Family Resources

General Resources

Childcare Assistance
The United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County are providing emergency childcare assistance for residents who qualify.
National Parent Helpline
Parenting can be overwhelming, especially during times of crisis. If you are struggling or need some support, you can call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support.
Call 1.855.427.2736 between 12:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Monday through Friday to speak to a trained advocate.
United Way Helpline
2-1-1 is a social service hotline that helps people in the region find information about local resources in their community. 

COVID-19 Resources: Coping with Changes

Child Mind Institute
The Child Mind Institute offers many resources for parents during this difficult time, including guides on how to talk to children about coronavirus, how to handle stress and anxiety, and dealing with grief and loss.
KidsHealth by the Nemours Foundation
KidsHealth has videos and articles for parents and children of all ages to help families cope with the changes COVID-19 may have brought to your lives.

Family-Friendly Videos, Games, and Activities

PBS for Parents
PBS offers educational resources for parents, including games and activities, which address a variety of topics for children up to age 8.
TED-Ed YouTube Channel
TED-Ed provides short educational videos on a wide variety of topics to satisfy the most curious imaginations.
Go Noodle YouTube Channel
GoNoodle videos encourage children to get moving using dancing, stretching, running, jumping, deep breathing, and wiggling exercises.