COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) Update and Resources for ChildCareVA

The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) is working closely with the Virginia Department of Social Services, the Virginia Department of Health, the Virginia Department of Emergency Management, the COVID-19 Taskforce, local partners, and other stakeholders to support child care programs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please continue to check this page for updated resources and information.

Child Care Aware, Virginia’s resource and referral agency, assists parents and guardians in finding child care that meets the needs of each family. In this difficult time, they stand ready to help families find care if their normal care arrangements have closed or if a family’s care needs change based on the essential nature of their job in order to serve the community. Visit to complete an online search for care or a search request form, or call 866-543-7852, selecting option 2, to discuss your child care needs, ask questions and receive a personalized list of referrals.

Federal / State Guidance

Health Guidance

Child Care Subsidy Program

Assistance for Providers and Individuals