Special Education

Additional Resources