Protecting Children and Families During the COVID-19 Crisis [Webpage].
Children's Defense Fund.
Resource Listing Public Awareness
Published: Constantly updated
Children's Defense Fund (CDF)
25 E Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Tel: (202) 628.8787 (800) 233.1200
This webpage provides links to COVID-19 pandemic resources for families. The resources address how COVID-19 impacts children, how to talk to children about the outbreak, health practices to prevent contraction of COVID-19, information grandfamilies should have on the COVID-19 pandemic, accessing food for children out of schools, applying for unemployment benefits, supporting students who are homeless or in foster care, managing parental and child mental health and coping during COVID-19, and free digital education tools for caregivers. The latest congressional action authorizing a $2 trillion relief package to help stabilize the U.S. economic and provide relief to households is noted and a link is provided to additional information about the authorization and the response of the Children’s Defense Fund.
COVID-19; federal disaster response; communicable diseases; parent education; child rearing; prevention; financial assistance; education; coping skills; foster grandparents