The West Shore School District will start the 2020-2021 school year on Tuesday, August 25, with Distance Learning 2.0 and to transition to in person instruction through three phases.  Click here to learn more.

Resources for Basic Needs

Distance Learning Child Care Partners

The District is working to identify local child care providers who will support Distance Learning. At this time, the following have agreed to assist families. Please check back, this list will be updated.  (Last update August 3)

  • Children's Family Center
  • Munchkin Meadow Preschool
  • Whales, Snails, and Puppy Dog Tails Child Care Center 
  • Children's Garden Daycare of St. John's

  • Child care providers interested in supporting Distance Learning at their center may contact Mr. Harrison, Director of Elementary Education, at [email protected] if they are interested in being added to this list. 

    Additional Resources

    York County Human Services in partnership with York County System of Care 
    Mental Health Support Line
    Call toll-free, 24/7
    Cumberland County Resource Guide
    Unemployment Benefits
    It is recommended you apply online for fastest results and processing

    SNAP Benefits/Food Stamps
    Online or via phone

    Central Pennsylvania Food Bank
    3908 Corey Road, Harrisburg, PA 17109
    York County Food Bank
    Hunger Free York 
    If you are struggling to pay your utility bills, contact your service provider right away. Many utility service providers offer emergency assistance programs at this time.
    Health Care/Medical Assistance

    2-1-1 United Way
    Prepared York
    Child Care Providers Approved to Operate During the Closure

    If you have seen a reduction in pay due to COVID-19 and are struggling to make your rent, mortgage, credit card, or loan payments, contact your lender right away. Explain your situation and ask about hardship programs that may be available. Regulatory agencies have encouraged financial institutions to work with customers impacted by the coronavirus.
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