We know that making sure your family is properly taken care of will always be your top priority. To that end, our student success coordinators have gathered information from each of our locations to help you identify resources that you can utilize to provide the proper support for your children.

American Camp Association

This resource will allow you to search for 2020 Virtual Camp listings. You can search for available camps using several filters including: free or camps with fees, activity categories and more. URL: https://members.acacamps.org/Virtual-Camp?select-orgaffil=78&text-description=

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Storyline Online

Storyline is a free resource for remote learning during COVID-19 where movie stars read their favorite stories to kids.   URL: https://www.storylineonline.net/      

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Fun Brain

This website allows students to play games while learning Math and Reading Skills. You can choose the activities and games for ages Pre-K through 8th grade.   URL: https://www.funbrain.com/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Experience Great Smoky Mountains National Park at Home through their SmokiEEEs program! Learn online and outside with Park Ranger-led adventures, activities and resources for students of all ages. The website has activities as well as kid posted videos in the community and video tours in the Smokies.   URL: https://smokieees.org/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – National Geographic Educational Resources

Now, as communities around the world are exploring new ways of teaching and learning at home, we invite you to join us for live broadcasts of Explorer Classroom. In our commitment to support educators, students and families during this transition, we are now providing Explorer Classroom every weekday at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Explorer Classroom’s live video events connect […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources- Brain POP

Brain POP and Brain POP Jr. have interactive videos, activities and quizzes designed for kids. To assist with learning needs due to COVID-19, the website is offering families to sign up for free access to the materials. Please visit the site for more details. Topics included: Local and State Governments Math Arts and Technology Concept […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Google Arts and Culture

Google Arts and Culture Visit this website to explore art collections, take virtual tours of museums around the world, explore places around the world, learn about historical figures and history, experiments, different cultures and more.   URL: https://artsandculture.google.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Simon and Schuster Publishing

Read & Learn with Simon Kids is presented by Simon and Schuster Publishing   The website offers live read-alouds, downloadable activities, curriculum guides and more.   URL: https://simonandschusterpublishing.com/readandlearn/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Sesame Street Educational Resources

In response to COVID-19, Sesame Street is offering educational videos for children about safe hand washing, caring for each other and more. URL: https://www.sesamestreet.org/caring  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Imagination Library Bedtime Stories with Dolly Parton Goodnight with Dolly is a 10-week special series of weekly videos featuring Dolly Parton reading select Imagination Library books. The weekly read aloud series begins on April 2. Dolly hopes this series of stories will provide comfort and reassurance to kids and families during the shelter-in-place mandates.   […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Kennedy Space Center Educational Resources

The Kennedy Space Center is having live presentations on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on Facebook Live at 9:30am Eastern Standard Time for younger children and 1:00pm Eastern Standard Time for young adults.   URL: https://www.facebook.com/pg/KennedySpaceCenterVisitorComplex/posts/?ref=page_internal    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Read Alouds

Authors who are planning new read-alouds and lessons are sharing their schedules in a Google Doc created by literacy advocate Olivia Van Ledtje. Please visit the link below for the schedule and link to each read-aloud.   URL: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MrM7Ypu3uoEEwbyLQ6sxkx8d-sePrP2J64WQrb6dNfI/edit        

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Online Homeschool Curriculum

Calvert Homeschool Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, Calvert’s is offering FREE curriculum for the first 3 months. Use Code: CALVERT90 Calvert’s has curriculum for grades K-2 and 3-12 with media-rich curriculum for grades 3-12.   Please visit the site below for more information. URL: https://www.calverthomeschool.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Home-Schooling Resources

Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, The TODAY Show has provided home-school tips and free resources to assist. Please visit the link below for ideas for activities, tips and other resources.   URL:  https://www.today.com/parents/how-homeschool-during-coronavirus-crisis-t176020      

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Louisiana Child Care Assistance

In response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the Louisiana Department of Education opened the Child Care Assistance Program to support essential critical infrastructure personnel. These families can access subsidized care for children age 12 and under at licensed childcare centers participating in the program, or through registered and certified family childcare and in-home providers by […]

Brenda’s 24 Hour Daycare

Please contact them for more information. Address: 539 Taft St, Baton Rouge, LA 70802 Phone: 225-388-9411 URL: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Brendas-24-Hour-Daycare/121496857908212    

PlayDates Drop In Hourly Child Care

PlayDates Drop In Hourly Early Learning Center is a Louisiana licensed Type I center. We are located at the southeast corner of the intersection of Bluebonnet Boulevard and North Oak Hills Parkway, approximately halfway between Perkins Road and Highland Road, and at the only traffic light. No Appointments, Contracts, or Waiting Lists At PlayDates, you […]

Safe Kids Worldwide

Safe Kids Worldwide is a global organization dedicated to protecting kids from unintentional injuries, the number one cause of death to children in the United States. Throughout the world, almost 1 million children die of injuries each year. Areas We Work In Home Cars and Road Sports and Play This resource provides free infant car […]

Louisiana CAFE-Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) Customer Portal

This website allows you to apply for the Louisiana Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP).  CCAP provides assistance to families to help pay for the child care needed in order to work, or attend school or training. http://cafe-cp.dcfs.la.gov/selfservice/  

YWCA-Greater Baton Rouge

The YWCA has the following programs: Early Head Start:  This program is for children ages 0 to 3.  Beyond free full-day child care, EHS offers parental education and support, take-home family activities, mental health and disability screenings, and healthcare, social service, education referrals.  This program usually has a waiting list so apply as soon as […]

Department of Children & Family Services -State of Louisiana

Description:  “Working to keep children safe, helping individuals and families become self-sufficient, and providing safe refuge during disasters” URL:  http://www.dcfs.la.gov/

Care.com

Description:  Care.com’s premise is simple: Our consumer matching solutions allow families to search for, qualify, vet, connect with, and ultimately select caregivers in a low-cost, reliable and easy way.  Find care.  Find jobs. URL:  https://www.care.com/  

HelpandHope.org

  Help For Parents. Hope For Kids.   Child Safety Tips Keeping their children safe is every parent’s first concern. But, it’s a dangerous world out there! Use our parenting tips, videos, and resource library to learn how to keep your child safe at home, at play, and at school. Some of our parenting tips about child safety include: […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for solutions that connect Americans to greater opportunity.  Some of the services that may be offered are: • Workforce Connections • HUD Housing Assistance • Transportation […]

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse is an Office of Family Assistance (OFA) funded national resource for fathers, practitioners, programs/Federal grantees, states, and the public at-large who are serving or interested in supporting strong fathers and families. Fatherhood.gov is a site for: Dads looking for tips, hints and even deals for […]

National Parent Helpline

National Parent Helpline Being a parent is a critically important job, 24 hours a day. It’s not always easy. Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained Advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. URL:  http://www.nationalparenthelpline.org Helpline:   1-855- 4 A PARENT  (1-855-427-2736) HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday – Friday 10:00 AM PST-7:00 PM […]

Department of Human Services by State

Department of Human Services by State The Department of Human Services in each state provide services for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child Support Child Care Assistance And others… Click on your state below for your state’s Department of Human Services website. Alabama Hawaii Massachusetts New Mexico South […]

Suntopia.org / Resources

Suntopia.org Everyone needs a little help sometimes, and Suntopia.org helps people help themselves in times of need. Services include: FOOD                                                  RENTAL ASSISTANCE HOMELESS SHELTERS                EMERGENCY LOANS […]

BREC Recreation – Baton Rouge, LA

BREC Facilities for a Variety of Recreational Activities BREC is the agency that connects people to parks and nature in East Baton Rouge Parish. It is a political subdivision of the state of Louisiana created in 1946 to develop, maintain and operate public park and recreational facilities. Adults and Seniors Adult Leisure Centers Arts and […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit of further education), career counseling, home loans, life insurance, burial assistance, and healthcare.  They also offer homeless and at-risk Veterans assistance with locating housing, healthcare, […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Programs […]

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator HRSA Health Center Locator allows anyone in the USA to type in their address or general location and find local health care near them.  The information populated gives the name, address, phone number, and distance from your location for each health center. Find a Health Center […]

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) If your children need health coverage, they may be eligible for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). If they qualify, you won’t have to buy an insurance plan to cover them. CHIP provides low-cost health coverage to children in families that earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid. In […]

Childcare Center.us-National child care center search engine

This is a national website that allows parents to search for area child care centers, home daycares, and nannies/sitters.  The site allows you to narrow your search by zip code, city, or state.  To begin a search click on the “Find Providers” tab.  The website also indicates whether the care provider might participate in a […]

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood believes in the individual fundamental right of people throughout the world to manage their reproductive health, regardless of income, marital status, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or residence. Respect, inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our organization are essential to our well-being. We believe reproductive self-determination must be […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Description:  Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children realize their potential and build their futures.  They nurture children and strengthen communities.  They Operate under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life.  Provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships. Meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) […]

New Eyes for the Needy

New Eyes for the Needy New Eyes is a non-profit, non-sectarian volunteer organization that purchases new eyeglasses for poor children and adults in the United States. The organization also recycles donated glasses for distribution to indigent people in developing nations worldwide. Since 1932, New Eyes has provided clear vision to over 8 million people in the […]

Volunteers of America North Louisiana – Baton Rouge & Shreveport, LA

Volunteers of America North Louisiana Through our hundreds of human service programs, including housing and healthcare, Volunteers of America touches the lives of almost 1.3 million people in over 400 communities in 46 states as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico each year. Since 1896, we have supported and empowered America’s most […]

Children & Family Services Department – Baton Rouge, Shreveport, & Lafayette LA

Children & Family Services Department Services: Assistance Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (formerly Food Stamps) Family Independence Temporary Assistance Program (FITAP) Kinship Care Subsidy Program (KCSP) Child Support Enforcement Services Louisiana Combined Application Project (LaCAP) Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) Child Welfare URL: http://www.dss.state.la.us/#1 Address: 627 N. Fourth St., Baton Rouge, LA 70802 Phone: 1-888-LAHELP-U […]

Floynell KinderCare – Baton Rouge, LA

Floynell KinderCare Programs Offered: Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years) Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years) Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years) Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years) Before- & After-School Programs (5 – 12 Years) Summer Programs (preschool, prekindergarten, and school-age) Ages: 1 year to 12 years Open: M-F, 6:30 AM to 6:00 PM URL: http://www.kindercare.com/our-centers/baton-rouge/la […]

Kids’ Cove Daycare and Learning Center – Baton Rouge, LA

Kids’ Cove Daycare and Learning Center Our goal is to provide quality childcare and learning experiences for children in a safe and caring environment by helping them develop and grow socially, creatively, emotionally, physically, and intellectually. We are currently a Type II Daycare Facility, who does not accept Childcare Assistance. URL: https://www.kidscovebr.com/ Address: 12006 Coursey […]

London Bridge Early Learning Center – Baton Rouge, LA

London Bridge Early Learning Center London Bridge Early Learning Center, L.L.C. has two locations in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. LBELC North is located in the Village of Monticello Subdivision and LBELC South is located on Wentling Avenue in the Sherwood Forest Office Park.We are Type III and Quality Star Rated! Our goals are to provide affordable, […]

