Helping People….Changing Lives

National Resources 


 American Academy of Pediatrics
 A comprehensive website that includes health tips, articles on current   research, advocacy information, activities and much more.



Child Care Aware 
Helps parents find information on locating child care in their community. 



Children at Risk
Consequences for School Readiness and beyond.  



Children’s Defense Fund

Provides a strong, effective voice for all children of America,  paying particular attention to the needs of the poor and minority children.



Consumer Product Safety Commission
Provides lists of the latest product recalls.



Are You Aware?
This newsletter offers the latest information on child development issues, tips for finding quality child care, and numerous resources for busy parents, as well as child care professionals. 


Families and Work Institute 
Information on work-life issues and concerns confronting workers and employers.


Head Start
Information from Administration for Children and Families (ACF) on finding a program in your state, getting your child into Head Start, starting a Head Start program, and resources for families and communities.




Healthy Kids, Healthy Care
Developed by the National Resource Center for Health and Child Care and Early Education, this website is for parents of children who attend child care programs and have questions about health and safety issues for young children.


   Lead Awareness Program
   Information on how to protect your child from lead poisoning.




Parent Network of WNY

Parent Network of WNY is a community resource for families of individuals with special needs and for professionals who work with these families.