Supporting Children during this time:
Experts agree that setting and sticking to a regular schedule is key even when we re home all day. Kids should get up, eat, and go to bed at their normal times. Consistancy and structure are calming during stressful times. It's important that especially younger ones know what's going to happen and when.
Also make sure to build in activities during your day, take a walk, ride your bike or just dance. Exercise is a great way to help kids burn off energy.
And finally remember to KEEP IT POSITIVE!
COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline 1-844-863-9314
Crisis Services Hotline 716-285-3515
NICAP 285-4375 - 564 19th Street
Salvation Army 283-7697 - 7018 Buffalo Ave
St. John de LaSalle Community Care 622-5880 - 8600 Buffalo Ave
Mt. Zion Baptist Church 282-3655 - 1334 Calumet
Heart, Love & Soul 282-5681 - 939 Ontario Ave
Divine Mercy 260-7540 - 2437 Niagara St.