COVID-19 Resource Guide

Disability Services & Mental Health During COVID-19

Please know that this Resource Guide is for informational purposes only.  Inclusion on this list does not constitute Life Navigators’ support or endorsement.  Individuals are encouraged to reach out to organizations directly to ensure the most accurate and up-to-date information.


Resources for Immediate Response & Information

Dial 2-1-1

Disaster Distress Helpline

Crisis Text Line

The Trevor Project

Testing & Care

Testing Sites in Milwaukee 


Financial Support Information

COVID-19 Ancillary Costs

Fraud Alert Information Surrounding COVID-19

IRS Coronavirus Tax Relief

Social Security & Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Hunger Task Force Emergency Food & Food Banks

Feeding America Updated Food Pantry Information


Resources for COVID-19 Updates

Milwaukee County WI

WI Department of Health Services

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) Rider Information


Resources on Staying Healthy

CDC Prevention Strategies Guidelines

CDC COVID-19 Information for Individuals with Disabilities

Social Story Outling Why It’s Important to Stay Home

Easy to Understand COVID-19 Information

Self-Determination YouTube Channel Safety Tips

Wisconsin Living Well’s COVID-19 Toolkit

Addiction Center COVID-19 Resources

Home Sewn Masks

Ways to Stay Connected – Life Navigators

Wisconsin BPDD – Living Well COVID-19 Resource Toolkit

The Palm Beach Institute Addiction Relapse Resources


Mental Health Information

Living With Mental Illness During COVID-19 Outbreak

Medication Access During COVID-19

Managing Stress and Anxiety Related to COVID-19

Tips For Social Distancing, Quarantine, And Isolation

Mental Health Considerations during COVID-19 Outbreak

Frequently Asked Questions on Mental Health, Mental Illness, and COVID-19

Protecting Your Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Project Recovery

COVID-19: Mental health in the age of coronavirus


Resources for Caregivers

Caregiving for a Person with a Mental Illness

Care for Caregivers: Tips for Families and Educators

Caregiver Action Network

National Alliance for Caregiving

Retire Guide: A Caregiver’s Guide to Medicare

Retire Guide: What is Medicare?


Resources for Older Adults

Eras Senior Network COVID-19 Services

National Council on Aging

Do Your Part to Stem COVID-19: An Intergenerational Call to Action


Tools and Information on Anxiety

Mental Health Screening Tools

What is Anxiety?

Anxiety Information and Support

Care for your Coronavirus Anxiety

Staying Grounded


Tools to Connect with Others

Social Support: Getting And Staying Connected

MHA’s Inspire Community

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)’s Online Support Groups


Resources for Parents

Gigi’s Playhouse Virtual Programming

Talking to Kids about COVID-19

Cómo hablar con los niños sobre el coronavirus

Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource

Supporting Kids During the COVID-19 Crisis

The Parent Guide to Resilience

Scholastic Learn at Home Free Resources

Smithsonian Distance Learning Resources

Virtual Field Trips from Discovery Education

Free Learning Resources from Lakeshore Learning Materials

List of Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions due to School Closings