Community Resources

Here are some local community resources during the COVID-19 health emergency. If you need more resources, please visit us at https://www.cahelp.org/triage or contact the Outreach Team at caryn.delatorre@cahelp.org 

 

Food Services:

- All districts are offering free lunch services. Please check your local district website for times and pick-up locations. 

The Fish Galley: From now until March 30th, kids 12-years-old and under can choose any of the Galley’s kid’s meals with a small drink included! What’s the catch? There is no catch! However, children must be present at the time of ordering and only one meal per child. This will be available at both locations (Apple valley & Victorville).

The Town of Apple Valley has partnered with Feed My Sheep, a local non-profit food pantry, to deliver food and supplies to vulnerable members of the community. Apple Valley residents who are 62 years old or older, disabled adults 18 years or older, and people who are homeless can contact them at www.av.church/food or by phone at (760) 247-6488.

High Desert Second Chance has partnered with Victorville Community Service Council to provide food supplies to senior clients. To schedule a pick-up deliver please call: 760-243-9646.

 

Financial Relief:

United Way has a COVID-19 Community Economic Relief Fund. They will help pay bills, rent, and food. You can call 1-866-211-9966 and provide zip code and will be given a list of local agencies to provide assistance.https://www.unitedway.org/

Connect IE: Connect IE is a FREE one-stop website that makes it easy to find community services you need – like food, health care, job training, transit, and more. https://connectie.org/

211: Call, text, or chat with your local 211 to speak with a community resource specialist in your area who will help you find services and resources that are available. http://211.org/

Educational Resources:

Charter will offer free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription and at any service level up to 100 Mbps. To enroll call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees will be waived for new student households.

- Pinterest: Family activities Pinterest board-  https://pin.it/1iCXMI6

Google Arts & Culture partnered with more than 500 museums and galleries worldwide bringing children FREE Virtual Tours and Online Exhibits! You can even watch New York’s Metropolitan Opera online every night through March 22nd! Among others, you’ll be able to see inside of Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, Guggenheim Museum in New York, and many more. These museums are a perfect learning experience for kids! Check Out Some of the Museums You Can Sneak Into: Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.

Scholastic has a free program- https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html  

PBIShttps://www.pbis.org/- Getting back to school after disruptions- https://assets-global.websitefiles.com/5d3725188825e071f1670246/5e6bf89e521250ff6911564d_Back%20to%20School%20after%20Disruptions.pdf

Readworks.org: If you’re looking to really zoom in on reading comprehension, Readworks is going to be a great fit for you, providing content from kindergarten all the way through 12th grade. Readworks is a nonprofit, donation-based service, and the suggested donation is $25, though you can access the content for free. https://www.readworks.org/

- 123 Homeschool4me: Resources are organized by subject and grade. Helpful education activities to keep kids learning and printable worksheets when you need them to sit and get some work done. https://www.123homeschool4me.com/

2Simple: This is a great resource to set a list of work you would like your child to work on. From the classic subjects like art, math, spelling and grammar to the cool creative stuff like coding, publishing and animation, this site has a vast resource of e-books that can be paired with the appropriate activities. https://2simple.com/us/

- 3P Learning: 3P Learning provides parents and schools with a package of online learning resources is designed for schools and families, covering mathematics, spelling, literacy, science. Children between ages 5 and 14 can find supportive learning activities, including structured lessons and fun games. You can claim your four weeks of free access to any of their online learning programs. https://www.3plearning.com/

ABC Mouse: Early Learning Academy is a subscription-based digital education program for children ages 2–8, Award-Winning Early Learning Site. Try It Free for 30 Days! Add Up to 3 Kids. Teacher Recommended. Annual Discount. Award Winning Program. First Month Free. Completely Child Safe. Low Monthly Price. Learn on Any Device. https://www.abcmouse.com/abt/homepage

Accessibyte: Students learn remotely via typing tutors, arcade games, custom flash-cards and tests. Accessibyte is offering a 45-day trial period during the COVID-19 crisis. https://www.accessibyte.com/

Aleph Beta: Aleph Beta platform focuses on the Torah that is evidence-based, intellectually stimulating and emotionally relevant to your child’s life. Access to their free library is granted after submitting the required Google form.https://www.alephbeta.org/

- All Kids Network- This free and rich content platform provides access to thousands of fun kids activities like children’s crafts, worksheets, coloring pages, printable mazes, dot to dot, hidden pictures and more. Various activities are available for children of all ages. https://www.allkidsnetwork.com/

Arcademics: Arcademics make multiplayer educational games for students from K to eighth grade, from free math games to language games. Arcademics combines the excitement of video games with educational content to produce a high rate of learning through exciting, focused repetition that enables automaticity and fluency. All games can be played seamlessly on any device using the web browser for free. https://www.arcademics.com/

Ascend Math: Ascend Math offers math instruction adaptive to all study plans and for all individual K to 12th-grade students. The platform will be free until the end of April. Parents and Teachers can assign different math exercises to children and the platform will adapt to their needs as it collects data on the child’s skills and pace.https://ascendmath.com/

Bamboo Learning: This free Alexa platform provides an education-focused game that showcases notable but less-known historical figures. By saying to your device Alexa, Luminary you activate a search through Bamboo video database of influential people from diverse fields. Kids can enjoy Bamboo video books, math lessons, and music. To get started, just say Alexa, open Bamboo Luminaries. https://bamboolearning.com/

Bedtime Math: Bedtime Math’s mission is to introduce math as a fun part of children’s daily routine, as common and beloved as the bedtime story. Bedtime Math provides free apps, books and printable activity pages. The platform is targeted toward children age 2 through elementary school. http://bedtimemath.org/

BeeLine Reader: BeeLine Reader is an online tool that improves the reading ability of students of all ages and skill levels. By displaying text using color gradients that wrap from the end of one line to the beginning of the next, BeeLine facilitates visual tracking and enables the reader to focus on other aspects of reading, such as decoding and comprehension. Free access to the BeeLine Reader Browser Plugin for Chrome through September 2020. Email education@BeeLineReader.com for a free account! https://www.beelinereader.com/

Local Family Resources:

• High Desert Speech and Language

16785 Bear Valley Road, #2

Hesperia, 92345

www.highdesertspeech.com

(760) 782-8884

• ieautism.org

Multiple different resources/referrals

• Inland Regional Center (IRC)

1365 S. Waterman Avenue

San Bernardino, 92408

www.inlandrc.org

(909) 890-3000

• Primary Care Physician

To get referrals within network for speech and language, occupational therapy, etc.

 

Behavioral Health Services:

 A Voice in the Desert Community Agency

15431 Anacapa Road

Victorville, 92392

www.vdcagency.org

(760) 810-8322

 High Desert Child and Adolescent Family Services

16248 Victor Street

Victorville, 92395

www.highdesertcenterinc.com

(760) 243-7151

 Victor Community Support Services- Intensive Services

15095 Amargosa Road

Victorville, 92395

www.victor.org

(760) 245-4695

• Victor Community Support Services- SART (0-6 years)

1908 Business Center Drive

San Bernardino, 92408

www.victor.org

(909) 890-5930

 Lutheran Social Services

309 E Mountain Avenue, Suite #100

Barstow, 92311

www.lsssc.org

(760) 256-7279

• Pacific Clinics - Family Resource Center

508-512 E White Street

Barstow, 92311

(760) 957-7951