Resources

For Your casa work and casa Children/families:

 

 

Article: signs a child may be suffering from coronavirus pandemic related stress

Good support youtube page for young adults / older youth in care

COVID19 FAQ for Parents from DFPS: COVID-19 FAQ for Parents

KVRL Food Relief Flyer: KERVL Food Relief

Tips for Talking to Abused Children

Requirements for FosterAdopt Families

Mental_Health_Resource_Guide

Transitional_Living_Services_Handout

Texas CASA provided this Tipsheet for How to Talk to Children About COVID19

Guidelines for Divorced Parents Sharing Custody during the COVID19 Pandemic

Audible (audiobook service) is offering free stories for children – anyone can use the link to listen to children’s stories for free. https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

Amy is posting resources for children and families on HCCASA’s Facebook Pageplease share with the children’s placements.

Various resources from Texas CASA for volunteers interacting with children at a distance: https://texascasa.org/covid19

Hill Country CASA’s Volunteer Policies and Procedures

Well – checks – Please let your CASA Supervisor know if you have not heard from the children/placements in your case – we can connect to any of various resources to conduct a well-check as needed.

for yourself:

Many businesses are taking proactive steps to assist the community’s wellness during this time. Below is a list of things we’re aware of, if you know of anything else, send it to us and we’ll post it.

  • Walgreens has many offers for folks age 55+ including a senior-only shopping hour every Tuesday morning and coupons
  • Walmart has a senior-only shopping hour on Tuesdays, one hour before the store opens – including the vision center and pharmacy
  • HEB and delivery service Favor are teaming up to deliver groceries to seniors, and there’s a seniors-only hotline to call to place grocery delivery orders
  • Weekly, the Kerrville Farmers Market is offering online ordering with curbside pickup at Pint and Plow (on Jefferson, a block west of Walgreens). There are a lot of fresh foods on offer and the form changes weekly based on what they have available.
  • Bridget’s Basket in Hunt is offering curbside pickup OR delivery (the latter in Hunt only) on their farm fresh items; Bridget is also keeping canned goods, wine, milk, ice and other goods to support West Kerr folks during this time.