Adoption & Foster
Alcohol & Substance Abuse
At Home Schooling Resources
Renaissance myOn – To ensure that students have at-home learning opportunities during this time of school closures, Get Georgia Reading and Renaissance are partnering to provide readers free, anytime/anywhere access to digital books and news with myON. Unlimited, 24/7 access makes it easy for students to continue reading and learning at home. Students can read online using any Internet-enabled device, or read offline with free mobile apps.
Rivet – With over 2,000 leveled books for kids in K – 2, quality reading practice has never been easier. The app features an engaging, kid-friendly interface and reading support on every page.
Sightwords.com – The Georgia Preschool Association sponsors resources to help teach your child to read.
Words2Reading – Brings families, caregivers, and teachers the best resources in developing early language skills and reading readiness from birth to age 8. Grow your young reader through easy-to-follow videos, links, downloadable documents, e-books, and audio clips all available online.
Háblame Bebé – Available for both IOS and android, supports Spanish-speaking parents in delivering abundant language nutrition to their infants and young children.
The OrganWise Guys – Access a wide array of engaging activities such as coloring sheets, short videos, recipes, and more to get kids excited about healthy living.
Storyline Online – This award-winning children’s literacy website streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations.
Scholastic Learn at Home – Even when schools are closed, you can keep the learning going with these special cross-curricular journeys. Every day includes four separate learning experiences, each built around a thrilling, meaningful story or video. Kids can do them on their own, with their families, or with their teachers. Just find your grade level and let the learning begin.
Teaching Our World: The Coronavirus – Scholastic created this collection to help you ease children’s fears and empower them with age-appropriate information. These teaching resources were carefully prepared to help your students understand what is being done to keep them safe and how to prevent germs from spreading.
Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood – put together a comprehensive list of screen-free activities.
Department of Education – Talk, Read, and Sing together every day – Resource guide for families from the Department of Education
Free Audio Books – This site has 200 free resources available for download
Camp Wonderopolis – A free online camp that focuses on STEM and Literacy activities
Happy Camper Live – Brings the joys of summer camp right into your living room. There is a daily live stream that starts at 9 am EDT every day.
UNICEF Kid Power – This virtual summer camp has 75+ videos to keep kids active on and off screens all summer.
Wide Open School – How to videos specifically for kids.
Nahunta – Brantley County Extension / 4-H Office – 10303 N Main Street Nahunta, Georgia 31553
Hortense – Volunteer Fire Department – 4954 Hwy 32W Hortense, Georgia 31543
Waynesville – Volunteer Fire Department – 489 Tyson Road Waynesville, Georgia 31566
Hoboken – Volunteer Fire Department – 348 Palm Street Hoboken, Georgia 31542
Qualityrated.org – 1-877-ALL-GA-KIDS – For the website, families can look for quality rated child care in the counties and communities. For the number, families can talk to someone that will help them navigate and find child care and resources.
Communicating Platforms (Free)
Zoom – Up to 100 participants for 40 minutes (share screen option)
Google Hangout – Allows for up to 10 people to chat in a video call. Participants can join the call via email or a shareable link.
CISCO Webex – Up to 100 participants for an unlimited duration
Skype – Up to 50 participants for an unlimited duration. (Downside – each participant has to sign up and download Skype in some capacity) (share screen option)
FreeConference – Unlimited number of participants for an unlimited duration (Free open source project)
Jitsi – Unlimited number of participants for an unlimited duration (Free open source project)
Dating Violence / Domestic Violence
Bay Harbor Church of God.110 west. pantry will be open on Thursdays 11-1
Hickox Baptist Church food pantry will be open from 10-11:30 on Wednesdays
Waynesville Missionary Baptist Church pantry will be open Tuesdays from 9 to 12
If you are a senior citizen or know a senior citizen who could use assistance with getting groceries or items from local stores, please call Philip Popwell at 912-602-9841 to assist with pick-up and delivery.
