Daily Early Childhood Community Update for:
COVID-19
April 14, 2020
Recordings and Webinars

TODAY! Tuesday, 4/14 at 5:00 p.m.! Experts from VCU Health will host a Zoom call for you and your children. Any age, any question! The expert pediatrics team is here to help! Join here!

Thursday, 4/16 at 1:00 p.m. J oin Greater Richmond SCAN's Parent Engagement Coordinator, Olivya Wilson, and Behavioral Health Community Organizer, Tamika Daniel, for this virtual training on engaging families during COVID-19. Click here to register!
Kids Corner

Join Elmo's Playdate on PBS Kids, Tuesday, April 14th, 7 p.m.
Local/National Resources


National Domestic Violence Hotline
24/7, 1-800-799-7233, l ive chat, or text "LOVEIS" to 22522. Service for hard of hearing and deaf
Stay Healthy

Move More Together: free live workouts twice daily , 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Mental Health America of VA's warm line, Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sat.-Sun. 5 p.m.-9 p.m. 1-866-400-6428

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
1-800-985-5990 or text "TalkWithUs"/ "Hablanos" to 66746

Please keep sharing -we are here for you.

Stay safe and be well.

Your SBGR Team
During the month of April, community members use pinwheels as a visible show of support for keeping children in our community safe during National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.
-Helen Keller
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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.
At Home?

Do you want to keep children in your home? Contact Patricia at ChildSavers for a FREE Family Child Care Start Up Toolkit. 804-591-3919
Attn: Child Care Providers

DSS Licensing Hotline:
1-800-543-7545

VADSS COVID -19 web page for the latest news and resources.
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Smart Beginnings Greater Richmond
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804-409-5650
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