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All classes and activities have been canceled for the remainder of the year in response to state and federal orders. Please see our Facebook page and announcements below for updates..............Summit Leadership Academy Announces the California Cadet Corps at the JH and HS.


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources
Food & Supplies
Current list of schools providing daily school meals: 
Apple Valley School District
Will be serving meals to children ages 2-18 years of age between the hours of 11am to 1pm at the following locations:
*Apple Valley High School: Solar Panel Lot Student Drop Off
*Phoenix Academy: Lower Campus Parking Lot, Front of Cafeteria
*Sitting Bull Academy: Lower Campus Student Drop Off
*Rancho Verde: Student Drop Off Lane
*Yucca Loma: Bus Area in front of Family Center
*Sycamore Rocks: Student Drop Off Lane, Front of Cafeteria
Also, if you are having trouble finding transportation to get free meals, parents can call (760)247-8001 ext.29003 for assistance. Nutrition Services is offering meal accommodations made 1 day prior to the next meal day. Parents can call Nutrition Services at (760) 247-8001 ext.20214. Children need to be physically present to receive free meals.
Hesperia School District
Will be serving meals to children ages 2-18 years of age between the hours of 11am to 1pm at the following locations:
*Cedar Middle School
*Hesperia High School
*Sultana High School
Even though Spring Break is next week they will continue to serve meals at the above locations. They will advise families via district website if they will be able to expand the serving locations after Spring Break. Children need to physically present to receive free meals.
Victor Elementary School District
Will be serving meals to children ages 2-18 years of age between the hours of 11am to 1pm at all 18 elementary school sites as well as the following Victorville locations:
*Cypress Pointe Park - 16579 Desert Star St
*Villafe Park - Condor Rd & Eto Camino Rd
*Grady Trammel Park - 17184 Stoddard Wells Rd
*Country Club Dr - Next to the Marina in Spring Valley Lake
*Doris Davies Park - 16451 Pebble Beach Dr
*Family Resource Center - 15115 Nisqualli Rd
*Northstar Ave & Pacoima Rd (cul-de-sac)
Victor Valley High School District
Meal pick up will resume March 30 from 10am to noon at all VVHSD schools. All children are eligible to pick up free meals.
Adelanto Elementary School District
Will be serving meals to children ages 2-18 years of age between the hours of 11am to 12:30pm at the following 4 locations:
*Adelanto Elementary 
*Harold George Middle School
*Morgan Kincaid Elementary School
*Theodore Vick Elementary
Children need to be present to receive free meals.


Community Action Food Bank: Community Action Partnership of SB County

696 S. Tippecanoe, San Bernardino, CA 92415
Food Bank, Utility assistance, homeless coalition, emergency assistance, case management, weatherization, and energy conservation assistance.


Food Ministry
323-984-5286 - Lorraine Vains

Curbside Fulfillment service is for those who are unable to leave their home to access services. Lorraine assists with food, clothing, and hygiene. She also has holiday gift-packs. Please call her and leave a message of needs so items are gathered. Mon-Thurs 10AM-1PM.


TAD (Transitional Aid Department) ‘Food Stamps’ Calfresh program
Hesperia: 9655 9th Ave.

Victorville: 15010 Palmdale Rd.
Adelanto: 10875 Rancho Rd.


WIC (Women, Infant, and Children program)
Food checks for pregnant women and parents with children under 5 years.


Victor Valley Rescue Mission

15572 7th St., Victorville CA

Emergency Food Pantries:
Calvary Chapel Adelanto: 11641 Rancho Rd #A&B, Adelanto, CA,  2nd & 4th Fri 10-12pm.
Apple Valley Church of the Nazarene: 12935 Central Rd., Apple Valley. 3rd Friday 10-12pm.
First Christian Church: 17746 George Blvd, Victorville. Tuesdays 10-12pm.
Burning Bush Baptist Church: 14849 7th Street, Victorville. Wednesdays 11:30-1:30pm.
Parish Hall Farmers Market: tickets at Rescue Mission: 15512 6th St., Victorville. Friday 12pm.

Community Dinner: Fellowship Center Foursquare: 16885 Union St, Victorville at 3:30pm.

Clothing Distribution: 15500 7th St., Victorville, CA Mondays 11:30-12:30pm. Ticket available at Mission office.


Church of the Valley

20700 Standing Rock Ave., Apple Valley, CA
Food and clothing distribution Tuesday thru Thursday 10AM-12PM (bring ID)


Our Lady of the Desert

18386 Corwin Rd, Apple Valley, CA
Food Pantry (non-perishable food) Wednesday and Thursday 9-11:30AM

Adults and children need IDs (children can use social security or medi-cal cards)


Valley Christian Fellowship

19923 Bear Valley Rd, Apple Valley, CA
Food and Clothing distribution Thursdays 8-11pm (bring id)


Vida-Life Ministries
11608 Cedar Ave, Bloomington, CA

Bloomington center provides a food bank, emergency food box for families in crisis that can feed up to 4 people for 4 days. New clothes, Latino legal center and counseling services (crisis intervention, brief individual, couples and family therapy).


