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Trusted Websites with the Latest Information
First Presbyterian Church– 617 N Elm St, Greensboro, NC 27401: First Presbyterian is serving takeout meals to all comers beginning about 5:30-6 on Tuesday and Thursday. Line forms on Greene St outside Mullin Life Center. All are welcome and no eligibility criteria beyond showing up.
CCSA Relief Fund For Child Care Programs
The Relief Fund information is live and available here: CCSA COVID-19 Relief Fund. Applications are here: Provider Application. CCSA will be sending this information out, but you may want to reach out to centers in your communities to let them know how you would like to receive applications. We are meeting with CCSA again tomorrow to get additional information and will continue to send to you as we get clarity.
CARES Act Loan Information and Assistance – Self-Help Credit Union has been assisting childcare providers in the state with CARES Act relief programs and other funding sources during the crisis. Childcare providers who are interested in learning more about the available programs can contact Jessie Maxwell (based in Durham) at 919-956-4684 or email@example.com or Jane Hatley (Asheville) at firstname.lastname@example.org or 828-413-5313. Providers can also fill out a contact card at https://www.self-help.org/ppp to receive assistance.
Health and Safety Resources
Mental Health Resources
Hope4NC Helpline (1-855-587-3463) – Hope4NC connects North Carolinians to mental health and resilience supports that help them cope and build resilience during times of crisis. Available 24 hours per day, seven days a week to speak to a live person.
Hope4Healers Helpline (919-226-2002) – It provides mental health and resilience supports for health care professionals, emergency medical specialists, first responders, other staff who work in health care settings and their families throughout the state who are experiencing stress from being on the front lines of the state’s COVID-19 response. 4/28/2020 – Support staff in childcare centers now included.
Better Kid Care Training Charges for training are listed.
Activities for Children
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Last Updated 2:05 pm, 6/2/2020