KBTC is here to help you and your family feel supported. Here you can find tips on how to continue supporting your child(ren) with at-home learning, different ways to offer comfort, and more.
This year families have been hit with new school routines, social distancing, and working remotely or a lot less. Whatever your situation may be, it could be a lot to navigate.
These resources are options to remind you that you are not alone. You are enough.
Check out the resources below! They may be useful for your family or a family you know.
KBTC Community- Coronavirus
Coronavirus: We're All In This Together
Along with fear and uncertainty, the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic is spawning a plethora of rumors and misinformation. KBTC is here to point you toward credible sources of information during this difficult time.
Meanwhile, please remember to wash your hands, avoid contact with others (stay at least six feet away), stay at home if you are sick, and contact a medical professional to get tested if you have symptoms. If you are out and about please be safe and wear a mask and continue to stay at least six feet away from others.
How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus:
How You and Your Child Can De-stress During Coronavirus:
Parenting During Coronavirus:
FREE meals for Tacoma residents through
June 30, 2021-
Any student 18 or younger can get free breakfast and lunch packs five days a week through June 30, 2021.
How to pick up meals-
Students, parents, or guardians can pick up meals from elementary schools between 11:30am to 12:30pm and from middle schools between 10:00am tp 12:00pm, Monday- Friday.
For more information from TPS, click here.
Click here for a detailed weekly menu from Tacoma Public Schools.
Parents and Educators- sign up for upcoming webinars!
Wednesday, May 26th- 7:00pm-8:00pm - Child Care Resources Community Appreciation Event
THANK YOU for all that you have done to ensure all children have access to high-quality early learning experiences. To show sincere gratitude and appreciation, CCR dedicates this new event to everyone in their our vast and ever-expanding community. Everyone is welcome to join!
Tuesday, June 8th- 8:00am-9:00am - Inspire Breakfast
Join Project Child Success and Help Me Grow Pierce County for the 2021 Inspire Breakfast! In this virtual event, celebrate the early childhood community in Pierce County. Proceeds from this years breakfast will support the Pierce County Diaper Banks.
Additional Tips and Resources
Basic Needs and Financial Assistance
Family Support Centers across Pierce County now offer Diaper Bank services.
Updated list of operating Food Banks in Pierce County.
- Nutrition program for women, infants and children (WIC)
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) provides temporary cash for families in need.
Locate where you can get local flu vaccines with insurance or free of cost.
Indoor Activity Ideas:
PBS KIDS Family Night:
Sesame Street Healthy Habits Playlist: