Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for Families, Providers and Communities

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for Families, Providers and Communities

Keep up-to-date on the Coronavirus in the DC area. Find resources on food programs, school resources and activities just for kids.

Child Care Recovery Best Practices

The health, safety, and security of our children and child care staff are everlasting concerns and critical factors in early learning and development.

Family Connections

We have worked with community partners to identify a series of daily resources and activities from nationally-recognized organizations that families can use to keep children engaged and to continue the learning process. All resources are developmentally appropriate for the ages specified and are aligned to the DC Early Learning Standards.

Family Connections April 2020 Resources

View this document visit the links to access all the resources available to parents and families during this time.

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 66​,000 pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.​

Promoting Positive Behavior to Prevent Suspensions and Expulsions

The District of Columbia understands the importance of fostering children’s social and emotional growth, promoting positive behavior, and preventing the escalation of behaviors that may lead to suspension and expulsion of children from birth to age 5 in child development facilities.

Find Career Opportunities

Department of Employment Services (DOES)

DOES provides employment tools to connect District employers, employees and job seekers to opportunities and resources.

Change in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C Eligibility Criteria

This memorandum describes the changes in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part C eligibility criteria.

DC Child Care and Development Fund State Plan FFY 2019-21

The CCDF is the primary federal funding source for states to assist and support low-income working parents and those engaged in education and job training activities with securing subsidized child care. The CCDF emphasizes the importance of quality child care for all children and sets parameters for how federal funds should be invested for these efforts.

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