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Student Services Letter to Parents under McKinney Vento & DCF - 3.13.2020

March 13, 2020

Dear Parent/Guardian:

Randolph Public Schools administrative team continues to provide you up-to-date information regarding the COVID-19. We would like to assure you that we are taking the necessary steps to continue to provide your children the safest environment possible. We also want to minimize the risk of exposure and the spread of COVID-19 within our school and community. In the event of a school closing, free breakfast and lunch will be available to Randolph children. Details on where and when to pick up meals will be posted on our website: https://www.randolph.k12.ma.us/. In addition, please be mindful of the available community resources:

Quincy Family Resource Center at 1120 Hancock Street, Quincy, 617-481-7227, is able to connect you with a variety of community resources for all of your needs.

For food, fuel, or transitional assistance, please contact the following:

Friendly Food Pantry: 1 Turner Drive, Randolph, MA 02368 Call: 339-987-5577

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) (commonly known as Fuel Assistance) Cold Relief Heatline 1-800-632-8175 https://www.mass.gov/service-details/learn-about-low-income-home-energy-assistance-program-liheap

LIHEAP Local Service Provider:
Self Help, Inc.
1362 Main Street, Brockton, MA
Call: 1-800-255-0875 (toll free) or 508-588-5440

Brockton Transitional Assistance Office
60 Main Street, Brockton, MA 02301
Call: 508-895-7000
https://www.mass.gov/locations/brockton-transitional-assistance-office-dta

Quincy Transitional Assistance Office
1515 Hancock Street, Suite 105, Quincy, MA 02169
Call: 617-249-8200
https://www.mass.gov/locations/quincy-transitional-assistance-office-dta

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
Call: 877-382-2363
https://www.mass.gov/snap

For assistance with emergency housing and shelter, please contact the following resources: 

Bay State Community Services
1120 Hancock Street, Quincy, MA 02169
Call: 617-471-8400

Bay View Inn
135 Adams St, Quincy, MA, 02169
Call: 617-328-3705
Email: Info@baystatecs.org
https://baystatecs.org/

Bridge over Troubled Water Boston
47 West Street, Boston, MA 02111
14-17 years old call: 1-800-RUNAWAY (1-800-786-2929)
18-24 years old call: 1-617-423-9575
http://www.bridgeotw.org/contact/

Father Bill's Place
38 Broad St., Quincy, MA 02169
Call: 617-770-3314
http://helpfbms.org/

Mainspring House - Brockton Coalition for the Homeless
54 North Main Street, Brockton, MA 02301 
Call: (508) 587-5441

Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless
Call: 781-595-7570
https://www.mahomeless.org

Massachusetts Emergency Housing Assistance
60 Main Street
Brockton, MA 02184
Call: 617-573-1106
https://www.mass.gov/how-to/find-emergency-family-shelter

South Shore Continuum of Care
Call: 866-584-0652
https://southshorecoc.org/

For assistance with medical needs and/or insurance: Always call 911 in an emergency situation

Health Department, Town of Randolph 
41 South Main Street, Randolph, MA 
Call: 781-961-0924
https://www.randolph-ma.gov/health-department

Brockton Sexual and Reproductive Health
111 Torrey Street
Brockton, MA 02301
Call: 508-586-3800
https://healthimperatives.org/repro-health/

Healthfinder
https://healthfinder.gov/FindServices/

Health Resources and Services Administration
Call: 1-877-464-4772
TTY: 1-877-897-9910
https://www.hrsa.gov/

MassHealth
Call: 1-800-841-2900
TTY: 1-800-497-4648
https://www.mass.gov/orgs/masshealth
For mental health concerns: Always call 911 in an emergency situation

Aspire Health Alliance
Crisis Hotline call: 617-774-6036
https://www.aspirehealthalliance.org

Please feel free to email me with any concerns, questions, or needs at duanek@randolph.k12.ma.us or call me at 508-930-8648.

Thank you,

Kimberly Duane
Student Services Coordinator