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COVID-19 Staff Resources

Notifications & Forms

Vaccine Information

Additional Resources

Additional Covid Resources

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) Resources

Financial & Food Resources

Legal Resources

Furloughed & Laid Off Employee Resources

COVID-19 Rumor Control

Employee’s Mental Health

Employee Assistance Program

Teleworking and Resources

Education Resources

Social, Emotional, & Family Resources

Financial & Food Resources:

U.S. Government Economic Impact Payments Details (“individual checks”)

Renters Relief Help

Mortgage Relief Help

Maryland Order Prohibiting Evictions and Mortgage Forecloses during COVID-19

Maryland Emergency Assistance to Families with Children
Provides emergency assistance to families who need help paying rent or utilities or for other emergencies

Maryland Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA)
Maryland’s Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program, provides cash assistance to families with dependent children when available resources do not fully address the family’s needs and while preparing program participants for independence through work.

Prince George’s County

COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance

Maryland Children Meal Sites

City of Baltimore – Emergency Food Resources

Prince George’s County Food Pantry Locations

Washington, DC Food Resources

Employee Assistance Program:

The Children’s Guild Alliance offers EAP services free of charge.

Website: You will need to register.
Organization Web ID: GEN311
Phone: 800.311.4327

Teleworking and Resources:

Guide for Employees (for employees who may be experiencing a disruption to employment)

Guide for Supervisors (for supervisors who need support while dealing with disruptions to employment of their team members)

23 Essential Tips for Working Remotely

Managing Anxiety While Working Remotely

Working at Home with Kids

Social, Emotional, & Family Resources:

The Children’s Guild Alliance: Talking to Children About COVID-19

The Children’s Guild Alliance: Virtual Calming Room

CDC: Talking with Children About Coronavirus Disease 2019 (multiple languages)

PBS Kids: How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus

AACPS: Talking to Children about Covid-19 (coronavirus)

Hablando con su hijo sobre COVID-19 (coronavirus)

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Talking to Children About Coronavirus

Explaining Coronavirus to Children

Child Mind Institute: Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus

CDC: Talking with Children about Coronavirus Disease 2019: Messages for Parents, School Staff, and Others Working With Children

WHO: Mental Health Considerations during COVID-19 Outbreak

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health: Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation During an Infectious Disease Outbreak

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): Coping With Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks Managing Your Mental Health During COVID-19

CDC: Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19

Maryland Department of Health: Frequently Asked Questions: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Maintaining Mental Health

National Public Radio: Just for Kids: A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: Talking to Children About Coronavirus

University of Maryland Center of Excellence for Early Childhood and Infant Mental Health: Coronavirus Kids Flyer

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network: Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (English, Spanish, and Chinese versions available)

National Association of School Psychologists: Talking to Children About COVID-19: A Parent Resource (English plus other languages)