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March 23, 2020
Resources for Families to Assist with Food, Clothing and Other Resources

RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES

Emergency Support

District 207 is here to help while school is out of session and we work through social distancing and following the guidelines of our health officials. Please know that if you are experiencing any type of emergency, you should call 9-1-1. That includes physical, social or emotional emergencies

Free Internet

There are several options for families to receive free internet or a hotspot from District 207. Learn more here.

Food Resources – District 207

Meal Distribution for the Week of March 23

Additional Food, Clothing and Other Resources for Families

In addition to the free meals provided by D207 and Quest, there are several other community resources available for food and other resources. Learn more here.

Social Emotional Support

If any student or family member needs someone to talk to or other social/emotional supports, please email one of the Assistant Principal Student Services. Someone will contact you as soon as possible.

Maine East – Michael Wartick – [email protected] 

Maine South – Melissa Pikul – [email protected]

Maine West – Claudia Rueda-Alvarez – [email protected] 

If you have a non-urgent concern or question, the counselors for each school are listed here or you can contact the school directly and they will provide assistance. List of all counselors is available at https://maine207.org/news/counselor-listing/

Low Cost Clinic Options

Here is a list of low-cost clinic options for our families. Learn more here: List of low cost clinics

Library Resources

The Des Plaines Library is providing library cards which provides free access to ebooks, audiobooks, digital magazines and newspapers from around the world, online databases on everything from cooking and crafting to live tutoring help! Apply online and a library team member will email you your card number and pin so you can access online resources and your account right away. Remember to pickup your card and show proof of residency when the library reopens. For questions regarding your account including card expiration, resetting your pin on your account, renewals or overdue materials please email our Patron Services team at [email protected]

Job Opportunities

A list of local job opportunities can be found here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1HI1V_uuQjmdFATYQHN8xPqOlCDXYPteL/view