Resources for Women and Girls in Need of Support during COVID-19

Commission on Women and Girls wants you to know that help is available.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically shifted our way of interacting with friends, family and the community with serious implications on our economy and health.  Many women and girls are feeling the emotional effects of being isolated and physically distanced. Some girls are struggling with online education. And COVID isolation has hidden domestic and child abuse. The Hamilton County Commission on Women and Girls wants to you to know that help is available. Please check out the resources below and don’t hesitate to reach out.


FREE Covid-19 Testing
Test and Protect, Hamilton County CARES COVID-19 https://healthcollab.org/testandprotect/
Hamilton County Public Health https://www.hamiltoncountyhealth.org/announcements/testing-sites/


Adult and Parenting Coping Resources
Cincinnati Children’s Adult Help: Coping with COVID Information for Adults and Parents


Crisis Information:
Call 911 for immediate emergencies
 
Hamilton County Mental Health Access Point (MHAP)
(513) 558-8888
www.mentalhealthaccesspoint.org 
 
Mobile Crisis Team At University Hospital
(513) 584-5098
Mobile Crisis is available M-F from 8:30 am to 12:00 am and Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 pm to 8:30 pm.
After hours, referrals can be made through Psychiatric Emergency Services (PES). Call (513) 584-8577. PES will page the Mobile Crisis Team if necessary.
www.uchealth.com 
 
NAMI- National Alliance on Mental Illness.
https://namiswoh.org/crisis-info/
 
Psychiatric Intake Response Center (PIRC) At Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
(513) 636-4124
www.cincinnatichildrens.org 
 
Talbert House Crisis Hotline- 24-hour suicide and crisis hotline offers crisis intervention and information and referral services to individuals of any age.
(513) 281-CARE (2273) or text Talbert to 839863
www.talberthouse.org
 

Experiencing or witnessing child abuse
Call the 24-hour Child Abuse Hotline: 513-241-KIDS


Experiencing or witnessing domestic/partner abuse?
Women Helping Women call 513-381-5610 https://www.womenhelpingwomen.org/ 

YWCA call 513-872-9259 http://www.ywcacincinnati.org/ 


Food assistance
JFS Food Assistance benefits
https://www.hcjfs.org/services/food-assistance/


General Social Service needs
United Way call 211


If you are at risk of causing harm to your child:
Call 1-800-4-A-CHILD or text CONNECT to 741741


Mental Health Resources
Hamilton County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board 


 
United Way: Call 2-1-1 https://www.uwgc.org/about-us/questions


Rent Relief

 

Stressed and Overwhelmed?
CDC guidelines for coping with stress


Substance and Alcohol Abuse Resources
Hamilton County Addiction Response Coalition
https://www.hamiltoncountyohio.gov/government/open_hamilton_county/projects/addiction_response_coalition 
Find 24/7 hotlines below:

  • Addiction Services Council, Local: (513) 281-7880, Kentucky: (859) 415-9280
  • Beckett Springs (513) 817-0907
  • BrightView (513) 834-7063
  • Mental Health Hotline (513) 281-CARE
  • Drug & Poison Information Center (DPIC) (513) 636-5111

 

Utility Resources 
https://www.hamiltoncountyohio.gov/about/news/utility_assistance_for_hamilton_county_residents
 

Youth in need of academic support for online education?
Cincinnati Public Schools offers free access for one-on-one homework help


Youth in need of socializing?
Cincinnati Children’s Resources for promoting mental and emotional health

Posted on 11/19/2020