COVID-19 Child Care Resources

Resources for Virtual Webinars/Presentations- FREE!

 

Michigan AEYC Coronavirus Q&A Webinar.. Watch the recording HERE.

Educating Families About Developmentally Appropriate Practices, presented by The source for Learning/Rae Pica. Watch the recording HERE.

Emergency Child Care Systems: A Look from on the Ground, presented by Child Care Aware. Watch the recording HERE.

Coronavirus Stimulus Bill Updates and Business Resources for Early Childhood Programs, presented by Child Care Aware. Watch the Recording HERE.

Stress in Trying Times, Presented by Michelle Burkhard, Grow by 1 Read More…

Conflict Resolution in the Early Childhood Environment, Presented by Michelle Burkhard, Grow by 1. This short course helps you  understand where stress comes from and how to lessen it intentionally. Focusing on the brain science of stress, tips and tricks to combat it, and how personalities affect stress. Watch the course HERE.

Tender Topics: Handling Trauma and Sensitive Issues with Children and Youth, Presented by Pro Solutions Training Read More…

 

Resources from the State of Michigan- Coronavirus Home Page

Child Care Coronavirus Resource Page: Read More…

 

Resources from NAEYC

  • Saving Child Care to Save Our Economy: America’s Governors Must Take Action Read More…
  • Statement on the passage of the CARES Act Read More…
  • Statement and Recommendations during COVID-19: Child Care is Essential and Needs Emergency Support to Survive Read More…
  • Child Care in Crisis: Understanding the Effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic Read More…
  • State by State Child Care Crisis Coronavirus Survey Read More…

Resources for Child Care Programs:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Guidance for Child Care Programs that Remain Open

Center for the Study of Child Care Employment- COVID-19 Financial Relief Resources for Early Care and Education Workers

Early Childhood Investment Corporation- COVID-19 and Early Childhood Resource Page

Michigan Nonprofit Association- COVID-19 Resources & Information Page

Michigan Early Learning Business Advantage- Keeping Child Care Businesses in Business Facebook Group

Small Business Association of Michigan- COVID-19 Resource Page with Funding and Loan Information

 

 

Resources for Advocates

Michigan’s Children: March Budget Basics: What’s There, What’s Missing for Children, Youth, and Families in the Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES)

New America: COVID-19’s Impact on Education and Workforce Policy Read More…

Resources for Family Child Care Providers

C.A.R.E.S Act Fact Sheet on the Paycheck Protection Program for Family Child Care Programs from the NAFCC

C.A.R.E.S. Act Fact Sheet on the Economic Injury Disaster Loan from the NAFCC

Financial Assistance for self-employed individuals (Family Child Care Providers)- The CARES Act provides unemployment compensation to individuals not covered under regular unemployment law, such as those who are self-employed or paid by 1099s, those who have recently exhausted their weeks of unemployment benefits, and those who do not have sufficient earnings over the last year to qualify for state unemployment. Check out Home Grown’s Home-Based Child Care Emergency Fund Toolkit HERE for additional help.

Tom Copeland’s Resources on Unemployment  Family Child Care Providers HERE and HERE

Tom Copeland’s Resources on the Paycheck Protection Program for Family Child Care providers HERE

Resources for Children & Families

  • Michigan Department of Health & Human Services-Additional food assistance for 350,000 Michigan families approved in response to COVID-19 emergency; SNAP work requirements also temporarily waived. Read More…
  • Michigan Families can get food, cash, internet during coronavirus crisis Read More…
  • WIC Breastfeeding Warmline-If you need breastfeeding support during the COVID-19 pandemic, feel free to call (833) 649-4223 7 days/week 8am-8 pm.
  • Where to Find Food – Food Access- Dial 211 or visit www.mi211.org for general food needs.
  • Michigan Department of Education Map to Find Meals for Children During School Closure Read More…
  • Food Bank Council of Michigan- Find a Michigan Food Bank
  • Communicating with Children during the COVID-19 Outbreak. Read More…
  • Why Can’t I Go to School?Conscious Discipline Social Story Creation. Read More…
  • North Carolina Office of Early Learning Remote Learning Weekly Resources. Read More…