Daily Early Childhood Community Update for:
May 19, 2020
Breaking News: Governor Northam announces an education work group to help guide the process for the safe, equitable reopening of schools
Childcare providers

Visit our Facebook Event for more information and let us know you are coming!
For Providers:

Webinar recording of VECF's : Phase One Child Care Guidance featuring Jenna Conway, Chief School Readiness Officer and Tara Ragland, Director of Licensing Programs at the VA Dept. of Social Services. You can access the webinar recording here and the PowerPoint slides here . Additional resources from the webinar here .

Attn: Area pregnant and postpartum parents, perinatal health and wellness providers and advocates are invited to join this FREE webinar series beginning May 20 thru June 17 4:30-6 p.m. First session is tomorrow: Exploring the impact of COVID-19 on breastfeeding in RVA. Register here
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Stay safe and be well.

Your SBGR Team
If you want happiness for an hour — take a nap. If you want happiness for a day — go fishing. If you want happiness for a year — inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a life time — help someone else.

Chinese proverb
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 post your need staff or that you are looking for work. There are almost 150 members now! Let's make these connections!
Attn: Child Care Providers

DSS Licensing Hotline:

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

Update your program status with Child Care Aware of VA
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