Color Wheel Learning Center – Baton Rouge, LA

Color Wheel Learning Center The Color Wheel Learning Center provides a nourishing environment in which a child can develop mentally, physically, socially, and emotionally to their fullest potential. By giving families more resources to help them better identify and meet their children’s needs, we empower parents to become more successful. Curriculum by Age. URL: http://www.cwlc.com/ Address: […]

WOMEN INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) providing  Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

American Camp Association

This resource will allow you to search for 2020 Virtual Camp listings. You can search for available camps using several filters including: free or camps with fees, activity categories and more. URL: https://members.acacamps.org/Virtual-Camp?select-orgaffil=78&text-description=

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Storyline Online

Storyline is a free resource for remote learning during COVID-19 where movie stars read their favorite stories to kids.   URL: https://www.storylineonline.net/      

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Fun Brain

This website allows students to play games while learning Math and Reading Skills. You can choose the activities and games for ages Pre-K through 8th grade.   URL: https://www.funbrain.com/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Experience Great Smoky Mountains National Park at Home through their SmokiEEEs program! Learn online and outside with Park Ranger-led adventures, activities and resources for students of all ages. The website has activities as well as kid posted videos in the community and video tours in the Smokies.   URL: https://smokieees.org/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – National Geographic Educational Resources

Now, as communities around the world are exploring new ways of teaching and learning at home, we invite you to join us for live broadcasts of Explorer Classroom. In our commitment to support educators, students and families during this transition, we are now providing Explorer Classroom every weekday at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Explorer Classroom’s live video events connect […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources- Brain POP

Brain POP and Brain POP Jr. have interactive videos, activities and quizzes designed for kids. To assist with learning needs due to COVID-19, the website is offering families to sign up for free access to the materials. Please visit the site for more details. Topics included: Local and State Governments Math Arts and Technology Concept […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Google Arts and Culture

Google Arts and Culture Visit this website to explore art collections, take virtual tours of museums around the world, explore places around the world, learn about historical figures and history, experiments, different cultures and more.   URL: https://artsandculture.google.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Simon and Schuster Publishing

Read & Learn with Simon Kids is presented by Simon and Schuster Publishing   The website offers live read-alouds, downloadable activities, curriculum guides and more.   URL: https://simonandschusterpublishing.com/readandlearn/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Sesame Street Educational Resources

In response to COVID-19, Sesame Street is offering educational videos for children about safe hand washing, caring for each other and more. URL: https://www.sesamestreet.org/caring  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Imagination Library Bedtime Stories with Dolly Parton Goodnight with Dolly is a 10-week special series of weekly videos featuring Dolly Parton reading select Imagination Library books. The weekly read aloud series begins on April 2. Dolly hopes this series of stories will provide comfort and reassurance to kids and families during the shelter-in-place mandates.   […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Kennedy Space Center Educational Resources

The Kennedy Space Center is having live presentations on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on Facebook Live at 9:30am Eastern Standard Time for younger children and 1:00pm Eastern Standard Time for young adults.   URL: https://www.facebook.com/pg/KennedySpaceCenterVisitorComplex/posts/?ref=page_internal    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Read Alouds

Authors who are planning new read-alouds and lessons are sharing their schedules in a Google Doc created by literacy advocate Olivia Van Ledtje. Please visit the link below for the schedule and link to each read-aloud.   URL: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MrM7Ypu3uoEEwbyLQ6sxkx8d-sePrP2J64WQrb6dNfI/edit        

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Online Homeschool Curriculum

Calvert Homeschool Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, Calvert’s is offering FREE curriculum for the first 3 months. Use Code: CALVERT90 Calvert’s has curriculum for grades K-2 and 3-12 with media-rich curriculum for grades 3-12.   Please visit the site below for more information. URL: https://www.calverthomeschool.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Home-Schooling Resources

Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, The TODAY Show has provided home-school tips and free resources to assist. Please visit the link below for ideas for activities, tips and other resources.   URL:  https://www.today.com/parents/how-homeschool-during-coronavirus-crisis-t176020      

Safe Kids Worldwide

Safe Kids Worldwide is a global organization dedicated to protecting kids from unintentional injuries, the number one cause of death to children in the United States. Throughout the world, almost 1 million children die of injuries each year. Areas We Work In Home Cars and Road Sports and Play This resource provides free infant car […]

Care.com

Description:  Care.com’s premise is simple: Our consumer matching solutions allow families to search for, qualify, vet, connect with, and ultimately select caregivers in a low-cost, reliable and easy way.  Find care.  Find jobs. URL:  https://www.care.com/  

HelpandHope.org

  Help For Parents. Hope For Kids.   Child Safety Tips Keeping their children safe is every parent’s first concern. But, it’s a dangerous world out there! Use our parenting tips, videos, and resource library to learn how to keep your child safe at home, at play, and at school. Some of our parenting tips about child safety include: […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for solutions that connect Americans to greater opportunity.  Some of the services that may be offered are: • Workforce Connections • HUD Housing Assistance • Transportation […]

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse is an Office of Family Assistance (OFA) funded national resource for fathers, practitioners, programs/Federal grantees, states, and the public at-large who are serving or interested in supporting strong fathers and families. Fatherhood.gov is a site for: Dads looking for tips, hints and even deals for […]

National Parent Helpline

National Parent Helpline Being a parent is a critically important job, 24 hours a day. It’s not always easy. Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained Advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. URL:  http://www.nationalparenthelpline.org Helpline:   1-855- 4 A PARENT  (1-855-427-2736) HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday – Friday 10:00 AM PST-7:00 PM […]

Department of Human Services by State

Department of Human Services by State The Department of Human Services in each state provide services for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child Support Child Care Assistance And others… Click on your state below for your state’s Department of Human Services website. Alabama Hawaii Massachusetts New Mexico South […]

Suntopia.org / Resources

Suntopia.org Everyone needs a little help sometimes, and Suntopia.org helps people help themselves in times of need. Services include: FOOD                                                  RENTAL ASSISTANCE HOMELESS SHELTERS                EMERGENCY LOANS […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit of further education), career counseling, home loans, life insurance, burial assistance, and healthcare.  They also offer homeless and at-risk Veterans assistance with locating housing, healthcare, […]

Family Connections -Cleveland

Description:  Family Connections provides parenting support and educational opportunities for families with children from birth through age 5.  They offer year-round, free and low cost programs and services for families and children to learn and play together. Early Literacy Parent Support School Readiness Family Programs Baby & Me (0-1 year) Family Playrooms (0-5 years) Literacy […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Programs […]

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator HRSA Health Center Locator allows anyone in the USA to type in their address or general location and find local health care near them.  The information populated gives the name, address, phone number, and distance from your location for each health center. Find a Health Center […]

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) If your children need health coverage, they may be eligible for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). If they qualify, you won’t have to buy an insurance plan to cover them. CHIP provides low-cost health coverage to children in families that earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid. In […]

Starting Point -Cleveland

Description: Starting Point is a Cleveland-based nonprofit agency for Child Care, Early Education and out-of-school time resource and referral agency–serving families, early childhood professionals and organizations and the community. Link families with child care, early education and out-of-school time services Increase the supply of and improve access to child care, early education, literacy and out-of-school […]

City of Cleveland, Department of Aging

Description:  Elderly Resources Health and Social Services Home Maintenance Senior Education and Information Financial Assistance Housing Senior Safety Volunteering Senior Employment Transportation URL:  http://portal.cleveland-oh.gov/CityofCleveland/Home/Government/CityAgencies/Aging Address:  75 Erieview Plaza, 2nd Floor Cleveland, OH 44114  Phone Number:  (216) 664-2833  

Cuyahoga County Division of Senior and Adult Services -Cleveland

Description:   Empowers seniors and adults with disabilities to age successfully by providing resources and support that preserve their independence. Programs and Services: Adult Protective Services (APS) – mandated by the state of Ohio to investigate allegations of elder abuse, neglect & exploitation Home Support Services: Clients living with Multiple Sclerosis (through the MS Society funding) Clients […]

Boys & Girls Club of Cleveland

  Description:   The Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland is a nonprofit organization providing safe, fun places for the kids who need us most.  Our Clubs are open at the times when kids are most vulnerable to getting into trouble — after school, on Saturdays and during the summer.   Core Programs: Academic Success Healthy Lifestyles Character […]

Childcare Center.us-National child care center search engine

This is a national website that allows parents to search for area child care centers, home daycares, and nannies/sitters.  The site allows you to narrow your search by zip code, city, or state.  To begin a search click on the “Find Providers” tab.  The website also indicates whether the care provider might participate in a […]

Cleveland Department of Public Health -Cleveland

  Description:  The division of Health is designed to promote health related topics, reports, information and events for the community. Birth & Death Certificates Health Insurance Guide Daycare Centers City Health Centers Tobacco Laws Influenza (Flu) Healthy Tips HIV/AIDS Preparing for an Emergency Communicable Disease Statistics Nursing Services MomsFirst Minority Health Immunizations Health Statistics Public […]

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland -Cleveland

  Description:  The nonprofit Council for Economic Opportunities operates the largest Community Action Agency and the largest Head Start early childhood education program in Ohio. Early Childhood Education: Enrolling and teaching children and families in early childhood education. Head Start Early Head Start Home Base Head Start For Pregnant Women Community Action:  Support services to address immediate needs like food […]

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood believes in the individual fundamental right of people throughout the world to manage their reproductive health, regardless of income, marital status, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or residence. Respect, inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our organization are essential to our well-being. We believe reproductive self-determination must be […]

Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center (Greater Cleveland)

Description:   Empower individuals, educate the community and advocate for justice to end domestic violence and child abuse. Domestic Violence Child Abuse Teen Dating Violence Stalking Families Training & Education URL:  https://www.dvcac.org/ Address:  Mailing: P.O. Box 5466, Cleveland, OH 44101 Phone Number: *24-hour Domestic Violence Helpline: (216) 391-HELP (4357)  *Family Helpline: (216) 229-8800 Hours:  24-hour help   […]

Job & Family Services -Cleveland

Description: Promotes economic self-sufficiency and personal responsibility for families by providing a broad range of quality services.  Child Support Services Support Services Administrative Hearings Enforcement Paternity & Support Establishment Putative Father Registry Podcasts Benefit Services Prevention, Retention & Contingency Program Food Assistance Child Care Assistance Utility Assistance Ohio Works First Assistance Medicaid & Managed Care […]

The Salvation Army of Greater Cleveland -Cleveland

Description:  With simple disaster referral, our clients can receive needed clothing, emergency financial assistance, food, casework and aid to families. Adult Rehabilitation Centers Children and Teen Services Family Thrift Stores Holiday Assistance Social Services Worship Services Emergency Disaster Services Senior Services URL:  http://www.SalvationArmyCleveland.org Address:  2507 E. 22nd Street, Cleveland, OH 44115 Phone Number:   (216) 861-8185  

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Description:  Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children realize their potential and build their futures.  They nurture children and strengthen communities.  They Operate under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life.  Provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships. Meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) […]

Another Chance of Ohio -Cleveland

  Description:  The Free Shop offers clothing, house wares, furniture and appliances free of charge.  Families and/or individual completes an information card which is maintained in a confidential file. Furniture Distribution Program Toy Give-Away Program Referral Assistance Family Empowerment Workshops Adopt-a-Family Program Show of Love Program Kid-2-Kid Program Heart-to-Heart Program Youth Construction Training Program Three Homes-  High-quality homes […]

