We have compiled many wonderful resources for you during this Covid-19 pandemic. On this page you will find: activities for learning at home, having family fun at home, how to talk to your kids about Coronavirus, and activities for adults to do while still practicing social distancing. Enjoy!
Just for El Reno Carnegie Library Cardholders!
As an El Reno Carnegie Library card holder you have FREE access to 2 amazing resources for grades Prek-12th!!! Scholastic BookFlix and ScienceFlix!! BookFlix has classic animated stories, each pair with a non-fiction book, too. We have it in Spanish,too!! There are educational puzzles and games. ScienceFlix has videos and articles about science and technology. The reading level for the articles is for grades 4th-8th but younger kids can benefit from watching the videos and using the read aloud option where the book is read to you!! Log in with your library card number ***please put a capital letter A before you input the number***. Message us on Facebook or call us at 405-262-2409 if you do not remember your library card. If you are a student in the El Reno Public Schools, your lunch card number is your library card number, too. https://elrenolibrary.okpls.org/research/
Download a great children’s book about Coronavirus in English and/or Spanish HERE.
OHAI will be offering virtual education classes, in addition to the tai chi and SAIL classes. These classes will be offered via Zoom, which is an online video conference platform. Sign up is easy, and all you need is a computer or tablet and an internet connection. Attached is a schedule for the education classes, so if you are interested in any of them, please contact us at 405-271-2290 or email at CentralOHAI@ouhsc.edu. Registration is required for classes offered on virtual platforms. Additional information and class materials will be provided to you upon registration.
From Smart Start Central Oklahoma
To help meet needs-
Information and referral services to meet a wide range of needs including food, housing, legal services, child care, mental health services, job programs, and literacy. 24 hours a day/7 days a week. Call 2-1-1 or Text “211OK” to 898211
Visit the SSCO Live Binder
A list of community resources for parents and caregivers
Find School Meal Program Sites
Here’s information on ERPS’s free lunch program. This doc is updated regularly:
OKCity Crisis Nursery
Provides emergency care for children in times of crisis. Open 24 hours a day/7 days a week. Call or text 405-979-0706
Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS)
Check eligibility for food benefits, Medicaid, SNAP, TANF, WIC, energy assistance, and more
Latino Community Development Agency
Providing services to the Latino community. Call 405-236-0701
OKDOH Child Care Warmline
Provides free telephone consultation and/or referrals to child care providers and parents on numerous topics of concern. Call 888-574-5437
Child Guidance Program
Provides services to build healthy family relationships and enhance child development including Behavioral Health Services, Childhood Development and Parent Education Services, and Speech Language Services. Call 405-271-4477
Call the Mental Health Hotline at 800-985-5990
Call the Child Abuse Hotline at 800-522-3511
Call NorthCare at 405-858-1700 Outpatient behavioral health services including crisis intervention, counseling, child abuse prevention and court-related services in Oklahoma and Logan counties.
Call YWCA at 800-522-7233 Emergency shelter hotline for domestic violence and sexual assault victims during COVID-19
Contact Palomar at 800-522-7233 Get help with safety planning, crisis intervention, emergency shelter, and advocacy
Contact Oklahoma Coalition Against Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault (OCADVSA) Full directory or crisis centers and shelters
Call Native Alliance Against Violence (OKNAAV) at 405-801-2277 Tribal domestic violence and sexual assault coalition
Call La Luz at 405-812-0762 Provides domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking support
Call Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) at 800-985-5990 Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7 crisis counseling to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.
Call Sunbeam Family Services at 405-528-7721 offering Telehealth mental health services