Resources for Families During School Closure

Resources for Families During School Closure

Academic Resources

sign in information: go to “license” in top left corner and enter “30152” for zip code and “Kennesaw Charter Science and Math Academy”, then create account

  • https://www.brainpop.com/ – Free learning videos/quizzes and many resources to assist parents in discussing Corona Virus with children.

Username- kcsma      Password- knights20

 

Low-Cost or Free Internet Plans

Comcast is offering an internet essentials package FREE for 60 days. Click here for more information.

  • Comcast Internet Essentials: Offers affordable home internet service for just $9.95 per month– with no contract, credit check or installation fees. You automatically qualify for the Internet Essentials package if your child participates in the school lunch program, you are receiving HUD housing assistance, a low-income senior, a community college student in Colorado or Illinois or a verified low-income veteran. You will also have the option to purchase a laptop or desktop computer for only $149.
  • Go to: https://internetessentials.com/
  • Call: No direct number for this program; must log in to enter a phone number and receive a call from an agent

Spectrum Internet Assist provides affordable high-speed internet connection to low-income families, students and seniors for just $14.99 per month.

PCs for People: A nonprofit organization that provides low-cost computers and free or affordable internet connection for low-income households. Potential recipients must be living below the 200%   poverty level and currently enrolled in a government assistance program. PC for people offers high-speed internet for only $11.25 per month with no credit check or hidden fees. You will also be eligible to receive affordable PC or laptop repair for as low $25. Visit Spectrum.com to learn more or call 1-855-243-8892

Access by AT&T: A low-cost wireless home internet plan for low-income households. Access by AT&T provides high-speed internet service for $5-$10 per month. At least one person of your household should receive SSI or SNAP benefits to be qualified. Visit www.att.com or call AT&T at 855-220-5211

Everyoneon.org – no income requirements EveryoneOn is a national nonprofit working to eliminate the digital divide by making high-speed, low-cost Internet service and computers, and free digital literacy courses accessible to all unconnected Americans. We work with device refurbishes, so individuals and their families can purchase discounted devices, including $150 tablets and $199 laptops. By calling 1-855-EVRY1ON or visiting everyoneon.org, users can discover the closest class in their communities. Go to https://www.everyoneon.org/find-offers?partner=cobbk12 to find resources in the area by zip code.

Cobb County School District’s Enrollment Partner Code & URL

  • username: cobbk12      password: password

 

Emergency Mental Health Services:

WILLOWBROOKE @ TANNER: 52-bed psychiatric hospital in Villa Rica, GA. On the website, look in the behavioral health section.  Services Offered: Mental Health   Web Site: www.tanner.org  Contact Information: 770-456-3266 Agency Address(es): 20 Herrell Road Villa Rica, GA 30180

RIDGEVIEW INSTITUTE (PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL): In-patient psychiatric hospital that serves adolescents and adults. It also offers inpatient, partial and day programs and treatment for a variety of issues including addiction, eating disorders and other mental health disorders. Free assessment 24 hours a day. Accepts private insurance and Medicaid. Follow up support groups provided. Services Offered: Counseling Agencies/Treatment Facilities, Mental Health, eating disorders, drug assessment/treatment Web Site: www.ridgeviewinstitute.com  Agency Phone Information: 770-434-4567 or 800-329-9775  Agency Address: 3995 South Cobb Drive Smyrna, GA 30080

PEACHFORD HOSPITAL PSYCHIATRIC FACILITY: In-patient psychiatric hospital that has child, adolescent and adult units. Takes children age 4 and older. They will do a free assessment 24 hours a day. Takes both private insurance and Medicaid. Services Offered: Counseling Agencies/Treatment Facilities, Mental Health, drug assessment/treatment Web Site: https://peachford.com/ Email Address: Erica.collins@uhsinc.com   Contact Information: Erica Collins 770-455-3200 Agency Phone Information: 770-455-3200 or 770-454-2302  Agency Address(es): 2151 Peachford Rd Atlanta, GA 30338

