Resources & Assistance

Limited funds are available to assist with the out-of-pocket costs for brain health and wellness activities for those most impacted by the tragedy at Sandy Hook School.  For a list of frequently asked questions about eligibility and how to submit claims for coverage, please click here – crf-fund-1-2017-faq.  Funding is provided through the Sandy Hook School Support Fund and other partners including the Newtown Lions Club Foundation and the Newtown Rotary Club Foundation.

For assistance and referrals to local providers, please call the Newtown Center for Support and Wellness at 203-270-4612.

 

Helpful Websites

CT Office of Victim Services – www.jud.ct.gov/crimevictim

The Child Trauma Academy – http://childtrauma.org/

The Center for Complicated Grief  – www.complicatedgrief.org 

National Child Traumatic Stress Network – http://www.nctsn.org

National Center for School Crisis and Bereavement – https://sowkweb.usc.edu/about/centers-affiliations/national-center-school-crisis-and-bereavement

National Center for PTSD – http://www.ptsd.va.gov/

Helpful Tips & Guidelines

Helping Children & Adolescents Cope with Violence – What Parents Can Do

Helping Children & Adolescents Cope with Violence – What community members can do

PTSD Information

Tips for Families on Anticipating Anniversary Reactions

Tips for Finding Help

Tips for Parents on Media Coverage of Traumatic Events

Teacher Guidelines for Crisis Response