Food:

-Mountain Pie Company on the River: Kids 12 and younger eat for free off the kids menu

-Hansford Center (500 Washington St.): Provides those over 60 with a nutritious meal for the cost of a “donation”, usually $2.00.  Register at (304)348-0707.

-From March 16, 2020 through March 20, 2020, school aged students can get the following options free of charge. They must be at the same location as a Little General Store.

Taco Bell: Two Free Tacos

Arby’s: Classic Roast Beef and Kids Fry

Godfather’s Pizza: Free slice of pizza.

Burger King: Cheeseburger and Kid’s Fry

Subway: 6” Turkey, Black Forest Ham, Cold Cut or Veggie

-Kanawha Valley Senior Services: Provides assistance with supplemental food and nutrition, including access to senior meal centers and home meal delivery.  Call (304)348-0707 to see if you qualify for services.

-Subway: Free 6’ sub for school aged children.

Mental Health Hotlines During Quarantine:

Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations.

If you need to talk to someone, these resources are confidential and available for free 24/7:

 Mental Health During Crisis

-Ms. Sayre-Hayes Middle School Counselor-304-722-0222 8am-3pm Weekdays

-National Parent Hotline (1-855-427-2736)

-United Way 211

-Call 1-800-273-8255 for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

-Text HOME to 741-741 for Crisis Text Line

-Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66-746 for the Disaster Distress Hotline

-Call 1-866-488-7386, text START to 678-678 to chat with The Trevor Project

-Call 1-800-799-7233 or text LOVEIS to 22-522 to connect with The National Domestic Violence Hotline. 

Low Income/free Internet:

-Comcast Internet Essentials, a low-cost home internet package for qualifying individuals and households, is now available for free for the first two months.

-Access from AT&T is a low-cost home internet package for qualifying individuals and households (no special for COVID-19 but still available at a low cost)

-Sprint Wireless: For the next 60 days, no terminating service if they are unable to pay their Sprint bill because of the coronavirus, and waiving late fees incurred because of economic circumstances related to the pandemic.

Customers with metered data plans will receive unlimited data per month for 60 days (a minimum of two bill cycles) at no extra cost.

We will provide customers with an additional 20GB of mobile hotspot data per month for 60 days (a minimum of two bill cycles) at no extra cost.  Customers with mobile hotspot-capable handsets who don’t have mobile hotspot today will now get 20GB as well per month for 60 days (a minimum of two bill cycles) at no extra cost.

-Altice/Suddenlink: offering free high-speed internet to households with students affected by COVID-19.  Starting Monday, eligible households can call the following number: 888-633-0030 to initiate service. *NOTE: if the family has an overdue payment or owes residual money to suddenlink for previous service, new service will not be initiated