  • CDC: Managing Anxiety and Stress During the COVID-19 Outbreak

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html

 

 

 

 

Food Resources

Agency web site email address  Phone
Food Finder foodfinder.us info@foodfinderga.org 770-622-7887
United Way 211 http://211online.unitedwayatlanta.org/ 404-527-7200 100 Edgewood Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303
Hope Atlanta hopeatlanta.org info@HOPEatlanta.org 404-817-7070 34 Peachtree St. NW, ste. 700, Atlanta, GA 30303
Center For Family Resources www.thecfr.org info@thecfr.org 770-428-2601 995 Roswell St., ste. 100, Marietta, GA 30060
Georgia Gov/Food Stamps gateway.ga.gov/access/ 877-423-4746 325 Fairground St. SE, Marietta, GA 30060
Family Life Restoration www.familyliferestorationcenter.org info@flrconline.org 770-944-1066 6105 Mableton Pkwy, Mableton, GA 30126
First Christian Church of Marietta www.fccmariettaga.org fccmariettaga@comcast.net 770-428-3125 569 Frasier St. Marietta, GA 30060
Heritage Presbyterian Church www.heritagepres.com 770-926-3558 x212 5323 Bells Ferry Rd. Acworth, GA 30102
Milford Baptist Church milfordbaptistchurch.com 770-435-8720 1030 Milford Church Rd. Marietta, GA 30060
Mount Zion AME church mtzionamekennesaw.org/food-clothing-pantry 770-499-8126 4163 Wade Green Rd. Kennesaw, GA 30144
Must Ministries/Marietta www.mustministries.org 770-427-9862 1407 Cobb Pkwy, Marietta, GA 30062
Must Ministries/Smyrna www.mustministries.org 770-436-9514 460 Pat Mell Rd. Smyrna, GA 30080
One Harvest Food Ministries psfumc.org 770-943-5130 4329 Marietta St. Powder Springs, GA 30127
Papa’s Pantry admin@papaspantry.org 770-591-4730 500 Crisler St. Canton, GA 30114
Ray Thomas Memorial Pres. Church www.rtmchurch.org 770-998-9321 x221 4644 Sandy Plains Rd. Marietta, GA 30066
Salvation Army salvationarmyatlanta.org/Marietta-corps-community-center 770-724-1640 202 Waterman ST. Marietta, GA 30060
Simple Needs simpleneedsga.org info@simpleneedsga.org 678-266-3344
St. Joseph’s Church Food Bank 770-425-5158 87 Lacy St. Marietta, GA 30060
Storehouse Ministries www.noondayba.org 770-428-4810 1348 Canton Rd. NE Marietta, GA 30066
Sweetwater Mission www.sweetwatermission.org jay@sweetwatermission.org 770-819-0662 6289 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Bldg. 12, Austell, GA 30168
Reflections of Trinity Community Food Bank 770-222-6511 4037 Austell-Powder Springs Rd.
Lakeview Seventh-day Adventist Church Across street from Tapp Middle 770-222-1511 4001 Macedonia Rd. Powder Springs, GA 30127
McEachern United Methodist Church 770-943-3008 4075 New Macland Rd. Powder Springs, GA 30127

Additional Food Resources:

Heritage Presbyterian Church has updated its hours of operation.  Emergency food distribution will be given on a first-come, first-served basis, so come as early as possible. Location: Heritage Presbyterian Church, 5323 Bells Ferry Road, Acworth, GA Dates: Tuesday, March 24 – 1:00-3:00 and Thursday, March 26 – 10:00-12:00

Sweetwater Mission will offer an express service for those in need. Their doors won’t be open as normal, but those in need can drive up, fill out brief paperwork, drive around to the back of the building and they will provide families with a 50lb box of food. Families can take advantage of this service once a month. Location: 6105 Hotel Street, Austell, Georgia 30106

 

*Information can also be found at http://cobbcast.cobbk12.org/?p=32140

 

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