March 31, 2020

Early Child Resource Center offering extra support for Temporary Pandemic Child Care Programs

The Early Childhood Resource Center (ECRC) is offering temporary pandemic child care programs to access resources, communication, mini-grants and staffing to stay operational and provide child care for essential workers during the COVID-19 crisis.

The ECRC is also providing referrals to licensed Temporary Pandemic Child Care Programs, linking displaced child care workers with the program and providing technical assistance, communication and resources, including mini-grants for supplies and equipment.

The ECRC is also supporting parents during the crisis by providing referrals to licensed Temporary Pandemic Child Care Programs.

Child care administrators, providers and parents seeking information or resources are asked to call the ECRC at 1-877-691-8521.

About the Early Childhood Resource Center
The Early Childhood Resource Center serves families, educators and the community. The center is Ohio's child care resource and referral agency serving Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit and Trumbull counties. For more information, visit

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