• Resources FAQ

    (See the Learning Packet and Sample Daily Schedules pages for learning resources)

     

    What resources are in place to support families in need at this time?

    First, ACPS is providing free breakfast and lunch for any ACPS student or their family at five sites across the city. We also have three pop-up mobile sites and are looking to potentially add one more in Arlandria this week.

    The City has resources in place too. The City has also provided a list of helpful resources for those financially impacted by the coronavirus crisis. Please help us keep our students and their families informed too.

    ACPS Adds 2 Pop-Up Meal Distribution Locations

    ACPS Adds 2 Pop-Up Meal Distribution Locations

    The sites are:

    Community Lodgings, 607 Notabene, Alexandria, VA 22305

    10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

     AND

    Old Towne West Apartments (Parking Lot), 500 S Alfred Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

    11:20 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

    The Virginia Department of Social Services is extending services and providing emergency allotments for households currently receiving Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Please look for the details on the City’s website or in today’s ACPS Express.

    Hunger Free Alexandria produces a calendar of locations, days and times, including any eligibility requirements for food delivery, food pantries and prepared foods.

    Are there changes to Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits?

    The Virginia Department of Social Services is extending services and providing emergency allotments for households currently receiving Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. Please look for the details on the City’s website or in today’s ACPS Express.

    The City has other resources in place too. The City has also provided a list of helpful resources for those who need access to food and may be financially impacted by the coronavirus crisis.

    What emergency safety net services are in place?

    The Department of Community and Human Services provides Emergency Safety Net Services to residents who face an immediate crisis and need help to resolve the situation. Safety Net Services may include

        • emergency shelter
        • eviction assistance
        • prescription assistance
        • burial assistance
        • utility turn-off notices

    For more information, please visit the  Office of Community Services or call the Department of Community and Human Services Customer Call Center at 703-746-5700.

    Is there somewhere I can go for rent support?

    Renters and homeowners experiencing financial difficulties related to the coronavirus COVID-19 should contact their landlords or mortgage companies, or if you need assistance or additional information, including to prevent an eviction or a foreclosure, call the Office of Housing at 703-746-4990, and you will be connected to a staff person who can assist you with resources.

    What about healthcare support?

    If you do not have health insurance, please reach out to neighborhood health.

    Is the Teen Wellness Center Still Open

    The Teen Wellness Center at T.C. Williams is still open to all residents age 12-19. Please call ahead to make an appointment at 703-746-4776. However, the Teen Wellness Center will not be diagnosing or treating for COVID-19.

    Well, that is it for now. Please, give us some grace and know that soon we will move into a routine where things will be more constant and predictable. Our team is working hard across the division to make sure our kids get an engaging education through the end of the school year and beyond.