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WATCH: Check out our weekly legislative update for July 23, 2021, presented by Tiffany Gladney, NC Child Policy Director.
Child Tax Credit Non-Filers portal, IRS.gov.
TOOLKIT: Don’t let families miss out on the Child Tax Credit, NC Child
Local ARP Advocacy Toolkit from NC Child
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How to enroll in SNAP & WIC
From NC Child’s Parent Advisory Council
SUMMARY: Highlights from the American Rescue Plan, 1/15/2021
Medicaid changes under COVID-19, a pair of fact sheets for families and health care providers
LETTER: NC DHHS Changes to Organizational Structure, NC DHHS Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen
TOOLKIT: Supporting NC’s Vaccination Efforts, NC DHHS
RESOURCE HUB: All the vaccine info at YourSpotYourShot.nc.gov
GUIDANCE: Strong Schools NC Public Health Toolkit, K-12. Updated March 4, 2021. NC DHHS.
RESOURCE HUB: School Children and COVID-19, NC DHHS
UPDATED GUIDANCE: Child Care Strong NC Toolkit, NC DHHS
COMMUNICATIONS: Prevent and Protect Media Toolkit, NC DHHS
CALENDAR: Free Community COVID-19 Testing Events, NC DHHS
COVID-19 North Carolina Dashboard, NC DHHS
Testing Tools from NC DHHS
NCDHHS COVID-19 Video Playlist (on wide range of COVID-19 topics in English and Spanish)
Foster Family concerns and complaints about visitation or other issues during COVID-19 to NC Division of Social Services: 919-527-6340
FLYER: Immigrant Rights & the COVID19 Vaccine ( in 7 languages), NC Justice Center
FAQ: COVID-19 Vaccines 101: Commonly Asked Questions, DukeHealth
North Carolina Council on Health Care Coverage meetings & documents
ARTICLE: Resources for talking to children about political and racial violence, ChildMind Institute
EVICTION HELP LINES: Are you being evicted? Legal assistance is available from these sources:
TIP SHEET: Supporting Children of Incarcerated Parents During COVID-19, The New York Initiative for Children of Incarcerated Parents
GRANTS FOR INDIVIDUALS: NC Community Action Agencies have received funding from NC DHHS to help people with needs like unmet rent and utilities. Contact your local Community Action Agency to find out how to apply.
(English and Spanish): Educators, Essential Workers & Volunteers: Help Keep Kids Safe, Prevent Child Abuse NC
Know your rights: Your employment and COVID-19 (covering paid leave, unemployment insurance and safe workplaces), NC Justice Center
COVID-19 Parent & Caregiver Guide, Prevent Child Abuse NC & NC DHHS
Ensuring Vulnerable Children and Families Have Access to Needed Health Services and Supports During theCOVID-19 Pandemic, Duke Center for Child & Family Policy
Strategies to Support the Well-Being of Essential Child Care Staff and Young Children During COVID-19, Duke Center for Child & Family Policy
COVID-19 Resources & Updates for pediatricians, NC Pediatric Society
Finding an emergency dental care provider during COVID-19, NC Oral Health Collaborative
ISSUE BRIEF: Health Equity Principles for State and Local Leaders in Responding to, Reopening and Recovering from COVID-19, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
TOOLKIT: Racial Equity in State and Local COVID-19 Response Checklist, Community Catalyst
FACT SHEETS: State-by-State Fact Sheets on SNAP and COVID-19, Feeding America
COMMUNICATIONS: Framing COVID-19 series, Frameworks Institute
COVID-19 Resources that Take Race Seriously, EmbraceRace
COVID-19 Claims Reimbursement to Health Care Providers and Facilities for Testing and Treatment of the Uninsured, US Health Resources & Services Administration
States need significantly more fiscal relief to slow the emerging deep recession, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities
Approved Disaster Relief SPAs Reduce Burdens on Beneficiaries, Georgetown Center for Children & Families
COVID-19 Resource Hub, Compilation of tools and resources to help families access life-saving resources and support children through this difficult time, Children’s Defense Fund
Compilation of COVID-19 resources for refugees (and others) in many different languages, Society of Refugee Health Care Providers
COVID-19: 24/7 Parenting in many different languages, Parenting for Lifelong Health
Local community foundations with COVID-19 rapid response funds for nonprofits, Community Foundation Awareness Initiative
Helping children cope with changes resulting from COVID-19 (English and Spanish), from the National Association of School Psychologists