The holiday season is a wonderful time to appreciate the diversity of values, traditions and belief systems that exist within our schools and communities. With all of the hustle, bustle and excitement of the season, however, the time can often be difficult and stressful for children and families.
As we join together to celebrate the season and holiday break in the coming weeks, find resources below for demonstrating kindness and empathy and for minimizing stress at home.
Parents, guardians and mentors play a major role in helping children to learn kindness and compassion. Learn more.
For educators and school staff, it is important to be aware of how to talk about winter break, keeping in mind that not all children look forward to the same opportunities and experiences during the winter break. Learn more.
The holiday season can be incredibly stressful for many families and children. Find tips to help minimize stress and make the time more enjoyable and fulfilling. Learn more.
While many children and families look forward to the break from school and work during the holiday season, for others it can mean going hungry as families struggle to fill the gap without subsidized school meals. Learn more.
Grants aim to foster youth-led initiatives that promote positive health outcomes through civic engagement and leadership. Learn more.
Deadline: January 6, 2020
Purpose is to improve access to mental health care for children and expand the number of professional and paraprofessional treatment personnel. Learn more.
Deadline: January 10, 2020
Supports the planning and implementation of unique programs for children which motivate and encourage reading Learn more.
Deadline: February 1, 2020
Build environmental literacy of K-12 students to support environmental health and resiliency of communities. Learn more.
Deadline: March 26, 2020
Please note: The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools does not administer these funding opportunities. Please refer to each organization for further direction and details.
Provide culturally responsive therapy and case management and support students’ social-emotional health. Learn more.
Provide psychological services to students pre-K through 12, including screening, assessment, and counseling. Learn more.
Screen, assess and evaluate students and provide evidence-based treatment methods in mental health care of students and families. Learn more.
Provide oversight for the health education services and programming at school-based health centers in Alameda County. Learn more.