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.
FOOD & HEALTH
Boys & Girls Clubs of Mercer - Starting July 6 for Youth under 18
Offering Summer Curbside Free Lunch Program at Spruce & Centre Street Clubhouses
Announcement: GREENWOOD AVE FARMERS MARKET For more info, go to www.greenwoodavefm.org.
MONDAYS 6/29-10/26 Noon - 4pm Corner Hudson Ave and Greenwood Ave. Fresh produce, veggies, fruit, meat and eggs.
FREE YOUTH MEALS 1-3pm Mondays
Announcement: COPING WITH STRESS, ANXIETY, DEPRESSION Call New Jersey's Mental Health Hotline at 877-294-HELP (4357) or visit njmentalhealthcares.org Also, SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 (TTY 1-800-846-8517).
EDUCATION, DISTANCE LEARNING & INTERNET
Announcement: Comcast Xfinity is making thousands of hours of educational programming and resources available FREE to its customers through Xfinity on Demand. Xfinity customers with X1 or Flex can say “Education” or, if their voice search language is set to Spanish, “Educación,” into the Xfinity Voice Remote to access content available to them by grades “K-2,” “3-5,” “6-8,” and “9-12”. Educational series from networks and streaming services including Animal Planet, HBO, HISTORY®, Nick Jr., PBS KIDS, Prime Video, Smithsonian Channel and more.
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 email@example.com
Annoncement: Trenton School District is now registering online for pre-kindergarten and kindergarten. Click on https://ecollect.accelaschool.com/Trenton_Registration
Announcement: Boys & Girls Club Summer Camp - We are open for In-Person and Online Virtual Summer Camp. Go to www.bgcmercer.org/summer-camp Kids will enjoy a terrific summer with weekly themes and fun activities. To register for summer camp or more info email Kimeisha Boyd at Kboyd@bgcmercer.org or Denise Brannon at Dbrannon@bgcmercer.org or contact the Centre or Spruce Street Clubhouses.
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.
Announcement: Don’t forget the 2020 Census, it's not too late. Complete yours online, by phone or by mail. To respond online, visit https://my2020census.gov/login; to respond by phone, call 844-330-2020 (English) or 844-468-2020 (Spanish).
Announcement: If you’re feeling stressed, anxious or depressed due to COVID-19, please call New Jersey's MentalHealthCares Helpline at 866-202-HELP (4357) or visit njmentalhealthcares.org for emotional support, guidance, and mental health referrals as needed. You also may call the SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 (TTY 1-800-846-8517). Listing of additional resources.
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
o Shoprite: Click here.
o Wegmans: Click here.
o Wholefoods: Click here.
Amazon in Robbinsville: Click here.
Walmart: Click here.
Costco: Click here.
UPS: Click here.
Target: Click here.
FedEx: Click here.
Coronavirus Resources and Links
The NJ Poison Control Center and 211 have partnered with the State to provide information to the public on COVID-19:
Call (24/7): 1-800-962-1253
Text: NJCOVID to 898-211
Visit covid19.nj.gov or nj.gov/health for additional information
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