Family Resources

Community Food Distributions

There is another FREE Food Distribution Thursday, May 27th from 5-7pm (or until food is gone) at Lansdowne High School (3800 Hollins Ferry Rd.). Frozen meat will be offered along with canned, non-perishable goods!   Come early as supplies are limited.  As always, walk up or drive thru access will be available.

NEW! Friday Meal Distribution at LES

There will be a weekly food distribution at Lansdowne Elementary School every Friday beginning March 26th at 3:45 pm until supplies last. Families can receive one package per child in the home. Each meal package will include breakfast and lunch for Saturday and Sunday. Please pull into the bus loop and remain in your car when picking up the food. Please also remember to wear a face mask.  

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Muise at or 443-809-1408.

Free meals provided by BCPS


BCPS will be providing free meals for its students at multiple sites and by bus this school year. Please continue to check the updated Meal Sites List for the latest information. 

Internet access 

Ready to access online resources but don't have internet access at home? Several local internet providers are working to offer free/low-cost options to families during this time.



  • AT&T is offering two months of free services, and then $5 a month for speeds 768Kbps-3Mbps,or $10 a month for speeds 5Mbps-10MBPS.
  • They are waiving all home internet data overage fees. 
  • For more information and to apply, visit the Access from AT&T webpage.
  • The customer service number is 1-800-288-2020.


  • Verizon provides “Lifeline Services” including phone, and internet for discounted fees. Basic phone services are around $0.66 a month for outgoing calls, and enhanced phone services are $10 a month for unlimited calls.
  • Additionally, Broadband internet is available for $9.25 monthly. 
  • For more information and to apply, visit Verizon's Lifeline webpage.
  • The customer service number is 1-800-832-4966

Baltimore County resources for help

Social emotional support resources

Children (and adults!) are likely to have lots of unanswered questions and be experiencing all kinds of emotions during this time away from their regular school routines. See below for some ideas on how to support your child's social emotional health.  Additional resources and ideas will be updated regularly below:

Mental Health Resources

Please view the Mental Health Resources document for a comprehensive list of available services for students and families.

ESOL Resources

Please view the ESOL Family Literacy Flyer for information regarding free Zoom classes! If you have any questions on this or would like any additional information, please contact the Family Literacy ESOL program coordinator, Angina Panozzo, at or 443-840-3452. 

Academic Resources

Common Ground and Student Achievement Partners created Family Guides to help anyone supporting a child's learning in the 2021 school year and beyond learn more about what children should know and be able to do, grade by grade, in math and literacy.