Links and Resources

An ongoing list of links to organizations, services, supports, activities, resources, articles, podcasts and videos

 

Organizations/Supports/Services:

Society of Organized Services – Essential Services Available during Covid-19

Parent Support Services of BC – Supports Available During Covid-19

Kids HelpPhone – Supports for Children and Youth

WE Well-Being – Wellbeing Resources, Tools, Articles, Podcast

Casel Cares Initiative – Resources for Supporting Adults and Children during Covid 19

Canadian Mental Health Association – Resources and Supports for Mental Health during Covid 19

Oceanside Community Makerspace

 

School District 69:

Continuity of Learning Survey for Parents/Guardians of SD 69 Students

 

Activities:

RDN REC Connect  – Recreation and Fitness Activities, Resources and Videos

Decoda Literacy Solutions – Screen Free Activities

Vancouver Island Regional Library – Register for a Library Card Online to Access Amazing Online Resources

Arrowsmith Community Recreation Association – Preschool Games at Home

Heart-Mind Online – Nature Art: 10 Activities for Creativity and Calm

Natural Beach Living – Gratitude Scavenger Hunt for Kids and Adults

 

Articles/Podcasts/Videos:

Psychology Today – Parenting Right Now is Really Hard 

Dr Vanessa La Pointe- Parenting During COVID: The Emotional Impact of Social Distancing

University of Toronto – 10 Ways to Teach Kids Through Play at Home

Rediscovering Play Podcast – Going Easy on Ourselves as Parents with Rebecca Parlakian –  Parenting During COVID-19

ACES Connection – Mental Health Renewal in the Midst of Covid-19

Berkley Conversations – COVID-19: Mental Health and Well-being for Ourselves and our Children

BC Mental Health Services – Tips for supporting your mental health through the COVID-19 pandemic

BC Centre for Disease Control – BCCDC promotes keeping up with immunizations during COVID-19 pandemic

The Conversation – Children’s grief in coronavirus quarantine may look like anger. Here’s how parents can respond

HuffPost- We Are Doctors Who Study Trauma. Here’s How To Cope With The COVID-19 Crisis

SELF – What is Resiliance and Can it Help us Bounce Back from This

Zero to Three – Racism and Violence: Using Your Power as a Parent to Support Children Aged Two to Five