ROC the Future knows that the success of our children relies on dedicated educators, thriving families and a community who cares. One thing’s for sure, we’re all in this together, and we want to provide you with helpful resources and tools to maintain a happy and healthy household and keep kids engaged. Check out the following list of resources that will be monitored and updated as we persist through COVID-19. We’re looking forward to coming out of this better and stronger. Here’s to every child, cradle to career!

Social Emotional Information and Resources for Families

Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health …. updated 5/7/20

A Guide to COVID-19 and Early Childhood Development … updated 4/16/2020

How to help kids stay calm… updated 4/7/2020

How to Discuss Stressful Situations with Kids .. updated 4/3/2020

Supporting your child’s well-being … updated 4/1/20

Resources for parents of children with disabilities … updated 4/1/20

Emotional First Aid for Kids 

How School Closures Can Strengthen Your Family

How to Help Teens Shelter in Place

Vulnerable students need key adults to fight through isolation

All hands on deck (from a distance): remote care for traumatized moms and babies

7 Ways to Support Kids and Teens Through the Coronavirus Pandemic

Additional social/emotional supports from Children’s Institute 

Education and Literacy Resources 

Summer Activity Guide …updated 5/28/20

Scholastic Learn at Home … updated 5/7/20

Khan Academy ….updated 4/7/20

Wide Open School … updated 4/7/20

Educational Toolkit for At-Home Learning … updated 4/3/20

“At-Home” Teaching and Learning in PreK-3rd Grade … updated 4/1/20

WXXI’s Learn at Home … updated 3/31/20

Preventing Learning Loss during COVID-19 

RCSD Learns

Academic resources by subject from East EPO

FREE Digital Library Card from the Monroe County Library System 

FREE library of children’s and young adult’s literature audiobooks

Charter School resources by school

FREE access to Renaissance myON online library 

How to log into myON:
1. Go to: and click the login button at the top of the screen
Enter the following information on the login page. School name: New York Reads
(begin typing and click on the school from the drop-down menu)
Username: read
Password: books

Resources for Basic Needs

Meal Sites

Temporary Housing 

Healthcare Provider – Rochester Regional

Healthcare Provider – URMC

Family Fun and Home Activities

Play based activities from Healthi Kids

10 Activities To Do At Home With The Kids

101 FUN Things to do in COVID-19 Isolation

Keeping healthy by YMCA

Ways to Keep your Family Safe

Want to help the Community? 

Check out ways to get involved at United Way of Greater Rochester.