United Way -Cleveland

  Description:  Just a few of our results during the past twelve months: More than 577,000 meals were served. 4,516 people received emergency shelter services. 3,285 people accessed medications and/or medical supplies through assistance programs. 63 childcare centers are rated as 4 or 5 stars through Step Up to Quality – 5 stars is the […]

New Eyes for the Needy

New Eyes for the Needy New Eyes is a non-profit, non-sectarian volunteer organization that purchases new eyeglasses for poor children and adults in the United States. The organization also recycles donated glasses for distribution to indigent people in developing nations worldwide. Since 1932, New Eyes has provided clear vision to over 8 million people in the […]

Women’s Hospital Child Development Center – Baton Rouge, LA

Women’s Hospital Child Development Center Woman’s Child Development Center is a Class A licensed developmental learning center whose main goal is to provide high quality care in a safe and nurturing environment. Our staff have child care experience and/or academic training in child development, and are certified in pediatric first aid and pediatric CPR. We […]

WOMEN INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) providing  Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

American Camp Association

This resource will allow you to search for 2020 Virtual Camp listings. You can search for available camps using several filters including: free or camps with fees, activity categories and more. URL: https://members.acacamps.org/Virtual-Camp?select-orgaffil=78&text-description=

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Storyline Online

Storyline is a free resource for remote learning during COVID-19 where movie stars read their favorite stories to kids.   URL: https://www.storylineonline.net/      

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Fun Brain

This website allows students to play games while learning Math and Reading Skills. You can choose the activities and games for ages Pre-K through 8th grade.   URL: https://www.funbrain.com/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Experience Great Smoky Mountains National Park at Home through their SmokiEEEs program! Learn online and outside with Park Ranger-led adventures, activities and resources for students of all ages. The website has activities as well as kid posted videos in the community and video tours in the Smokies.   URL: https://smokieees.org/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – National Geographic Educational Resources

Now, as communities around the world are exploring new ways of teaching and learning at home, we invite you to join us for live broadcasts of Explorer Classroom. In our commitment to support educators, students and families during this transition, we are now providing Explorer Classroom every weekday at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Explorer Classroom’s live video events connect […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources- Brain POP

Brain POP and Brain POP Jr. have interactive videos, activities and quizzes designed for kids. To assist with learning needs due to COVID-19, the website is offering families to sign up for free access to the materials. Please visit the site for more details. Topics included: Local and State Governments Math Arts and Technology Concept […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Google Arts and Culture

Google Arts and Culture Visit this website to explore art collections, take virtual tours of museums around the world, explore places around the world, learn about historical figures and history, experiments, different cultures and more.   URL: https://artsandculture.google.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Simon and Schuster Publishing

Read & Learn with Simon Kids is presented by Simon and Schuster Publishing   The website offers live read-alouds, downloadable activities, curriculum guides and more.   URL: https://simonandschusterpublishing.com/readandlearn/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Sesame Street Educational Resources

In response to COVID-19, Sesame Street is offering educational videos for children about safe hand washing, caring for each other and more. URL: https://www.sesamestreet.org/caring  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Imagination Library Bedtime Stories with Dolly Parton Goodnight with Dolly is a 10-week special series of weekly videos featuring Dolly Parton reading select Imagination Library books. The weekly read aloud series begins on April 2. Dolly hopes this series of stories will provide comfort and reassurance to kids and families during the shelter-in-place mandates.   […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Kennedy Space Center Educational Resources

The Kennedy Space Center is having live presentations on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on Facebook Live at 9:30am Eastern Standard Time for younger children and 1:00pm Eastern Standard Time for young adults.   URL: https://www.facebook.com/pg/KennedySpaceCenterVisitorComplex/posts/?ref=page_internal    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Read Alouds

Authors who are planning new read-alouds and lessons are sharing their schedules in a Google Doc created by literacy advocate Olivia Van Ledtje. Please visit the link below for the schedule and link to each read-aloud.   URL: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MrM7Ypu3uoEEwbyLQ6sxkx8d-sePrP2J64WQrb6dNfI/edit        

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Online Homeschool Curriculum

Calvert Homeschool Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, Calvert’s is offering FREE curriculum for the first 3 months. Use Code: CALVERT90 Calvert’s has curriculum for grades K-2 and 3-12 with media-rich curriculum for grades 3-12.   Please visit the site below for more information. URL: https://www.calverthomeschool.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Home-Schooling Resources

Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, The TODAY Show has provided home-school tips and free resources to assist. Please visit the link below for ideas for activities, tips and other resources.   URL:  https://www.today.com/parents/how-homeschool-during-coronavirus-crisis-t176020      

COVID-19 Resources- South Carolina Child Care Resource and Referral

Description:  Information about child care program resource updates including child care programs that are open, child care worker employment and a list of school food sites and delivery plans. URL:   https://www.sc-ccrr.org/

Safe Kids Worldwide

Safe Kids Worldwide is a global organization dedicated to protecting kids from unintentional injuries, the number one cause of death to children in the United States. Throughout the world, almost 1 million children die of injuries each year. Areas We Work In Home Cars and Road Sports and Play This resource provides free infant car […]

South Carolina 2-1-1

Description:  South Carolina 2-1-1 is your one-stop resource for finding assistance in your local community. Use the form below to find services. Or call 2-1-1 any time–24 hours a day, 365 days a year–to link to vital services in your community. You can also reach 2-1-1 toll free at 1-866-892-9211. URL:  http://www.sc211.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=36&Itemid=156      

Care.com

Description:  Care.com’s premise is simple: Our consumer matching solutions allow families to search for, qualify, vet, connect with, and ultimately select caregivers in a low-cost, reliable and easy way.  Find care.  Find jobs. URL:  https://www.care.com/  

HelpandHope.org

  Help For Parents. Hope For Kids.   Child Safety Tips Keeping their children safe is every parent’s first concern. But, it’s a dangerous world out there! Use our parenting tips, videos, and resource library to learn how to keep your child safe at home, at play, and at school. Some of our parenting tips about child safety include: […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for solutions that connect Americans to greater opportunity.  Some of the services that may be offered are: • Workforce Connections • HUD Housing Assistance • Transportation […]

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse is an Office of Family Assistance (OFA) funded national resource for fathers, practitioners, programs/Federal grantees, states, and the public at-large who are serving or interested in supporting strong fathers and families. Fatherhood.gov is a site for: Dads looking for tips, hints and even deals for […]

National Parent Helpline

National Parent Helpline Being a parent is a critically important job, 24 hours a day. It’s not always easy. Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained Advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. URL:  http://www.nationalparenthelpline.org Helpline:   1-855- 4 A PARENT  (1-855-427-2736) HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday – Friday 10:00 AM PST-7:00 PM […]

Department of Human Services by State

Department of Human Services by State The Department of Human Services in each state provide services for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child Support Child Care Assistance And others… Click on your state below for your state’s Department of Human Services website. Alabama Hawaii Massachusetts New Mexico South […]

Suntopia.org / Resources

Suntopia.org Everyone needs a little help sometimes, and Suntopia.org helps people help themselves in times of need. Services include: FOOD                                                  RENTAL ASSISTANCE HOMELESS SHELTERS                EMERGENCY LOANS […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit of further education), career counseling, home loans, life insurance, burial assistance, and healthcare.  They also offer homeless and at-risk Veterans assistance with locating housing, healthcare, […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Programs […]

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator HRSA Health Center Locator allows anyone in the USA to type in their address or general location and find local health care near them.  The information populated gives the name, address, phone number, and distance from your location for each health center. Find a Health Center […]

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) If your children need health coverage, they may be eligible for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). If they qualify, you won’t have to buy an insurance plan to cover them. CHIP provides low-cost health coverage to children in families that earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid. In […]

Childcare Center.us-National child care center search engine

This is a national website that allows parents to search for area child care centers, home daycares, and nannies/sitters.  The site allows you to narrow your search by zip code, city, or state.  To begin a search click on the “Find Providers” tab.  The website also indicates whether the care provider might participate in a […]

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood believes in the individual fundamental right of people throughout the world to manage their reproductive health, regardless of income, marital status, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or residence. Respect, inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our organization are essential to our well-being. We believe reproductive self-determination must be […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Description:  Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children realize their potential and build their futures.  They nurture children and strengthen communities.  They Operate under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life.  Provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships. Meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) […]

United Way of the Midlands -Columbia

  Description:  Unites people and resources to improve the quality of life in the Midlands of SC. Works to determine and respond to the critical human service needs of the community, and this work is achieved by a four-part process: Determining community needs Prioritizing community needs Developing community resources Distributing community resources  URL:  https://www.uway.org/ Address:  1818 Blanding St., Columbia, […]

New Eyes for the Needy

New Eyes for the Needy New Eyes is a non-profit, non-sectarian volunteer organization that purchases new eyeglasses for poor children and adults in the United States. The organization also recycles donated glasses for distribution to indigent people in developing nations worldwide. Since 1932, New Eyes has provided clear vision to over 8 million people in the […]

Sunshine House Early Learning Academy -Columbia

    Description:  Sunshine House is a licensed childcare facility with caring, qualified and trained Teachers and Educators who prepare your child for success using an award-winning curriculum that is nationally recognized. Offers flexible hours designed for working families. Tuition varies by classroom and program. URL:  https://sunshinehouse.com/center/sunshine-house-decker-blvd/ Address: 2225 Decker Boulevard, Columbia, SC 299206 Phone Number: 803-782-5450 […]

Beginnings SC -Columbia

Description:  Provides emotional, informational, and technical support to parents of children who are deaf or hard of hearing, deaf parents with hearing children, and professionals serving those families. URL:  http://scbegin.org/ Address: 437 Center Street, West Columbia, SC 29169 Phone Number:  803.216.1171  

South Carolina Child Care Resource & Referral Network

Description:  CCR&R helps parents find child care. Referrals to local child care providers. Information on state licensing requirements, availability of child care subsidies & quality child care indicators. SC-CCRN provides guidance by phone, in person, and in other ways, such as the internet, that are tailored to each individual family. URL:  http://www.sc-ccrr.org Address: 1530 Wheat Street, Columbia, SC 29208 […]

USDA Summer Food Programs -Columbia

Description: The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was designed to provide free meals to children during the summer months. When schools let out for the summer, many children are at risk of hunger and malnutrition. The lack of nutrition during the summer months can result in poor performance once the school year begins and makes […]

Boys & Girls Club of the Midlands -Columbia

Description: Provides development programs for children, ages 6-18-years-old, based on their physical, emotional, cultural,and social needs. Programs are available in the areas of education, the environment, health, the arts, careers, alcohol/drug and pregnancy prevention, gang prevention, leadership development and athletics. Provides 5 core program areas including : SMART Moves, NIKE Fitness Programs, Ultimate Journey, Keystone […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia, Inc. -Columbia

  Description: A positive, hopeful and empowering support network of caring and committed adults who believe that every child can fulfill their full potential. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia provides strong, enduring, professionally supported one-on-one relationships that change the lives of children facing adversity. Their vision is to change the life of a […]

