BCACCS COVID-19 Resources
BCACCS has created a variety of resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please let us know if you would like us to provide something that is missing here. Email email@example.com if you have questions.
To get assistance from BCACCS Advisors please contact:
Jennie Roberts – Provincial Indigenous Child Care Advisor (Fraser)
Angie Maitland – Provincial Child Care Advisor (Northern)
Klara Schoenfeld – Provincial Child Care Advisor (Vancouver Coastal)
Kirsten Bevelander – ACCRR Manager (Vancouver Island/Interior)
BCACCS will be uploading new resources as they become available. Check back here often. All COVID-19 resources will also be listed in the BCACCS Resource Centre COVID-19 Subject Guide, searchable by keyword.
Instructions for Template Use
Bus Cleaning and Disinfecting Chart Template
Bus Cleaning and Disinfection Schedule
Parent Welcome Back Letter
Cleaning and Disinfecting Chart Template
COVID-19 Sudden Closure Policy for Families Template
COVID-19 Sudden Closure Policy for Staff and Managers Template
This policy has been created by BCACCS to support programs who need a sudden closure policy for families. This policy is intended to keep children, families and staff safe by ensuring that substitute or replacement staff are qualified and healthy to work in the program.
This policy has been created by BCACCS to support programs who need a sudden closure policy for staff. It is intended to keep children, families and staff safe during pandemic conditions by outlining the conditions that may require sudden temporary closure and planning the response.
COVID-19 Substitute Staff Policy Template
COVID-19 Enhanced Cleaning Policy Template
To support Indigenous Early Learning and Child Care (IELCC) programs, BCACCS has created COVID-19 policy templates.
This policy is intended to keep children, families and staff safe by ensuring that substitute or replacement staff are qualified and healthy to work in the program.
Staff Wellness Declaration
Child Wellness Declaration
Use this template to help ensure the health and well-being of your child, family and community it is important to communicate with child care staff about the health of your child by confirming their wellness each day at drop-off.
COVID-19 Child Health Policy Template
COVID-19 Staff Health Policy Template
COVID-19 Drop-off and Pick-up Policy Template for Families
COVID-19 Drop-off and Pick-up Policy Template for Managers and Staff
Visitors to the Program COVID-19 Policy Template - Managers and Staff
Visitors to the Program COVID-19 Policy Template - Families
Cleaning and Disinfection Schedule
Indigenous Early Learning and Child Care Program Re-Opening Considerations
This resource has been developed by the BCACCS to align with the recommendations of the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) and BC Ministry of Health (MoH) COVID-19 Public Health Guidance for Child Care Settings and cleaning and disinfecting webpage as well as the BC Child Care Licencing Regulations.
As child care programs across the province prepare to re-open BCACCS has developed this document to support managers and educators as they consider what changes will be required to maximize the safety of their programs under the current COVID-19 conditions.
Human Resources Considerations Related to COVID-19
COVID-19 Emergency Funding for Indigenous Early Learning and Child Care
This resource sheet offers ideas and considerations for IELCC program managers and employers who would like some
ideas about how to provide support to staff as we enter the phase of a new normal.
The BC Aboriginal Child Care Society (BCACCS), through the Indigenous Early Learning and Child Care (IELCC) Framework, invites Urban IELCC Programs and Services (Aboriginal Friendship Centres, Head Start Programs, Aboriginal Infant Development, Aboriginal Supported Child Development, Aboriginal Child Care, etc.) to apply for one-time funding to support children birth to six years of age and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic. Recipients can receive up to $10,000 in funding for the period of June 1, 2020 – September 30, 2020.
Considerations for Continuity of Safe Care During COVID-19 Pandemic Conditions
Tips For Working Remotely
This resource sheet, created by BCACCS, offers ideas and considerations for community leadership and IELCC programs who may decide to provide continued and/or alternative child care supports and services to families and communities during pandemic conditions.