Provider Support & Resources

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Contact your local Child Care Resource & Referral Agency for support and resources!


Health & Safety

Business and Financial Assistance

Caregiver Activities

Mariela's Sing Along with Guitar

Mariela's Music Time:

Music and Play Time! Learn about Healthy Habits through bilingual songs and fun activities with Mariela’s Music Time brought to you by California Child Care Resource and Referral Network.

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Growing, Learning, Caring Project:

Child Care Initiative Project (CCIP)

Training Module Handouts:

For more information about CCIP training opportunities, contact your LOCAL CHILD CARE RESOURCE & REFERRAL AGENCY.

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Trauma-informed care training and coaching: Child care providers participating in the Bridge Program receive access to trauma-informed care training and coaching from their local resource and referral agency.

  • ACES Connection, ACEs in Early Childhood
    • Check out recent blog posts on state child care assistance programs and Julie Kurtz, and then scroll down for a new YouTube book on sheltering in place called, Time to Come In, Bear: A Children's Story About Social Distancing.

  • The Center for Optimal Brain Integration (COBI)
    • Click on the red bar “Covid-19 Webinar, Handouts and Resources" on the COBI website. Recorded webinars include, Early Childhood Leaders Managing the Stress of Working in Response to COVID-19 and Emergency Response Strategies to Support Young Children and Families During COVID-19.

  • Dr. Nadine Burke Harris
    • Listen to California's Surgeon General talk about how to ease stress and stay mentally healthy during the pandemic

  • ACEs Aware
    • Offers helpful resources in English and Spanish for caregivers, and for providers to share with families; scroll down to these sections "For Adults" and "For Families/Children" to find these handouts and more: Lowering Toxic Stress, The Benefit of Supportive Relationships, Using Mindfulness, and Good Sleep Habits.

Learn more about the Bridge Program