Community Resources for South Brunswick Families during COVID-19
last update 5/28/20
You will automatically receive a check from the government if: (1) you have a qualifying income, AND (2) if you have filed a tax return for 2019 or 2018.
If you have not filed in 2018 or 2019, use this tool: https://turbotax.intuit.com/stimulus-check/Qualifying Incomes: Single parents who file as head of household with income up to $112,500 will get the full $1,200 check.Married couples with income up to $150,000 will get $2,400. Single adults with income up to $75,000 will get a $1,200 payment. Qualifying households with children will get an additional $500 per child under 17.Reduced payments for higher income up to income limits.For more info: https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/economic-impact-payments-what-you-need-to-know
Suicide Prevention & Mental Health Resources
Suicide Prevention Lifeline
800-273-8255 Help is available 24/7. Speak with a counselor today.
Resources for anxiety and your mental health in a global climate of uncertainty
Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 74171Mental Health Association in New Jersey, Inc.
877-294-HELP (4357)For residents who are having difficulty coping with the COVID19 crisis. For emotional support, guidance andmental health referrals as needed, call between 8am-8pm.
855-846-83762 months free internet
Spectrum Internet844-488-839560 days free wifi for new student households
To find an Xfinity WiFi Hotspot, check the hotspot location map at wifi.xfinity.com or download the Xfinity WiFi Hotspots app.
651-354-2552 Low cost laptops & computers; free shipping
SB Social Services Food Pantry732-329-4000 x7674
If you are in dire need of food please call Jeanne Wert at this number and leave a message and Social Services will coordinate with the police department to get you the food you need. You may also send an email to email@example.com.
Up to date information for Food Assistance.
Would You Like to Learn Strategies for Supporting Your Child's Math Work at Home?
Dr. Judith Fraivillig, math education professor and consultant is offering free, online workshops for families to learn how best to support their children's math learning at home.Workshops focus on elementary children's math thinking, activities and games to play at home, and mathematizing household routines. Online sessions last between 30-60 minutes and are organized to include approximately 5 families with children in similar grade levels. This small group format allows for plenty of time to ask questions.