ACF COVID-19 Resources
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides the most up-to-date information on COVID-19, steps to prevent illness, symptoms, common questions, and information for specific audiences. This page includes resources and information for ACF's mission-related issues and programs affected by COVID-19. With the COVID-19 situation ever-evolving, we will continue to provide COVID-19 related resources for our programs that help our nation's children, families, and communities during this challenging time.
- Office of Child Care COVID-19 Resources
- Information about COVID-19 for Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) Lead Agencies: Relevant Flexibilities in CCDF Law
- Flexibility in Spending CCDF Funds in Response to Federal or State Declared Emergency Situations
- CCDF Frequently Asked Questions in Response to COVID-19
- Child Care and Preschool Pandemic Influenza Planning Checklist
- Preparing Child Care Programs for Pandemic Influenza
- OCC Partner letter on COVID-19 Resources
- Partnership to Address COVID-19 Spread
- CED DCL: Partnership to Address the Spread of COVID-19
- CSBG Dear Colleague 2020-15 Partnership to Address COVID-19 Spread
- LIHEAP DCL Partnership to Address the Spread of COVID-19
- RCD DCL Partnership to Address the Spread of COVID-19
- SSBG DCL Partnership to Address the Spread of COVID-19
- National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV) COVID resources provide general guidance for shelter settings, faith-based and community organizations, and more in preparing and responding to COVID-19.
- National Network to End Domestic Violence, Futures Without Violence, National Health Center for the Homeless Council, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) resources can be adapted and used by community-based domestic violence programs
Early Childhood Development
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) - Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation During an Infection Disease Outbreak
- National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Director’s Message: Coping with Coronavirus: Managing Stress, Fear, and Anxiety
Runaway & Homeless Youth
- RHYTTAC COVID-19
- National Runaway Safeline (NRS) Resources for Youth and Families 1800RUNAWAY.org
Home Free Program: NRS will continue to provide transportation for youth 12-21 years old who are looking for a way home or to an alternative living arrangement. Youth in crisis can call 1-800-786-2929 to initiate the process of using Home Free.