Daily Early Childhood Community Update for:
April 13, 2020
Recordings and Webinars

CDC and Office of Child Care offer webinar Tuesday, April 14, 2-3 p.m. on the latest guidance if your program is still open. Register here.

Take 15 mins to watch Oprah & children's mental health expert Bruce Perry discuss the pandemic as a collective and how to help children and families.

How to make the most of video chats with kids.
National News and Guidance

Build Initiative COVID-19 blog posts about supporting childcare during this crisis.

Public benefits and hunger program UPDATES during the COVID-19 crisis.
Local Resources!

Child Care Aware of VA has created an interactive map showing open and closed child care across the state. Complete the survey here if you have not updated your status with CCAVA.

Please keep sharing -we are here for you.

Stay safe and be well.

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Memories of our lives, of our works and our deeds
will continue in others.
-Rosa Parks
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:

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

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