COVID-19 Parent & Student Resources

At Girls Inc. of Jacksonville the health and safety of our girls, our staff and our community is our top priority. With the current public health crisis taking place in the US, it is more important than ever that we come together as a community to uplift and help each other. Following the lead of Duval County Public Schools, Girls Inc. of Jacksonville will resume hosting in-person programming at our partnered schools and follow COVID-19 sanitation and social distancing practices.  

Below is a collection of both national and local resources
​relating to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

World Health Organization – WHO
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advice for the Public
Parenting in the Time of COVID-19

Keeping up With Healthy Food: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Local Resources

City of Jacksonville Emergency Preparedness Division
General COVID-19 Information
COJ’s Coronavirus FAQ

Duval County Public Schools
DCPS General COVID-19 Info

The Big Yellow Lunch-and-Learn Program

FREE Grab-and-go school meals and snack for all students
11 am to 1 pm every weekday
Select schools will also serve dinner to students
Click here for a list of participating schools
Click here for the weekly Menu

DCPS Family Support FAQ

How to Borrow a Laptop From Duval County Public Schools

Where Local Students can get Meals During the School Shutdown

Providers Offering Free Internet

  • Xfinity/Comcast: 60 days free internet service to families in need and $9.95 per month plus tax after the 60 days. Families can get the service from or (855) 846-8376
  • AT&T: Two months of free service and $10 per month for eligible families. Families can get the service at or (866) 861-6075

United Way of Northeast Florida
United Way’s FREE 211 Helpline
211 is the easy to remember, three-digit telephone number that connects Northeast Florida callers to health, social and human services and more than 4,000 community programs. This community help resource is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and provides information to callers in Duval, St. Johns, Clay, Nassau, Baker, Putnam, Columbia, Suwannee and Hamilton counties. 211 staff will be equipped with shelter information and more, as information is available. To contact a 211 call center specialist, dial 2-1-1 or 1-904-632-0600 from any landline or cell phone.
United Way General COVID-19 Information

Feeding Northeast Florida
Feeding NE Florida COVID-19 Updates​​
Feeding NE Florida Food Bank Directory 
BEAM Jacksonville Beach
BEAM Financial Assistance
BEAM Food Assistance
BEAM Single Parent Program

Jewish Family & Community Services
JFCS General COVID-19 Resources

The Max Block Food Pantry
6261 Dupont Station Court East
Jacksonville, FL 32217
(904) 448-1933

Tuesday & Thursdays
1 pm to 3 pm
No Appointment Necessary


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