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Dear CSC Families and Community Partners,
This has certainly been an extraordinary time as we face the challenges before us in our community and country. Read more…
Find information on how to avoid getting sick, what to do if you get sick, what to do with your kids and much more.
PNC Grow Up Great – Since 2004, PNC Grow Up Great® has been helping children from birth through age five develop a passion for learning that lasts a lifetime. PNC Grow Up Great offers free resources to help with the continuity of learning while young children are home. Additionally, there are new tools, developed by Sesame Workshop and Fred Rogers Productions, to help parents address children’s fears and anxieties.
Khan Academy for Kids – Video library of content for kids to learn at home
PRE-K Activities at Home – Use these fun activities to make the most of time at home with Pre-Kindergartners that boost their reading, math, and critical thinking skills and their mental health. Click on the link and open the document. Have fun!
NAEYC Message in a Backpack – Turn laundry time into learning time! Whether you’re washing clothes at home or at the laundromat, there are plenty of things to talk about with your child. These rich conversations help to build your child’s language and literacy development. Try the following activities the next time you are doing a load of laundry.
NHSA Resource Page – National Head Start Association has provided a great list of learning at home resources.
– Supply and demand will dictate the ability for food pantries to maintain consistency throughout the coming days/weeks. It is possible to that due to high demand and remote work situations that there may not always be someone available to respond to phone calls at these community organizations.
Food Access Resources:
179 Chew Street, Allentown, PA (off of 2nd Street)
Currently providing to the entire community: Mondays and Fridays from 12:00-1:30 pm (prepared food)
144 N. 8th Street and 344 N. 7th Street, Allentown, PA
Food bank dates and hours: 3/25 and 4/8 from 10 am – 12 pm on Turner Street entrance. Prepared bags/grab & go. Other appointments by phone. 610-432-0129
Greater Valley YMCA:
425 S. 15th Street, Allentown, PA
Continuing to serve youth meals Monday-Friday: Dinner 4-5 pm
Second Harvest Food Bank of the Lehigh Valley: http://shfblv.org/
Serves both Lehigh and Northampton Counties. The Find Food search engine on the Second Harvest website allows users to search for food resources by zip code.
Feeding PA: https://www.feedingpa.org/
PA 211: Get Connected. Get Help
Families in our community can call 2-1-1 or visit www.pa211east.org if they need help. Pennsylvania 211 East is a free, confidential, non-emergency, 24-hour information and referral service that connects Lehigh, Northampton, and Carbon county residents with health and human services they need.