Student and Caretaker Resources

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Caretaker Resources

Food Insecurity

DCPS Free Food Sites:

DC Public Charter School Meal Sites:

The Capital Area Food Bank is continuing their services — “Prioritizing ease of access for kids and parents or caregivers, the food bank is working with all of its program locations to either continue distributing meals outside at existing sites, or to work with community partners to distribute food at nearby locations.”   Families can use this link to find services —

Martha’s Table will continue to provide free bagged food at the Commons location in Ward 8 and their Maycroft location in Ward 1.  Info here —

Jose Andres Community Kitchens:



Job Security


Lifestyle Support

Mental Health




Scheduling Help

Special Education

Specific Ward 7 and 8 Resources

  • Ward 7 and 8 hotline: 202-630-0336
  • Collective Action for Safe Spaces’ COVID-19 toolkit with one-pagers in multiple languages.
  • Congress Heights on the Rise’s resource page which lists meal programs and distance learning tools for parents.
  • The People’s School of D.C.’s coronavirus general resource page.

Black Swan Academy and Black Lives Matter are distributing hygiene kits to families in need.  Black Swan will be handing them out at these times:

  • Anacostia High School – Wednesdays from 11am to 1pm
  • Ballou High School — Thursdays from 11am to 1pm
  • HD Woodson High School — Fridays, from 11am to 1pm

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