COVID-19 Resources for Providers

The Butte 4-C's is available to help during this challenging time. We are taking calls (office and text phone), responding to email, and checking our drop box on the south side of the office. Our office is open to the public with health and safety precautions in place. This page has resources for families, children, and child care providers to stay safe and healthy. Here is a collection of statewide and local resources provided by our local Zero to Five Collaborative click here.

Informational Resources 

The Butte-Silver Bow Unified Health Command has opened a call center in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). It is available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Members of the public can call the line at 406-497-5008 with questions or concerns.

Current Information

Early Childhood Services Bureau (ECSB) Frequently Asked Questions:

Important Directives: *click to view*

08.11.20: MT STATE: Gov. Bullock announced an additional $50 million to support child care and Montana families 

  • This funding will be released by the Early Childhood Services Bureau (ECSB) in four buckets

    • $30 million in grants to maintain and expand child care for school-age children during out of school time​

  • $10 million in scholarships for families with special circumstances​​

  • $8 million in direct support of licensed child care providers

    • Processing will begin on September 1st, 2020, by ECSB the information is above for providers that have not applied.

  • $2 million for CCR&R agencies for administration and outreach

07.22.20: MT STATE: Face Covering Directive including FAQ'S for child care providers

07.15.20: MT STATE: Governor's Facemask Mandate

05.29.20: MT STATE: Governor's Phase II Reopening Directive

05.20.20: CDC: Initial Phase II Reopening Guidelines- Child Care page 40 

05.06.20: MT STATE: Govenor Bullock announces $10 Million for child care providers

04.01.20: MT STATE: Govenor Bullock's Child Care Directive​

03.26.20: MT STATE: Gov. Bullock Issues Stay at Home Directive to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

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