We hope you and your family are doing well right now and that you are successful in finding your way through many new challenges.
Resources for You
If you need assistance in finding resources, you can still call 2-1-1 for help
The Center for Humanistic Change has a full list of resources on their website. Find it here.
Easton: Opens Dec. 1 – March 31; 7 p.m.-7 a.m. at Safe Harbor, 536 Bushkill Drive. Must be in by 9 p.m. unless brought in by emergency personnel; Winter Shelter Programming includes meals, case management, referrals, showers, and clothing. Subject to capacity restrictions due to COVID-19. Masks are required and will be provided to all participants.
Times: 5 p.m.-7 a.m., although the shelter may open earlier if there is extreme weather.
Turning Point of the Lehigh Valley DV hotline is available 24/7 at 610-437-3369 during this pandemic. Note: In-person sessions and group sessions are suspended at this time. Phone sessions are available if you are safe and able to speak freely.
Drug and Alcohol:
Mid-Atlantic Rehabilitation Services: Currently offering telehealth/virtual substance abuse counseling, 610-419-3101, ext. 227
Lehigh Valley Drug and Alcohol Intake Unit: Currently doing phone screenings and substance abuse treatment assessments, 610-923-0394
AA Online Meetings: http://aa-intergroup.org/
Pennsylvania Recovery Organizations Alliance (PRO-A) Online Resource Listings: http://pro-a.org/covid-19-crisis-recovery-related-resources/
Ethos: Doing virtual/internet therapy but has open office hours and psychiatrists on staff.
Crisis Text Line: Serving those struggling with mental health via text. Text SHARE to 741741 to be connected with a volunteer Crisis Counselor.
Mental Health Crisis line: 1-800-273-8255, provides urgent needs and direction to help in every area of the state
Grief and Loss Information in a time of social distancing.
The state has created a new toll-free support line. 1-855-284-2494. For TTY, dial 724-631-5600.
Línea Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio: 1-888-628-9454
Easton Hunger Coalition: Providing up-to-date information regarding food pantries and meal sites in Easton.
Sheetz is providing a free meal to children at select locations. Find more information and the closest store near you.
Guidance and Resources for School Communities Provided by Pennsylvania
Lehigh Valley Learns: Offering free, scheduled, programming for K-5 students through TV or streaming services. Find out more here.
The Learning Center Facebook Page is offering activities and videos for children.
Learn how childhood trauma can affect children and find resources to overcome it at ResilientLehighValley.com.