DSS South Carolina Department of Social Services: Richland County

Description: The Department’s mission is to serve South Carolina by promoting the safety, permanency, and well-being of children and vulnerable adults, helping individuals achieve stability and strengthening families. Has offices in each county and regional offices for adoptions, intensive foster care and clinical services, and child support enforcement. Through its Division of Economic Services, DSS […]

WOMEN INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) providing  Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

American Camp Association

This resource will allow you to search for 2020 Virtual Camp listings. You can search for available camps using several filters including: free or camps with fees, activity categories and more. URL: https://members.acacamps.org/Virtual-Camp?select-orgaffil=78&text-description=

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Storyline Online

Storyline is a free resource for remote learning during COVID-19 where movie stars read their favorite stories to kids.   URL: https://www.storylineonline.net/      

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Fun Brain

This website allows students to play games while learning Math and Reading Skills. You can choose the activities and games for ages Pre-K through 8th grade.   URL: https://www.funbrain.com/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Experience Great Smoky Mountains National Park at Home through their SmokiEEEs program! Learn online and outside with Park Ranger-led adventures, activities and resources for students of all ages. The website has activities as well as kid posted videos in the community and video tours in the Smokies.   URL: https://smokieees.org/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – National Geographic Educational Resources

Now, as communities around the world are exploring new ways of teaching and learning at home, we invite you to join us for live broadcasts of Explorer Classroom. In our commitment to support educators, students and families during this transition, we are now providing Explorer Classroom every weekday at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Explorer Classroom’s live video events connect […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources- Brain POP

Brain POP and Brain POP Jr. have interactive videos, activities and quizzes designed for kids. To assist with learning needs due to COVID-19, the website is offering families to sign up for free access to the materials. Please visit the site for more details. Topics included: Local and State Governments Math Arts and Technology Concept […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Google Arts and Culture

Google Arts and Culture Visit this website to explore art collections, take virtual tours of museums around the world, explore places around the world, learn about historical figures and history, experiments, different cultures and more.   URL: https://artsandculture.google.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Simon and Schuster Publishing

Read & Learn with Simon Kids is presented by Simon and Schuster Publishing   The website offers live read-alouds, downloadable activities, curriculum guides and more.   URL: https://simonandschusterpublishing.com/readandlearn/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Sesame Street Educational Resources

In response to COVID-19, Sesame Street is offering educational videos for children about safe hand washing, caring for each other and more. URL: https://www.sesamestreet.org/caring  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Imagination Library Bedtime Stories with Dolly Parton Goodnight with Dolly is a 10-week special series of weekly videos featuring Dolly Parton reading select Imagination Library books. The weekly read aloud series begins on April 2. Dolly hopes this series of stories will provide comfort and reassurance to kids and families during the shelter-in-place mandates.   […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Kennedy Space Center Educational Resources

The Kennedy Space Center is having live presentations on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on Facebook Live at 9:30am Eastern Standard Time for younger children and 1:00pm Eastern Standard Time for young adults.   URL: https://www.facebook.com/pg/KennedySpaceCenterVisitorComplex/posts/?ref=page_internal    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Read Alouds

Authors who are planning new read-alouds and lessons are sharing their schedules in a Google Doc created by literacy advocate Olivia Van Ledtje. Please visit the link below for the schedule and link to each read-aloud.   URL: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MrM7Ypu3uoEEwbyLQ6sxkx8d-sePrP2J64WQrb6dNfI/edit        

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Online Homeschool Curriculum

Calvert Homeschool Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, Calvert’s is offering FREE curriculum for the first 3 months. Use Code: CALVERT90 Calvert’s has curriculum for grades K-2 and 3-12 with media-rich curriculum for grades 3-12.   Please visit the site below for more information. URL: https://www.calverthomeschool.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Home-Schooling Resources

Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, The TODAY Show has provided home-school tips and free resources to assist. Please visit the link below for ideas for activities, tips and other resources.   URL:  https://www.today.com/parents/how-homeschool-during-coronavirus-crisis-t176020      

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Dallas YMCA Childcare

Due to COVID-19, our YMCA branches are currently closed; however, we continue to offer limited childcare programming on a daily basis, supporting the childcare needs of our first responders, medical professionals, government officials, and those that must continue their work in this challenging time. This care will be offered until further notice, at 11 YMCA branches […]

Salvation Army-Plano

The Salvation Army of Plano offers the following services: Food Pantry:  The pantry is open every Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 10am-2pm. Emergency Financial Assistance-rent/utilities Summer Day Camp After-School Program https://www.salvationarmydfw.org/p/locations/plano 3528 E. 14th Street Plano, 75074 (972)423-8254

CareCenter Ministries

CareCenter Ministries offers the following services: Food Pantry (please call for days and hours) After-School Care Summer Camp https://www.carecenterministries.org/ 7912 Antoinette Street Dallas, 75217 (214)824-9852

Salvation Army-Irving

The Salvation Army offers several services to the residents of Irving. Christmas Assistance Emergency Financial Assistance–rent, utilities Food Pantry After-School Program (through the Boys and Girls Club) for children in the Irving Independent School District Summer Day Camp https://www.salvationarmydfw.org/p/locations/irving 250 E. Grauwyler Road Irving, 75061 (972)438-6553

Readers 2 Leaders

Readers 2 Leaders offers a summer camp to students entering kindergarten through 5th grade in the school year following the summer.  Priority enrollment is for students enrolled in Team Read or that live or go to school in West Dallas.  The camp lasts from early June to early July (Monday-Thursday) and enrollment is usually in […]

Safe Kids Worldwide

Safe Kids Worldwide is a global organization dedicated to protecting kids from unintentional injuries, the number one cause of death to children in the United States. Throughout the world, almost 1 million children die of injuries each year. Areas We Work In Home Cars and Road Sports and Play This resource provides free infant car […]

City of Dallas-Office of Community Care

Child Care Assistance, which is a component of the Child Care Services program, is designed to assist the “working poor” or full-time students with the cost of child care for a maximum of one (1) year. This program handles child care subsidies for income eligible parent(s). In addition, child care information, referrals, and workshops for […]

The Family Place

The Family Place is here to empower you to escape from family violence and become a survivor. Whether the abuse you suffer is physical, emotional, verbal or financial, we provide a safe place to heal and the counseling and resources you need to start down the path to independence. All services are free and offered […]

Circle of Support

Circle of Support has a free Summer program for children in South Dallas.  It is an eight-week program for students entering pre-kindergarten through 9th grade. http://www.circleofsupportdallas.com/ The website does not have a contact number but you can email them (info@circleofsupport.com) or complete the contact form online.  

Dallas ISD Pre-K program

Dallas ISD Pre-K is free to students who meet certain eligibility requirements. A child must be three or four years old on or before September 1st to be eligible.  The child is eligible if they meet at least ONE of the following requirements: The child is eligible for the national free or reduced-price school lunch […]

Child Care Bridge Fund

**This program is for families currently on the Dallas County and Tarrant County waiting list for CCMS.** Qualifications include: 1-Resident of Dallas or Tarrant County. 2-Female attending school full-time or working 25+ hours per week.  Two-Parent households: minimum of 50 hours per week (25+ hours each). 3-At least one child age 0-5 needing childcare 4-Fulfill […]

Interfaith Family Services

Family Empowerment Program:  Interfaith’s Family Empowerment Program is designed for individuals who are unemployed or struggling financially.  Our new Family Empowerment Program allows families, who do not reside with us, to have access to Interfaith’s resources including career coaching, free childcare, optional rental and/or utility assistance, financial coaching and counseling services.  Interfaith has free on-site childcare  0-18 as […]

Christian Community Action (CCA)

Christian Community Action’s Crisis Management Services are designed to meet the immediate, critical needs of families or individuals during crisis. This is done through services designed to assist families in overcoming challenges of changes to the family structure, unemployment or under-employment, major illness, or any situation that limits a family’s stability. These services seek to […]

Head Start for Greater Dallas

  Head Start of Greater Dallas (HSGD) offers free, high quality child development services to income eligible families with children ages 0-5 years old. HSGD is child-focused learning but also provides comprehensive services to the child’s family. All Head Start of Greater Dallas centers are open. Please visit our Enrollment page online or call toll free at […]

Huma-Faith – Sufa Project

  http://www.humafaith.org/ Huma-Faith is a grass root non-profit interfaith organization that aims to address an array of social ills that negatively affect our society. Our mission is to be a catalyst for individuals pursuing congruency between their character and religious belief through transcendence in spiritual ethics. Homelessness isn’t seasonal, which is why Huma-Faith provides transitional housing […]

Texas Rising Star

This is a great website to check the quality of a child care center or home based childcare provider.   All child care centers and home based child care providers in Texas can apply to participate in TRS if they meet certain eligibility criteria.  Programs that participate in TRS meet higher quality standards than many other […]

Care.com

Description:  Care.com’s premise is simple: Our consumer matching solutions allow families to search for, qualify, vet, connect with, and ultimately select caregivers in a low-cost, reliable and easy way.  Find care.  Find jobs. URL:  https://www.care.com/  

HelpandHope.org

  Help For Parents. Hope For Kids.   Child Safety Tips Keeping their children safe is every parent’s first concern. But, it’s a dangerous world out there! Use our parenting tips, videos, and resource library to learn how to keep your child safe at home, at play, and at school. Some of our parenting tips about child safety include: […]

Texas Health and Human Services

Choosing quality child care is important, no matter which kind of provider you decide upon.  Please select in the link below for options to best assist you with your search needs. The link below will allow you to search criteria by zip code. http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/Child_Care/Search_Texas_Child_Care/ppFacilitySearchDayCare.asp      

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for solutions that connect Americans to greater opportunity.  Some of the services that may be offered are: • Workforce Connections • HUD Housing Assistance • Transportation […]

USDA Child Care Wellness Grant Program – Texas

USDA Child Care Wellness Grants Farm to Child Care The FTC grant projects create connections between local farmers, their fresh produce and the children in the child care setting. FTC grants establish a direct purchasing relationship with a local produce grower to integrate more fresh fruits and vegetables into meals and snacks.   FTC funds […]

Children and Adult Food Care Program (CACFP) – Texas

    The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) reimburses child care centers, day care home providers, and adult day care centers for part of the cost associated with serving more than 400,000 approved meals and snacks to children and adults in Texas  every day. The goal of the CACFP is to improve and maintain […]

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse is an Office of Family Assistance (OFA) funded national resource for fathers, practitioners, programs/Federal grantees, states, and the public at-large who are serving or interested in supporting strong fathers and families. Fatherhood.gov is a site for: Dads looking for tips, hints and even deals for […]

National Parent Helpline

National Parent Helpline Being a parent is a critically important job, 24 hours a day. It’s not always easy. Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained Advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. URL:  http://www.nationalparenthelpline.org Helpline:   1-855- 4 A PARENT  (1-855-427-2736) HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday – Friday 10:00 AM PST-7:00 PM […]

Department of Human Services by State

Department of Human Services by State The Department of Human Services in each state provide services for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child Support Child Care Assistance And others… Click on your state below for your state’s Department of Human Services website. Alabama Hawaii Massachusetts New Mexico South […]

ChildCareAware.Org – Dallas

  Want to learn more about child care in your state? Need help paying for food or health care? Choosing child care is one of the most important decisions families make and it can be difficult to find reliable information about your child care options. Local Child Care Resource and Referral agencies help parents take the guesswork […]

