10 Free Online Resources for Families in Need of Support by IntegrateNYC

Online Support Families

“We are all in this together” became a uniting motto for our communities during these challenging times. In an effort to keep New Yorkers safe, IntegrateNYC teamed up with #NYCEDU to create a database of helpful online resources. Their latest project helps communities and families stay informed and involved during the COVID-19 quarantine. This database provides access to free educational platforms, mental health support sites, housing and financial advice, and much more information where you can filter by type, topic, and location criteria based on resources available on national and state level. Check out these quick links to some great free services and online support platforms for families.

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10 Free Online Resources for Families in Need of Support During Coronavirus

U.S Providers Offering FREE Wi-Fi or Special Accommodations for 60 Days

Various companies are waiving data coverage fees to all customers so that families and students can stay connected during the pandemic. 

Remote Learning Devices for Students

To help students stay connected during crises, the DOE is lending internet-enabled iPads to support the remote schooling process.

DOE Updates

DOE latest updates on school closures, free learning resources, free lunches, and more.

Free Mental Health Support Apps

NYC Well is your connection to free, confidential mental health support. Speak to a counselor via phone, text, or chat and get access to mental health and substance use services 24/7.

Latest Updates on Coronavirus directly from Governor Cuomo

Check out first-hand information about safety guidance, public health measures, quarantine deadlines, and much more information directly from Gov. Cuomo’s office.

Movement for Hope

Access free movement-based classes while in isolation during COVID-19. Sessions are streaming live every Saturday at 8 pm ETZ. 

Food Hub NYC

The City of New York is assisting New Yorkers during the COVID-19 crisis by delivering meals to those who cannot access food themselves.

Invisible Hands

Get in touch with young volunteers delivering groceries and supplies to the most at-risk community members facing COVID-19.

Tenants’ Rights Telephone Hotline

Trained volunteers give brief answers to your rights as a tenant, and explain your options for dealing with a housing situation.

Official Coronavirus Fact Sheet

All you need to know about the virus and how to protect your family in plain language written by experts.

Relevant Directory Listings

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Ivy Camps USA

<p>Ivy Camps USA is a premium online provider of engaging after-school classes, holiday camps, summer camps, and personalized tutoring. Their instructors come from the top 10 US universities and love to inspire and mentor emerging minds. Extracurricular classes, holiday camps, and summer camps are offered in STEM, Business Leadership, and Arts, Media & Communication for ages 6-14. Tutoring programs focus on supporting students academically, developing a mentoring relationship, and rekindling a love of learning. Ivy Camps USA is known for exceptional programming that kids love and parents trust.</p>

Brooklyn Music School

<p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-variant-position: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">For over a century, we at The Brooklyn Music School have strived to make the joy of music, dance and performance accessible to everyone no matter their age, background, or financial status.</span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-variant-position: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">In addition to offering affordable in-person and online private and group music lessons, dance classes, after-school programs, and community outreach, we also provide space for </span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-variant-position: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Brooklyn and NYC artists to perform in our 250-seat Spanish-style theatre. Come by for a night of live music, or join us for a class!</span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-variant-position: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"> </span></p> <p dir="ltr" style="line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: #000000; background-color: transparent; font-weight: 400; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-variant-position: normal; text-decoration: none; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Visit BrooklynMusicSchool.org to learn more, register for classes, or view our calendar for upcoming events. </span></p> <p><span id="docs-internal-guid-4b378613-7fff-f89d-3c88-fe6beaabeb55"></span></p>

Manhattan Mandarin

<p>Manhattan Mandarin runs the Mandarin after-school programs at over 40 schools</p> <p>nationwide, including St. Bernard's, Chapin, Allen-Stevenson, and Buckley. Whether</p> <p>in schools, students' homes, in the office, online, or on our beloved China trips, our</p> <p>teachers and tutors have helped hundreds of students of all ages master the Mandarin</p> <p>language on their own unique paths to fluency. Our philosophy has always been to</p> <p>make private lessons and classes perfectly tailored for each individual student. We</p> <p>look forward to working with you.</p> <p>- Jamie Keyte, Founder</p>