Community resources

For those seeking help or information about the COVID-19 pandemic, this is a list of resources Aram Public Library staff have gathered and will update as needed. United Way of Walworth County, Call 2-1-1, provides 24/7 referrals for essential services, such as food, shelter, and medical via phone or text.

Trusted Sources

Walworth County

Wisconsin Department of Health Services

National – Center for Disease Control

Global – World health organization

Fact-Checking

Common Sense Media

Coronavirus Rumor Control/FEMA

Factcheck.org

Food Assistance

Walworth County School Resource List including Meal Lists

Walworth County Food Pantry & Diaper Exchange

Lake Geneva Food Pantry

Side by Side Resources – Food Pantries, Medical Care, Clothing, And More

English Quick List

Spanish Quick List

Employment and Small Business

Walworth County Job Center

Department of Workforce Development – Wisconsin

Unemployment Benefits – Wisconsin

Stimulus Calculator – Kiplinger

Job Center of Wisconsin and for COVID-19 “in-demand jobs”

Small Businesses

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) provides information regarding resources available to Wisconsin businesses from WEDC and other local, state and federal agencies.

English

Spanish

Helping Kids & Teens

Dealing with Isolation – I Spent a Year in Space by NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly

4 Ways to Help Your Anxious Kid – from the New York Times

How to Support Kids During Outbreak

Managing Anxiety & Stress 

Dealing with Our Emotions as Grief 

Health Sources and Services

Crisis Mental Health Support – Walworth County Health and Human Services 

English number  (262) 741-3200

Spanish number (262) 741-3193

Open Arms Free Clinic – Medical Care if No Insurance

(262) 379-1401

Friendship Line – FREE 24/7 Friendship Line for people 60 years of age and older and for adults with disabilities and for caregivers. They will also make ongoing outreach calls to lonely adults, if needed.

Wisconsin Department of Health Services

Dementia Care in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Association

Wal-to-Wal DIAL-a-Ride – (262) 723-4402

Shared ride public transportation option for travel anywhere in Walworth County

$2.50 for children under 18

$3.50 for adults within one community’s corporate limits

$5.00 for all other adult trips

Other Organizations

CALL 211 Walworth County – Walworth County-based organizations

Aging and Disability Resource Center – ADRC

  • The Adult Protective Services unit, call (262) 741-3200. 
  • The Alzheimer’s Association Helpline, available 24/7 at 800-272-3900.

Volunteering Opportuntiies

Volunteer Wisconsin

Wisconsin Public Radio

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