April 20, 2020
COVID-19 Updates
Online COOP Training
We are excited to announce that CCAoNH will be providing another online COOP training. This online training will review COOP components and provide tools to help child care providers better prepare for potential disruptions in their operations in order to minimize the impact on child care services.

Click  here  or on the flyer for a printable copy.

Training Information:
Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Time: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
CKA: Developing as a Professional
This training will provide two (2) hours of professional development.

Registration Information:
  • Registration is free and available through the NH Professional Registry at https://nhportal.naccrraware.net/nh/
  • Registration is on-line only and pre-registration is required. 
  • Once registered, participants will be emailed a Zoom Webinar Link (URL Code) the morning of the training
  • To join this webinar, you may click on the Zoom Webinar Link or copy and paste the Zoom Webinar Link into your browser 
  • Please fill in your name, email, and organization before you click on the button to join the Webinar. By filling in this information, this will create an online sign-in sheet through Zoom. 
  • As there will be a PowerPoint used, for best viewing and participation we suggest the use of a device with a screen, speakers and a camera.
Resources for Family Child Care
An Update on the Financial Impact of the COVID-19 on Family Child Care Providers
Here’s an update on the various financial resources available to family child care providers.
  • Stimulus checks
  • SBA forgivable loan programs
  • Unemployment
  • Other help on the way?
Upcoming Webinars from Early Childhood Investigation
Here are some free webinars available through Early Childhood Investigations:

Please go to the Early Childhood Investigations website for more free webinars that are available.
2020 Provider Information Update
If you have not had a chance to complete the 2020 Annual Provider Information Update Form, we would greatly appreciate it if you would take a moment to complete it. Below are links to the Annual Provider Update Letter and Update Forms. 
Office of Child Care Recording
On  April 14, 2020 , the Office of Child Care (OCC) hosted a webinar regarding Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance for child care, including the latest   Guidance for Child Care Programs That Remain Open . CDC staff members answered questions related to this guidance, and OCC staff members answered policy- and programmatic-specific questions. A recording of the webinar is now available, and you can view it by accessing  this Web link .

Thank you for your continued support of our children and families.

Office of Child Care
Administration for Children and Families
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Child Care Aware of NH is a statewide Child Care Resource and Referral Program powered by Southern New Hampshire Services. The preparation of this email was financed under a Contract with the State of New Hampshire, Department of Health and Human Services, Division for Economic Housing Stability, Bureau of Child Development and Head Start Collaboration with funds provided in part by the State of New Hampshire and the US Department of Health and Human Services.