Early Childhood Community Resources for:
An important update to the SBGR early childhood community

Information on upcoming webinars

I s Your Child Safe?
You are invited to FACEBOOK LIVE March 19 at 2 p.m., hosted by Everyday Parenting Solutions. 

Dr. Bergen Nelson, a pediatrician for Children’s Hospital at VCU and EPS faculty member, will be answering your questions about your child’s vulnerability to CV19.

Food and Nutrition Access
ALL school based feeding programs are open to children aged 0-18 years old. Please check with your school district for specific schedules. This is a state-wide directive.

Ways to Advocate

Voices for Virginia's Children:

The Child Care Conundrum is also getting some press!

About Smart Beginnings Greater Richmond
As the backbone organization for Early Childhood, SBGR is working to keep you informed of important resources related to COVID-19 and its impact on access to child care and other early care resources.

Your SBGR team is teleworking and we are accessible via phone and email to help support you through these challenging times.

Please keep sharing - we are here for you.


Stay safe and be well.

Your SBGR Team
Inscription COVID-19 on blue background. World Health Organization WHO introduced new official name for Coronavirus disease named COVID-19

Tell Us How You are Doing

By answering these ?s in red!
In order to stay current and nimble in this changing environment, we want to hear from you. Please share your experiences. We will use this to keep our network informed and to mobilize support for our early care community.


  • What are the immediate needs you are seeing in your community as it relates to child care and early care services?
  • If you are a child care provider, tell us how COVID-19 is impacting your business?
  • What immediate needs are you experiencing? i.e. onsite supplies like hand sanitizer, thermometers....
  • Are there any resources or help you'd like us to share with the Smart Beginnings network?
  • Any other information you can share would be extremely helpful.

Again, our sincere thanks!
Stay Current:
Smart Beginnings Greater Richmond