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Alumni Resources: For Kids and Families

Key Organization

Children’s Aid Society: Family organization that has many sites throughout NYC with social workers, teachers and healthcare professionals working to support children. “We know what it takes to ensure children grow up strong and healthy, and ready to thrive in school and life: excellent education and health care, social-emotional support, and strong, stable families.” 

Diapers

Dial 311 for information about where to get diapers and supplies close to you (according to National Diaper Bank)

Catholic Charities is responding to the needs of our neighbors during the COVID-19 pandemic. For Help with diapers and other supplies: Call 888-744-7900

Free Diapers in the Bronx (from Catholic Charities)

More free diapers in the Bronx (from Hopeline)

Additional info on Where to get free diapers

In upstate NY

CNY Diaper Bank

Online Learning

What Kids Can Do: Hands-On: Provided by the Coalition of Essential Schools, this list of activities and links provides some creative suggestions that work in support of child learning and development. 

Enormous Resource for Virtual Storytelling and Museum Education: Resources assembled by museum educators from across the country, this document provides links to online storytelling, art collections, fun and creative activities for kids of all ages. These resources will help support social studies, literature, and even science learning. 

Bard College: Activities for Older Kids/Teens: If you are looking for some creative suggestions to help your child or teen with writing, this list provides a number of prompts to engage learners with their own environments and resources. Many of these prompts help learners make connections between their own interests and homes and school. 

NYPL: Get free online homework help from one-on-one tutors, daily from 2–11 PM. Available in English and Spanish, from early elementary through high school grades, in core subject areas. Video content and other resources are also available 24 hours a day.

  • How it works: Login with your library card number for access. Please note: library cards must have a home library selected. If you need to select a home library, log into your account and click on Settings to set your Preferred Pickup location. If you sign up for a card through SimplyE, you must complete this step once your barcode has been emailed to you.

Scholastic: Free learn at home packs from scholastic for pre-k to k. Register and create an account at :https://kids.scholastic.com/kids/books/dav-pilkey-at-home/

Scribd: Scribd is offering a free month of access to audiobooks, books and magazines:

Verizon: Verizon is matching Spectrum and other cable providers’ offer for free internet for households with school-age children. They are also providing customers with other learning tools and some premium TV channels offered to customers at no additional cost.