Sonoma County Office of Education

Coronavirus Resources for Families

Following are resources for families to support student learning and emotional/mental health during Coronavirus.

Latest Resources

Parent Support Webinar on Distance Learning
On Aug. 24, SCOE held a Parent Support Webinar on Distance Learning to help families be prepared emotionally and physically for the new school year. View the video.

Planning for the Fall

School districts are being encouraged to offer a range of options to serve families with different needs in the fall under social distancing standards. This graphic outlines some of the possible models that districts might offer.

Roadmap to a Safe Reopening: Parent Guide

FAQs: Distance Learning: The California Department of Education provides many answers about distance learning in this helpful FAQ.

Overall Support

California Parent and Youth Helpline: The CA Parent and Youth Helpline provides support and referrals during the current COVID-19 pandemic, 7-days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Call or text 1-855-4APARENT (855-427-2736) for English, Spanish and other languages.

Academic Support

Mental Health and Emotional Support

Community Resources to Support Families

Childcare for Emergency Workers

Childcare Available for Emergency Healthcare Workers:
A partnership between Community Child Care Council of Sonoma County (4Cs), the County of Sonoma Emergency Operations Center and First 5 Sonoma County has resulted in a rapid deployment of emergency child care for hospital workers and possibly, other essential workers during the COVID-19 crisis. Learn more.

Assistance Applying for Benefits

The Redwood Community Health Coalition can help families with applying for (or renewals for) Medi-Cal, CMSP (county program), Covered California, as well as nutrition assistance programs like CalFresh. Learn more.

General Information About Schools and COVID-19