Restore Illinois Child Care Guidelines & Illinois Governor's Office of Early Childhood Devel

The Illinois Governor's Office of Early Childhood Development (GOECD) has developed new resources and made additions to the COVID-19 pages on our website that we would like to share with you: Additional materials have been developed to support families and providers as Illinois moves further into Phase 3 of Restore Illinois. For Illinoisans

For Families

For All Early Childhood Education & Care Providers GOECD, in partnership with the Illinois Pyramid Model State Leadership Team, has developed Social-Emotional Toolkits early childhood providers and leaders can use to manage stressors and promote wellness during challenging times.

For Child Care Providers

For Home Visiting Programs

For After School Program Coordinators, Managers & Directors Click here for more information and to register for an upcoming training opportunity, Reimagining Afterschool in Illinois: From State and National Perspectives, hosted by the National AfterSchool Association on June 17, 2020 at 10AM.

Other resources: COVID for Early Childhood Emergency Childcare for Providers and Communities Erickson Institute: Mental Health Services for Children and Families

There are frequent updates on COVID-19. To stay current on reports and guidelines, and how to keep safe and healthy, please see the City of Chicago resource page here.