PSI researched this helpful collection of resources in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area. Click on the gold-colored part of the link that interests you. The link will open in a new page so you can always go back to PSI’s list of resources.
Covid-19 Resources & Information
Maintain your health with these stay-at-home exercise videos
Learning from home Free resource for pre-school through high-school
Positive Social Activities & Entertainment
Free online movies, eBooks, music, and more from the DC Public Library
Resources for Parents
PSI invites you to experience “P.S. I am Resilient “, a free, Psychoeducational Virtual Workshop for Children, Youth and Parents conducted by DC Independently Licensed Clinicians. Click here to select a time and sign up!
Listen and Learn – How to Talk Your Children about COVID-19
Public Health Information and Resources
Domestic Violence: DC Safe: If you are in danger, call 911, our local hotline at 1-844-443-5732, or the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 and TTY 1-800-787-3224. (Free and confidential)
DC’s Family shelter: closed for in-person intake for the family shelter system. Anyone who is homeless or at risk of homelessness can do an intake using the 24-hour Shelter Hotline (202) 399-7093
DC is also allowing interim eligibility to be expanded during the state of emergency (you can be placed without presenting all of the documents usually required).
DC Shelter Hotline: (202) 399-7093 or 311 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org will provide information and transportation options.
Internet & Technology Assistance Programs
Information for Care Providers Caregivers
Stress & Trauma Toolkit APA developed this toolkit to help providers understand the unique circumstances facing historically marginalized populations, and the impact that the current sociopolitical climate in the United States has on their mental health.