COVID-19 Resources for Portland Families

PDX Parent is here for Portland families during this uncertain time. We are all local parents, too, and we are going through this with you.

Bookmark this page! We’ll continue to add ideas and resources to help your family weather the crisis. If you have information you think we should add, email

Health and Wellness

Oregon Health Authority (OHA): Novel Coronavirus Updates


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Resources for Home

Brave Care’s COVID-19 Symptom Checker

Albertina Kerr (children’s mental health services, including short-term crisis stabilization, as well as clinic- and community-based outpatient care)

How to Talk to Kids about Coronavirus

NPR’s “Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring The New Coronavirus”


Sanity-saving Tips for Parents During COVID-19

Ideas for Fighting Loneliness

Multnomah County Mental Health Call Center

Partners for a Hunger-free Oregon website for resources to find food

Financial and Practical Resources

Information on Unemployment, Tenants’ Rights, Food & Essential Supplies, and Mental Health

Parents Navigating COVID-19 Issues: Co-Parenting during a Pandemic

Essential Worker Child Care Directory

Guidepost Montessori Emergency Care for Essential Workers

211info Call 2-1-1 to speak to someone about your questions.

OHSU’s COVID-19 Resources for People with Disabilities

At-home Fun

PDX Kids Calendar with Online Events & Local Business Updates

Virtual Camps and Classes

Open for Business (Safely) – check out how these local businesses have adapted

Kid-friendly Restaurants Offering Pickup or Delivery

Outside Activities Close to Home

Fun & Easy At-home Activities

Music Together® of Portland Online Program

Creative Kids’ Birthday Ideas in a Pandemic

Portland Toy Stores and Bookstores with Pickup and Delivery

9 Podcasts for Kids to Subscribe to Now

Audible’s Free Stories for Kids

Hands On Creative Projects

Age-Appropriate Chores for Kids

Meditation and Mindfulness Apps for Kids

Education Resources

At-home Education Resources

Multnomah County Library

Oregon Zoo – Daily videos plus Facebook Live events with educational activities

Portland Public School’s Coronavirus Updates and Resources


Partners for a Hunger-free Oregon website for resources to find food

Meal Kit Delivery Services

Prepared Meals Delivered to Your Door

Recipe Files

Easy Stress-baking with Kids

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