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Some Helpful  COVID-19 (corona virus) Resources 

Local

Town of Westport Information for Residents: Press updates from the Town, Westport-Weston Health District, Schools, and Library. Emergency Notification information. General CDC Resources

Westport Human Services Resources For Residents: Financial Assistance, Food Assistance, Utility Assistance, Healthcare, Mental Health, Online Activities, Donate & Volunteer

State of Connecticut

Public Health Information for the State: Health resources and information about cases in Connecticut.

National/International

Center for Disease Control (CDC): Information about coronavirus in the US. 

World Health Organization: Information about coronavirus across the globe. 

Resources for Families

Communicating with Kids

Talking to Kids about the Coronavirus: Published by the Child Mind Institute

Talking with Children about Coronavirus: Published by Center for Disease Control (CDC)

Mental Health & Wellness Support

Check-In At Home (Virtual Fresh Check): Published by Jordan Porco Foundation

Dial-In Guided Meditation: By the Community Mindfulness Project

Bringing Developmental Relationships Home. Published by The SEARCH Institute

Managing Anxiety

Guide to Well-Being During the Shutdown: Published by Greater Good Science Center (UC Berkeley)

Using Emotional Intelligence to Combat COVID-19 Anxiety: Published by YALE Center for Emotional Intelligence

Substance Use Prevention & Intervention

Managing Time at Home

Westport Public Library Digital Library: Digital Resources from the Westport Library

Virtual Field Trips

Virtual Museum Tours: Published by TravelandLeisure.com

Museum of the American Revolution Virtual Field Trip: Published by Museum of the American Revolution

Cincinnati Zoo Home Safari:Published by the Cincinnatit Zoo

Games and Activities

Classes & Education

Disney Imagineering In A Box: Published by Khan Academy & Disney Imagineering

Dewey Knit or Crochet Online w/ WPL: Published by Westport Public Library

Clubs

Movies & Entertainment

Commonsense Media: Parent guides to Age Appropriate Games, Movies, and TV Shows. 

Working Together

Support for the LGBTQ Community

COVID-19 Resources from Triangle Community Center: Published by The Triangle Community Center

Fitness

Fit 5: Fitness Sheets: Published by The Special Olympics

Free Yoga Programs: Published by Down Dog

Yoga Poses for Better Sleep: Published by yogajournal.com

Volunteering

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Upcoming Events

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Westport Together

Westport Together is an alliance that unites Westport by strengthening the health and well-being of youth within our families, schools and community, and nurtures positive youth development through advocacy, education, and enhanced community connections.

  • Advocacy for Resilient Youth, Healthy Families, and Strong Communities

  • Education through Programs, Presentations and Resource Development

  • Enhanced Connections among Families, Schools and the Greater Westport Community

MISSION STATEMENT

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ADVOCACY

for Resilient Youth, Healthy Families, and Strong Communities

EDUCATION

through Programs, Presentations and Resources

ENHANCED

CONNECTIONS

among Families, Schools and the Greater Westport Community

 

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Westport Department of Human Services

110 Myrtle Ave., Room 200; Westport, CT 06880

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