WVCA Family Resources


During these uncertain and challenging times, WVCA is committed to providing information to our families who may need guidance or extra support navigating the situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Please see below a list of resources, this list will be updated as new programs, updates, and information is available:

  • Wyoming Valley Children’s Association released the 2020-2021 COVID-19 school safety plan. Please click here to read the full safety plan and click here to read additional November 2020 updates.
  • NEPA Together, a website that aims to bring all of the important PA state updates and regional news regarding COVID-19 into one place – Website
  • Fact sheets, resources, and press releases from the PA Department of Health – Click Here
  • Updates from PA Governor Tom Wolf – Click Here
  • Great Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce – COVID-19 resources
  • Video on COVID-19 and how to stay safe for children – View Here
  • Family Service Association – COVID-19 information
  • Mental Health Outline – Mental health resources are available. If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis, contact the PA crisis text line by texting PA to 741-741
  • Daily life and coping techniques for COVID-19 from CDC – Click Here
  • For help regarding housing/shelter, food, disaster services, clothing/household items, transportation and more: dial 2-1-1 or 1-570-829-1341. Visit the 2-1-1 hotline website at http://nepa211.org/
  • How to talk to children about COVID-19 – Click here for article
  • Food Pantry Information – Call 2-1-1 or text your zip code to 898211
  • Keystone Mission’s Emergency Food Assistance Program – Website
  • 35 Creative At-Home Acititives for Families – Click Here

Have WVCA related questions? Please contact us at 570-714-1246 or at info@wvcakids.org.