COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources & Links


COVID-19 Resources & Links

  • While the Club Programs are closed, we will keep you up-to-date on how to help your children and your family with useful information and support resources.

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    FOOD & HEALTH

    Announcement: Trenton Board of Education Food Locations:  

    Breakfast & Lunch can be picked up Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 11am -12:30pm at 

    • Washington Elementary School 331 Emory Ave.  

    • Gregory Elementary School 500 Rutherford Ave. 

    • Mott Elementary School 45 Stokely Ave.

    • Trenton Central High School 400 Chambers St. 

    • Martin Luther King School 401-411 Brunswick Ave. 

    • Kilmer School 1300 Stuyvesant Ave. 

    Announcement: EMERGENCY FOOD DISTRIBUTION - Trenton-Area

    The Capital Area YMCA is distributing free Grab n’ Go meals: both breakfast and lunch, to children ages 18 and under at the following Trenton, NJ locations: 
    • Greenwood Ave Farmers Market, 427 Greenwood Avenue: 12 pm to 2 pm (Dinner 4-6pm)
    • Columbus Park, Corner of Chestnut and Hamilton Avenue: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm  (Dinner 4-6pm)
    • Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1140 Greenwood Avenue: 11:45 am to 1:45 pm 
    • Villa Park, 999 Lyndale Avenue: 12 pm to 2 pm 
    • George Page Park, N Clinton Avenue & Lawrence Street: 12:15 pm to 2:15 pm 
    • Capital Area YMCA, 431 Pennington Avenue: 12 pm to 2 pm (Dinner 4-6pm)
    • Roberto Clemente Park, 342 North Academy Street: 12 pm to 2 pm 
    • Cooper Park, 400 Union Street: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm (Dinner 4-6pm)

    Announcement: SNAP

    Many SNAP households will receive additional benefits in April.  Check your balance at www.NJFamiliesFirst.com or on some ATMs. The extra benefit will be added directly to your families EBT card. You will receive your April SNAP benefits during your regular time at the new maximum level.

    Announcements: EMERGENCY FOOD DISTRIBUTION - MERCER COUNTY

    HomeFront is distributing food, diapers and other urgently needed items at their back dock located at 1880 Lawrenceville Avenue

    Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater Mercer County can provide limited emergency assistance for those in a crisis and in need of food.  Financial assistance is also available on an emergency case by case basis.  For more details call 609-987-8100 x237.

    TASK is doing one food distribution per day from 10-2:30pm, each person will get two meals as well as milk, cheese sticks, some fruit and salad. They also have soap and hygiene products.

    Ewing School Community - If your child is currently eligible to receive free and/or reduced lunch, the Food Service Department has made arrangements to have food availabe for pick-up. If you have not already done so, please contact 609-538-9800 ext 7106. Pick-ups are betweem 11am and Noon at the school 

     

    Announcements: DRIVE-UP TESTING SITE FOR COVID-19 - QUACKERBRIDGE MALL, LAWRENCE 

    The testing center is by appointment only (8am-4pm, weekdays) for symptomatic Mercer County residents age 18 or older who have a prescription from their primary health care provider (PCP). If you are symptomatic for COVID-19 and want to be tested, contact your PCP. A self-assessment tool at self.covid19.nj.gov can help you determine if you should be tested.

     

    DISTANCE LEARNING & INTERNET

    Announcement: COMCAST is offering low-income families 60 days free high-speed internet. www.internetessentials.com. Dedicated phone numbers 1-855-846-8376 for English and 1-855-765-6995 for Spanish. Click here for more information on this offer.

    Announcement: BGC Mercer is offering Online Tutoring by appointment. Any grade, at least once per week, with our After School Program Staff or Volunteers - subject to an available match to your needs. Email your name, your child’s name, grade and subject area of need to hr@bgcmercer.org

    Announcement: BGC Mercer is offering Personalized Google Classroom Help by Appointment. Email your name, your child’s name, and area of need along with the best way to reach you to cjonesbgc@gmail.com

    Announcement: BGC Mercer has created educational support PINTEREST site tailored to local needs. Click here 

     

    FUN FRIDAY ACTIVITIES  

    Announcement: BGC Mercer has created a fun activity site in PINTEREST to support our mission activities for youth: Charactor, Leadership & Service,  Health & Wellness, Education, The Arts, and Sports & Fitness.   Click here.  

     

    SUPPORT SERVICES

    Announcement: Boys & Girls Club Summer Camp - We anticipate a terrific summer with field trips, weekly themes and fun activities.  To register for summer camp email Kimeisha Boyd at Kboyd@bgcmercer.org or Denise Brannon at Dbrannon@bgcmercer.org.

    Announcement: Child Care Connection  is open but not meeting face-to-face with customers.  They are accepting applications and documents through their drop-box at their offices located in the Capital Plaza 1001 Spruce St, Suite 201

    Announcement: Trenton Central High School - The application deadline for the ETS–Trenton Central High School Scholarship Program has been extended to Monday, April 27, 2020. This scholarship is open to Trenton Central High School seniors only.  The online application and process can be found here.   

    Annoncement: If you are an “essential” employee needing child care, you must register with the Department’s county-based Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) Agencies.Your CCR&R will follow-up with you within two business days to gather additional information about you and your needs and help you identify a child care provider.To Register click here. 


     
    JOB OPPORTUNITIES

    Announcement: State of NJ jobs.covid19.nj.gov Did you lose your job or have your hours reduced as a result of COVID-19? Businesses across New Jersey need thousands of workers for immediate hire. Learn more about who is hiring in your community at jobs.covid19.nj.gov

    Announcement: Organizations hiring

    Food stores:

         o Shoprite: Click here.

         o Wegmans: Click here.

         o Wholefoods: Click here.

    Amazon in Robbinsville: Click here.

    WalmartClick here.

    Costco: Click here.

    UPS: Click here.

    Target: Click here.

    FedEx: Click here.


    Coronavirus Resources and Links 

    At your fingertips:

    • For general questions call 211 from 7am -11pm

    • For clinical questions call 800-962-1253 available 24/7

    • For text alerts text NJCOVID to 898-211 to receive alerts


    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 
    The World Health Organization (WHO) 
    The New Jersey Department of Health
    The New York Times

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