Apr 26
Message from the Principal

COVID-19

For the most up to date information about the CBE’s approach to COVID-19 and the actions we are taking, please visit the CBE website. Answers to frequently asked questions will continue to be posted as information becomes available.

 

STUDENT AND FAMILY WELLNESS

We recognize that this is a time that may cause challenges to student and family wellness. Please know that we have supports in our schools and district to assist your children. There are also several supports in our community that could assist as well. There are some in this link (attachment) as well as some highlighted below:

  1. 2-1-1 (call or text): Community and Social Services Help Line (for basic needs, financial support, food, housing information, etc.)
  2. 8-1-1 (call): Health Link
  3. Access Mental Health: 403-943-1500
  4. Calgary Counselling Centre: 403-691-5991 Only telephone and online counselling are available
  5. Distress Centre: 403-266-4357 The call centre is closed, with staff working remotely. Support is still available 24/7.

6.      Eastside Family Centre: 403-299-9696 Only telephone and e-therapy services are available 

8.      Kid’s Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868

9.      Mental Health Help Line: 1-877-303-2642 

10.   Catholic Family Services - Rapid Access Counselling: 403-233-2360 or email intake@cfs-ab.org

 

NUTRITION SUPPORTS FOR FAMILIES DURING COVID-19

1. Alberta 211 - call 211 for urgent food support

2. The Calgary Food Bank - request food hampers by calling 403-253-2055.

3. Brown Bagging for Calgary Kids - $20 grocery gift card for children who recently received a free lunch at school through BB4CK. Visit https://bb4ck.org/help. This will require families to complete information online.

4. Calgary Co-Op - free care packages for anyone required to be quarantined as directed by a public health agency, until April 15 or while supplies last. Email a request to memberengagement@calgarycoop.com or call 403-219-6064.

5. Additional food supports: Meals for Individuals in Need and Food Banks and Hampers. See FAQ for links.

Link: COVID-19 Parent FAQ

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