Resources for Bear Creek Families
One place to turn for up-to-date resources in your community
Dear Bear Creek School Family,
We know right now is stressful! So many things are happening that have never been done before. You are navigating a changing world, and we want to be there to support you and your family through it.
This website is here to put resources in a convenient place to locate if and when you need them. Feel free to share this website with anyone you know who could use the resources below.
Stay in touch, we're here to help,
Caitlin McGing, Bear Creek Elementary School Counselor - firstname.lastname@example.org
Christina Rodriguez, School Social Worker - email@example.com
Deb Pavey-Scherer, School Psychologist - firstname.lastname@example.org
Sarah Walter, Social Emotional Teacher/Special Educator - email@example.com
Dana Pollara, MTSS - firstname.lastname@example.org
Mary Jo Slowey, PPW - email@example.com
Kathy Kelbaugh, Assistant Principal/IEP Chair - firstname.lastname@example.org
Matt Corner, Principal - email@example.com
Joyce Maslyk, School Nurse - firstname.lastname@example.org
Key Point Health Service
They only take MA
Mental Health Association of Maryland
Baltimore County Department of Health
211 of MD
Sheppard Pratt Virtual Crisis Walk-in Clinic
MD Behavioral Health Administration
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Baltimore County Crisis Response
Parenting Support Line
Offering a support line, counseling and other parenting resources.
BCPS School Meal Distribution Sites
Food Suppliment Program (SNAP/Food Stamps)
Local Churches With Food Banks/ Hot Meals
- Call 410-288-5488 for more information and updates or if you have a food emergency. To contact the pastor text 410-477-0976.
http://www.stpeterlutheraneastpoint.org/Outreach.html - St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran
- Call church for appointment (410-284-0336).
If you know of another church or local organization that is offering meals, please let us know!
Baltimore County Together
Meals on Wheels
Pet Food Bank
Maryland Food Bank
Other National and Local Resources
211 of MD
Every hour of every day, people need essential human services. They are looking for help finding affordable housing, food, employment training, utility payment assistance, services for their children or aging parents, and many other issues.
2-1-1 Maryland is partnership of four agencies working together to provide simple access to health and human services information.
Our understanding is that the first two months are free, and then around $10 monthly after that point. Please see the links attached:
https://corporate.comcast.com/press/releases/internet-essentials-low-income-broadband-coronavirus-pandemic - comcast information page with link to apply as well as phone number to speak directly with a representative
https://www.internetessentials.com/ - The page to actually apply
If you face difficulty I would HIGHLY recommend calling and speaking to someone directly from the company that can help walk you through the process and streamline your application. The phone number to do this is 1-855-846-8376.
Offering two months of free services, and then $5 a month for speeds 768Kbps-3Mbps,or $10 a month for speeds 5Mbps-10MBPS. They are waiving all home internet date overage fees.
Please see the link attached:
https://m.att.com/shopmobile/internet/access/#!#startedStep -AT&T application and information page
The customer service number is 1-800-288-2020. Similar to the Comcast application, if you have any issues I would HIGHLY recommend speaking with a representative directly.
Provides “Lifeline Services” including phone, and internet for discounted fees. Basic phone services appear to be around $0.66 a month for outgoing calls, and enhances phone services are $10 a month for unlimited calls. Additionally, Broadband internet is available for $9.25 monthly. Please see the following links:
https://www.verizon.com/support/consumer/account/manage-account/lifeline-discount - Information and application for Lifeline Service account
https://www.verizon.com/cs/groups/public/documents/adacct/md-service-details-060117.pdf- Information for Maryland Service Details
The customer service number is 1-800-832-4966. Similar to the Comcast and AT&T application, if you have any issues I would HIGHLY recommend speaking with a representative directly.