These are stressful times. If you would like to contact a social worker, psychologist or child life specialist for information on community referrals or coping resources, you can call 312.227.4118 and leave a message. Your call will be returned within 24 hours, Monday through Friday. Non-urgent questions only. For emergencies, call 911.
For information on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), click here.
Para obtener información sobre el COVID-19 en español, haga clic aquí.
This "kit" is a 35 page booklet that includes information and guidance for partners on how to prepare themselves and their families for a disaster. The materials are available in both English and Spanish.
This link provides access to many family preparedness resources including an online module outlining how to be "Red Cross Ready" and tip sheets for specific household members (e.g. children people with disabilities, seniors and pets).
This website contains several links to educational materials that can be used by parents and teachers for helping children prepare for a disaster or crisis situation. It also reviews ways to effectively talk with children about the threats of biological warfare or terrorism attack.