Suntopia.org / Resources

Suntopia.org Everyone needs a little help sometimes, and Suntopia.org helps people help themselves in times of need. Services include: FOOD                                                  RENTAL ASSISTANCE HOMELESS SHELTERS                EMERGENCY LOANS […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit of further education), career counseling, home loans, life insurance, burial assistance, and healthcare.  They also offer homeless and at-risk Veterans assistance with locating housing, healthcare, […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Programs […]

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator HRSA Health Center Locator allows anyone in the USA to type in their address or general location and find local health care near them.  The information populated gives the name, address, phone number, and distance from your location for each health center. Find a Health Center […]

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) If your children need health coverage, they may be eligible for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). If they qualify, you won’t have to buy an insurance plan to cover them. CHIP provides low-cost health coverage to children in families that earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid. In […]

The Ikandy Foundation

The Ikandy Foundation’s mission is to provide empowerment, resources and leadership opportunities to our next generation of leaders, from all walks of life to believe, to achieve and to succeed. Ikandy Foundation – Dallas Ikandy Foundation Child Education provides one-on-one literacy tutoring to at risk children struggling to make literacy gains at school. We provide […]

Jubilee Park and Community Center Public Health – Dallas

Jubilee Park and Community Center Public Health – Dallas We offer resources and education to our children and families to facilitate eating nutritiously, growing healthy foods, getting proper exercise and following good health practices. Because the Jubilee Park area is designated by the USDA as a “food desert”, our residents have little or no access […]

Childcare Center.us-National child care center search engine

This is a national website that allows parents to search for area child care centers, home daycares, and nannies/sitters.  The site allows you to narrow your search by zip code, city, or state.  To begin a search click on the “Find Providers” tab.  The website also indicates whether the care provider might participate in a […]

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood believes in the individual fundamental right of people throughout the world to manage their reproductive health, regardless of income, marital status, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or residence. Respect, inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our organization are essential to our well-being. We believe reproductive self-determination must be […]

Texas National Guard Family Support Foundation

Texas National Guard Family Support Foundation Support, Empower and Honor  Texas Guard Families The Texas National Guard Family Support Foundation is a non-profit organization [501(c)(3)] founded in 2004 by a group of existing and former Texas National Guard members with the purpose of supporting the needs of those serving our great State of Texas during […]

Brother Bill’s Helping Hand – Dallas

  Brother Bill’s Helping Hand  BBHH has been enriching tghe lives of West Dallas residents by empowering through learning, encouraging thru scholarships, and ensuring the essentials of life. College & Career Prep Course Summer program for high school students about how to prepare for college & a career Volunteers: Leaders, speakers, lunch, host a group at […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Dallas

  Our focus is to safely and effectively pair ONE volunteer (“Big”) with ONE child (“Little”) in one of three core mentoring programs. Each mentoring relationship (“match”) is monitored and supported to ensure long and enduring, positive and meaningful relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of the children served, their […]

Parenting Program – Catholic Charities of Dallas

Catholic Charities of Dallas Parenting Program Catholic Charities, a national organization, helps people in their communities who are struggling by addressing the often complex issues at the root of their need. Catholic Charities’ clients are a diverse group of individuals and families with a wide variety of needs. Our full range of programs provides unique […]

Early Head Start @Garland

Early Head Start @ Garland by Head Start of Greater Dallas, Inc.   5.35 miles away  from Dallas  campus   4580 W Buckingham Rd, Garland, TX, 75042 (Get Directions) hours: 07:00 AM – 05:30 PM 469-250-4300 to get more info.  

NorthTexasFamilies.org

NorthTexasFamilies.org is a comprehensive website where families can find programs, connect to services and apply for benefits. This online resource is a single resource for early childhood programs, education, parenting support, health, food, housing, transit, money, work and legal services. The Zip Code driven search engine allows for location accuracy. There is no comparable tool […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Description:  Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children realize their potential and build their futures.  They nurture children and strengthen communities.  They Operate under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life.  Provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships. Meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) […]

ChildCareGroup – Dallas

We provide our nationally recognized model of care—Relationship-Centered Child Care® or RC3®—at our seven Head Start and/or Early Head Start centers for little or no cost to low-income families. Among our other services, we administer a subsidized voucher program—Child Care Assistance; offer teacher and parent training; manage a Food and Nutrition Program; and, provide child care […]

Office of the Head Start – Dallas

OHS manages grant funding and oversees local agencies providing Head Start services. Head Start promotes school readiness of children under 5 from low-income families through education, health, social and other services. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Administration for Children & Families Office of Head Start

Early Head Start Program – Dallas

Head Start of Greater Dallas serves more than 4,400 low-income, preschool age children, and their families at 46 center locationsthroughout Dallas County. Of these centers, three are Early Head Start Centers and one is a home-based Early Head Start Center that serves infants, toddlers and pregnant mothers. The Centers operate from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. […]

New Eyes for the Needy

New Eyes for the Needy New Eyes is a non-profit, non-sectarian volunteer organization that purchases new eyeglasses for poor children and adults in the United States. The organization also recycles donated glasses for distribution to indigent people in developing nations worldwide. Since 1932, New Eyes has provided clear vision to over 8 million people in the […]

Texas Workforce Commission – Texas Child Care Solutions

Developed by the Texas Workforce Commission, the purpose of Texas Child Care Solutions is to provide parents and child care providers access to resources and information to assist them in making informed choices to meet their child care and program needs. This child care services program subsidizes child care for low-income families, promoting long-term self-sufficiency […]

Texas Council of Child Welfare Boards (TCCWB)

    Founded in 1978, the Texas Council of Child Welfare Boards’ (TCCWB) mission is to support a statewide network of volunteers concerned with the welfare of children, especially those suffering from abuse and neglect TCCWB works with DFPS and others to develop resources, programs and strategies to enhance services to vulnerable children and families. […]

Search Texas Childcare

Don’t be in the dark about child care! Before entrusting your child to a daycare, check its state record. This is the official State of Texas website on daycare. Search for Licensed Providers List of Involuntary Suspended License Provider Background Checks Hotline http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/Child_Care/Search_Texas_Child_Care/default.asps

Texas Department of Family Services

Help For Parents. Hope For Kids.  It’s not easy being a parent. Here you will learn where to find the help you need to begin your journey towards becoming a healthier, happier family. HelpandHope.org offers many programs to help build better parenting skills.   http://helpandhope.org Parenting Skills Food Clothing Housing Healthcare Child Care Drug / […]

Texas 2-1-1

2-1-1 Texas, a program of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, is committed to helping Texas citizens connect with the services they need. Whether by phone or internet, our goal is to present accurate, well-organized and easy-to-find information from state and local health and human services programs. We accomplish this through the work of […]

BOYS and GIRLS CLUBS of GREATER DALLAS

B&G Clubs of Greater Dallas are  serve a membership base of more than 6,000 youth annually, providing programs based on physical, emotional, cultural and social needs, and the interests of boys and girls.  Clubs offer diverse program activities in three areas: Academic Success, Good Character & Citizenship and Healthy Lifestyles.  These services are offered through a […]

WOMEN INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) providing  Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

American Camp Association

This resource will allow you to search for 2020 Virtual Camp listings. You can search for available camps using several filters including: free or camps with fees, activity categories and more. URL: https://members.acacamps.org/Virtual-Camp?select-orgaffil=78&text-description=

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Storyline Online

Storyline is a free resource for remote learning during COVID-19 where movie stars read their favorite stories to kids.   URL: https://www.storylineonline.net/      

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Fun Brain

This website allows students to play games while learning Math and Reading Skills. You can choose the activities and games for ages Pre-K through 8th grade.   URL: https://www.funbrain.com/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Experience Great Smoky Mountains National Park at Home through their SmokiEEEs program! Learn online and outside with Park Ranger-led adventures, activities and resources for students of all ages. The website has activities as well as kid posted videos in the community and video tours in the Smokies.   URL: https://smokieees.org/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – National Geographic Educational Resources

Now, as communities around the world are exploring new ways of teaching and learning at home, we invite you to join us for live broadcasts of Explorer Classroom. In our commitment to support educators, students and families during this transition, we are now providing Explorer Classroom every weekday at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Explorer Classroom’s live video events connect […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources- Brain POP

Brain POP and Brain POP Jr. have interactive videos, activities and quizzes designed for kids. To assist with learning needs due to COVID-19, the website is offering families to sign up for free access to the materials. Please visit the site for more details. Topics included: Local and State Governments Math Arts and Technology Concept […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Google Arts and Culture

Google Arts and Culture Visit this website to explore art collections, take virtual tours of museums around the world, explore places around the world, learn about historical figures and history, experiments, different cultures and more.   URL: https://artsandculture.google.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Simon and Schuster Publishing

Read & Learn with Simon Kids is presented by Simon and Schuster Publishing   The website offers live read-alouds, downloadable activities, curriculum guides and more.   URL: https://simonandschusterpublishing.com/readandlearn/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Sesame Street Educational Resources

In response to COVID-19, Sesame Street is offering educational videos for children about safe hand washing, caring for each other and more. URL: https://www.sesamestreet.org/caring  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Imagination Library Bedtime Stories with Dolly Parton Goodnight with Dolly is a 10-week special series of weekly videos featuring Dolly Parton reading select Imagination Library books. The weekly read aloud series begins on April 2. Dolly hopes this series of stories will provide comfort and reassurance to kids and families during the shelter-in-place mandates.   […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Kennedy Space Center Educational Resources

The Kennedy Space Center is having live presentations on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on Facebook Live at 9:30am Eastern Standard Time for younger children and 1:00pm Eastern Standard Time for young adults.   URL: https://www.facebook.com/pg/KennedySpaceCenterVisitorComplex/posts/?ref=page_internal    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Read Alouds

Authors who are planning new read-alouds and lessons are sharing their schedules in a Google Doc created by literacy advocate Olivia Van Ledtje. Please visit the link below for the schedule and link to each read-aloud.   URL: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MrM7Ypu3uoEEwbyLQ6sxkx8d-sePrP2J64WQrb6dNfI/edit        

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Online Homeschool Curriculum

Calvert Homeschool Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, Calvert’s is offering FREE curriculum for the first 3 months. Use Code: CALVERT90 Calvert’s has curriculum for grades K-2 and 3-12 with media-rich curriculum for grades 3-12.   Please visit the site below for more information. URL: https://www.calverthomeschool.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Home-Schooling Resources

Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, The TODAY Show has provided home-school tips and free resources to assist. Please visit the link below for ideas for activities, tips and other resources.   URL:  https://www.today.com/parents/how-homeschool-during-coronavirus-crisis-t176020      

Tarrant County ChildCare Management Services (CCMS)

Tarrant County Child Care Management Services (CCMS) provides subsidized childcare to families in Tarrant County.  This website has an application and will tell you if you qualify for childcare assistance. http://www.tarrantcountyccms.org 305 NE Loop 820 Tower 1 Suite 600 Hurst, 76053 1-817-831-0374

Household of Faith Charities

Household of Faith Charities has a food pantry that takes place every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month. They also offer a summer camp for ages 4-14.  The camp is usually offered from the beginning of June through the beginning of August.  The tuition is free but there is a $100 registration fee.  For […]

