CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATES & IMPORTANT RESOURCES

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NCDHHS | Food Stamps Update!

Benefits for current eligible Food and Nutrition Services recipients are being temporarily increased. Regardless of a family's normal benefit allotment, they will receive the maximum amount for their household size during March and April.  Questions? Call 1-888-622-7328 or visit www.ebtedge.com.

Free Spectrum Broadband and Wi-Fi!

Charter is offering FREE Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription at any service level up to 100 Mbps. To enroll, simply call 1-844-488-8395. (Installation fees will be waived for new student households.)

Remote Learning - NCDPI

In an effort to support teachers and families, these resources have been gathered and created to provide weekly learning activities that do not require technology and are aligned to NC standards. Resources are organized by age and grade level. Weekly resources will continue to be added to this page.

NC Response to Coronavirus

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) continues to provide the most accurate and up to date information on Coronavirus (Covid 19).  The NCDHHS offers information and guidance on precautions, preparations, medical providers, testing, stigma and much more.

Child Care for Essential Personnel

The YMCA of the Triangle is offering YMCA Camp Hope - child care for essential personnel - through May 15 at the YMCAs and community locations throughout the Triangle. Currently, Camp Hope is offered for grades K - 8 from 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. Click the button below to read more.

Find Your Feast!

Find your FEAST. Durham FEAST sites will have FREE meals for kids aged 0-18 years, along with FREE shelf-stable ingredients and/or family-style casseroles for adults. Food will be available for pick-up according to the site schedule below. One person can pick up meals for the entire family.

COVID-19 Updates + Support

We are working diligently to provide ongoing support for all of our programs. We are all navigating a new way of living and we are committed to supporting each and every child and family we are connected to. Please check back here frequently as we will be updating this information on a regular basis.

Governor Roy Cooper issued Executive Order 121. Click here for details.

LAST UPDATE: May 5, 2020


  • Early Head Start Closings:  Head Start is currently closed through May 31, 2020. Should this change, we will update here immediately.
  • Head Start Closings:  Head Start is currently closed through May 31, 2020. Should this change, we will update here immediately.
  • KidSCope Early Learning Center: KidSCope is currently closed through May 31, 2020. Should this change, we will update here immediately.
At Home Learning & Activities
Storytime With CHTOP!

Storytime With CHTOP!

Click the links below to access our at home learning activities.


A Cozy Good Night | Read by Nicole Forte  (Video)
 
Are You My Mother? | Read by Danielle Reissman  (Video)
 

Bilingual Storytime | by La Sheera Lee (Video)

Caperucita Roja Presentación con títeres | Submitted by Ana Cristina Aristizábal  (Video)

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom | Read by Kenneth Robinson  (Video)

Crazy Hair Day | Read by Christy Jones  (Video)

Digger Man | Read by Sheniqua Lowery  (Video)

El conejo de Pascua | Read by Ana Cristina Aristizábal  (Spanish) (Video)

Elmer's Colors | Read by Genevive Harris  (Video)

Eres Mi Mama? | Read by Nicole Forte  (Spanish) (Video)

Five Green Speckled Frogs | Read by Sheniqua Lowery  (Video)

Germs Are Not for Sharing | Read by Yesi & Lashana  (Video)

Good Night Moon | Read by Lisa Rettie  (Video)

Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb | Read by La Sheera Lee  (Video)

Hola Amigos | Submitted by Ana Cristina Aristizábal  (Video)

Hop On Pop | Read by Sheniqua Lowery  (Video)

If You Give A Mouse  A Cookie | Read by Lisa Rettie  (Video)

I Just Want To Say Good Night | Read by Kenneth Robinson  (Video)

Pajama Time Reading | Read by Katherine Smith  (Video)

Little Fish Song | Sung by Lisa Rettie  (Video)

Llama Llama Gram and Grandpa | Read by Christy Jones  (Video)

Love Monster and the Scary Something | Read by Flo Bright  (Video)

Moonbear’s Pet | Read by Lisa Rettie  (Video)

My Friend Is Sad | Read by Keisha Degraffenreaidt  (Video)

Que Locura! A La Hora de Jugar | Read by Nicole Forte  (Spanish)  (Video)

Spring | Read by Sheniqua Lowery  (Video)

Storytime - Coronavirus and Body Safety | Presented by Safe Touch  (Video)

Thanks | Read by La Sheera Lee  (Video)

The Itsy Bitsy Spider | Sung by Lisa Rettie  (Video)

The Perfect Pet | Read by Sheniqua Lowery  (Video)

The Thankful Book/El Libro de Los Agradecimientos | Read by Ms.Joaquina  (Video)

The Very Busy Spider | Read by Lisa Rettie  (Video)

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Chick | Read by Ashley Parrish  (Video)

There's A Hole In My Pocket | Read by Sheniqua Lowery  (Video)

Vehicles | Read by Ro & Cee Cee  (Video)

Wheels on the Bus | Read by Hernan Urrutia  (Video)

Parent/Guardian Training & Self Care

Parent/Guardian Training & Self Care

Click the links below to access parent/guardian training and self care information.


