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Links to Local Resources

Here is a short list of local resources:

Libraries:

https://libraryweb.org/whats_new/library-closings/

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.

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Meals for Low-Income, School-Aged Children

https://www.wxxinews.org/post/information-meals-school-age-kids?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=daily

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

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Free Meals for Students:

https://13wham.com/news/local/coronavirus-list-of-resources-meal-plan-information-from-local-district

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.

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South Wedge Emergency Food Relief Program

https://www.rocsaltcenter.org/southwedgefoodprogram/

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.

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Spectrum

Via WXXI:

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.”

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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.

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Financial Counseling

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