Daily Early Childhood Community Update for:
May the 4th be with you!
Greater Richmond SCAN and the Greater Richmond Trauma Informed Community Network (GR-TICN) are leading efforts along with 26 other TICNs in the state to launch Resilience Week VA 2020. You can find details on their Resilience Week Webpage . Here you will find handouts, daily events/trainings, news, and a media library for sharing far and wide.
Resilience Supports:

50 Ways to Practice: Mindful Monday

Sesame Street is teaching kids calming techniques with your favorite characters.

NAEYC Webinar: Talking to and supporting children and ourselves during the pandemic. Thurs. May 7, 3-4 p.m.


Online, confidential Virginia family support group for parents of children 17 and under with mental health challenges. 1st and 3rd Wed. 7-8:30 p.m. Email for the Zoom link.

FREE NAMI Basics Online Course geared toward the unique needs of families with children who have mental health conditions
Provider Resources:

Hinge Early Education

Webinar: Strategies for Re-engaging your teachers and staff. Tues. May 5, 1-2 p.m.

Recording: Essentials to kick starting your recovery plan

Child Care Aware of America

Please keep sharing -we are here for you.

Stay safe and be well.

Your SBGR Team
“What Is It They’ve Sent Us?”
-Princess Leia
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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