COVID-19 Updates

Resources Available to
Wake County Families
During Covid-19 Crisis

Resources Available to Wake County Families During Covid-19 Crisis

FOOD RESOURCES:

Meals, Food Pantries, Food Box Locations:
http://www.wakegov.com/covid19/Pages/food.aspx

OTHER EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES
USA Today published an article with a list of free resources for parents with young children at home at www.usatoday.com

Help with Getting a child ready for kindergarten:
http://www.wakeconnections.org

Wake County Schools Meal Sites & Times:
https://www.wcpss.net/domain/16591 

EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE:

Full employment services are being offered at NCWorks Career Center online at
 https://www.ncworks.gov
These and many other local companies are currently hiring:
     Amazon - 3000 new jobs in Garner ($15-$18/hr)
     UNC Health /  NC State Dining  /  Wendy's

UNEMPLOYMENT SUPPORTS:
If you are experiencing unemployment due to the coronavirus, please go to this guide provided by abc11 for more information:
https://abc11.com/finance/covid-19-how-to-file-for-unemployment-in-north-carolina/6022054 

 
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:
A guide for applying for economic services by Wake County Human Services can be found at
http://www.wakegov.com/HUMANSERVICES/SOCIAL/Pages/default.aspx

MANY OTHER COMMUNITY RESOURCES:
Go to this portal and search for your need:
https://wake.nc.networkofcare.org/mh/#passageCovidHeader

MENTAL WELLNESS RESOURCES: 

Hope4NC Helpline - Call 888-857-3463
24 hour stress & crisis support by phone

Hope4Healers Helpline - Call 919-226-2002
24 hour stress & crisis support for caregivers & health care workers

Strategies for Coping with Stress Relief & Isolation during Stay at Home:
www.extension.umn.edu/coping-covid-19/taking-care-yourself-isolation

CDC Mental Health Tips:
Helpful information for those dealing with extra anxiety and stress during this time: 
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html 

RESTAURANTS THAT DELIVER:
Here is a list from abc11 with restaurants in Raleigh offering delivery/takeout options: 
https://abc11.com/6018780/ 

FOOD SAFETY TIPS & RECOMMENDATIONS:
http://www.wakegov.com/covid19/Pages/default.aspx



VIRTUAL EMPLOYMENT WORKSHOPS
Step-up : Call 919-781-0156 to sign up

The "Lets Take a Moment" series on Youtube is a local virtual workshop series from with great topics delivered to your living room:
     Financial Coaching!
     Adult Employment!
     Youth Employment!
     Home Ownership!
     K-12 Resources!
     Health & Nutrition!      
     Mental Wellness!
Just follow this link to WCCE on Youtube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RtwOdouUeUg&list=PLBVnuRXDUohZB7WzqVWkKNg_Bgs30__cl&index=7

REMOTE LEARNING RESOURCES FROM
WAKE COUNTY SCHOOLS:


Go to wcpss.net/techguides or call 919-694-8100
to obtain laptops, internet equipment or ask for technical assistance

Help with Home instruction for Preschoolers is availalbe locally through the Family Resource Center's Hippy program:
Send an email hippy@frcsa.org

About Meals for Children: Wake County Public Schools, Interfaith Food Shuttle and other community partners are coming together to provide meals to children across Wake County while school are dismissed around COVID-19. Mobile markets are also available to provide shelf stable meals for families.

About Food Pantries: Community Food Pantries are open across Wake County to help provide food for families during COVID-19. Please call your nearest pantry before you arrive to confirm their hours and availability,

About Emergency Food Boxes:  Inter-Faith Food Shuttle and the Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC will be offering Emergency Food Boxes for families at select Meal Distribution Sites. Meal boxes will be available every Friday at rotating site across Wake County. These boxes are available on a first-come, first-served basis from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Boxes will contain shelf stable food (dry & canned goods). No ID is required to pick up.

RESOURCES FOR DADS:

Dads you are not alone.  Resources & Encouragement through Daytime and evening virtual sessions to support you in your extremely vital role in your children's lives: Day2 Day Dads is here for you. Call 919-834-9300, ext 210 for information. This great program is here for you in the many challenges dads face. 

