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COVID-19 Resources for Students and Families

The below collection of links and resources is designed to provide additional options for students and families in search of more guidance or particular areas of assistance. Do you know of a resource that would be great to add to this list? E-mail us at

COVID-19 General Information 

CDC fact sheet in English

CDC fact sheet Spanish

NC Dept. of Health & Human Services printable fact sheets in English, Spanish, and simplified Chinese covering COVID-19 facts, what to do if you’re sick, symptoms, hand washing, and more.


Financial & Emergency Assistance

Durham County Social Services
Provides an array of emergency supports, including assistance with rent, utilities, and food. Schedule an appointment to begin the process.

Salvation Army of Durham
Provides emergency financial and food assistance. 

Durham Congregations in Action
Database of agencies and organizations in Durham that offer various forms of financial assistance.


Food Resources

Food Pantry Locations

Food Pantry Distribution Calendars

Emily K Center Memo on Durham Public Schools food distribution times and locations

Food Bank of Central and Eastern NC Searchable Database


Durham Public Schools Information on Instruction and Meals

Visit this link for official Durham Public Schools information on instruction.

Visit this link for official Durham Public Schools information on meal distribution. For an interactive map of feeding sites and food distribution sites, click here.  


Duke Office of Durham & Community Affairs

Compiled by the Duke Office of Durham & Community Affairs, this link houses a comprehensive list of supports and resources in the areas of basic needs, support for students & parents, and business/arts supports.


Learning Resources for Students and Families

Khan Academy

Scholastic Learn from Home initiative

Education companies offering free subscriptions during the crisis


Internet Connectivity Options

Free broadband and wi-fi for 60 days, including installation, for K-12 households. To sign up, call (844) 488-8395

Internet access for qualifying limited income households at $10 a month through Access from AT&T program (available to SNAP participants).

Customers with metered data plans will receive unlimited data per month for 60 days (a minimum of two bill cycles) at no extra cost, and Sprint will provide customers with an additional 20GB of mobile hotspot data per month for 60 days (a minimum of two bill cycles) at no extra cost. Customers with mobile hotspot-capable handsets who don’t have mobile hotspot today will now get 20GB as well per month for 60 days (a minimum of two bill cycles) at no extra cost.


Support for College Students

US Dept of Education
Academic and financial considerations.

Resources for Homeless Youth
Comprehensive resource guide covering basic needs, mental health, and learning resources.

Minorities to Majorities
Comprehensive database of resources for transportation, financial assistance, internet resources, and free educational resources.

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