Book Babies Video Library | Tips for Reading Development  (Videos)

Durham Partnership for Children Schedule Update

Parent/Guardian Curriculum Resources

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Tips for Working From Home While Parenting | Durham Children's Initiative

Food | Shelter | Clothing | Financial Assistance - CHATHAM COUNTY

Food | Shelter | Clothing | Financial Assistance - CHATHAM COUNTY

Click the links below to access a variety of resource information.

Chapel Hill - Carrboro City Schools | Available Resources (English, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Korean, French, Japanese)

GRAB'N'GO: Hearts open while schools closed | Chatham County Schools

Kidz Meals Bagz | SHEETZ

Rapid Response Fund | United Way of the Greater Triangle

Food | Shelter | Clothing | Financial Assistance - DURHAM COUNTY

Food | Shelter | Clothing | Financial Assistance - Durham County

Click the links below to access a variety of resource information.


Durham County DSS Directory of Services

Clothing Resources for Durham

Financial Assistance Resources for Durham

Food Pantries for Durham    (Also see:  Food Pantries Calendar)

Kidz Meals Bagz | SHEETZ

Meals Resources for Durham   (Also see:  Meals Calendar)

Housing/Shelter Resources

Immediate Meal Assistance | DPS Foundation

NC 2-1-1 | Help Starts Here

Rapid Response Fund | United Way of the Greater Triangle

Food | Shelter | Clothing | Financial Assistance - ORANGE COUNTY

Food | Shelter | Clothing | Financial Assistance - ORANGE COUNTY

Click the links below to access a variety of resource information.


Food Resources for OCS Students and Families

Kidz Meals Bagz | SHEETZ

Orange County Food Council

Information & Resources for Parents & Caregivers | Orange County Partnership for Young Children

5 Tips for Talking to Your Kids About Coronavirus and Body Safety | Orange County Rape Crisis Center

OCRCC COVID-19 Resources + Updates | Orange County Rape Crisis Center

Rapid Response Fund | United Way of the Greater Triangle

Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities Through NCWORKS

For more information or assistance with NCWORKS job listings, call Kimberly Gammons at 919-623-3430.


EHS Specialist (work from home) Durham & Morrisville | Amazon

Area Manager Del. Operations Durham & Morrisville | Amazon

Station Operations Manager | Amazon

Summer Pool Attendant | Artisan at Brightleaf

Home Health Registered Nurse (RN) | BayadaNCWORKS Job Order #: 11275132

Lead HR Services Coordinator | Biogen | NCWORKS Job Order #: 11273702

Provider Contract Consultant | Blue Cross & Blue Shield of NC | NCWORKS Job Order #: 11270277

Talent Advisor | Blue Cross & Blue Shield of NC | NCWORKS Job Order #: 11270634

Customer Success Manager, Collaboration | Cisco Systems, Inc. | NCWORKS Job Order #: 157775944

Senior IT Analyst- Cisco IT | Cisco Systems, Inc. | NCWORKS Job Order #: 1290916

Manufacturing Machine Operator | Cree, Inc.

Materials Handler | Cree, Inc.

Operations Assistant Manager | Dollar Tree

Revenue Manager | NetApp, Inc.

Child Nutrition Assistants | Durham Public Schools

PT-Deli Bakery Associate | Food Lion

PT-Food Lion To Go | Food Lion

Receptionist | Frankel Staffing Partners

PT-Warehouse Associates/Personal Shoppers | PolicyGenius | NCWORKS Job Order #: 11028906

Case Management Associate-Life Insurance |PolicyGenius | NCWORKS Job Order #: 11272480

Case Management Associate Property & Casualty  PolicyGenius | NCWORKS Job Order #: 11272465

Apartment Maintenance Tech (Certified & Non-Certified) | The Liberty Group | NCWORKS Job Order #: 11267330

Delivery Associate (NON-CDL) | Woodard & Ellis | NCWORKS Job Order #:11182075