Health, Pregnancy & STD’s
Heron Book Nests (Lending Libraries)
Brantley County Extension / 4-H Office – 10303 N Main Street Nahunta, Georgia 31553
Brantley County Head Start – 125 Bryan Street, Nahunta, Georgia 31553
Brantley County Health Department – 173 Florida Avenue Nahunta, Georgia 31553
Brantley County Rec Department – Baker Creek Road Nahunta, Georgia 31553
Hoboken Community Center – 221 Chicago Street Hoboken, Georgia 31542
Brantley County Library – 14046 Cleveland Street, East Nahunta, Georgia 31553
LGBTQ+ Help Lines
Rape / Sexual Assault Services
Virtual Field Trips
Monterrey Bay Aquarium– Check out their live web cams
The Louvre:You don’t have to book a ticket to Paris to check out some of the famous pieces in the world’s largest art museum. The Louvre has free online tours of three famous exhibits, including Egyptian Antiquities.
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum: The works of Pablo Picasso, Piet Mondrian, Jeff Koons, and Franz Marc are just some of the 625 artists whose work are a part of the Guggenheim’s Collection Online.
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History: Move at your own pace through the 360-degree room-by-room tour of every exhibit in the museum.
Van Gogh Museum: You can get up close and personal with the impressionist painter’s most famous work thanks to Google Arts & Culture.
Getty Museum: Los Angeles’s premiere gallery has two virtual tours, including “Eat, Drink, and Be Merry,” which is a closer look at food in the Middle Ages and Renaissance.
The Vatican Museum: The Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica, and Raphael’s Room, are just some of the sites you can see on the Vatican’s virtual tour.
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum: Madrid’s must-see art museum has the works of some of the continent’s most celebrated artists like Rembrandt and Dali available online.
Georgia O’Keeffe Museum: Six virtual exhibits are available online from this museum named for the “Mother of American modernism.”
National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City: Dive into the pre-Hispanic history of Mexico with 23 exhibit rooms full of Mayan artifacts
British Museum, London: The Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies are just a couple of things that you’re able to see on a virtual tour of the museum.
Metropolitan Museum of Art: Though the Met Gala was cancelled this year, you can still have a peak at the The Costume Institute Conversation Lab, which is one of the institution’s 26 online exhibits.
High Museum of Art, Atlanta: This museum’s popular online exhibits include “Civil Rights Photography” — photos that capture moments of social protest like the Freedom Rides and Rosa Park’s arrest.
Detroit Institute of Arts: Mexican art icon Frida Kahlo is the focal point of two of the four available online exhibits
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam:The Golden Age of Dutch art is highlighted in this museum which includes the work of Vermeer and Rembrandt.
National Museum of the United States Air Force: You can’t take a ride in Franklin D. Roosevelt’s presidential airplane, but you can check it out, in addition to other military weapons and aircraft, online in the Air Force’s official museum.
• MoMA (The Museum of Modern Art): New York’s extensive collection is available for view online.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: The 16 virtual exhibits include a special section on 21st Century Designer Fashion
The Cincinnati Zoo: Check in around 3 p.m., because that’s the time the Zoo holds a daily Home Safari on its Facebook Live Feed.
Atlanta Zoo: The Georgia zoo keeps a “Panda Cam” live stream on its website.
Georgia Aquarium: Sea-dwellers like African penguins and Beluga Whales are the stars of this aquarium’s live cam
Houston Zoo:There are plenty of different animals you can check in on with this zoo’s live cam, but we highly recommend watching the playful elephants.
The Shedd Aquarium: This Chicago aquarium shares some pretty adorable behind-the-scenes footage of their residents on Facebook.
San Diego Zoo: With what may be the most live cam options, this zoo lets you switch between koalas, polar bears, and tigers in one sitting.
National Aquarium: Walk through tropical waters to the icy tundra in this floor-by-floor tour of the famous, Baltimore-based aquarium.