Safe Kids Worldwide

Safe Kids Worldwide is a global organization dedicated to protecting kids from unintentional injuries, the number one cause of death to children in the United States. Throughout the world, almost 1 million children die of injuries each year. Areas We Work In Home Cars and Road Sports and Play This resource provides free infant car […]

The Family Place

The Family Place is here to empower you to escape from family violence and become a survivor. Whether the abuse you suffer is physical, emotional, verbal or financial, we provide a safe place to heal and the counseling and resources you need to start down the path to independence. All services are free and offered […]

Center for Transforming Lives

The Center for Transforming Lives offers high-quality early education to foster individual learning at every stage, from infancy through pre-K. Our low child-to-teacher ratios and small group sizes ensure that every child receives the individualized attention and nurturing care needed for optimal learning. The Center for Transforming Lives subsidizes early childhood development for homeless and […]

Child Care Bridge Fund

**This program is for families currently on the Dallas County and Tarrant County waiting list for CCMS.** Qualifications include: 1-Resident of Dallas or Tarrant County. 2-Female attending school full-time or working 25+ hours per week.  Two-Parent households: minimum of 50 hours per week (25+ hours each). 3-At least one child age 0-5 needing childcare 4-Fulfill […]

Camp Fort Worth

The Camp Fort Worth program is full of challenging and creative activities for children ages 5 to 13. Each day promises nonstop fun and excitement.  The camp runs from June 10th-August 9th, 2019.  The prices are as follows: Regular camp (9 a.m.-3 p.m.) Weekly fee: $35 (Down payment of $10 per week, applied towards registration fees) Full […]

Rising Star Baptist Church-Camp Star/Freedom School

CDF Freedom School/Camp Star Summer Program will provide enrichment that helps children fall in love with reading, increases their self-esteem, and generates more positive attitudes towards learning. Children are taught using a model curriculum that supports children and families around five essential components: high quality academic enrichment; parent and family involvement; civic engagement and social […]

Gill Children’s Services

Gill Children’s Services helps children when all other resources have been exhausted. Before applying, please ask yourself: Is my child 0-18 years old? Does my child live in Tarrant County? Have I called United Way’s 211 Resource Line to see if other nonprofits can help me? If you answered YES to all three questions, you may apply for assistance […]

Ft. Worth YMCA

The Ft. Worth YMCA offers pre-school child care.  They do offer financial assistance with this cost.  There are two pre-school child care sites, the Ella McFadden Child Development Center and the Amaka Child Development Center.  Please see the website for the address and phone number of each one. http://ymcafw.org/programs/child-care/pre-school-child-care/ Main phone number:  (817) 335-9622

Texas Rising Star

This is a great website to check the quality of a child care center or home based childcare provider.   All child care centers and home based child care providers in Texas can apply to participate in TRS if they meet certain eligibility criteria.  Programs that participate in TRS meet higher quality standards than many other […]

Care.com

Description:  Care.com’s premise is simple: Our consumer matching solutions allow families to search for, qualify, vet, connect with, and ultimately select caregivers in a low-cost, reliable and easy way.  Find care.  Find jobs. URL:  https://www.care.com/  

HelpandHope.org

  Help For Parents. Hope For Kids.   Child Safety Tips Keeping their children safe is every parent’s first concern. But, it’s a dangerous world out there! Use our parenting tips, videos, and resource library to learn how to keep your child safe at home, at play, and at school. Some of our parenting tips about child safety include: […]

Texas Health and Human Services

Choosing quality child care is important, no matter which kind of provider you decide upon.  Please select in the link below for options to best assist you with your search needs. The link below will allow you to search criteria by zip code. http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/Child_Care/Search_Texas_Child_Care/ppFacilitySearchDayCare.asp      

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for solutions that connect Americans to greater opportunity.  Some of the services that may be offered are: • Workforce Connections • HUD Housing Assistance • Transportation […]

USDA Child Care Wellness Grant Program – Texas

USDA Child Care Wellness Grants Farm to Child Care The FTC grant projects create connections between local farmers, their fresh produce and the children in the child care setting. FTC grants establish a direct purchasing relationship with a local produce grower to integrate more fresh fruits and vegetables into meals and snacks.   FTC funds […]

Children and Adult Food Care Program (CACFP) – Texas

    The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) reimburses child care centers, day care home providers, and adult day care centers for part of the cost associated with serving more than 400,000 approved meals and snacks to children and adults in Texas  every day. The goal of the CACFP is to improve and maintain […]

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse is an Office of Family Assistance (OFA) funded national resource for fathers, practitioners, programs/Federal grantees, states, and the public at-large who are serving or interested in supporting strong fathers and families. Fatherhood.gov is a site for: Dads looking for tips, hints and even deals for […]

National Parent Helpline

National Parent Helpline Being a parent is a critically important job, 24 hours a day. It’s not always easy. Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained Advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. URL:  http://www.nationalparenthelpline.org Helpline:   1-855- 4 A PARENT  (1-855-427-2736) HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday – Friday 10:00 AM PST-7:00 PM […]

Department of Human Services by State

Department of Human Services by State The Department of Human Services in each state provide services for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child Support Child Care Assistance And others… Click on your state below for your state’s Department of Human Services website. Alabama Hawaii Massachusetts New Mexico South […]

Suntopia.org / Resources

Suntopia.org Everyone needs a little help sometimes, and Suntopia.org helps people help themselves in times of need. Services include: FOOD                                                  RENTAL ASSISTANCE HOMELESS SHELTERS                EMERGENCY LOANS […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit of further education), career counseling, home loans, life insurance, burial assistance, and healthcare.  They also offer homeless and at-risk Veterans assistance with locating housing, healthcare, […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Programs […]

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator HRSA Health Center Locator allows anyone in the USA to type in their address or general location and find local health care near them.  The information populated gives the name, address, phone number, and distance from your location for each health center. Find a Health Center […]

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) If your children need health coverage, they may be eligible for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). If they qualify, you won’t have to buy an insurance plan to cover them. CHIP provides low-cost health coverage to children in families that earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid. In […]

Childcare Center.us-National child care center search engine

This is a national website that allows parents to search for area child care centers, home daycares, and nannies/sitters.  The site allows you to narrow your search by zip code, city, or state.  To begin a search click on the “Find Providers” tab.  The website also indicates whether the care provider might participate in a […]

Missison Arlington / Tarrant Kids Camp

  Mission Arlington hosts 7 different camps for 3 different age groups during the month of July. Our preschool events, affectionately called “Kiddie Camps,” are for Kindergartners through the 3rd grade and happen on 3 separate Tuesday nights in July. Camps for 4th – 6th graders, and for youth happen on 4 separate Saturdays in […]

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood believes in the individual fundamental right of people throughout the world to manage their reproductive health, regardless of income, marital status, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or residence. Respect, inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our organization are essential to our well-being. We believe reproductive self-determination must be […]

Texas National Guard Family Support Foundation

Texas National Guard Family Support Foundation Support, Empower and Honor  Texas Guard Families The Texas National Guard Family Support Foundation is a non-profit organization [501(c)(3)] founded in 2004 by a group of existing and former Texas National Guard members with the purpose of supporting the needs of those serving our great State of Texas during […]

NorthTexasFamilies.org

NorthTexasFamilies.org is a comprehensive website where families can find programs, connect to services and apply for benefits. This online resource is a single resource for early childhood programs, education, parenting support, health, food, housing, transit, money, work and legal services. The Zip Code driven search engine allows for location accuracy. There is no comparable tool […]

Child Care Management Services – Tarrant County

Child Care Management Services (CCMS) is a program managed by Child Care Associates through a contract with the Workforce Development Board. CCMS provides subsidized child care to families in Tarrant County, Texas. 305 NE Loop 820, Tower 1, Suite 600 Hurst, Texas 76053 PHONE: 817.831.0374 / FAX: 817.840.7211  

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Description:  Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children realize their potential and build their futures.  They nurture children and strengthen communities.  They Operate under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life.  Provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships. Meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) […]

ChildCareGroup – Dallas

We provide our nationally recognized model of care—Relationship-Centered Child Care® or RC3®—at our seven Head Start and/or Early Head Start centers for little or no cost to low-income families. Among our other services, we administer a subsidized voucher program—Child Care Assistance; offer teacher and parent training; manage a Food and Nutrition Program; and, provide child care […]

New Eyes for the Needy

New Eyes for the Needy New Eyes is a non-profit, non-sectarian volunteer organization that purchases new eyeglasses for poor children and adults in the United States. The organization also recycles donated glasses for distribution to indigent people in developing nations worldwide. Since 1932, New Eyes has provided clear vision to over 8 million people in the […]

Bright Horizons Montessori at Sundance – Ft Worth

Bright Horizons Montessori at Sundance  Bright Horizons Montessori at Sundance (817) 334-0036 Address: 201 es St., Fort Worth, TX 76102 Hours of Operation: M-F: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Ages Served: Infant / Nido, Toddler / Mini, Primary,  

Tarrant County – Division of Child Support

CHILD SUPPORT The mission of the Child Support Office is to enhance the quality of life for children in Tarrant County by monitoring, collecting and enforcing child support and medical support obligations. We care about you and your child, and are actively engaged in the continuous improvement of our processes through collaborative efforts with our […]

Baylor All Saints Child Care and Preschool – Ft Worth

Baylor All Saints Child Care & Preschool Celebrating over 30 years as an early child care provider in the Ft Worth area with Bright Horizons.     Fort Worth Child Care Center Address: 1709 N Enderly Place, Fort Worth, TX 76104 Call For Enrollment Information: 877-624-4532 Phone: 817-927-6249 Hours of Operation: M-F: 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Ages Served: Infants, Toddlers, Preschool, Kindergarten […]

Texas Workforce Commission – Texas Child Care Solutions

Developed by the Texas Workforce Commission, the purpose of Texas Child Care Solutions is to provide parents and child care providers access to resources and information to assist them in making informed choices to meet their child care and program needs. This child care services program subsidizes child care for low-income families, promoting long-term self-sufficiency […]

Texas Council of Child Welfare Boards (TCCWB)

    Founded in 1978, the Texas Council of Child Welfare Boards’ (TCCWB) mission is to support a statewide network of volunteers concerned with the welfare of children, especially those suffering from abuse and neglect TCCWB works with DFPS and others to develop resources, programs and strategies to enhance services to vulnerable children and families. […]

Search Texas Childcare

Don’t be in the dark about child care! Before entrusting your child to a daycare, check its state record. This is the official State of Texas website on daycare. Search for Licensed Providers List of Involuntary Suspended License Provider Background Checks Hotline http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/Child_Care/Search_Texas_Child_Care/default.asps

Texas Department of Family Services

Help For Parents. Hope For Kids.  It’s not easy being a parent. Here you will learn where to find the help you need to begin your journey towards becoming a healthier, happier family. HelpandHope.org offers many programs to help build better parenting skills.   http://helpandhope.org Parenting Skills Food Clothing Housing Healthcare Child Care Drug / […]

Texas 2-1-1

2-1-1 Texas, a program of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, is committed to helping Texas citizens connect with the services they need. Whether by phone or internet, our goal is to present accurate, well-organized and easy-to-find information from state and local health and human services programs. We accomplish this through the work of […]

Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Ft Worth

B & G Clubs of Greater Ft Worth strives to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Check out our afterschool and summer kids programs. http://www.fortworthkids.org/

