• Resources for Families

    Please skim through the following resources to help your families during this difficult time.  This will be updated as more information becomes available. 

    *Food*

    Unit 5 is offering grab and go meals for students. The meal bus comes to Hoose on each Wednesday, generally around 11:35.  For the week of 11/23, the bus will come on Monday.   There is no cost for the food, and all families qualify. 

    Midwest Food Bank - 11/21 & 11/23

    Unit 5 Food Bank - 12/12

     

    *Other Shopping Needs*

    Wesley Distribution Ministry – 9:30 – 11:30 AM on the 3rd Saturday of each month

                  502 E. Front St., Bloomington

                  Drive up and walk up services

     

     *Utilities*

    If you need assistance with Internet connectivity, please contact the main office to see if we can be of assistance. (309-557-4414)

     

    *Crisis & Community Resources*

    PATH (Providing Access to Help) – Dial 2-1-1

                  24/7 Crisis Response, Information, and Referrals

    COVID-19 and Unemployment Benefits Unemployment benefits may be available to some individuals whose unemployment is due to COVID. Illinois Department of Employment Security recently adopted emergency rules to try to make the unemployment insurance system as responsive to the current situation as possible.

     https://www.dol.gov/coronavirus/unemployment-insurance

     

     

    Growing Book by Book

    Listen to some of your favorite stories on line!

    https://growingbookbybook.com/online-literacy-resources/?fbclid=IwAR1kfLPSQ3dyb7LI6clnF9IhKuLWwcDjeYc4TH9iczkkfpRchSnxo9hfWzg

    Checklists for In-person and Remote Learning

    Back to School Checklist for In-Person Learning

    Back to School Checklist for Remote Learning