Daily Early Childhood Community Update for:
COVID-19
April 20, 2020
For Providers:

VECF webinar on how Virginia's $70 million for child care support will be disseminated along with other informational documents and application here

NAEYC: What child care providers need to know about current national loan programs: PPP, EIDL and a new webinar "Paying yourself, your staff and your bills". Recording here

Hinge Brokers: Resources for small businesses, parent letter template and past webinars
For Families:

Free webinars for parents and professionals starting April 21- August on topics such as Children and Stress, Purposeful Parenting and Positive Discipline. Dates, times and registration here

Resources for families from Climate of Healthy Interactions for Learning and Development

Setting up a learning environment
at home

How to handle sibling squabbles
Webinars/Trainings:

VAEYCE Exploratory play with light, shadows, balls, ramps and chain reactions, April 23 3-4 p.m. Register HERE!
Emotional Support:


Chesterfield Prevention Services: "Behavior Management with Young Children"

Please keep sharing -we are here for you.

Stay safe and be well.

Your SBGR Team
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month!

The only way to do great work is to love what you do.

-Steve Jobs
Food and Nutrition Access:

Know someone who needs help with food insecurity? Call Feed More's Hunger Hotline 804-521-2500
ex. 631

Text “FOOD” or “COMIDA” to 877-877 to find a feeding site near you or search here. These sites are available to all children 0-18 years old.
Need work or looking for workers?

Join the ChildSavers-CDS Facebook page to list that you need staff or post if you are looking for work. There are almost 150 members now! Let's make these connections!
Attn: Child Care Providers

DSS Licensing Hotline:
1-800-543-7545

VADSS COVID -19 web page for the latest news and resources.
Facebook:

RVA Providers - Join over 100 of your peers!
A NEW RVA Basics website and FREE texting support
is coming SOON!
Stay tuned!
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804-409-5650
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