Resources for Parenting During COVID-19
The City of Irvine has put together a list of resources for parents balancing working from home themselves while also supporting their young children and assisting older children in distance learning. Please click the links below for more information.
- Tips for Families: Coronavirus (Zero to Three)
- Helping Young Kids Through the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis (Zero to Thrive)
- Parents' Guide to Coping with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis (Zero to Thrive)
- Supporting Families During COVID-19 (Child Mind Institute)
- Resources for Coping with the Coronavirus Pandemic (AHA Parenting Blog)
- COVID-19 Resources for Families & Educators (Conscious Discipline):
- Greater Good's Guide to Well-Being During Coronavirus: Practices, Resources, and Articles for Individuals, Parents, and Educators Facing COVID-19 (Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley)
- At Home with the Child Experts: The Science of Screen Time During COVID-19 (Society for Research in Child Development)
Additional City Resources
- Finding Child Care: Essential critical infrastructure workers in need of child care can access a searchable database of currently open child care centers and family child care homes serving children aged birth–12 compiled by Early Childhood OC. This database is updated every Friday.
- Virtual Community Center: Irvine's hub for educational resources on keeping your young ones entertained while continuing your child's schooling at home.
- Child Care Provider Resources: To support child care providers affected by COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, the City of Irvine has gathered resource links for organizations outside the City.
For more information, visit cityofirvine.org/covid19 or call Irvine Child Care Coordination Office directly at 949-724-6632.