Our new resource guide contains recommendations for safer computer and phone usage.
Be sure to visit our Lists Page for more resource guides and reading suggestions.
We will continue to update this list as new information and opportunities become available.
Create a profile with Single Stop and get updates on resources available to you. It covers everything from food, to housing, to medical care.
The United Way’s 211 line is an amazing resource at any time. All calls are confidential and offer professionally trained representatives who can help you access social services in your area.
The Center for Disease Control has put together a COVID Self Checker to help assess your symptoms and provide strategies for how to deal with them. A map of testing locations in the county is available here.
PACE is now offering early prescription refills to its program participants. Many pharmacies are also offering at home delivery of prescriptions.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255 or text TALK to 741741
If you lost your job or have been furloughed, be sure to file for unemployment. Although the supplemental $600 unemployment benefit has expired, any one who is owed benefits from the period during which the supplement was available will still receive these funds.
If you are self-employed, an independent contractor, or work in the gig economy you are also eligible for Unemployment benefits through Pandemic Unemployment Assistance.
PA Unemployment now offers a Live Chat feature if you have questions about benefits or need assistance filing your claim. Please be advised that due to increased demand lines are very busy and the office is running two to three weeks behind.
The Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank is offering home delivery for people who cannot leave their home. For information on scheduling a delivery, call 412-460-3663, ext. 655, or visit www.pittsburghfoodbank.org
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) helps Pennsylvanians buy food. Get more information about getting the ACCESS card.
Northgate School District is participating in the Community Eligibility Provision this year which allows all students in the district to receive free breakfast and free lunch. Learn more.
Get help with diapers through the Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank.
Trying Together has partnered with the Allegheny County Department of Human Services to provide information on finding child care. Help is also available by calling Early Learning Resource Center (ELRC) Region 5 at 412-350-3577
Allegheny Link is encouraging those in need of housing services and supports to call them at 866-730-2368 or contact them via email AlleghenyLink@AlleghenyCounty.us.
The Port Authority of Allegheny County returned to taking fares and allowing use of the front doors when we entered the green phase. However, bus capacities are still limited some routes are running reduced schedules.
Staying connected in quarantine increasingly means being online. If you do not have Internet at home, you may qualify for free or discounted service through Internet Essentials.
If you are still looking, the easiest way to find local jobs is to type “Jobs near me” into a Google search. If your location services are on, this will scour the web for job listings in your area.
If you are in a low risk group, many of the essential services are hiring. Check your local grocery stores, pharmacy, dollar stores, and big box stores. Think Giant Eagle, CVS, Dollar General, and Target. If you have an automobile, delivery services like UberEats and InstaCart are always looking. And of course, Amazon!
Governor Wolf’s web site is informative and regularly updated with statewide plans for responding to COVID-19.
The Allegheny County Health Department has up to date information for our area.
Get more information about Northgate School District’s response to COVID-19
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Last updated 12/16/2020 by Ellen
While researching the Bayne Family, we came across some valuable Ancestry Resources. Whether you are investigating your own genealogy or researching a figure from local history, there is so much to discover and so many options for you to explore.
Be sure to visit our Lists Page for more reading suggestions and resource guides.
Do you like to cook? Do you like to read cookbooks? Do you like talking to other people that like these things? Well then join the NoBo Cookbook Club!
Our November cookbook is Cravings; Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat by Chrissy Teigen.
Even the most celebrity-cookbook-skeptical reader will find it hard not to enjoy this tome from supermodel Chrissy Teigen. With self-deprecating wit and down-to-earth charm, Teigen posits herself as an enthusiastic home cook and passionate eater. —Publisher’s Weekly
During November we’ll post photos, thoughts, tweaks, and reviews of recipes in this cookbook. Both Andrew Bayne Memorial Library and Avalon Library will have copies of the cookbook available, and they will also happily order more for you!
You have to make dinner anyway! Join the NoBo Cookbook Club today!
If you’re looking for tree resources, you’re barking up the right tree, check out our list of Treesources!
While you are exploring all things tree, visit Bayne Library’s Pinterest Tree Crafts and Activities Board and Tree Learning Board. And don’t forget to visit the Trees of Bayne Park and our Interactive Tree Map to learn more about over a dozen varieties of trees right here in the heart of Bellevue!
We miss our Kids Coding Club!
If you’ve got a kid who loves video games, robots, computers, and/or technology, coding may be a natural fit. There are a lot of web sites and apps that will help you and your child learn more about computational thinking and a wide variety of coding languages. Check out some of our favorites on our new resource guide, Coding for Kids.