EMERGENCY COOLING and HEATING ASSISTANCE
http://www.wakegov.com/humanservices/social/energy/Pages/default.aspx
or Email hs.energy@wakegov.com

CHILDCARE for ALL AGES
during REMOTE LEARNING

F.A.S.T. by Wake Ed Partnership is offering remote learning centers and childcare for all ages for working parents. Go to wakeed.org/fast/ link to find sites & register. Wake County is ensuring all parents will be provided affordable options.

CHILDCARE for ALL AGES
DURING REMOTE LEARNING

F.A.S.T. by Wake Ed Partnership is offering remote learning centers and childcare for all ages for working parents. Go to wakeed.org/fast/ link to find sites & register. Wake County is ensuring all parents will be provided affordable options.

Childcare for Essential Workers:
https://www.ncchca.org/emergencychildcare/

Covid 19 Related Utility Assistance: www.wakegov.com/wakehelps or 919.212.0476.

Childcare for Essential Workers: https://www.ncchca.org/emergencychildcare/

HOUSING OR HOTEL ASSISTANCE:
For Wake County Residents: Call 984-344-9589
Protection from Eviction: Call NC 211 or 919-590-9165

Covid 19 Testing & Medical Care

Call WakeMed COVID Health Line at 919-350-5200 for more information if you believe you have COVID-19.
The WakeMed triage team will assess your symptoms and direct you to the most appropriate level of care.

ONGOING TESTING SITES, DATES, TIMES:
https://covid19.wakegov.com/testing/
or covid19.ncdhhs.gov

For all Wake County Resources Click Here

We look forward to resuming Clubs In The City Programs onsite soon!

Leadership Track

Discipleship Track

Saturday Clubs

For ages 12-15
Saturday Clubs clutivate gifts, talents, character, life skills and spiritual foundations in this outreach to Middle School youth.

For ages 12-19
The LIFE Club meets two Saturdays a month to explore what it means to walk with Christ.

For ages 14-19
A character building program that nourishes Biblically-based traits of leadership. High school youth are equipped to serve as role models to their peers and assist in the Saturday Clubs.

Saturdays 11:00-2:45 pm

The Three-Track Teen Program

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Mentoring pairs volunteers with youth to provide opportunities, nurture faith and foster success.

Mentoring

Clubs are a place of energy and fun!

Clubs are a refuge from the heat of the storm!

A place for relationships to grow and lives to be changed!

A place of challenge and reward!

Saturday Clubs are a skill and talent development program combined with whole life mentoring, that is designed to assist youth in making healthy choices and preparing for awesome futures!

Clubs provide a fun, safe, positive place for youth to hang out on Saturdays.

Clubs cater to the needs of youth in low-resourced communities. Bi-monthly Club Rallies feature gospel hip-hop artists, dance, games and more!

Call 919-602-2475 or email info@clubsinthecity.org for more information.

Saturday Clubs

Ages 12-15
Saturdays 11:00- 2:45 PM

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I pray also that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which He has called you, the riches of His glorious inheritance in the saints and His power to those who believe.

Ephesians 1:18

Jesus said: "The thief comes only to steal, kill and destroy, but I have come that they might have life, and have it more abundantly!"

John 10:10

The LIFE CLUB assists youth to fully place their trust in Christ, and to learn what it means to have a relationship with the Heavenly Father and to walk with Christ, according to Biblical truth.  The theme of our LIFE CLUB comes from the words of Jesus in John 10:10.

Two Saturdays a month at Clubs In The City.
We get in the Word! 11:00-1:30

Discipleship Track

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The TEEN LEADER TRAINING PROGRAM equips high school teens to make healthy choices, succeed in the midst of obstacles, and serve as role models to their peers.

Each youth has a dedicated leadership coach.

Skill and talent development and service outreach are components of the program. 

Leadership Track

Ages 14-19
Dates to be announced in July 2020

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