Resources

Resources for Candlelighters Families

Your well being is important to us, and we want to make sure that you know about all of the resources* available to you. Please see below for ideas on keeping busy at home, as well as links to other website with information on Coronavirus support guides, helpful apps, and articles. If you have ideas or links to resources you think would be useful to our community, please email Lisa.

Fun things to do at home with kids

Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems

Mo welcomes you into his studio at home and guides you through drawing/writing activities https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmzjCPQv3y8

Story Online
Listen to story time from celebs at Storyline Online
 
Lesson Plans
Lesson plans and projects by grade (up to 9th grade)
 
Family activity ideas and virtual events for kids (regardless of location):
 

18 At-Home Ideas To Keep Kids Busy

Ways to Pass the Time
Georgia Aquarium Webcam
 
San Diego Zoo Webcam
 
 
Useful Articles
Oregon coronavirus layoffs: What to do when you’ve lost your job
 
Washington State: For Workers affected by Covid-19

Meditation Apps
Headspace
 
Insight Timer
 
Coronavirus Support Guides
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness)
 
CDC

Marie Forleo

Comprehensive lists of resources 

Information about food pantries, shelters, utility assistance programs, information in Spanish, ideas on entertainment, etc.

​​​​​​​Please check your local school district’s websites for your local resources. Many are providing free grab and go meals, remote learning resources, and more information on local support in your community.

Helplines and Crisislines
 
Food Resources
http://www.foodpantries.org for food pantries in your area.
 
Crisis Text Line (24/7 Text Support)
@CrisisTextline (Instagram)
 
Domestic Violence and Abuse

National Suicide Prevention
1-800-273-8255
 
Eating Disorders
 
Substance Abuse
 
*Please note that we're not affiliated with, endorsing or recommending any of these organizations or activities.