World Relief Memphis is committed to caring for our clients and community, both during this crisis and its recovery. Please support our COVID-19 Holistic Community Care Plan through a financial gift.
RESOURCES AND INFORMATION REGARDING COVID-19
Philippians 4:6-7 Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
As we navigate our rapidly changing environment, know that we are with you, and we appreciate how you continue to stand with the most vulnerable. Our team is continuing to serve our clients and community in impactful ways that help provide both safety and support. We will share important announcements and resources on this page.
If you are experiencing symptoms or feel that you may have been exposed to COVID-19, please call 2-1-1 for immediate assistance. You can also call 2-1-1 with questions and concerns related to COVID-19. A language line is accessible to callers who are in need of interpretation.
Our physical location in Memphis will remain closed while we assess phases of reopening. However, we are committed to continuing to providing excellent care for our clients and our community. Our staff will be working remotely and connecting with clients as needed. If you need assistance, we are still reachable by phone as follows:
For employment matters, call or text Rachel 901-213-8830 or Donroy 901-729-9410
If you recently got asylum status, are an SIV, or parole, call or text Skarleth 901-295-8587 or Vaughan 901-602-6782
Questions about the Connect Language Center ESL programs, call or text Skarleth 901-295-8587
GROUP GATHERINGS SUSPENDED
In accordance with state and local guidance, all in-person group gatherings are currently suspended. This includes all...
Job Classes/Vocational Education
IN-PERSON VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES SUSPENDED
All in-person volunteer opportunities are currently suspended. This includes any group gatherings as well as one-on-one interactions and meetings. To prepare for reopening, all present and new volunteers will be required to update their training HERE. If you have concerns about clients you are connected with in light of this suspension, please reach out to us so we can provide additional guidance. You can reach us at 901-341-0225 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Help us keep the Mid-South healthy by utilizing and sharing the local and multi-language resources below.
Visit SCSK12 for access to Learning Guides & Resources, Student Meals information, Family Resources, and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). Multiples languages available.
Keep up with the latest guidance on COVID-19 in Memphis & Shelby County by clicking here.
Rental/mortgage/utility assistance, unemployment, homelessness, food, and many other services in the city can be found here.
Statewide updates on COVID-19 spread and response here.
For information about the 2-1-1 response hotline or help with needs such as housing, utlilites, food, healthcare, mental health and substance use, clothing and household goods, aging and disability services, employment and income, or heating assistance, visit the TN211 webpage here.
Multilingual Health Education
COVID-19 Health Literacy Project (35+ languages) - Fact sheets created in partnership with Harvard Health Publishing
Endangered Languages Project (sorted by language/country)
CDC Infographics & Posters (Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, Arabic, French, Dari, Farsi, Russian, Swahili, Ukranian, Amharic, Nepali, Haitian Creole, Pashto, Somali, Tigryna, Burmese) - President’s guidelines for slowing the spread, what to do if sick, what to know, stop the spread, facts, stay Home if sick, symptoms, protect communities, wash hands; Healthcare facilities posters
Additional language resources: