Daily Early Childhood Community Update for:
COVID-19
April 6, 2020
Webinar Recordings

Social Distancing for Families: Screen Time Strategies and Resources. Recording here .

Social Distancing with children under 6. Recording here.

VECF webinar with great information and tools for family day home providers from "Resources for Child Care Programs Impacted by COVID-19". Listen and view materials here!
Virtual Emotional Support Events:

For Parents & Professionals: A Q&A with Dr. Danny Avula hosted by Voices for Virginia's Children. Facebook Live - 4/8 at 8:00 p.m.

Dr. Bruce Perry is having "Office Hours" each Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 2:00 via zoom , during which he does a 15-20 minute presentation on aspects of stress, trauma, resilience.  More info here!

Zoom training: "Self-Care for Families During Covid-19", April 9, 2020 1-2:15 p.m. Register here.

Zoom Friday Meditations with Amanda Lynch, a trauma informed specialist. Starting Friday, April 10th 2-2:30p.m. Join here, Password 582321

Child Mind is available with mental health resources, live on-line sessions and daily tips for families. Click here.
OTHER REALLY IMPORTANT THINGS!!!
Tom Copeland:

Articles and recordings on loans, paycheck protection and new laws offering financial support .
Please keep sharing -we are here for you.

Stay safe and be well.

Your SBGR Team
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance,
you must keep moving!

-Albert Einstein
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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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