ACEsConnection Communities San Mateo County (CA)

San Mateo County (CA)

San Mateo County ACEs Connection is a community for all who are invested in creating a trauma-informed and resilient San Mateo County. This is a space to share resources, information, successes, and challenges related to addressing trauma and building resiliency, particularly in young children and their families.

Recent Blog Posts

Sesame Workshop and BTC Team Up to Help with Big Scary Feelings during the COVID-19 Crisis

Caring for Each Other: How to Use Sesame Street in Communities Resources for Health Emergencies with Families Now Wednesday, April 1, 2020 @ 3 PM ET We're all in this together, and that's why we're all coming together. Sesame Workshop and the Brazelton Touchpoints Center are partnering on a webinar series, beginning April 1st, to share online resources that can help us handle the sudden changes in our lives when we face health emergencies like the one that confronts us today. As a result of...

How to Shelter in Place if You Live With Domestic Abuse []

Note from Mai: In addition to the resources in the article, CORA is a San Mateo County-based agency that provides support for people affected by intimate partner violence. Their free 24/7 hotline is 800-300-1080. How to Shelter in Place if You Live With Domestic Abuse By Michelle Wiley, Shannon Lin Mar 24 Last week, Gov. Gavin Newsom enacted a shelter-in-place order across California. The order, which limits the kinds of businesses and activities that are allowed, is meant to prevent the...

Thrive, Alliance for Nonprofits for San Mateo County: COVID-19 Response

Thrive has put together a list of resources for non-profits in San Mateo County, including where to refer clients and staff for essential services, how to seek emergency funding, ways to stay connected with other nonprofits and more. Main page: Navigation pages: - Giving Opportunity - Essential Services - Request Help& Seek Connections - Resources for Nonprofits - Advocacy - Events - San Mateo County Updates - News for Nonprofits -Partners Resources

ACEs champion pediatricians talk about life and practice in a COVID-19 world

With the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare providers everywhere are changing how they care for their patients. I asked a few members of the ACEs in Pediatrics community what they’re doing differently. Dr. R.J Gillespie, pediatrician at The Children’s Clinic in Portland, OR. Dr. R.J. Gillespie Gillespie says that, as much as possible, they’re switching to virtual visits, which allows them “to comfort and reassure our patients face-to-face as much as possible without risking their...

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