In the face of difficulties posed by Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), we hope you and your family are healthy, safe, and well. To support you at this time we would like to make sure all foster and adoptive parents and kinship caregivers know about the following resources:
- NC’s Response to COVID-19
Visit this NC DHHS site for current, reliable information and sign-up for COVID-19 updates.
- NC DHHS page “COVID-19: Individuals and Families”
Information and guidance found here include tips for household preparedness, what to do if you feel sick, and protecting yourself from Coronavirus scams.
- Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with COVID-19 (PDF)
This guide from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network explains how this outbreak might affect your family—both physically and emotionally—and what you can do to help your family cope. Also available in Spanish.
- US Children’s Bureau page “COVID-19 Resources”
Provides updates and guidance from medical professionals about how to protect yourself and others from COVID-19.
- Stay Safe and Informed About COVID-19
Resources and help for your family and community from the U.S. Administration for Children and Families.
For assistance with food, child care, or other needs please call 2-1-1 or visit www.nc211.org.