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Thursday, March 26, 2020
March 26, 2020REVISED COVID-19 EMERGENCY CHILD CARE OPERATIONS AND FINANCING GUIDANCE[SUMMARY]Dear Child Care Providers:I sincerely apologize for the multiple messages. The revised guidance addresses NC Pre-K payments as follows: NC DHHS will pay...Click here to read full memo. 
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Despite very uncertain times and increased stress from health concerns, employment/food/housing security and increased demands in educating children, we all know one thing that is certain – parents need support now, more than ever before.Click here to take a look at a new resource from Triple P America.[SUMMARY BELOW]Reassure your children that your family...
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
March 25, 2020Good afternoon, Moore County!The team at Partners for Children & Families is here for you and wants to help you navigate the many changes and challenges you face related to COVID-19. Here are a few ways we can support you:Caregivers with Young ChildrenIs the current disruption in routine and worries about the future affecting how you...
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
March 24, 2020Updated Links for Resources and Information for Child Care Providers on Local Smart Start Partnerships Aiding and Assisting with North Carolina's Response to COVID-19[SUMMARY]Dear Child Care Providers:Yesterday, the Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE) sent updated  health and operational guidance with a request to...To...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Resources and Information for Child Care Providers on Local Smart Start Partnerships Aiding and Assisting with North Carolina's Response to COVID-19March 24, 2020[Summary]Dear Child Care Providers: Yesterday, the Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE) sent updated health and operational guidance with a request to take action on several...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
General Update on North Carolina's Response to COVID-19March 24, 2020[SUMMARY]The NC Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE) has several updates to share on North Carolina's response to COVID-19. Below is a list of highlights. Please be sure to check the latest update page and review the information provided on ncdhhs.gov/coronavirus. 1. ...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
[SUMMARY]Dear Child Care Providers, Please see the guidance document for important COVID-19 related guidance and request for actions that we are asking you to take if your program remains open or chooses to reopen. This guidance contains three important sections.1. Updated health guidance2. Vacancy and closure reporting3. Ensuring critical workers have...
Friday, March 20, 2020
March 20, 2020Update on the Spread of COVID-19, the Novel Coronavirus[Summary]Protecting the state's health care workforce and making sure they have the protective equipment they need is paramount.  As licensed child care providers, the state needs you to be there for the children of the health care workforce, emergency responders, and others who are on the...
Thursday, March 19, 2020
March 18, 2020DCDEE Announces Flexibility in Policy and Regulatory Requirements[SUMMARY]The Division of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE) appreciates all the hard work and continued sacrifices that NC's child care facilities have made during the COVID-19 outbreak to serve families, fuel the state's economy, and protect the state and nation's...
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Updated March 18, 2020As the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to be a growing concern across the country, we are taking extra precautions to protect our clients, staff, and community partners.Our office will be closed until Monday, March 30th. Emails and phone messages will be monitored during this time and each of our staff will respond as...

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