Walt Disney World: Set aside some time, because there’s plenty to see here. Virtual tours you can take include Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, and Epcot, just to name a few. There are also unofficial YouTube videos that feel just like you’re on famous rides like the Frozen Ever After ride It’s a Small World, Monsters, Inc.Mike & Sulley to the Rescue!, and Pirates of the Caribbean
LEGOLAND Florida Resort: The Great Lego Race and Miniland USA are just two of the attractions you can check out in a virtual tour of the park.
SeaWorld Orlando: The virtual tour of Sea World includes a tour of Discovery Cove and the option to”ride” the steel roller coaster Mako.
Musee d’Orsay, Paris: You can virtually walk through this popular gallery that houses dozens of famous works from French artists who worked and lived between 1848 and 1914. Get a peek at artworks from Monet, Cézanne, and Gauguin, among others.
Pergamon Museum, Berlin: As one of Germany’s largest museums, Pergamon has a lot to offer – even if you can’t physically be there. This historical museum is home to plenty of ancient artifacts including the Ishtar Gate of Babylon and, of course, the Pergamon Altar.
Pergamon Museum, Berlin: This less well-known gallery houses the art collection of one of Florence, Italy’s most famous families, the de’Medicis. The building was designed by Giorgio Vasari in 1560 specifically for Cosimo I de’Medici, but anyone can wander its halls from anywhere in the world.
MASP, Sao Paulo: The Museu de Arte de São Paulo is a non-profit and Brazil’s first modern museum. Artworks placed on clear perspex frames make it seem like the artwork is hovering in midair. Take a virtual tour to experience the wondrous display for yourself.
Virtual Recovery Services
Alcoholics Anonymous: Offers online support
Cocaine Anonymous: Offers online support and services
Life Ring Secular Recovery: offers online support online-meetings
In The Rooms – Online Recovery Meetings: Provides online support through live meetings and discussion groups
Marijuana Anonymous: Offers virtual support
Narcotics Anonymous: Offers a variety of online and skype meeting options
Reddit Recovery: Offers a virtual hang out and support during recovery
Refuge Recovery: Provides online and virtual support
Self-Management and Recovery Training (SMART) Recovery: Offers global community of mutual-support groups, forums including a chatroom and message board
Sober City: Offers an online support and recovery community
Sober grid: Offers an online platform to help anyone get sober and stay sober
Soberistas: Provides a women-only international online recovery community
Sober Recovery: Provides an online forum for those in recovery and their friends and family
We Connect Recovery: Provides daily online recovery groups for those with substance use and mental illness
Unity Recovery + WEconnect + Alano Club: Providing daily virtual meeting for those in recovery and for their family members
Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation contains online support meetings, blogs, mobile apps, social media groups, and movie suggestions, including the online support community, The Daily Pledge and “Tips for Staying Connected and Safe guarding Your Addiction Recovery”
Shatterproof: “How I’m Coping with COVID-19 and Social Isolation as a Person in Long-Term Recovery” provides helpful suggestions
The Chopra Center: Anxious About the Coronavirus? Here Are Eight Practical Tips on How to Stay Calm and Support Your Immune System.”
SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline Toll-Free: 1-800-985-5990 (English and español) SMS: Text Talk With Us to 66746 SMS (español): “Hablanos” al 66746 TTY: 1-800-846-8517 – WEBSITE (ESPAÑOL): HTTP://WWW.DISASTERDISTRESS.SAMHSA.GOV/ espanol.aspx
SAMHSA’s National Helpline Toll-Free: 1-800-662-HELP (24/7/365 Treatment Referral Information Service in English and español)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Toll-Free (English): 1-800-273-TALK (8255) Toll-Free (español): 1-888-628-9454 TTY: 1-800-799-4TTY (4889) Website (español): http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ gethelp/spanish.aspx
Treatment Locator Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator Website: For help finding treatment 1-800-662-HELP (4357) https://findtreatment.gov/