COVID-19 Resources for Families and Early Ed Professionals
Our Healthy Kids Bright Futures team has put together this list of resources to help families with young children during the COVID-19 crisis.
Updated April 2, 2020
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Family Needs Assessment
Early Care and Education Center Closures
- Kiddie Kollege, 2400 Maxine Williams Drive, Kansas City Kansas (March 23-unknown)
- Learning and Fun Preschool, 6007 Swope Pkwy, Kansas City, MO (March 24-unknown)
- St. Luke’s Early Education Center, 9420 James A Reed Road, Kansas City, MO (March 27th-April 26th)
Local, State, and National Agencies
COVID-19 CCAMO Child Care Status Map
Child Care Aware of Kansas
Child Care Aware of Missouri
YMCA Care for Essential Employees and First Responders
Kansas Department of Health and Senior Services: Guidance for Supporting Families in Accessing Healthy and Safe Child Care
Children’s Mercy Hospital-Grab-n-Go-Sack Lunches
Ages 1-18-year-old. Monday – Friday
11:30a.m.-1:00p.m. Children’s Mercy Broadway Clinics (3101 Broadway)
11:30a.m.-1:00p.m. Children’s Mercy Don Chisholm Building (610 E. 22nd Street)
Sack lunches include: turkey sandwich, carrots, apple, and milk
*allergen-free option available with gluten-free bread and soy milk
Access to Food
Kansas WIC Program Now Available Without Physical Presence
Spectrum has announced that it will provide free internet for 2 months for K-12 and college students affected. Call 1-844-579-3743 to enroll.
Are you feeling frustrated, upset, confused?
Helpful Articles & Websites
Imagination Library: Dolly Parton reads every Thursday on Facebook-April 2-June 4 at 6 pm
Why Can’t I Go to School Today?
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood
Early Care and Education Center Staff Resources
The CARES Act: Small Business Relief
For Kansas Programs Only. Available April 2, 2020, $500/per program- Kansas Children’s Cabinet & Trust Fund
Opportunities to Advocate
Babies Need an Accurate Census! You Can Help- April 9, 2020. 2:00-3:00 p.m. EDT
Parent Self Care- Coming Soon