Daily Early Childhood Community Update for:
COVID-19
May 5, 2020
A Thank You from First Lady Pam Northam
Teacher Resources:

National Association for the Education of Young Children - NAEYC: Making videos at home: tips for educators

VDOE's State Wide Training and Technical Assistance - TTAC's Online: COVID-19 Toolkit, Supporting those with autism through uncertain times
ChildSavers:

Zoom chat: "Tips for transitioning your program from COVID-19" Wed., May 6, 12:30-1:30. Register here

Insights from John Richardson-Lauve about attachment-one of the three pillars of resilience.
Resilience Week:

VPM: "Resilience-the biology of stress and the science of hope" Thurs. May 7 9-10 p.m.

Resilience Resource:

Do you know a family with a pregnant woman or with young children who could benefit from home visiting? Family Lifeline is accepting referrals for families residing in Richmond, Henrico, Chesterfield, Hanover and Petersburg. Visits during this time are offered via phone or video conference. To make a referral, please contact Victoria Harris,
804-249-5414!
Professional Development:


Coming Soon: 6 weeks of weekday webinars FREE from NAEYC
Please keep sharing -we are here for you.

Stay safe and be well.

Your SBGR Team
Multiethnic Group of Hands Holding Gracias
"The history of every country begins in the heart of a
 man or woman."
~ Willa Cather
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:
1-800-543-7545


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
admin@smartbeginningsrva.org
804-409-5650
smartbeginningsrva.org