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Resources for Families

School Closure & Covid-19 Resources Parent Education Tutorial Videos and Immigration Resources in 9 different languages.

Winship Elementary School Student Supports Housing, food, and employment resources for Winship families.

Community-Based Resources for Winship Families During Virtual Learning

Mental Health Resources 

BPS psychologists, social workers, and counselors will be reaching out to families to develop plans for supporting individual students while school is closed.

If your child does not currently see a counselor, but you have questions or concerns please reach out to Mrs. Sarah White at

Information about services for Boston residents affected by COVID-19, regardless of immigration status The free Immigration Consultation Clinics at Boston City Hall will now occur via telephone. Please call (617) 635-1962 or for instructions on how to receive consultations with volunteer attorneys. Click here for more resources.

Rosie's Place School Collaborative "Our mission is to provide a safe and nurturing environment that helps poor and homeless women maintain their dignity, seek opportunity and find security in their lives." (translations in Chinese, Portuguese, Vietnamese, Haitian Creole, Somali, and Spanish)

Click here for a list of supportive family resources compiled by BPS staff on mental health/safety, food and shelter, employment/income, legal services, internet access/technology, home learning/academics, and coronavirus information.

For more information on internet connectivity supports, please visit the City of Boston's website Internet Connectivity and Technology Supports During COVID-19 Response.

Winship parents Mahesh and Audrey Martinez-Gudapakkam have put together this guide to getting connected to Comcast Internet:

step 1 - must live in an area where Comcast Internet Service is available!
go here to check that -
enter your zipcode
both 02134 and 02135 are covered!

step 2 - are you eligible for Comcast Internet Essentials?
go here to check that
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step 3 - apply by apr 30th, more information on how to get the subsidized rate of $9.95/month
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If you are eligible for Internet Essentials, apply by April 30, 2020, and are approved, you will automatically receive the two-month free promotion. After the promotion, regular rates apply. Internet Essentials current rate is $9.95 per month plus tax unless you disconnect your service.

step 4 - apply here
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step 5 - once approved, how long will it take?
depends on what you chose as installation method, self-installation is quickest turnaround
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