BOYS and GIRLS CLUBS of GREATER DALLAS

B&G Clubs of Greater Dallas are  serve a membership base of more than 6,000 youth annually, providing programs based on physical, emotional, cultural and social needs, and the interests of boys and girls.  Clubs offer diverse program activities in three areas: Academic Success, Good Character & Citizenship and Healthy Lifestyles.  These services are offered through a […]

WOMEN INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) providing  Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

American Camp Association

This resource will allow you to search for 2020 Virtual Camp listings. You can search for available camps using several filters including: free or camps with fees, activity categories and more. URL: https://members.acacamps.org/Virtual-Camp?select-orgaffil=78&text-description=

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Storyline Online

Storyline is a free resource for remote learning during COVID-19 where movie stars read their favorite stories to kids.   URL: https://www.storylineonline.net/      

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Fun Brain

This website allows students to play games while learning Math and Reading Skills. You can choose the activities and games for ages Pre-K through 8th grade.   URL: https://www.funbrain.com/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Experience Great Smoky Mountains National Park at Home through their SmokiEEEs program! Learn online and outside with Park Ranger-led adventures, activities and resources for students of all ages. The website has activities as well as kid posted videos in the community and video tours in the Smokies.   URL: https://smokieees.org/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – National Geographic Educational Resources

Now, as communities around the world are exploring new ways of teaching and learning at home, we invite you to join us for live broadcasts of Explorer Classroom. In our commitment to support educators, students and families during this transition, we are now providing Explorer Classroom every weekday at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Explorer Classroom’s live video events connect […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources- Brain POP

Brain POP and Brain POP Jr. have interactive videos, activities and quizzes designed for kids. To assist with learning needs due to COVID-19, the website is offering families to sign up for free access to the materials. Please visit the site for more details. Topics included: Local and State Governments Math Arts and Technology Concept […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Google Arts and Culture

Google Arts and Culture Visit this website to explore art collections, take virtual tours of museums around the world, explore places around the world, learn about historical figures and history, experiments, different cultures and more.   URL: https://artsandculture.google.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Simon and Schuster Publishing

Read & Learn with Simon Kids is presented by Simon and Schuster Publishing   The website offers live read-alouds, downloadable activities, curriculum guides and more.   URL: https://simonandschusterpublishing.com/readandlearn/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Sesame Street Educational Resources

In response to COVID-19, Sesame Street is offering educational videos for children about safe hand washing, caring for each other and more. URL: https://www.sesamestreet.org/caring  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Imagination Library Bedtime Stories with Dolly Parton Goodnight with Dolly is a 10-week special series of weekly videos featuring Dolly Parton reading select Imagination Library books. The weekly read aloud series begins on April 2. Dolly hopes this series of stories will provide comfort and reassurance to kids and families during the shelter-in-place mandates.   […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Kennedy Space Center Educational Resources

The Kennedy Space Center is having live presentations on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on Facebook Live at 9:30am Eastern Standard Time for younger children and 1:00pm Eastern Standard Time for young adults.   URL: https://www.facebook.com/pg/KennedySpaceCenterVisitorComplex/posts/?ref=page_internal    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Read Alouds

Authors who are planning new read-alouds and lessons are sharing their schedules in a Google Doc created by literacy advocate Olivia Van Ledtje. Please visit the link below for the schedule and link to each read-aloud.   URL: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MrM7Ypu3uoEEwbyLQ6sxkx8d-sePrP2J64WQrb6dNfI/edit        

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Online Homeschool Curriculum

Calvert Homeschool Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, Calvert’s is offering FREE curriculum for the first 3 months. Use Code: CALVERT90 Calvert’s has curriculum for grades K-2 and 3-12 with media-rich curriculum for grades 3-12.   Please visit the site below for more information. URL: https://www.calverthomeschool.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Home-Schooling Resources

Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, The TODAY Show has provided home-school tips and free resources to assist. Please visit the link below for ideas for activities, tips and other resources.   URL:  https://www.today.com/parents/how-homeschool-during-coronavirus-crisis-t176020      

Safe Kids Worldwide

Safe Kids Worldwide is a global organization dedicated to protecting kids from unintentional injuries, the number one cause of death to children in the United States. Throughout the world, almost 1 million children die of injuries each year. Areas We Work In Home Cars and Road Sports and Play This resource provides free infant car […]

Church Women United Childcare Center-Baytown

This childcare center provides income based child care to assist low income families.  Please call for rates and availability. http://cwubaytownchildcare.org/ 2 Price Street Baytown, 77520 (281)427-2507

Houston Parks and Recreation Department-Summer Enrichment Program

S.E.P. is a 10-week day-camp style program for youth ages 6 – 13. Registration is required for this fun-filled program. Available at 49 H.P.A.R.D. community centers, program activities include: crafts, nutrition, fun fitness, track and field, soccer, swimming, junior golf, nature exploration, computer literacy programs, recycling awareness, kayaking, bird watching, fishing and hiking excursions and […]

Child Care Council of Greater Houston, Inc.

The Child Care Council of Greater Houston operates the West End Child Development Center.  They offer full day year round child care services for children six months to five years. They also offer scholarships on a limited basis to assist you with the cost of care.  Please see the website and click on “Early Care Center” to […]

Texas Rising Star

This is a great website to check the quality of a child care center or home based childcare provider.   All child care centers and home based child care providers in Texas can apply to participate in TRS if they meet certain eligibility criteria.  Programs that participate in TRS meet higher quality standards than many other […]

Youth Development Center

The Youth Development Center (YDC) has a free after-school program for 1st through 5th graders that live in the Greater Fifth Ward.  They are open for 1st-2nd graders until 5:15 pm and for 3rd-5th graders until 6:15 pm. YDC is only open Monday through Thursday. Please ensure the YDC picks up from your child’s school. […]

Mission Milby Community Development Corporation

The Mission Milby campus serves Houston’s Pecan Park and surrounding East End neighborhoods. The campus is located between Milby High School and Deady Middle School. Because of that, Mission Milby serves a large youth population that is provided a safe and secure place to go after school.  They offer after school to middle and high school students until 6 pm.  […]

Care.com

Description:  Care.com’s premise is simple: Our consumer matching solutions allow families to search for, qualify, vet, connect with, and ultimately select caregivers in a low-cost, reliable and easy way.  Find care.  Find jobs. URL:  https://www.care.com/  

Childrens Development Center

This daycare offers a 10% discount to college students.  Please call for exact pricing.  Pricing varies according to the age of the child. *The center does not have a website. 3435 Spears Road Houston, 77067 1-281-440-3171

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Houston

The goal of Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) is to pair ONE volunteer (“Big”) with ONE child (“Little”).  A Big is matched with a Little ages 6-14 with the commitment to see each other two to four times per month for a couple hours.  Please see the website to learn more and to see the […]

HelpandHope.org

  Help For Parents. Hope For Kids.   Child Safety Tips Keeping their children safe is every parent’s first concern. But, it’s a dangerous world out there! Use our parenting tips, videos, and resource library to learn how to keep your child safe at home, at play, and at school. Some of our parenting tips about child safety include: […]

Community Family Centers-Houston

Community Family Centers (CFC) offers the following service: Innovative Alternatives-Victim Assistance Program:  This program offers counseling to assist in recovering from a traumatic experience, such as being a victim of a crime. The program offers 8 free individual therapy sessions and 18 hours of free workshops and/or group therapy sessions.  Please see the website and […]

Houston Health Department

The Houston Health Department (HHD) has several health clinics across the Houston area.  They offer such services as dental, family planning, STD testing, and immunizations.  Please visit the website (click on “Health Centers”)  to see a complete list of clinics and their services.  HHD also has community based multi-service centers that provide services such as […]

Wesley Community Center-Houston

The Wesley Community Center (WCC) offers the following community services: Childcare:  WCC’s Early Childhood Education Program offers year round care to children 18 months to age 5.  They also offer summer camp and after school pick up for school age children.  (Please ensure your child’s school is on their bus route).  They are open from […]

Financial Assistance for Infants-Houston

The following organizations provide assistance with diapers and formula: L.I.F.E. Houston provides free assistance with 6-7 days worth of formula to qualified applicants.  Please see the website for a list of needed documentation (when you reach the website click on “Getting Assistance” then “Getting Started”).  This page also offers a link to L.I.F.E. Houston locations. […]

Texas Health and Human Services

Choosing quality child care is important, no matter which kind of provider you decide upon.  Please select in the link below for options to best assist you with your search needs. The link below will allow you to search criteria by zip code. http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/Child_Care/Search_Texas_Child_Care/ppFacilitySearchDayCare.asp      

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for solutions that connect Americans to greater opportunity.  Some of the services that may be offered are: • Workforce Connections • HUD Housing Assistance • Transportation […]

USDA Child Care Wellness Grant Program – Texas

USDA Child Care Wellness Grants Farm to Child Care The FTC grant projects create connections between local farmers, their fresh produce and the children in the child care setting. FTC grants establish a direct purchasing relationship with a local produce grower to integrate more fresh fruits and vegetables into meals and snacks.   FTC funds […]

Children and Adult Food Care Program (CACFP) – Texas

    The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) reimburses child care centers, day care home providers, and adult day care centers for part of the cost associated with serving more than 400,000 approved meals and snacks to children and adults in Texas  every day. The goal of the CACFP is to improve and maintain […]

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse is an Office of Family Assistance (OFA) funded national resource for fathers, practitioners, programs/Federal grantees, states, and the public at-large who are serving or interested in supporting strong fathers and families. Fatherhood.gov is a site for: Dads looking for tips, hints and even deals for […]

National Parent Helpline

National Parent Helpline Being a parent is a critically important job, 24 hours a day. It’s not always easy. Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained Advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. URL:  http://www.nationalparenthelpline.org Helpline:   1-855- 4 A PARENT  (1-855-427-2736) HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday – Friday 10:00 AM PST-7:00 PM […]

Department of Human Services by State

Department of Human Services by State The Department of Human Services in each state provide services for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child Support Child Care Assistance And others… Click on your state below for your state’s Department of Human Services website. Alabama Hawaii Massachusetts New Mexico South […]

The Children’s Assessment Center-Sexual Abuse

The Children’s Assessment Center (CAC) provides information regarding the prevention of child sexual abuse.  They also work with children/families to assess and investigate reports of child sexual abuse and then offer treatment for this abuse.  CAC’s treatment services range from crisis intervention and psychological evaluations to group, family, and individual therapy for child victims, siblings, […]

Harris County Public Health

Harris County Public Health offers the following services: Healthcare:  Harris County Public Health offers healthcare services to Harris County residents of all ages.  Some of the services they offer include physical exams, immunizations, and HIV/STD screening/treatment (the clinic will even come to your residence to conduct a free test for HIV and Syphilis–please text 1-281-962-8378 […]

Suntopia.org / Resources

Suntopia.org Everyone needs a little help sometimes, and Suntopia.org helps people help themselves in times of need. Services include: FOOD                                                  RENTAL ASSISTANCE HOMELESS SHELTERS                EMERGENCY LOANS […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit of further education), career counseling, home loans, life insurance, burial assistance, and healthcare.  They also offer homeless and at-risk Veterans assistance with locating housing, healthcare, […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Programs […]

