Below is a list of all the latest resources we can find to support your families’ needs during the COVID-19 epidemic. If you find anything else useful you think everyone should know, please message us on social media and we will add here. We hope to keep this page up-to date with the latest and most valuable information. As always, remember to take a deep breath, and it’s OK to ask for help.
NEED SOMEONE TO TALK TO?
- If you are experiencing an emergency: Call 911
- If you need additional support during this crisis, please call our 24-hour Parenting HelpLine at 1-800-243-7337. Or, use our Live Chat feature in the lower right corner of this website.
- Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-422-0009
- Intimate Partner violence Hotline, House of Ruth: 410-889-7884
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746.
- Maryland Crisis Connect, which can connect you to other most needed resources: 211
LATEST GUIDANCE FROM THE GOVERNOR
Below is the latest announcement from Maryland Governor Larry Hogan on how to stay safe. You can also visit coronavirus.maryland.gov to learn more about how the State is responding.
Baltimore City is committed to making sure children and families, older adults and other food-insecure residents have access to free meals during the coronavirus outbreak.
DIAPER PICK UPS
HOME SAFETY TIPS
- Tips for keeping your home safe, particularly with home cleaning products around with little children.
- Grocery Shopping Advice from a Nurse. See video below:
Primary Care Clinics for the Uninsured
The document below shows locations in Baltimore City that serve uninsured Baltimore City residents. Please call ahead prior to visiting. Most locations offer a sliding scale and will require an ID and proof of income. Click here to view the full list from Baltimore City Health Department.
MENTAL HEALTH TIPS
Just as important as practicing social distancing and washing your hands is to practice good mental health.
- Whether you’re looking for live guided meditations connecting you to others, a quick practice to help you find your ground, or a free course on how to meditate, click here.
- Practice self-care. Taking care of yourself at this time is not a luxury, it’s essential. Watch this quick informational video from The Family Tree’s own, Melissa Daniels, Coordinator of Parenting Education Services, National Capital Area.