During the current COVID-19 public health emergency, the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley is continuing to provide a diverse array of services.
Child care: As of April 22, 2020 child care is available to the 6 to 13-year-old children of Tier 1 and Tier 2 essential workers.
Meals: Meals are available on a daily or weekly basis (that is, 7 meals may be picked up at a time) for all children under the age of 18.
Runaway & Homeless Youth Services are available to all young people under the age of 22.
Center for Grieving Children is available to all families with one or more children under the age of 19 who have lost a loved one through death.
All other services are generally available to youth between the ages of 6 and 18.
The services we are providing at this includes the provision of care for the 6 to 13-year-old children of essential workers at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Appleton and Menasha, M-F from 6:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. The Club is also distributing free meals each weekday evening between 4:30 and 5:30 at the Clubs in Appleton and in Menasha. Additionally, the Club’s Youth & Family Counseling program continues to provide no-cost licensed, professional counseling via a tele-health platform. The Club’s Runaway and Homeless Youth Program remains available 24 hrs per day at (920) 731-5557. Youth who have run away or have been kicked out of their home can receive in-person crisis intervention services, emergency shelter, care packages, and ongoing support. The Club’s Center for Grieving Children is providing regular ongoing grief support and on-line programming and many of the Club’s other professional staff, including those in the STAR and TRAC programs, continue to be available each weekday for consultation, guidance, and emotional support. The Club is also producing and posting a regular, daily schedule of six educational videos each weekday.
Call (920) 731-0555, M-F, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 pm.
Email for more information: [email protected]
Visit our website for further program and contact information.
On-site services during the COVID-19 public health emergency are available at the Boys & Girls Club of Appleton, 160 S Badger Avenue, Appleton, and at the Boys & Girls Club of Menasha, 600 Racine Street, Menasha.