Resources for District 146 Families

Updated Resources for District 146 Families
Posted on 10/28/2020
Covid-19 ResourcesInformation from the Illinois Department of Public Health
What to do if you have symptoms of COVID-19
What to do if you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19
What to do if you test positive
Who to call for more information

Online Learning Resources
At-home learning resources webpage
At-home learning resources PDF
At-Home learning resources by grade
District 146 e-Learning information

Internet Access
Affordable internet services
Xfinity WiFi home hotspot information
Xfinity hotspot finder
AT&T information

Utility Support 
1-800-EDISON1 (1-800-334-7661)
Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Assistance Available: 
CARE Customer Hardship Grants.
COVID-19 Financial Bill Assistance.
Flexible, Extended Payment Arrangements.
Waiver of New Deposits and Fee Relief.
State and Federal Financial Energy Assistance.

Nicor Gas

Social Emotional/Mental Health Resources
IDHS: School Based Mental Health Resources
Coronavirus (COVID-19): How to Talk to Your Child
Disasters and Scary Events: Helping Children Cope
Helping Children Cope with Emergencies
Manage Anxiety and Stress
Returning to School After an Emergency or Disaster: Tips to Help Your Students Cope
Talking to Children About Tragedies & Other News Events
SAMHSA: Tips for Social Distancing (PDF Document)
National Child Traumatic Stress Network (PDF Document)
UNICEF - Dealing with Coronavirus Anxiety (Video)
A Trauma-Informed Approach to Teaching Through Coronavirus
Northwestern University: Strategies for Coping with Isolation and Loneliness
From the School Nurse: Take 5 and Breathe

Food Pantries
Note: Eligibility for some of these resources may depend upon your home address of your. 
Tinley Park Food Panty
6875 173rd Place, Tinley Park, IL. 60477
(708) 614-7739

Service Areas: Tinley Park and Orland Hills

Redeemers Free Little Pantry
4955 W. 158th Street Oak Forest, IL. 60452

VKMI Hattie B. Williams Food Pantry
5217 149th Street, Oak Forest, IL 60452
(708) 331-3511
Service Area: South Suburbs

Together We Cope
17010 Oak Park Ave. Tinley Park, IL. 60477
(708) 633-5040
Service Areas: Bremen, Orland, Palos and Worth townships

Orland Township Food Pantry
14807 S. Ravinia Ave., Orland Park, IL. 60462
(708) 403-4222

Local Resources
Cook County Department of Public Health
Illinois Department of Public Health
Tinley Park Information
Oak Forest Information
Orland Park Information
Resources from South Cook ISC
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