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Now, more than ever, we must pull together as a community as we navigate our new reality during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are stronger together.

To stay up to date on COVID-19, visit the CDC website or check out this data map to learn about cases in our area.

 

Family Support

  • The Guilford Parent Academy, a department within GCS, offers support for families caring for children and young people in Guilford County. Visit their website to sign up for their newsletter, find resources for homework support, help with internet access, free online tutoring and more: Guilford Parent Academy

UNCG Psychology Clinics

The UNCG Psychology Clinic, a community mental health clinic, is offering virtual individual therapy and in-person psychological testing services for families. They are also recruiting for virtual group therapy groups.

Psychological Testing

The UNCG Psychology Clinic is offering assessment services in-person and virtually for the Piedmont-Triad community.

  • Medicaid and private pay is accepted, and financial assistance is available.
  • Offering hybrid services consisting of telehealth and in-person sessions.
  • Sessions may inform school services and accommodations such as IEP and the 504 Plan.
  • We offer testing for ADHD, learning disorders and autism. We also offer comprehensive psychological evaluations, early kindergarten testing and academically-gifted testing.

For more information:
336.334.5662
https://psy.uncg.edu/clinic/
1100 West Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27403

Individual and Group Virtual Therapy

The UNCG Psychology Clinic is offering individual and group virtual therapy from anywhere in North Carolina. They are accepting Medicaid as well as private pay, with a UNCG student discount. Financial assistance is available.

We offer assistance with:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Parent Training
  • Communication Skills
  • Coping with COVID-19

For more information:
336.334.5662
https://psy.uncg.edu/clinic/
1100 West Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27403

HOP-to-Health

The UNCG Psychology Clinic, in collaboration with the UNCG Department of Nutrition, is offering a series of sessions focused on helping cultivate skills for better health for both parents and children. These skills include sleep hygiene, building a balanced diet, building self-confidence, selecting appropriate physical activities and many more!

Time: Starting October 19th. Sessions will meet once a week for 1.5 hours. Time is to be determined.
Location: All sessions will be completed virtually.
Cost: $10 per session
Sessions: 6 child and 2 parent

For more information, please call: 336.334.5662

Teen Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills Group

The UNCG Psychology Clinic is offering a 10-week DBT skills training group for teens to learn strategies to increase emotional control and cope with life events. The group will also explore more effective ways to interact with significant others, family members and friends.

This group is open to anyone located anywhere in North Carolina.

Time: Tuesdays from 4:30pm to 6pm starting October 6, 2020
Location: All sessions will be completed virtually via a secure online videoconferencing platform. Only a webcam is required.
Cost: $10 per session for 10 weekly sessions

Sessions will cover:

  • Increasing awareness of feelings and thoughts
  • Learning healthy techniques to effectively cope with distressing situations
  • Understanding emotions, what causes them and how to respond to them
  • Learning effective communication skills

For more information, please contact: Michele Chan at 336.256.0088 or Cameron Pugach at cppugach@psyclinic.uncg.edu

Virtual Learning Strategies - Time Management Skills for Middle and High School Students

In these virtual sessions, UNCG therapists will provide evidence-based behavioral strategies to thrive with virtual learning. These include time management, tracking tasks, setting realistic goals, adaptive thinking and increasing focus and attention.

These sessions are open to anyone located anywhere in North Carolina.

Time: Six weekly sessions. The start date & time are to be determined.
Location: All sessions will be completed virtually via a secure online videoconferencing platform. Only a webcam is required.
Cost: $10 per session, or a one-time $50 fee.

A screening session will determine fit. Students will be placed with peers of similar grades.

For more information, please contact: Joe Sircar at jksircar@psyclinic.uncg.edu

Guilford County Schools

We know many of you have children in area schools, and as a partner in youth development, we want to help keep you updated. We'll provide updates from Guilford County Schools in this section.

Guilford County Students to Continue Returning to Classrooms Beginning November 12

Guilford County Schools have begun a new schedule to bring students back into the classroom. Starting Thursday, November 12, students in pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and first and second grade will reenter the classroom. There will be a phased approach to bring students in grades 3-12 back to the classroom starting in January. See the schedule here and learn more here.

New GCS Reopening Schools Website: Reopen, Reconnect and Stay Safe

New GCS Reopening Schools Website: Reopen, Reconnect and Stay Safe. Click here to see up to date information and resources about reopening for the upcoming academic year.

GCS Learning Centers

GCS has opened Learning Centers across the district to assist in remote learning. The centers are open from 9am to 1pm weekdays during remote learning, except for days the district is closed for holidays or teacher workdays. Students at the center can use the district's high-speed internet capabilities to access digital content and complete assignments. Students are also able to access live, online instruction provided by their teachers.

While the service is free, registration is required. Interested parents may register through the district's online application portal at this link. However, registration does ot guarantee a seat at the Learning Center. Parents will receive a notification of Learning Center assignment when selected through the SchoolMint system.

Students should bring their own devices, as a limited number of desktop devices will be available for student use. Students will need their Student ID numbers to login to Canvas, the district's learning management system. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Click here to learn more!

Device Donations Needed & Device Purchases

GCS is seeking gently used devices that are equipped with internet access/wireless capabilities, a working camera, two-way audio interface and a charger. Devices can be delivered to GCS offices in Greensboro, at 712 N. Eugene Street or in High Point, at 900 English Road.

Devices may also be purchased by donating the cost of a device, approximately $350, to a fund at Guilford Education Alliance (GEA). To donate, call 336.841.4332 or visit this page.

Guilford Parent Academy - Family Engagement Network

Guilford Parent Academy is launching a Family Engagement Network consisting of parents, district leaders, community members and representatives of local businesses and community organizations. Click here to find out more.

USDA Secretary of Agriculture Extends Free Meals to Students through December 31, 2020

The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture has announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will extend several flexibilities through December 31st, 2020. This will allow summer meal program operators to continue serving free meals to children through the fall months. This unprecendented decision will help ensure that all children have access to nutritious meals. To learn more, click here.

Guilford County Schools is encouraging families to fill out a meal application. Applications are also available at schools, as well as through districts. A new application must be completed each year, and families may complete an application at any time during the school year. If there is any change in income, job loss or additional household members added, please check to see if your family qualifies for benefits. Click the link below to complete an application.

Rockingham County Schools

For Rockingham County Schools updates, visit this page.

COVID-19 Testing

If you're a member of the senior or at-risk population and are interested in getting tested, click here.

Food Pantries

Mental Health

Mental health is especially important during this time - check out these resources:

NC 211

NC 211 is an information and referral service provided by United Way of North Carolina. Community members can call to obtain free, confidential information on health and human services within their community. The service is open year-round, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Preschool Development Support

Housing Assistance