Resources for Educators & Families During COVID-19
Dear Educators & Families,
Below we've outline helpful resources from various organizations to help our educators and families stay healthy and informed during COVID-19. We will continue to update this list as we receive additional information. You can find our resource guide by visiting our website at elcbroward.org/coronavirus. Also, please follow our Facebook page. We are sharing valuable resources for providers, parents, and the community.
Business Damage Assessment Survey - The State of Florida has activated the Business Damage Assessment Survey to assess the impact of COVID-19 on Florida's local business operations so actions to implement appropriate relief programs can begin.
Coronavirus Tax Relief - The IRS has established a special section focused on steps to help taxpayers, businesses and others affected by the coronavirus.
Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Florida Atlantic University (FAU). At FAU, the SBDC Team is working to support our businesses to overcome the impact of COVID-19. Please use this link to request consulting from the Small Business Development Center at FAU.
Facebook also announced a $100 million program to help small businesses.
Families First Coronavirus Response Act - Congress recently passed a bill that responds to the coronavirus outbreak by providing paid sick leave and free coronavirus testing, expanding food assistance and unemployment benefits, and requiring employers to provide additional protections for health care workers.
MemorialDOCNow Free Virtual Visit - MemorialDOCNow lets you visit a doctor from the comfort of home for $0/visit through March 31, 2020 for Coronavirus (COVID-19 ) inquiries. Use coupon code: MEMORIALCARES.
According to South Florida Business & Wealth, companies like Amazon and Publix are quickly hiring to deal with changing business decisions. Check out your local grocery stores and local essential businesses to inquire about additional job openings.
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity also provides information on their Reemployment Assistance Service Center webpage such as temporary wage replacement benefits, job assistance and more.
Footsteps to Brilliance - Footsteps2Brilliance is offering complimentary access to our full program to ALL families of children 0-8 years old for 90 days. This includes comprehensive digital preschool through 2nd grade curriculum in both English and Spanish; leverages the smartphones, tablets, and computers your parents already own, can be used on any device and any platform. Can be used both online and , Once downloaded the program if fully accessible without WIFI or cell service.