Supporting Children and Families in a time of COVID-19
With the cancellation of the annual Early Learning Conference, we wish to provide a space for our early learning professionals to access important ideas and resources to continue a high level of care and support for children while also prioritizing educator wellness.
Link to Current Updates from the Early Learning Division
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SNAP155,000 Oregonians work in restaurants and bars. Thousands of others work in stores and businesses that are temporarily closing. Public structures like SNAP are here for these critical moments. SNAP offers nutrition assistance to eligible individuals and families. You can learn more on the Oregon Department of Human Services website about whether you’re eligible for SNAP and apply online to help keep food on the table.
BEND-LaPine La Pine High School and Bend Senior High School sites open during Spring Break Bend-La Pine Schools has extended its “grab and go” meals for children age 18 and under through April 28, including the week of Spring Break. The meals will be available at five locations March 18-20 and March 30 to April 28. Bend-La Pine Schools will open two locations for meal pick-ups during Spring Break, March 23-27, at Bend Senior High School and La Pine High School. Ensworth Elementary School 2150 NE Dagget Lane, Bend 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Sky View Middle School 63555 18th Street, Bend 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Bend Senior High School 230 NE 6th 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Elk Meadow Elementary School 60880 Brookswood Blvd., Bend 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. La Pine High School 51633 Coach Road, La Pine 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Meals will be served on dates that were scheduled school days prior to the statewide closure order. Visitors are asked to enter through designated doors, pick up a meal from the cafeteria and then take the meal to go. Gathering inside the school will be discouraged. Bend-La Pine Schools custodial staff will be cleaning before and after each meal. Adults can purchase a meal for $4.
SISTERS Meals available at Sisters Elementary School. Seating is available outside or meals can be taken “grab and go.” Breakfast 8 to 8:30 am; lunch 11:30 am to noon.
MADRAS Madras High School: Meals served at the entrance near the gym Bridges High School: Meals served in the parking lot M
METOLIUS Metolius: Meals served in the bus dropoff area
WARM SPRINGS Warm Springs: K-8: Meals served at the curb next to the bus dropoff Meals: March 16-20, March 30-31 Breakfast 7:30 am-8:30 am, Lunch 11 am-11:45 am Meals will be provided as a grab and go, or as a drive through. Eligible Individuals: Meals are free to children 1-18 Providers,
ELD is surveying providers on supply and support needs to maintain their operations over the coming weeks. That survey can be accessed by clicking on the link below.
Survey for Providers — How can ELD support you? Please complete the following survey so we can best help you in assisting families in Oregon that are searching for child care during this public health crisis. We know offering your child care services at this time can pose challenges, especially if you are struggling to find supplies or food deliveries. Please be as specific and detailed with your needs as possible. We ask you to carefully consider what you need to continue or expand your child care services. https://fs22.formsite.com/QRIS/COVIDemergency/index.html