Essential Needs

To get up to date information on resources for food, housing, shelter and clothing; you can visit the Get Connected New Haven directory of all registered services with  Visit the website at:  If you do not have access to a computer, please Dial 2-1-1 Or Dial 1-800-203-1234 TTY: 1-800-671-0737.

Learning @ Home

The resources linked below are vetted by the Department of Early Childhood and can provide ideas for families during remote learning. Additional resources are added daily.

PBS Learning Media – Bring the World to Your Classroom (or home) 

PBS PreK-12 Resources for Emergency Closings – many different lesson ideas for all ages and subjects 

BPS Virtual Learning Commons – Reading and Listening, Grades K-5, many ebooks and audiobooks are available! 

Read, Wonder, and Learn – watch a variety of children’s authors read their books aloud 

Lunch doodles with Mo Willems – artist in residence, and well known children’s author, is releasing a new video with a story and illustrations each day. 

IXL – online math learning organized by grade-level 

Virtual Field Trips – explore different places from Mars to the Boston Children’s Museum from your own home! museum tours – explore galleries and special exhibits:

MoMA – The Museum of Modern Art, NYC

The J. Paul Getty Museum – Los Angeles –

The Louvre – Paris, France