If you find you or your student are in need of emergency Mental Health Services:

 

  • Michigan Crisis Hotline: Dial 211
  • Network 180 Access Center: (616) 336-3535
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Hotline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
  • Crisis Text line number is 741741 and text "Help". 

Need support? Please complete this form and a member of our support team will contact you. 

Social & Emotional Support Resources

MDHHS Announces Peer-run Warmline to Aid Persons with Mental Health Needs During COVID-19 Pandemic. Warmline will operate seven days a week 10 a.m. to 2 a.m.

General Well-Being and Mental Health:

Apps to Help with Mental Health (organized by age level)

Managing Stress and Coping

Talking with Children about COVID-19

Advice from the National Association of School Nurses & The National Association of School Psychologists: (English) |  (Spanish)

A great video on parenting during COVID

General Well-Being and Mental Health:

Apps to Help with Mental Health (organized by age level)

Help Your Family De-Stress During Coronavirus Uncertainty

Managing Stress and Coping

Coping with Stress During Infections Disease Outbreak

Free apps to teach relaxation, meditation, as well as other social emotional topics: Calm | Headspace

Family Resources

In addition to adults being more stressed during times of social isolation and financial uncertainty, children can also display signs and act out in ways that will exacerbate the situation. Parents and caregivers may be more likely to respond to their children’s anxious behaviors or demands in aggressive or abusive ways.

Here are some positive parenting tips to help keep the family calm.

How to talk to kids about Coronavirus.

Resilience Booster-Parent Tip Tool

Help young children identify and express emotions.

Sticking to a Schedule

Domestic Abuse During Quarantine: When the Threat Is Inside

Food Insecurity

The Critical Role Nutrition Plays in Mental Health

 

Food Resources:

Holland schools will continue to provide breakfast and lunch for children 18-years old and younger during this order.  Meals will continue to be made available Mondays and Wednesday 9-11am at the following locations:

  • Park Christian Reformed Church - 1496 West 32nd Street
  • St Francis de Sales Catholic Church - 171 W 13th St
  • Providence Church - 821 Ottawa Ave
  • Christ Memorial - 595 Graafschap
  • Stratford Way Apartments - 450 Stratford Way
  • Meadowlanes Townhomes - 287 Meadow Lane Dr.
  • Harbor Village Apartments - 287 West 40th Street
  • Crown Point Apartments - 1180 Matt Urban Drive
  • Maple Ave Church & Ministries - 427 Maple Ave
  • Hope Church - 77 West 11th Ave
  • BLVD Church - 238 West 15th Street
  • Trinity Reformed - 712 Apple Avenue
  • Calvary Church on 8th - 995 E 8th St
  • Lincoln Estates Mobile Home Park - 1139 Lincoln Ave
  • Willow Park Mobile Home Park - 1055 Lincoln Ave
  • Ridge Point Community Church - 340 104th Ave
  • First Reformed Church - 630 State Street
  • Greenbriar Apartments - 121 S. Waverly Rd
  • Bay Pointe Apartments - 791 E. 16th St. 

Monday's deliveries will consist of two days of breakfast and two days of lunch. Wednesday's deliveries will consist of three days of breakfast and three days of lunch.  A parent may pick up meals for children in their home 18 and under. Students do not have to attend with their parents. We welcome any family in our community to participate. 

Other Resources:

Interactive Food map. Search by address

Feeding America Food Trucks(HMS Food Truck 4/20 @4pm-open to all families and staff)

Community Action House

Ottawa Food

 

Families with existing an Bridge Card will see the increased amount on the Bridge Card/SNAP benefits as a family. Students for families who do not currently have Bridge Card SNAP benefits will receive a "student" EBT Bridge Card on one EBT Bridge Card for all eligible students in the home. Each eligible student will receive $193.80 for March and April combined and an additional $182.40 for May and June combined. No application is necessary for eligible families to receive P-EBT benefits.  These additional food assistance benefits can be used the same way as families would typically use their Bridge Card to purchase food items. P-EBT benefits can also be used to participate in the Double Up Food Bucks program