PARENT RESOURCES - COVID 19

  • Please check out the list of Parent Resources below which you may find very helpful during the school closure due to the COVID-19 Virus:


Mrs. Bannister's Google Bitmoji SEL Classroom


Crisis Hotline Information:

  • 716-285-3515

    The Niagara County Department of Mental Health: Information on programs that provide immediate assistance for people who are in acute emotional distress; who are or perceive themselves to be in life-threatening situations; who are a danger to themselves or to others; or who are hysterical, frightened or otherwise unable to cope with a problem that requires immediate attention.

    The following links provide information for parents and students from Niagara County Crisis Services, New York State Office of Mental Health and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:

    What Every Parent Needs to Know

    What Every Student Needs to Know

     

     Text "HOME" to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor.

     

    Dial 2-1-1 or 1-888-696-9211

    211 WNY is your free and confidential link to health and human services. Every day, across Western New York, people just like you are looking for help. 211 WNY is here 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Parents: Supporting Learning During COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Please click on the link below to obtain resources from the IRIS Center which is being shared by the New York State Education Department, Office of Special Education. The module offers practical tools and easy-to-implement strategies to help clarify what is and is not a parents role during school closure and provides information for parents on how to support their child's learning and social emotional wellbeing.


Student and Family Mental Health Resources:

  • Please click on the link to obtain additional links with suggestions of mental health service providers and programs that can assist you in finding the appropriate help that is needed during this challenging time:


Working Papers Information:

  • For those students who need working papers, or if there are questions, please email Jackie Keller at jkeller@barkercsd.net


Parent Tools for Social Distancing:


Parent Guide to Google Classroom:


Zoom Instructions for Students:


Local Child Care Providers:


Spectrum Internet Offer - (** 2 Free Months **):


Student Registration:


Food Distribution Contact Information:


COVID-19 Web Links: