Liberty's COVID -19
Resource Center

Over the last few weeks we have all been overwhelmed with what's happening all around the world regarding Covid-19. While this pandemic affects every one of us it is especially troubling to see how this disease is disproportionately effecting the African American community. Our hearts go out to everyone who has been impacted by the virus either directly or indirectly. At this point, we understand that your first priority must be you and your family's health and well-being. 

As leaders in the Community we understand the importance of bringing this community together to share its values and resources that will continue to keep us together. We are confident that this crisis will end and we'll be able to begin to start rebuilding as soon as possible.   Please find below information an resources that could be a Blessing to you and your family to help with Food, Shelter, Financial and other assistance that may be needed in this time.

Information about Covid-19

For information about COVID-19, review these resources from local and national health experts.

Tips to support Emotional Health and Awareness

 

You may find yourself feeling a range of emotions from sadness, loneliness, anger, fear, loss of control and anxiety. It’s normal to feel stressed and upset during a crisis. Finding ways to cope and manage stress is important for your health and wellness. Here are some tips to help you support your emotional health and your community through these challenging times.

  • Take a Break from the News. Be aware of how much time you spend looking at the news and social media and how it is impacting your mood. Remember, there is a lot of misinformation out there! Consider turning off push notifications, and verify your sources.

  • Reach out for Support. If you are worried about your finances or getting food for you and/or your family, know there are resources to help. There are a variety of resources further down on this page.

  • Maintain familiar routines as much as possible. Try to wake up and go to sleep around the same time every day. Develop a daily telework schedule, with breaks included.

  • Find ways to connect with loved ones. Call/text your family, neighbors or friends and ask them how they are doing.

  • Do things that give you joy. Talk to a friend or family member on the phone. Connect to your spirituality. Cook your favorite meal. Cuddle your pet.

  • Things to do Online.

      • Stream music you love or join a dance party with your favorite DJ on social media

      • Take a virtual museum tour

      • Participate in an online worship service or support group

      • Connect with your community by hosting a Zoom* gathering- Zoom conferencing is now free!

  • Focus on Movement. Take a walk around the block. Go to the park. Stand outside your front door and breath in the air. Do some yoga or chair If you do go out, just make sure you are maintaining 6 feet of physical distance from others.

  • Just Breathe. Stop what you’re doing, close your eyes, and slowly breath in and out for a minute. Download a meditation app like Insight TimerHeadspace or Calm.

Free Meals, Childcare and Other Essential Resources

 

There are a wide variety of resources available to support Baltimore residents through this emergency.

Tele-Health Therapist List
Here is a list of some Tele-Health therapist with the insurances providers they accept and age groups they will see.

 

LaTanya Cobb (443) 826-9580

Age: 5 and up 

Insurance: MA, CareFirst, Aetna, Cigna

 

Chandra Chester- 443-743-9341

Age: Adults 

Insurance: MA,BCBS,Cigna

 

Karlice Moss 3014558804

Age: 16 + 

Insurance: Aetna UHC BCBSCigna Medicaid 

 

Tanya Taylor (443) 731-6880

Insurance: MA,BCBS,EHP, 

 

Diara Jackson http://Siyandallc.com

Age:Adult women

Insurance: MA

Mental Health Resources

 

School Resources Toolkit

Beginning April 6, Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) students will officially begin remote learning, and the library is here to help. Baltimore County Public Library features several online tools and e-sources for students and their families.  

While all Baltimore County residents are able to obtain free library cards online, BCPS student identification numbers already serve as library cards. If you don't know your student's identification number, you can refer to Schoology or ask your student's teacher. The default PIN number is 0000. With a library card, materials and myriad e-sources are available instantly.  

Not sure where to start? Take a look at our Youth offerings broken down by age group and start exploring! 

Below is a brief look at some of our key offerings, including samples of our research databases broken down by age.

Something for Everyone  

  •     Reading Materials

    • Overdrive for Kids
      This is a comprehensive collection of e-books for kids. There are award-winning children's novels, read-alongs, picture books and more. For more information on how to access this material, follow this link: How to Download e-Content

  • Videos 

    • Kanopy Kids
      Kanopy Kids or K-Kids is tailored to your community's kids. Kanopy Kids is a tightly curated collection of the best children’s programming available today. From Sesame Street to Weston Woods to programs for early literacy, STEM education to learning new languages. Kanopy Kids inspires empathy, critical thinking and self-esteem in young viewers.

  • Homework Help 
    Get expert help from tutors at Brainfuse. Have your library card number and password available. 

    • Submit a writing sample to the Writing Lab and receive feedback on structure, grammar, style and content to help you better organize and present your thoughts and information.

    • Use SkillSurfer to practice long division, improve reading comprehension and learn other key skills.

    • Send a question and get an answer within 24 hours.

    • Chat live from 2 p.m. to midnight, seven days a week. Spanish-speaking tutors are available.  

  • Ask A Librarian

    • Call or text a question to our librarians.

  •     Research Databases 

    • Use our online databases for research and school assignments. Many contain full-text articles from magazines, journals, current and historic newspapers, encyclopedias and more. A valid library card is required. Here is a breakdown of some of our databases by age. Databases marked with an asterisk (*) require free library card to access.

    • Birth-5 years old 

      • *World Book Kids: Pre-K to grade 5 online encyclopedia with easy-to-read articles, engaging multimedia, games, science projects, maps, interactive tools and activities.

    • Kids 

      • Kids InfoBits: A search tool for students in kindergarten through 5th grade to find full-text articles from popular magazines and facts from reference books for research papers or homework.

      • NoveList K-8 Plus: Find fiction and nonfiction recommendations for picture books, children's chapter books, young adult titles and more categorized by age and genre. Includes book reviews, book lists and teaching guides for Common Core and curriculum connections.

      • *Primary Search: Designed for elementary school libraries,  a full-text database providing popular children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, including endangered species, famous musicians, fitness and space exploration.

      • *World Book Student: Content designed for elementary and middle school homework and research needs. Features multimedia on a variety of topics, science fair projects, a biography finder, links to world newspapers and more.

      • *Middle Search Plus: Designed for middle school libraries,  a full-text database providing popular middle school magazines and reference books. Covering subjects such as history, current events, science and sports, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags.

      • Gale In Context: Middle School: Students find outstanding support to complete assignments in core subjects, including literature, science, social studies and history.

      • *Enciclopedia Estudiantil: Enciclopedia estudiantil en español. Esta obra de consulta incluye artículos básicos sobre temas generales, gente, lugares, cosas e ideas.

    • Teens  

      • Gale In Context: High School Edition: Full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

      • *Lynda.com: Unlimited training on a wide variety of topics, including business skills and software, web design and development, music and audio, photography, video editing and animation.

      • *Mango Languages: Online language-learning system that teaches conversation skills for over 71 different languages as well as English as a second language for speakers of 19 languages.

      • Science Reference Center: Full-text science-oriented content for student research. Content is available from science encyclopedias, reference books, magazines, journals and more. Topics include biology, chemistry, Earth-space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science and more.

      • *Testing and Education Reference Center: Features online practice tests and study materials for GED, SAT, ACT, Praxis, NCLEX, TOEFL, citizenship, postal or military exams, law enforcement, occupational tests, certification and licensing tests and more.

 

Baltimore City Emergency Shelters & Resources
For More Information CLICK HERE

 

Harm Reduction Resources

  • Pick up at Charm City Care Connection: pick up free naloxone and syringe services at the door of 1212 N. Wolfe St. from Monday-Thursday, 2-5pm.

  • Mail order: Order free naloxone by mail at https://www.naloxoneforall.org/resources-yesno-maryland (or by calling Baltimore Harm Reduction Coalition at 410-205-5143)

  • Pharmacy: Under the statewide standing order, anyone can get naloxone at a pharmacy without a prescription. Naloxone will be charged to insurance; if the person has Medicaid, the copay is $1 and can be waived.

  • OTP: If you are a patient at an opioid treatment program (OTP), ask for a dose of narcan to take home.

  • The Baltimore City Health Department’s Syringe Services Program is still operating with a limited schedule.

 

Food Pantry

Set The Captives Free Outreach Center FOOD PANTRY OPEN THURSDAYS: 9 AM - 12 PM 🌟 

If you or someone you know needs food, please let them know that we are open. The food pantry is located at 7111 Windsor Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21244 .
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. **Safety Note: Upon arrival to the pantry, everyone is asked to please STAY IN YOUR VEHICLE - no exceptions. We will load the food in your car trunk 

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