COVID-19 Parenting Resources
We are all living in uncharted territory during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Below you will find resources to help navigate parenthood in this unprecedented time.
10 Parenting Tips During COVID-19- TexProtects
Tips to Keep the Calm at Home- HealthyChildren.org
Essentials for Parenting Toddlers and Pre-Schoolers- CDC
Tips for Staying Connected- Prevent Child Abuse America
Child Abuse Prevention Resources
Due to Quarantine and Social-Distancing, child abuse cases are on the rise as many children have been isolated at home with their abuser. Here you will find tips on spotting signs of abuse and how to report it.
Child Well-being in Texas- Annie E. Casey Foundation
Reporting as a Friend or Family Member- Futures Without Violence
Responding to Child Abuse During a Pandemic- Zero Abuse Project
For more information contact
NewDay Services for Children and Families – MAIN OFFICE:
6816 Camp Bowie Blvd W., Ste 112, Fort Worth, Tx 76116
Hours M-F: 9am – 5pm
If you are worried about COVID-19, or are having symptoms (cough, shortness of breath, fever), please call us. We will talk with you about your symptoms to determine if you need to schedule an appointment for an evaluation and possible testing, if you should go to the hospital or if you should stay at home. All COVID-19 testing is being done at our Southeast location on Mitchell Blvd. Should you contract COVID-19, our counselors will follow-up with you to ensure you are recovering well and to offer any other support you might need during that time.
Please call us at 817-625-4254 to schedule a visit for any of your healthcare needs or for any questions. You may also request an appointment through the patient portal.
Link to site: https://ntachc.org/coronavirus/
Posted April 9, 2020 People searching for ways to cope with coronavirus-related anxiety and depression may resort to alcohol or drug use.
A terrible triad – trauma, isolation and lack of structure – is driving more people to drink alcohol and use drugs.
Unemployment, lack of health insurance and fear of the unknown are just of few of the traumas people are dealing with amid COVID-19. People are searching for ways to cope with the anxiety, depression and feelings of hopelessness, said Susan Franks, associate professor of family medicine at University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth.
For many people that’s alcohol or drugs. Read more here…
Source: University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth.
Last updated: Tuesday, April 7 at 2:15 p.m.
With social distancing from crowds and dining out, Visit Fort Worth would like to call attention to local restaurants offering curbside pickup and delivery. With over 300 listings spread the love to your favorite restaurants across Fort Worth and try something new.
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How can you get information on the current COVID-19 response by the City of Fort Worth?
Get updates on how the City of Fort Worth is addressing COVID-19. Updates are added to this page on a regular basis, so check frequently for the latest information.
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What is Child Abuse?
Child abuse is the mistreatment of a child that results in harm or injury. There are four basic types of child abuse. Children being abused are likely to experience more than just one type of abuse.
Raise awareness and learn how you can prevent child abuse here…