Sonoma County Office of Education

Coronavirus Resources for Families

Coronavirus Resources for Families

Schools and districts in California and Sonoma County are open for full-time, in-person learning for the 2021-2022 school year. Contact your child's school or district to learn more about how best to prepare!

Resources for Supporting Your Child

Parents and guardians have been more important than ever as partners in their children's' education during the pandemic, and we would like to thank each and every parent for supporting their child's education during these challenging times. Following are resources to help your child transition back to in-person learning, from academics, to social-emotional support, to preparing for health and safety precautions that might still be in place.

Academic Support

5 Things Families Should Know | Cinco Cosas Que Debes Saber
This document shares information for families to help them use end of year assessments, such as the CAASPP and ELPAC, to help understand their child's progress and where the child could use extra support .

Literacy and TK/Kindergarten Readiness Resources:
This web page, created by SCOE early childhood education experts, provides helpful booklets to support your young reader or incoming kindergarten or TK student.

Sonoma County Library: The Sonoma County Library offers a wealth of free learning resources, from online tutoring to foreign language tools, to online stories with interactive activities, and much more.

COVID-19 Health & Safety Precautions

Mental Health and Emotional Support

  • Mental Health Resources for Sonoma County Youth: A comprehensive list of local, state, and national resources curated by SCOE's Behavioral Health Team
  • California Parent and Youth Helpline: The California Parent & Youth Helpline and Online Parents Anonymous® Support Groups provides free trauma-informed, evidenced-based emotional support to Parents, Children and Youth in any language via calls, text, live chat and email. The California Parent & Youth Helpline operates 7 days a week from 8:00AM-8:00PM. Parents can Join a Weekly Online Support Group NOW through the website: In this confidential setting, parents address their underlying emotions and build resiliency to strengthen their family.
  • This Google Doc contains a wealth of resources for caregivers, including how to talk to children about Coronavirus, activities and lesson ideas, mental health resources, and more. | En Espanol
  • Help for students in crisis - Resources curated by the California Department of Education
  • Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With Coronavirus
  • Talking to Children About Coronavirus
  • YouthScoop Resources for Teens: Youth Scoop is a site designed by Sonoma County youth for Sonoma County youth to help people navigate their options and eligibility in the areas of Education, Employment, Transportation, Supportive Services, Housing, and Health & Wellness. They now offer a range of resources related to the coronavirus. This resource is especially helpful for teens/young adults.