NYC-based community resources, events, tips and support all in one place, every Monday morning. 
Covid OMH Emotional Support Helpline:
1-844-863-9314
NYC Suicide Prevention Hotline
1-888-NYC-WELL (1-888-692-9355)
Crisis Text Hotline:
Text HOME to 741741

R E S O U R C E S

Scholastic Learn at Home Activity Guide
Day-by-day projects for grades K-12
https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html

Khan Academy
Online learning tool for grades K-12. Aligned with state standards and common core. Can track your child’s progress and personalize learning.
https://www.khanacademy.org

Woodland Trust Activities
10 Nature Activities for kids if you are self-isolating at home
https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/blog/2020/03/kids-nature-activities-self-isolation/

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library
Book gifting program that mails free, high-quality books to children from birth until they begin school, no matter their family’s income.  Free related activities also available.
https://imaginationlibrary.com/category/resources/parent-resources/

A D V O C A C Y

STAY HOME AND VOTE!!
A court order has re-instated the June 23rd Primary in New York State.  Executive Order 202.15 gives everyone in NYS the right to vote by absentee ballot.  BE HEARD!  VOTE!
https://www.elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/download/voting/AbsenteeBallot-English.pdf

NYS Rent and Eviction Pause Extended to August 20th
If you have been negatively affected by COVID-19, NYS is Banning Late Payments or Fees for missed Rent Payments During Eviction Moratorium and Allowing Renters Facing Financial Hardship to Use Security Deposit as Payment.
Met Council Tenant's Rights Hotline: (212) 979-0611
NYC.GOV COVID-19 Support Resources: https://www1.nyc.gov/site/helpnownyc/get-help/individuals.page

O T   T I P

Designed for you by our own Peri Pike OTR/L, this week- Oral Motor Skills Practice (to prepare children to focus for online classes).
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H E A L T H   T I P 

Feel More Relaxed and Sleep Better
Andrew Weil, MD, founder and director of the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona, calls the 4-7-8 technique a "natural tranquilizer for the nervous system."

A  B I T   O F   F U N

Click Image then Scroll Down Page for Link to Register for Free Day of Fun on Saturday, May 16th!