During the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic you'll find a variety of resources for our families here.
If you need additional assistance, please call the school district office at 503-261-4550 or contact the District by email.
Champions Childcare offers full-day childcare Monday-Friday for Kids ages 5-12.
211.org Resource Website
The 211.org website offers a searchable database of childcare programs currently operating emergency/essential services.
Financial Support for Daycare Expenses (Employment Related Care Program)
The Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) is offering emergency support for childcare expenses during Covid-19 through a program called the Employment Related Care. Learn about income requirements and how to apply by visiting:
Need Assistance with Housing?
During this COVID-19 pandemic, many families are experiencing housing insecurity.
If you are facing an eviction, need short-term rent assistance or help paying your utilities, please contact 211 Info for assistance.
They will provide you with guidance and a referral to the agency best suited to assist with your personal situation.
If you have lost housing, are doubled-up with another family due to economic hardship, or are living in a motel or community shelter, park, car or campground and need assistance, please contact the Gresham-Barlow Federal Programs office at 503-261-4579 or email@example.com.
If you are a student living apart from a parent or legal guardian and you need housing or other resources, please contact your school social worker, or Nancy Singleterry at 503-261-4579 or firstname.lastname@example.org or complete the Student Survey on the Second Home webpage.
You can find additional resources and support by visiting the Gresham-Barlow Federal Programs webpage.
Free Food Distribution Sites
Weekly food box distribution, open to the community at the sites below:
Grace Community Church-Wednesdays, from 12 pm to 2 pm
Highland Elementary School-Fridays from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Other community food box information can be found at:
Mental Health Resources
The safety and wellbeing of students, staff, and families is our number one priority. The Gresham-Barlow School District has created a list of mental health resources that families can access as they deal with the closures of our schools due to the outbreak of COVID-19.