Provided by FWCP 06/10/2020
FWCP Community Resources Weekly Newsletter
The newsletter has five sections in the following order (not in alphabetical order):
- Educational Resources
- Parent Resources
- Community Resources
- City Resources
- Beyond Fort Worth - Tarrant County
* Please note, the information provided has been gathered in collaboration with various coalitions and alliances within Fort Worth.
This section provides educational resources, information, and/or articles related to students and learing.
Fort Worth Public Library Mayor Summer Reading Challenge
Story Pirates Treasure Chest
Story Pirates' award-winning podcasts for kids and families are available at the site linked below. You'll also find plenty of educational and enrichment activities here too.
The Autism Society Has an Excellent Resource Page for Parents and Teachers During Covid-19
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network
This section provides information for parents of children of all ages.
We thank you for all that you do to support them!
The Concilio - PAL Parent Graduation
The PAL program sets the stage for children’s academic success by providing parents with children ages 0-5 with the information, resources, and training needed to foster children's early literacy and reading abilities. PAL is a 30-week program for parents to learn in weekly group sessions how to teach their children new vocabulary, motor skills, social and emotional skills, numeracy, literacy, and more. The program helps parents to become effective partners with the school and the community throughout their children's academic careers.
To learn more about the program, click on the link below.
Help Me Grow North Texas
The Parenting Center offers support
Support Line: 817-332-6399 (everyday M-F from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Virtual Therapy 817-332-6348.
Questions: 817-332-6348 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
The Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning Parent Training Modules
Sesame Street's 'Caring For Each Other' Site Offers Helpful videos, games, and art activities
This section provides information and resources for medical care, health, and wellness in and around Fort Worth.
Disability Rights Texas
Disability Rights Texas works to protect, promote, and advocate for individuals for individuals with disabilities in Texas. This site links to their intake site. They also have a COVID-19 resource page with information about education, employment, housing, college, voting, and other needs.
Grandparents Support Group
Darlene Rhodes with Community Uplift Services has welcomed community partners to consider being presenters for their Grandparents Support Group. Contact her at: email@example.com
MHMR Tarrant County iCare Campaign
North Texas Area Community Health Center
Pandemic-EBT (P-EBT) Due to COVID-19
Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) provides eligible families with a one-time payment for each child who previously received free or reduced-price meals. P-EBT works the same way Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits do and will help families get the food they need during the current pandemic. P-EBT will be administered by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, Texas Department of Agriculture and Texas Education Agency.
UNTHSC Pediatric Mobile Clinic - Virtual Visits Available
This section provides resources and information within the City of Fort Worth.
Fort Worth ISD Meals-To-Go
City of Fort Worth Offers Free Tax Filing Help thru July 15
Preserve the Fort - Small Business Grant...Application Extended to June 15th
Beyond Fort Worth - Tarrant County
This section provides information and resources available beyond Fort Worth throughout Tarrant County, statewide, and/or national.
Tarrant County Provides Free Online Tool to Schedule Covid-19 Test With or Without Insurance
Tarrant County COVID Child Care Task Force
Please share the attached document or the blurb below with the parents/caregivers that you work with in Tarrant County. The Tarrant County COVID Child Task Force is looking to understand child care and schooling needs for parents in the community.
Are you a parent looking for child care? The Tarrant County COVID Child Care Task Force has created a single countywide survey to help our child care programs, school-age programs and schools understand your needs. Please take this short (5 min) survey!! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/tarrantcountyparentsurvey