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Connecting You to Community Resources

We've put together a list of helpful resources for our National Heritage Academies families to use both during the summer and throughout the school year. If you are in need of additional support or community referrals, please contact your school office.

Food Resources
Find a food pantry, other local food resources, and assistance with SNAP applications.
Find local, free, healthy meal options by visiting, or texting "FOOD" to 304304.
Participating stores offer dollar per dollar match when using SNAP benefits to purchase fresh produce.

USDA Summer Meal Finder
Find free summer meals located within your community.

Hunger Free Hotline
Call one of the numbers below for information about local resources that provide free food.
English: 1-866-348-6479
Español: 1-877-842-6273

State-specific Meal Finders

Below are links to state-specific summer meal finders. These resources are tailored to help you locate nearby meal sites where your children can enjoy healthy, no-cost meals throughout the summer. We encourage you to explore these options to ensure your children have access to necessary nutrition while school is out.

Housing Resources
Connect with local emergency shelters, transitional housing, and housing programs.
Connect with a local HUD office for assistance with obtaining housing or vouchers.

National Low Income Housing Coalition
National database for local emergency rental and utility assistance.

Housing Counsel & Assistance Program
Receive advice on buying, renting, and credit counseling.

Childcare & Preschool Resources

Office of Head Start
Apply for low-income head start programs.

Boys and Girls Clubs of America
BGCA offers summer child care and camp oppotunities for kids.

Help Hotlines

Child Help & Child Abuse/Neglect:

National Suicide Prevention:

Domestic Violence Support:

Substance Abuse/Mental Health:

Crisis Text Line:
Text "HOME" to 741741

Other Resources

2-1-1 Community Guides
National hotline & website with various local resources
Visit or call 2-1-1
Find local museums offering discounted or free family admission with proof of Medicaid or SNAP benefits.
Find particpating bowling alleys that offer up to 2 free games per kid per day all summer long!
Find free local laundry services

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