Quick Resource List for Spartan Families
As of 4/2/2020
*Information is subject to change based on government & state updates
Grab & Go Lunches at all LCS buildings from aa a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Mondays at all buildings except South and West.
Weekly LCS Food Pantries- Days/times are subject to change; please call the school
*Freedom: Monday 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
*Unity: Monday 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
*Heritage: Monday 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
*North: Monday 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
West Ohio Food Bank 1380 E. Kibby St., Lima 419-222-7946 www.westohiofoodbank.org
*Emergency Pick-ups Wednesdays 3-5 and Fridays 12-2 (1 visit per month permitted)
Our Daily Bread, Soup Kitchen 125 S. Central Ave., Lima 419-224-2086 https://odbread.org/our_daily_bread_3_010.htm
*Serving lunches Monday through Friday 10:30-12
Churches United Pantry 129 S. Pierce St. Lima 419-221-3243 https://limacup.org/about/
*1 visit per 30 days permitted
New Life Church Food Pantry 1180 W. High St., Lima 419-999-1615
*Open 3rd/4th Thursday of each month 3/19 12:00-1:30 3/26 12:00- 1:30
Salvation Army Food Pantry 614 E. Market St., Lima 419-224-9055 https://swo.salvationarmy.org/lima/family-servicesutility-assistance
YWCA Northwest Ohio Child Care Resource and Referral 419-225-5465 www.ywcanwo.org/what-were-doing/child-care-resource-and-referral/
Contact LSH or your building for a list of High School students who are babysitting during the closure 419-996-3000
Spectrum – Students can enroll for free for up to 3 months 1-844-488-8395
Take steps to protect yourself – Wash your hands often,. avoid close contact, stay home if you’re sick, cover coughs & sneezes, clean heavily-used surfaces, etc.
*Contact Primary Care Provider or other Health Care Facility with questions about COVID-19
Ohio Department of Health 833-427-5634 Allen County Health Department, Allen County Public Health 419-228-4457 https://www.allencountypublichealth.org/ (Hours Monday-Friday: 8-4:30)
Spartan Health Clinic available by phone: 419-996-3436
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cdc.gov
TIPS FOR SCHOOL WORK/HELP
Maintain a normal routine. Check Schoology daily for updates on classwork (for grades who use it). Keep a schedule for when you will do homework. Contact teachers with questions you may have through Schoology, Remind, or email.
The Bluffton University education department is offering free online educational enrichment in response to K-12 school closures in Ohio. Bluffton Study Buddies, Bluffton University education majors including student teachers, will provide academic help and educational games/activities through the Zoom videoconferencing platform beginning Wednesday, March 18. www.bluffton.edu/studybuddies
Social workers and counselors will be available through Schoology, email, and phone.
Spartan Health Clinic 1 Spartan Way, Lima OH 419-996-3436 (Hours Monday-Friday 8-4:30)
*Providing Telehealth visits through video chat
HopeLINE Crisis Hotline #: 1-800-567-4673 or Crisis Text Line: Text “4hope” to 741741
Ohio Means Jobs Allen County has attained additional dollars to help people who have been displaced from their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic. They will be giving out an additional forty $500 stipends. Get information at https://ohiomeansjobs-allen-county.com/
Ohio Department of Education http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/Student-Supports/Coronavirus
Talking to Children about COVID-19: Parent Resource https://ohioschoolcounselor.org/resources/Documents/COVID-19_parent_handout.pdf
211 United Way – Database with resource information available for multiple needs. www.211.org