Catholic Charities: Located at Victor Valley Family Resource Center

16000 Yucca Street, Hesperia, CA
Utilities assistance when funding is available, emergency food assistance, food delivered to seniors with limited income, immigration classes.


Feed my Sheep of the High Desert

11616 Hesperia Rd, Hesperia, CA
Food Bank Wednesdays 10AM-12PM

USDA service every third Wednesday of the month.


High Desert Second Chance – High Desert Food Collaborative

16666 Smoke Tree Ave, Bldg. A8, Hesperia, CA 92345
USDA is last Thursday of the month 10am-2pm
Monday thru Friday 10am-3pm emergency food boxes in bldg. B4.
Monday & Tuesday is Costco Delivery.
Bring bags or boxes for your food.


Holy Family Church
760-900-4631 (Louie Rivera)

9974 I Ave, Hesperia, CA
Food distribution 2nd and 3rd Wednesday (USDA whole chicken) of the month 10AM to 12PM. Must be a Hesperia resident with picture ID. Emergency food daily 8:30-4pm. Closed for lunch.


High Desert Second Chance – High Desert Food Collaborative

12626 First Ave, Victorville, CA – Bible Baptist Church
Food distribution every Saturday from 9am-12am
Please bring bags of boxes for your food.


Salvation Army
760-245-2545 (Mon-Fri 9-12pm & 1-3pm only)

14585 La Paz Dr., Victorville, CA
Afterschool program ages 6-12 Monday – Thursdays3:45pm to 6pm
Dinner served nightly 5-6pm., Pet food provided for those who qualify.
Emergency Food Assistance Monday thru Thursday 9AM-11:45AM
Emergency Food Bank Tuesdays and Thursdays 9AM-12PM
Homeless Lunches Monday through Friday 9AM -12PM
Rent, gas, housing, food utilities, and clothing when funds are available Mon-Fri 9AM-12PM


Samaritan Helping Hand

15527 8th Street, Victorville, CA
Walk-in Food Pantry 10AM-12PM Mondays and Tuesdays (I.D.s and social security cards).
Groceries, shelter, bus tickets, clothing, pharmacy and utilities when funds are available.


Seventh Day Adventist Church

16070 Lorene Dr., Victorville, CA
Food and clothing distributions Thursdays 9AM. Community Services


The Ministry of the Lord’s Table
St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church

15512 Sixth St., Victorville, CA
Hot meals Monday thru Friday 11AM-12PM

Food bank: Weds 8:30-9:30AM, except 3rd week of month on Friday is 7:30am-12pm.
Emergency bus passes to those working and in need.


Youth Enrichment Services – SantaClausInc.

824 E Sixth St., San Bernardino, CA 92410
Provides temporary hotel stays for homeless, backpacks with supplies, duffle bags with clothing for transitioning foster youth, Birthday Bags (bag with a pan, cake mix, frosting, party favors) in a customized duffle bag for low income families.

Health & Safety
County Department of Public Health
*Many employers offer Employee Assistance Programs to offer FREE medical advice, legal consultation, financial planning assistance, medical bill advocacy, and more. Check with your employer regarding this benefit. 
Summit employees receive this benefit through Health Advocate -
*Many healthcare providers and insurance carriers also offer home care options. Check with your provider to see if you can receive care over the phone, an app on smart phones, computer, or in-person at your home.
Summit employees receive this benefit through Teladoc  and Blue Shield
Mental Health We know parents are struggling to balance work, child care and self-care while keeping worries — both your children’s and your own — under control. -
*Summit's Guidance Counselor is available via phone or email. Please call and leave a message at 760.949.9202 or email for a return call.
Literacy resources -
Coronavirus education resources -
Independent Study Students (this is for students who were already in the independent study program prior to school closure) -
Employment Development Department -
  • If you’re unable to work due to having or being exposed to COVID-19 (certified by a medical professional), you can file a Disability Insurance (DI) claim.
  • If you’re unable to work because you are caring for an ill or quarantined family member with COVID-19 (certified by a medical professional), you can file a Paid Family Leave (PFL) claim
  • If your child’s school is closed, and you have to miss work to be there for them, you may be eligible for Unemployment Insurance benefits. Eligibility considerations include if you have no other care options and if you are unable to continue working your normal hours remotely. File an Unemployment Insurance claim and our EDD representatives will decide if you are eligible.
  • If your employer has reduced your hours or shut down operations due to COVID-19, you can file an Unemployment Insurance (UI) claim
*Many banks and mortgage companies are offering low interest personal loans, waived ATM fees, and mortgage deferment to free up money to meet family needs.
Click on the link below for tips on talking to your kids about school threats: 
Click on the link below for more information on the "Parent Project":
Click on the link below for resources that help you support your child's learning growth. Resources include organization tips, ADHD and Dyslexia strategies, building relationships, and much more!
Click the link below for more information regarding bullying: 
Click the link below for some extra help on parenting your ALMOST adult child: