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March 24, 2019
Breaking News:

INFORMATIVE Webinars & Reads:

Recording from VECF Early Childhood Stakeholder Call – COVID-19 Update from March 24th

R ecording: "Dealing with the financial side of COVID-19 for child care providers." by Tom Copeland

R ecording (you must register to view the recording): "Bracing for COVID-19, What early childhood programs need to know and consider now." With Tom Copeland and CCAoA experts in health and emergency prep.

Recording : "Addressing the Policy Needs of Family Child Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic"

Stress, Hope, and the Role of Science: Responding to the Coronavirus Pandemic from the Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University

Hands On Greater Richmond (a service of the Community Foundation) has a running list of critical volunteer needs in our region. View these regularly updated volunteer opportunities at  handsonrva.org/highneeds

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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

Food and Nutrition Access
Text “FOOD” or “COMIDA” to 877-877 to find a feeding site near you. These sites are available to all children 0-18 years old.

Attn: Families
If you or someone you know is looking for childcare, call Child Care Aware of VA at 1-886-KIDS-TLC or email KaShara here .

Attn: Child Care Providers

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

Social Media Resources:
Ch esterfield PDG Facebook Page- over 50 providers have joined. Don't miss out!
RVA Provider Facebook Page

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

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