COVID-19 Resources for Youth & Families

As the news changes day to day related to COVID-19, our staff will continue to track resources for youth and families and post them here.

Updated COVID-19 Information & Preventative Measures:

Minnesota Department of Health

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

World Health Organization (WHO)

Food Resources:

Minneapolis Public Schools – free meal boxes for children 18 and under

Saint Paul Public Schools – free meal boxes for children 18 and under, plus those with a disability currently enrolled in a school program

Hunger Solutions Minnesota – interactive map of sites serving free meals to children and families

Loaves and Fishes – free meals for anyone (takeaway meals only)

Feeding America – search tool to find the nearest food shelves

Minnesota Food HelpLine – the Minnesota Food HelpLine offers solutions to anyone struggling to access food resources. Call 1-888-711-1151 Monday – Friday between the hours of 9 am – 5 pm to chat with someone on the helpline.

Financial Resources:

Minnesota Employment and Economic Development – unemployment benefit information

At-Home Learning Resources:

Sprockets – supporting social & emotional skills while social distancing

Resources for talking to young people about COVID-19:


Child Mind Institute

National Association of School Psychologists

Kids Health

Other Resources for Families:

Comcast – two months of free internet (must apply by June 30th, 2021 & meet certain qualifications)

Urban Ventures – a comprehensive list of resources ranging from food & essential item pick-ups, financial assistance, and health assistance

Minneapolis Public Schools COVID-19 Resources & Resources for Families

Saint Paul Public Schools COVID-19 Resources