Early Child Care Professionals

Coronavirus UPDATES

Guidance from DSS (Updated 09/25/20)


Minus 9 to 5 Resource List for Early Childhood Providers

Child Care VA Resource List















 Our partners want to hear from YOU

SURVEY 1- EVMS minus 9-5 wants to know what are the urgent needs you or your center have?

SURVEY 2- Child Care Aware would like to know your current center status. 

Lifting Food Restrictions

Minus 9 to 5 can assist with you getting some of the food purchasing restrictions lifted. Check out this important info on their website: https://www.minus9to5.org/food-restriction/

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Other Training

Square One provides professional development training to those who work with children ages 0-8 and their families.

Chesapeake Regional Healthcare MAT and CPR Training:

MAT training flyer for 2020

CPR Adult/Child/Infant training flyer 2020

CPR and First Aid training flyer 2020

Scholarships and Grants:




The Virginia Small Business Financing Authority’s Child Care Financing Program (CCFP)


Volunteer Hampton Roads

Tool Kits:

Safe sleep

Trauma Sensitive tool kit

Facing the Facts: Trauma-Informed Schools

Ideas to Help Children Transition to Kindergarten


More Training Opportunities:

 The Virginia Early Childhood Foundation (VECF) administers a scholarship program - Project Pathfinders - designed to increase the skills of early childhood professionals in preschool and child care settings by accessing community college coursework and credentials. Find more information here

TIPS calendar - The TIPS (Training Information for Provider Success) Calendar is for private, non-profit, and governmental organizations to list early childhood professional development opportunities in Virginia.


Virginia Child Care Provider Scholarship Program is a tuition assistance program offering current and future child care providers a foundation in the care and development of children.


Virginia Infant & Toddler Specialist Network highly trained infant and toddler specialists provide free on-site mentorship and training for early education centers and family home providers. These specialists provide creative ideas and support while increasing the quality of your infant toddler program.


An Early Care and Education Provider’s Guide for Developmental and Behavioral Screening

Click here for a link to Online Webinars offered by Early Childhood Investigations.

Here is another great resource – Virginia Cross-Sector Professional Development Team (VCPD).

 Click here for Calendar.

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