Coronavirus Resources

Coronavirus Specific Resources

General Safety

Keeping workplaces, homes, schools, or commercial establishments safe during the coronavirus (CDC)

Home cleaning and disinfecting guidelines (UGA Extension)

Wash Your Paws, Georgia! poster (UGA Extension)

Keeping up with information

For Giving/Supporting/Volunteering

United Way of Greater Atlanta and Community Foundation Relief Fund

Operation Lunchbox -providing meals to the children in our community.

Salvation Army of Jackson-(770-775-2940) in need of non perishable food items

Butts County Schools-needs hand sanitizer and toiletry items for our families

If you know of additional volunteer opportunities or NEED items, please email [email protected]

For General Resources

Butts County Life Enrichment Team Community Resource Guide

United Way 211

GA Department of Labor: NEW Information for filing for unemployment, mandatory filing by employers for partial claims, and reemployment services

Food assistance

Butts County Schools Meal Delivery-Bus Routes

Operation Lunchbox

Jackson First Baptist Church-Food pantry, curbside service.  Date available on website

Salvation Army-770-775-2940

Abundant Life Assembly of God- 770-775-4838.  Food and clothing Thursdays from 10-4pm, by appointment only

Collier’s Community Services Inc. 678-953-7048.  515 E. McIntosh, Griffin, GA.  Call for times

Health and Wellness

Public Health Hotline 1-866-PUB-HLTH (1-866-782-4584).

After dialing the number, press 3 for the COVID-19 extension, then press 1 for information and answers to common questions.

Crisis Text Line

Anyone in Georgia experiencing an emotional crisis can text GA to 741741 to communicate with a trained Crisis Counselor. Children and Teens are especially welcome. The service is free, confidential and available 24/7.

Georgia Crisis and Access Line

Call this number, 1-800-715-4225, a free 24/7 helpline providing mental health crisis assistance and access to mental health resources in Georgia.

National Disaster Distress Helpline

National, US-based crisis counseling and support phone line for people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.

Call 1-800-985-5990 or text “TalkWithUs’ to 66746

Educational Access and Internet Access

Butts County Schools Distance Learning

Georgia Family Connection has put together a list of online resources for learning and literacy.

Follow the Life Enrichment Team on Facebook for daily updates on available online resources.

Internet Essentials Program

For new low-income customers, Comcast is giving away two months of this complimentary internet program. Call (855) 846-8376.

Spectrum/Charter Internet Assistance

Spectrum is setting up wifi hotspots across the country and giving 60 days free broadband w/out installation fees. Enrollment #:1-844-488-8395

Teachers: Zoom removed limits on video calls for K-12

It was just announced that Zoom CEO is releasing restrictions on Zoom video chatting for K-12

Additional Resources

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Do you know of an additional coronavirus resource not listed here?  Please email us at [email protected]