Texting Tool Available to Access Food for Children Parents who need food assistance for their children can text FOODNC to 877-877 to locate nearby free meal sites. The texting service is also available in Spanish by texting COMIDA to 877-877. Additionally, No Kid Hungry NC has created a map of
This tool is designed to guide shelter staff in creating safe, developmentally appropriate environments for young children experiencing homelessness.
CCSA Releases Tool for Homeless Shelters to Provide Positive Environments for Young Children Post-COVID-19
One in every 16 children under six years old in the U.S. classifies as homeless, jeopardizing their health, development and well-being. The updated and validated Early Childhood Self-Assessment Tool, released by Child Care Services Association (CCSA), supports shelters to provide positive environments for young children. Chapel Hill, N.C., May 26,
Schools and early childhood programs offer stability and safety. When schools and early learning programs close, or move to online learning, the health, safety and well-being of homeless children and youth are jeopardized. See information from SchoolHouse Connection.
Child Care Services Association Releases State Plans for Families with Children Experiencing Homelessness
Child Care Services Association (CCSA) releases Families with Children Experiencing Homelessness, FY2019-FY2021 Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) State Plans outlining efforts in all 50 states Chapel Hill, N.C., January 15, 2020: Child Care Services Association (CCSA) works to ensure every child has the best start in life with high-quality child
The 2019-2021 CCDF State Plans include eligibility requirements, coordinating with partners, increasing access and providing professional development…