FAMILY TO FAMILY
The Learning Center for the Deaf would like to provide a voluntary sign up sheet as a way for our community to directly connect with each other and share general support, including childcare or ASL tutoring. This sign up sheet may also be helpful for those who are new to the TLC community.
American Society for Deaf Children: Mentors, Online Classes, ASL Storytelling and more
Resources for Mental Health and Wellness:
Walden Community Services: 508-875-9529 or VP: 774-406-3921
Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor
HandHold MA: Created by a team of mental health and child development experts in partnership with parents who have gone through what you are going through to guide you in caring for your child’s mental health and emotional well-being.
The Deaf Hotline: VP: 855-812-1001
The Trevor Project (LGBTQIA+ Youth)
TrevorText: Text START to 678-678
NAMI Compass Hotline (support navigating the complex mental health system): 1-800-370-9085 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Domestic Violence 24/7 Crisis Hotline: 1-800-799-7233
Our Deaf Survivors Sexual/Domestic Violence Prevention Hotline: 1-855-812-1001
Deaf Respite under Advocates, Inc. (Individuals age 18 and over): VP: 508-283-7236
Mental Health Readings:
National School Lunch Program: a federally assisted meal program operating in nearly 95,000 public and nonprofit private schools and residential childcare institutions. It provides nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to more than 26 million children each school day.
Project Bread: A list of food resources for anyone in Massachusetts seeking assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic
We have compiled a spreadsheet of the various municipalities that are offering Project Bread.
View the full list here.