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CONNECTING YOUR FAMILY

Our mission is to support youth, families, seniors and all members of our communities. We want everyone to honor the governor's executive order to Stay Home. Stay Safe. Save Lives,  and are providing some resources to help support you and your family. 

Stay Connected to Learning

Each Monday while schools are closed, St. Clair County RESA will share a collection of high- quality, engaging educational resources organized by content area and grade level and, with clear guidance for parents supporting their children's learning.

How to talk to your kids about COVID-19
  • Are you struggling to explain what is happening with your children? Christina Howard, a mental health specialist with Community Mental Health that consults with our child care, shared this story as a way to help your little ones understand. Download it today.

  • Christina also recommended a website – Be Strong Families – to provide resources to help parents stay strong and positive for themselves and their children during this time. Check it out.

  • Use this Story Hand ritual to comfort and connect with a child who is feeling scared or anxious about COVID-19. This is another recommendation from Christina.

Other Local Resources
  • The St. Clair County Great Start Collaborative is a partnership of parents, child care providers, service providers, businesses and other community leaders who are committed to giving every child in St. Clair County a great start in life. 

  • Great Start to Quality helps parents find the best early learning settings for their children and helps providers and educators improve the care they give to children.

  • The St. Clair County Early Childhood HUB helps families connect to home visiting services. The HUB is specifically designed for pregnant women and children ages 0-5.

  • The Great Start Collaborative is proud to announce that with the help of St. Clair County RESA, United Way of St. Clair County and other local donors, Imagination Library is now available to every child in St. Clair County who is between 0-5 years old.

  • Connect your family to a world of information through the St. Clair County Library System. The Library System is a network of vital community centers that supports continuous learning, individual growth, encouragement for reading and community enrichment.

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