COVID-19 Parent Resources

First 8 Memphis wants to ensure that families, community members and early childhood professionals have access to resources and tools needed as we navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. Our list of resources will be updated regularly. We are committed to making sure that young children and their families have what they need during this time. 

Tennessee Department of Human Services

Tennessee DHS will issue up to two months of emergency cash assistance for qualifying families that have lost a job as a result of the pandemic.

High Ground

Memphis Area COVID-19 Resource Guide – High Ground News has compiled a running list of useful links and info including shelter-in-place guidelines, food assistance, resources for parents, workers, businesses, and more.


MIFA (Emergency Assistance)


MLGW (Emergency Assistance)

Mid South Food Bank

Mid-South Food Bank

More COVID-19 Parent Resources