news & perspectives

news & perspectives

Information on the Outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)


The Children’s Trust prioritizes the health and safety of all our program participants and community members. We are closely monitoring guidelines regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) and following the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Massachusetts Department of Public Health. 

As we all take precautions to protect ourselves and our loved ones from the spread of COVID-19, we can’t forget the children and families who depend on our programs and support. As this situation continues to develop, we are working closely with our program partners across the state to respond quickly and address specific needs.

As many struggle to find a new normal during this uncertain time, the Children’s Trust staff have been hard at work vetting and compiling lists of the very best resources available to help you manage.

resources for parents

The growing spread of COVID-19 has created a lot of anxiety and uncertainty for many people, including children. Visit our parenting blog, one tough job, for carefully curated and up-to-date resources including information for parents, cleaning and sanitation tips, and activities to keep children engaged.

resources for family support professionals

The work of family support professionals never stops and grows even more important during a crisis. We compiled some of the best resources available to help navigate your work during this unprecedented time. View that list here.

massachusetts resources

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is working closely with the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to provide updated information about the novel coronavirus outbreak. Read more on

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