Daily Early Childhood Community Update for:
June 1, 2020
Thank you:
To all the volunteers, providers, and supporters who made our Essential Supplies Distribution on May 30th a HUGE success!!! We gave out 2500 masks, 220 gallons of hand sanitizer and much more to over 200 child care providers!
Professional Development:

Infant Toddler Specialist Network: ePyramid (formerly CSEFEL) FREE online learning modules. Space is limited. Register by June 5

CDC Foundation: Tools to evolve your COVID-19 child care strategy, June 2, 12-1:30

Better KidCare: Mental wellness during COVID emotional overload, June 2, 1:30 or 6:30
Resources to discuss the current unrest:

Sesame Street Caring for each other Resources: Missing Friends , Feeling Worried , Coping with Sickness , Understanding Needs and Wants

Racial equity tools for people and groups who want to increase their own understanding and work towards justice.

Discussing race with children:

This video is a great tool to help you get started.
Please keep sharing -we are here for you.

Stay safe and be well.

Your SBGR Team
The capacity to care is the thing which gives life its deepest significance.

Pablo Casals
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
Smart Beginnings Greater Richmond