School and Childcare
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has provided guidance and support surrounding COVID-19. Their website, found here, has general resources, school closures, and more.
The TEA has also distributed guidance on instructional continuity in the event of extended school closures. Find that document here.
UPDATE: On Friday, April 17, Governor Abbott issued an update which, among other things, directs that all schools will be closed for in-person learning for the remainder of the 2019 - 2020 academic year. This includes both public and private schools as well as higher education institutions. You can find the order here.
Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD
Fort Worth ISD
Lake Worth ISD
Texas Workforce Commission Subsidized Child Care Programs
According to the Texas Workforce Commission, many families and child care programs that participate in the TWC’s subsidized child care program have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more here.
Child Care for First Responders and
Essential Business Workers
The FIND! Child Care tool is intended to serve working parents employed at essential businesses during the Tarrant County community response to the COVID-19 emergency. Access the tool here.
Care.com has also partnered with the State of Texas' Frontline Childcare Effort to connect first responders and essential workers with caregivers willing to help. They are giving 3 months of free premium access for joining. Learn more here.