Covid-19 Resources

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Parenting Young Children During Covid-19: Specialists here at Child Find compiled parenting resources and strategies to support mental health of young children and their families during this unique time.

Arlington County Supports

  • Emergency Mental Health Services

      • Emergency Mental Health Services: 703-228-5160 (Services include assessment, crisis intervention and stabilization, short-term counseling, psychiatric services and critical stress management for individuals and families.)
      • Same Day Access 703-228-5150 (For those ages 18 and older. Note, at this time, all intakes, case management, and therapy appointments will be conducted virtually).
      • Same Day Access: 703-228-1560 (For children under the age of 18).
      • CR2, Crisis Response : 844-627-4747 (For children, age 17 and younger, experiencing a psychiatric crisis due to mental health issues that are placing them at risk of psychiatric hospitalization that are experiencing mental health or behavioral challenges. Free services)
      • REACH (Crisis response for youth and adults w/developmental disabilities): 855-897-8278
  • Need to Talk? Crisis Phone and Text/Chat Supports

      • Crisis Link
        • Call: 800-273-TALK [8255]
        • Text: CONNECT to 855-11
        • Lifeline Chat:
      • The Disaster Distress Helpline (24/7, 365-day-a-year, toll-free national hotline with multilingual, and confidential crisis support):
        •  Call: 1-800-985-5990
        • Text: TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.
      • Mental Health America of Virginia’s Warmline (between 9am and 9pm Monday-Friday or 5pm-9pm Saturday and Sunday): 1-866-400-MHAV (6428)
  • Food, Medical, Financial, and Shelter Assistance

      • Dial 2-1-1: For information on food, shelter, and employment assistance.
      • Text “Food” or “Comida” to 877-877: For local food resources for children
  • Child Care Availability

    • Check here for up-to-date listings of child care in Arlington.

Check here for Arlington Public Schools Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Virginia Department of Education Supports

Social Emotional Wellness Considerations for Early Learners
Social Emotional Wellness Considerations for Parents and Caregivers