Resources for Students and Families

Keep this page as a reference for resources for both education and well-being. To share a resource, contact Kim at kmiller@volcanoschool.net.

 

BILLS, RENT, FOOD, SCHOOL SUPPLIES

Vibrant Hawaii  https://www.vibranthawaii.org/   Click the tab for COVID-19 Community Resources.  Very thorough information for how to apply for unemployment benefits and many other critical resources

 

Electric Bill Relief  https://www.hawaiianelectric.com/billing-and-payment/payment-assistance/low-income-programs/liheap

 

Kai Kahele: COVID-19 Community Resources  https://www.kaikahele.com/covid19-resources/

 

Aloha United Way 2-1-1  https://www.auw211.org

United Way COVID-19 Community Economic Relief Fund for help with bills, rent, and food.  Call 866-211-9966

 

Resources for caring for family & kupuna in a Thriving Lāhui

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1u1QkZ0ZMUTFc6tfyzyJTZYoUixCC8H9p5rcQsKCmdHk/mobilebasic

 

Hawaii Island Food Basket  https://www.hawaiifoodbasket.org/

Drive-Thru Food Distribution Schedule. If you need immediate assistance or do not have a vehicle, please call 933-6030 (East HI) or 322-1418 (West HI). 

SNAP Benefits  Updated link to apply for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits: https://humanservices.hawaii.gov/bessd/files/2020/03/SNAP_Application_2019-form-fillable-3-23-20-final-1.pdf  

 

Hawaii Children’s Action Network Resource Page  http://covid19.hawaii-can.org/

HCAN (Hawai‘i Children’s Action Network) map of local COVID19 resources, which you can filter by island or category

 

EDUCATIONAL/ACTIVITY RESOURCES 
 

Hawaii DOE Learning Activities: On & Off Screen https://sites.google.com/k12.hi.us/resources-student-parent/home?authuser=0 . 

 

Book Source Banter – Comprehensive Guide to Remote Teaching Resources   https://www.booksourcebanter.com/2020/03/18/guide-to-remote-teaching-resources-for-educators  Links to author reads for all grade levels, virtual tours of museums, national parks, Mars, and much more…

 

Humanity United Resources for Parents file:///C:/Users/Kim/Downloads/Resources%20For%20Parents%20With%20Kids%20At%20Home_03%2016%2020%20(1).pdfEspecially pages 5 & 6 for a great list of non-screen activities

 

Reading Library for Students With Dyslexia  https://www.bookshare.org/cms/bookshare-me/students

 

Practice phonics skills with the read-along stories at www.starfall.com

 

National Geographic for Kids: Weird but True  https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/adventure_pass/weird-but-true/

Fascinating video library, great science experiments to do at home and other fun resources

 

Hawaii Public Library Free Movie Rentals   https://librarieshawaii.kanopy.com/

Rent movies for free with your library card.  Huge library to select from.

 

EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING

Social Emotional Resources for Parents & Children   https://casel.org/covid-resources/

 

How to talk with your children about COVID-19, link to Webinar Recording with Dr. Marc Brackett: Strategies for Being Your Best Possible SELf, and other excellent resources

 

Article:  That Discomfort You’re Feeling is Grief https://hbr.org/2020/03/that-discomfort-youre-feeling-is-grief?fbclid=IwAR3nrKl-vffMjlv6SRBuVC3tBhZ5i4fF4cYxi6hhbsq8aZ9OT4m1mRnSzBU  

 

Calm.com  https://www.calm.com/blog/take-a-deep-breath#meditations

Meditations, breathing exercises, stories for kids & adults

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