Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Berrien RESA Families

Below, is information for parents and families of the Berrien RESA school community. Please check this page often, as this is an evolving situation.

Read the full MI Safe Schools Roadmap issued by Governor Whitmer on June 30, 2020. Stay tuned for how Berrien RESA plans to implement this roadmap. 

Find resources for Student Mental Health Support
Out Center of Southwest Michigan  or call 269-934-5633 

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is launching a statewide warmline for Michiganders living with persistent mental health conditions. The warmline will connect individuals with certified peer support specialists who have lived experiences of behavioral health issues, trauma or personal crises, and are trained to support and empower the callers. 

The warmline will operate seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. at 888-PEER-753 (888-733-7753). It is intended to serve individuals living with persistent mental health challenges including anxiety, depression and trauma. Individuals in crisis, including those considering suicide, are urged to contact the Disaster Distress Helpline 24/7 at 800-985-5990 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 24/7 at 800-273-8255.


If your student will need medications currently on file at school or medical equipment used at school during the closure, please contact the school office of Blossomland Learning Center or Lighthouse Education Center. Medications and equipment not needed during the closure can remain at school.


Locations offering lunch to students around Berrien County
Food Distribution Sites
River Valley School District Food Distribution Information
Michigan Department of Education Food Service Map


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