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April 9, 2020
Support for Families

RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES

Emergency Support

Please know that if you are experiencing any type of emergency, you should call 9-1-1. That includes physical, social or emotional emergencies

Meal Distribution – District 207 and Local Elementary Districts

District 207 is distributing free meals. Learn more here.   

Food, Clothing and Other Resources for Families

In addition to the free meals provided by District 207 and Quest, there are several other community resources available for food and other resources. Learn more here.

Cook County COVID-19 Recovery Resident Cash Assistance Program – https://fund.uptogether.org/suburbancookcountyfund

Additional Resources

This link provides a list of supports available by zip code.

Free Internet

There are several options for families to receive free internet or an internet hotspot from District 207. Learn more here.

Social Emotional Support

If any student or family member needs someone to talk to or other social/emotional supports, please email one of the Assistant Principal Student Services. Someone will contact you as soon as possible.

Maine East – Michael Wartick – [email protected] 

Maine South – Melissa Pikul – [email protected]

Maine West – Claudia Rueda-Alvarez – [email protected] 

If you have a non-urgent concern or question, the counselors for each school are listed here or you can contact the school directly and they will provide assistance. List of all counselors is available at https://maine207.org/news/counselor-listing/

In addition, this video is a helpful tool for parents: https://maine207.org/news/support-for-families/

SNAP Information

Here is the latest information from the IDPH on SNAP. https://maine207.org/news/updated-snap-information/

School Based Health Center

District 207 families can access free healthcare through the School Based Health Center. Learn more here.

Low Cost Clinic Options

Here is a list of low-cost clinic options for our families. Learn more here. In addition, the School Based Health Center located at Maine East is a great resource for all District 207 families.

Library Resources

The Des Plaines Library is providing library cards which provides free access to ebooks, audiobooks, digital magazines and newspapers from around the world, online databases on everything from cooking and crafting to live tutoring help! Apply directly for a library card here: https://dppl.org/patron-services/get-a-library-card/card-application or email with any questions at [email protected].