Welcome to the Coronavirus Center at Paul Duke STEM
We hope students and families of Paul Duke STEM are staying safe. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the current situation, please reach out to teachers, counselors, or administrators.
Food and Financial Resources
Atlanta Food Bank - The Atlanta Food Bank has designed this website to help provide assistance to those in need of food. Additionally, they provided this information:
Know anyone in need of food assistance? They can text “FINDFOOD” or “COMIDA” to 888-976-2232 to find a pantry nearby.
We screen individuals and families to see if they are eligible for benefits like SNAP (food stamps), we may also be able to help with that remotely.
Want to know if you could receive food stamps (SNAP) or other government benefits? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (678) 553-5917.
GCPS Food Program - Lunches will be served at Paul Duke STEM High School for anyone 18 or younger from 11am-1pm every day from March 23-27. In addition, GCPS school buses will make lunches available for pick up at bus stops near the 70 sites. Information about estimated delivery times will be shared on the GCPS website once they are finalized.
Baby Formula - If you're in need of baby formula and cannot find it in stock, call the number on the back of the formula and they will send you a case during this time.
Rent or Bills - If you're in need help with rent or bills, contact:
St Vincent de Paul @ St Patrick's Catholic Church
2140 Beaver Ruin Rd,
Norcross, GA 30071
Electric Bill - If you're in need of help with a gas or electric bill, contact Partnership for Community Action who is holding appointments virtually due to COVID-19.
If you are experiencing a crisis, there are resources for you and your family, even during digital learning days.
Georgia Crisis & Access Line : 1-800-715-4225
Crisis Text Line : Text "GA" to 741-741
Suicide Prevention Lifeline : 1-800-273-TALK or 1-800-SUICIDE
Sexual Assault Crisis Line : 866-900-6019
Comcast is offering low-income families an "Internet Essentials" package free for 60 days. More info here.
Charter Spectrum is also offering 60 days of free broadband and wi-fi. Information can be found here.
There are many non-profit organizations that focus on providing families with technology. If you are your family is in need of a laptop, please reach to the organizations here.
Find low cost internet service and technology in your area by going here.
Mental Health Resources
- Click here if you need help coping with stress over COVID-19.
- Click here for virtual counseling services
- Click here if you want to learn how to start a Gratitude Journal.
- Click here if you're a parent who needs help talking to your child about the Coronavirus.
- Click here if you're feeling anxiety over the Coronavirus
- Click here for free meditation apps
- Click here for free, printable coloring pages
- Click here for the Georgia COVID-19 Emotional Support Line
Contact Your Counselors
Your counselors want to hear from you! Please don't hesitate to contact them.