Here is a short list of local resources:
Information on services local libraries can still provide. Some services include curbside pick-up of mobile hotspots available through the Central Library, suspension of any outstanding fees, and various downloadable media. Curbside pick-up can be arranged by calling this number: 585-428-7300.
Meals for Low-Income, School-Aged Children
This link provides information for kids off from school in the RCSD and how they can continue to receive free packaged meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Free Meals for Students:
This link by 13 WHAM News breaks down where kids affected by the school closures can get free meals per school district in various counties, including Monroe.
South Wedge Emergency Food Relief Program
The ROC SALT Center is offering free food and diapers to families in need, regardless of zip code. Families must provide ID of address, though.
“Spectrum offering internet for households with children"
Charter Communications is offering free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription at any service level up to 100 Mbps.
To enroll you can call 1-844-488-8395. Charter says that installation fees will be waived for new student households.”
Kids Thrive 585
Kids Thrive 585 offers listings of health, family and child resources within the Greater Rochester at your fingertips. Kids Thrive 585 is a child-focused Rochester, NY area non-profit (501c3) organization that highlights good works occurring throughout the community and improves access to resources for children, caregivers, and child advocates.
Rochester Financial Empowerment Center is offering free, professional, one-on-one financial counseling services to all residents 18 or older without any qualifications.
Last updated April 3, 2020