Family Resources

Free summer meals provided by BCPS

BCPS program

BCPS will be providing free Grab and Go meals for its students at multiple sites this summer. Please continue to check the BCPS Coronavirus Updates webpage for the latest list. 

Students receive a breakfast and lunch on Monday through Wednesday. On Thursday, students receive two breakfasts and two lunches for Thursday and Friday. Meals are not being distributed on Fridays. 

Meal Sites in Our Area

  • Arbutus ES, 11:00am - 1:00pm
  • Baltimore Highlands ES, 11:00am - 1:00pm
  • Lansdowne HS, 11:00am - 1:00pm
  • Riverview ES, 11:00am - 1:00pm

Free meals have also been announced by the Maryland State Department of Education (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) and Baltimore County Government (lunch). Please visit the Maryland Meals Site Search website to look up additional meal sites in your neighborhood.

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: