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Resources for Parents

Childcare

If you are having difficulty finding childcare, the following agencies may be able to help

  • Find Childcare NC at 1-888-600-1685
  • Childcare Services Association at 1-855-327-5933

Support for Families with Disabilities

The  Center for Parent Information Resources (CPIR) lists resources to support families with children with disabilities during the COVID-19 emergency. Among the highlighted resources are  Supporting Families with PBIS at Home ;  Parent as Master Planner ,  a featured resource from  School Virtually with a list of Visual Schedule apps; and multilingual resources on COVID-19 from ” Buzz from the HUB ,” CPIR’s e-newsletter

Durham Public Schools Resources

While students are out of school, parents, guardians, and DPS staff who need assistance may call the following numbers during business hours:

  • Academic and counselor support: (919) 560-2505 or (919) 560-3755
  • Information Technology: (919) 560-3837
  • Food services (including meal delivery): (919) 560-3657
  • Spanish-language support: (919) 560-2510

DPS has also created a website with information about grading and graduation during COVID-19. They’ve included details on revised graduation requirements and how third quarter grades will be determined and how students can do work to improve their grades if needed.

Legal Resources

Legal Aid NC has many legal resource documents o n your rights during COVID-19. These include items on education, EC, housing, employment and social security.

Page updated July 6, 2020