• Our Oxford area has many resources for you to recieve help.

     

    Social Service Resources in Southern Chester County during Covid-19 Pandemic

     

    The Lighthouse

    Currently accepting donations from the community Monday-Wednesday (food and household items) and distributing to Lighthouse students. The distribution occurs every Thursday and families can drive up to pick up a box. For families who do not have transportation, volunteers are making home deliveries. They also have a hotspot and families can use it in their parking lot.

    Neighborhood Services

    Currently accepting donations from the community (food and household items) and they are making appointments with clients to pick up food from their porch. They do have diapers for families in need of diapers. They are working with families to provide rental assistance and utility assistance. However, since this is a growing need they are looking for financial help to accommodate the requests. *Bilingual Services

    SILO

    Outreach in the community to support food and household needs. Also assisting people filing for unemployment and identifying (and applying for) job opportunities. Delivering food and household items to families in need. *Bilingual Services

    Jennersville YMCA

    Now accepting food donations and distributing to YMCA members on Fridays. They have not announced to the general public, but report that they would not turn away any family in need.

    LCH

    Open for appointments for health-related issues and emergency dental care. Telehealth also available to assist patients with addressing behavioral health needs. Social Service workers available to assist in filing for unemployment. They also have a list of current employment opportunities in the area. *Bilingual Services

    Family Promise

    Providing financial assistance for rent/utility bills. *Bilingual Services

    The Garage of West Grove

    Mighty Writers and “Scoutreach” (Boy scouts) are distributing lunches daily from the Garage Parking lot (any families are welcome). They are also distributing crafts/educational activities to keep children busy at home (they are in need of donations for these materials). *Bilingual Services

    New London Counseling

    Offering mental health/telehealth care for patients. They are accepting new patients. They also have several resources on their website that families can access from home. https://www.newlondoncounselingcenter.com/

     

    Family Services

    Offering mental health telehealth care. *Bilingual

    Maternal Child Health Consortium

    Assisting parents with applying for benefits (medical, WIC, cash assistance, food stamps) over the phone. *Bilingual Services

    Chester County Women’s Services

    Providing virtual parenting classes/support groups as well as anger management program for any community member. Distributing diapers & wipes to families in need. *Bilingual Services

    Kacie’s Cause

    Available to support individuals battling addiction.

     

     

     

     

    Please email me at dhouseknecht@oxfordasd.org if there is anything I can help you or your student with. I check my email daily M-F.