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator HRSA Health Center Locator allows anyone in the USA to type in their address or general location and find local health care near them.  The information populated gives the name, address, phone number, and distance from your location for each health center. Find a Health Center […]

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) If your children need health coverage, they may be eligible for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). If they qualify, you won’t have to buy an insurance plan to cover them. CHIP provides low-cost health coverage to children in families that earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid. In […]

Childcare Center.us-National child care center search engine

This is a national website that allows parents to search for area child care centers, home daycares, and nannies/sitters.  The site allows you to narrow your search by zip code, city, or state.  To begin a search click on the “Find Providers” tab.  The website also indicates whether the care provider might participate in a […]

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood believes in the individual fundamental right of people throughout the world to manage their reproductive health, regardless of income, marital status, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or residence. Respect, inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our organization are essential to our well-being. We believe reproductive self-determination must be […]

Texas National Guard Family Support Foundation

Texas National Guard Family Support Foundation Support, Empower and Honor  Texas Guard Families The Texas National Guard Family Support Foundation is a non-profit organization [501(c)(3)] founded in 2004 by a group of existing and former Texas National Guard members with the purpose of supporting the needs of those serving our great State of Texas during […]

The Greenwood Preschool

The Greenwood Preschool offers care to children from 6 weeks of age to school age.  They offer daycare and before/after-school care.  Children in the before/after-school program are bussed to and from local schools.  Please ensure your child’s school is a drop-off/pick-up location.  Greenwood is open from 6:30am to 6pm.  Their pricing is as follows: The […]

Linder Young Learners Academy

The Linder Young Learners Academy serves children from 6 weeks to 12 years.  They offer daycare and before/after-school care.  Children in the before/after-school care program are bussed to and from area schools.  Please ensure your child’s school is a drop-off/pick-up location. The academy is open from 6am-6:30 pm.  Their pricing is as follows: Daycare for […]

Bright Futures Child Development Center

Bright Futures offers childcare to children from 6 weeks to 12 years old.  They offer daycare and after/before-school care.  Bus service is offered to local schools for before and after school care children.  Please ensure that your child’s school is a drop-off/pick-up location.  The center is open from 5am to 9 pm, however, children can […]

The Salvation Army of Houston-Boys & Girls Club

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs offer both after-school care and summer care to children ages 6-18.  They typically offer after-school care Monday-Friday from 2-6 and summer care Monday-Friday from 8-5.  Children are bussed from area schools to after-school care.  Please ensure that your child’s school is a pick-up location. The approximate fees include […]

Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Houston

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston offer after-school care and summer care for children ages 6-17.  The hours for after-school care are usually 3-7 on Monday-Thursday and 3-6 on Friday, however, these can vary by club location.  For after-school care students are bussed from selected schools near the club so it is important […]

Workforce Solutions

Workforce Solutions offers the following services to residents of the Houston area: Child care financial assistance:  Due to limited funds parents applying for child care financial aid who are working or going to school will be added to a waitlist.  The wait for assistance is estimated to be 12 months or longer so it is important […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Description:  Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children realize their potential and build their futures.  They nurture children and strengthen communities.  They Operate under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life.  Provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships. Meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) […]

New Eyes for the Needy

New Eyes for the Needy New Eyes is a non-profit, non-sectarian volunteer organization that purchases new eyeglasses for poor children and adults in the United States. The organization also recycles donated glasses for distribution to indigent people in developing nations worldwide. Since 1932, New Eyes has provided clear vision to over 8 million people in the […]

Covenant House Texas

Covenant House Texas exclusively works with homeless youth ages 18-24, including pregnant and parenting teens with children.  They offer the following services: Housing Programs:  CHT has a drop-in center which offers day services such as meals, laundry, clothing, and showers.  Youth can also be connected with a case manager to assess their individual needs.  Youth […]

Texas Workforce Commission – Texas Child Care Solutions

Developed by the Texas Workforce Commission, the purpose of Texas Child Care Solutions is to provide parents and child care providers access to resources and information to assist them in making informed choices to meet their child care and program needs. This child care services program subsidizes child care for low-income families, promoting long-term self-sufficiency […]

Catholic Charities of Galveston-Houston

Catholic Charities offers the following services in the Houston Area: Blessed Beginnings Life Center:  This program offers free pregnancy and parenting classes in English and Spanish.  They work with families during the pregnancy through the age of five.  Individual and family counseling is offered at no cost for women with children under the age of […]

Harris County Department of Education-Head Start

Head Start is an educational program that provides care to income-eligible children ages 3-5.  A primary focus of the program is to prepare children and families for entering school.     This website offers a tool to locate the Head Start program closest to your address.  You can access this list by clicking on the “How […]

Texas Council of Child Welfare Boards (TCCWB)

    Founded in 1978, the Texas Council of Child Welfare Boards’ (TCCWB) mission is to support a statewide network of volunteers concerned with the welfare of children, especially those suffering from abuse and neglect TCCWB works with DFPS and others to develop resources, programs and strategies to enhance services to vulnerable children and families. […]

Search Texas Childcare

Don’t be in the dark about child care! Before entrusting your child to a daycare, check its state record. This is the official State of Texas website on daycare. Search for Licensed Providers List of Involuntary Suspended License Provider Background Checks Hotline http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/Child_Care/Search_Texas_Child_Care/default.asps

Texas Department of Family Services

Help For Parents. Hope For Kids.  It’s not easy being a parent. Here you will learn where to find the help you need to begin your journey towards becoming a healthier, happier family. HelpandHope.org offers many programs to help build better parenting skills.   http://helpandhope.org Parenting Skills Food Clothing Housing Healthcare Child Care Drug / […]

Texas 2-1-1

2-1-1 Texas, a program of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, is committed to helping Texas citizens connect with the services they need. Whether by phone or internet, our goal is to present accurate, well-organized and easy-to-find information from state and local health and human services programs. We accomplish this through the work of […]

Assistance League-Houston

 The Assistance League of Houston offers the following services: Operation School Bell offers clothing to K-5 students attending Houston public schools.  Please contact your child’s school counselor for qualifying requirements.  Requests for clothing must come through your child’s school counselor or principal. Offers some college scholarships based on the financial need and academic achievement of […]

Volunteers of America Texas-Houston

The Houston office of Volunteers of America offers the following services: One-on-one financial coaching including financial literacy workshops and tax season assistance. Assistance with applying for food stamps and health insurance. Programs for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.  These programs include foster care, residential group homes, in-home support, and specialized deaf-blind […]

WOMEN INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) providing  Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

American Camp Association

This resource will allow you to search for 2020 Virtual Camp listings. You can search for available camps using several filters including: free or camps with fees, activity categories and more. URL: https://members.acacamps.org/Virtual-Camp?select-orgaffil=78&text-description=

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Storyline Online

Storyline is a free resource for remote learning during COVID-19 where movie stars read their favorite stories to kids.   URL: https://www.storylineonline.net/      

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Fun Brain

This website allows students to play games while learning Math and Reading Skills. You can choose the activities and games for ages Pre-K through 8th grade.   URL: https://www.funbrain.com/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Experience Great Smoky Mountains National Park at Home through their SmokiEEEs program! Learn online and outside with Park Ranger-led adventures, activities and resources for students of all ages. The website has activities as well as kid posted videos in the community and video tours in the Smokies.   URL: https://smokieees.org/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – National Geographic Educational Resources

Now, as communities around the world are exploring new ways of teaching and learning at home, we invite you to join us for live broadcasts of Explorer Classroom. In our commitment to support educators, students and families during this transition, we are now providing Explorer Classroom every weekday at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Explorer Classroom’s live video events connect […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources- Brain POP

Brain POP and Brain POP Jr. have interactive videos, activities and quizzes designed for kids. To assist with learning needs due to COVID-19, the website is offering families to sign up for free access to the materials. Please visit the site for more details. Topics included: Local and State Governments Math Arts and Technology Concept […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Google Arts and Culture

Google Arts and Culture Visit this website to explore art collections, take virtual tours of museums around the world, explore places around the world, learn about historical figures and history, experiments, different cultures and more.   URL: https://artsandculture.google.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Simon and Schuster Publishing

Read & Learn with Simon Kids is presented by Simon and Schuster Publishing   The website offers live read-alouds, downloadable activities, curriculum guides and more.   URL: https://simonandschusterpublishing.com/readandlearn/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Sesame Street Educational Resources

In response to COVID-19, Sesame Street is offering educational videos for children about safe hand washing, caring for each other and more. URL: https://www.sesamestreet.org/caring  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Imagination Library Bedtime Stories with Dolly Parton Goodnight with Dolly is a 10-week special series of weekly videos featuring Dolly Parton reading select Imagination Library books. The weekly read aloud series begins on April 2. Dolly hopes this series of stories will provide comfort and reassurance to kids and families during the shelter-in-place mandates.   […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Kennedy Space Center Educational Resources

The Kennedy Space Center is having live presentations on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on Facebook Live at 9:30am Eastern Standard Time for younger children and 1:00pm Eastern Standard Time for young adults.   URL: https://www.facebook.com/pg/KennedySpaceCenterVisitorComplex/posts/?ref=page_internal    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Read Alouds

Authors who are planning new read-alouds and lessons are sharing their schedules in a Google Doc created by literacy advocate Olivia Van Ledtje. Please visit the link below for the schedule and link to each read-aloud.   URL: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MrM7Ypu3uoEEwbyLQ6sxkx8d-sePrP2J64WQrb6dNfI/edit        

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Online Homeschool Curriculum

Calvert Homeschool Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, Calvert’s is offering FREE curriculum for the first 3 months. Use Code: CALVERT90 Calvert’s has curriculum for grades K-2 and 3-12 with media-rich curriculum for grades 3-12.   Please visit the site below for more information. URL: https://www.calverthomeschool.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Home-Schooling Resources

Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, The TODAY Show has provided home-school tips and free resources to assist. Please visit the link below for ideas for activities, tips and other resources.   URL:  https://www.today.com/parents/how-homeschool-during-coronavirus-crisis-t176020      

Safe Kids Worldwide

Safe Kids Worldwide is a global organization dedicated to protecting kids from unintentional injuries, the number one cause of death to children in the United States. Throughout the world, almost 1 million children die of injuries each year. Areas We Work In Home Cars and Road Sports and Play This resource provides free infant car […]

Alu Like, Inc. (Native Hawaiian Services) of Honolulu

Alu Like Inc. Address :2969 Mapunapuna Place, Suite 200, Honolulu, HI 96819 Website: http://www.alulike.org/services/kumukahi.html Contact Email: elmeahl@alulike.org Office Phone: (808) 535-1327 Information Phone: (808) 535-6700 ALU LIKE, Inc. has a comprehensive range of services and activities to fill identified needs in the Native Hawaiian community, including community economic development, business assistance, employment preparation, training, library services, educational and childcare services […]

Care.com

Description:  Care.com’s premise is simple: Our consumer matching solutions allow families to search for, qualify, vet, connect with, and ultimately select caregivers in a low-cost, reliable and easy way.  Find care.  Find jobs. URL:  https://www.care.com/  

HelpandHope.org

  Help For Parents. Hope For Kids.   Child Safety Tips Keeping their children safe is every parent’s first concern. But, it’s a dangerous world out there! Use our parenting tips, videos, and resource library to learn how to keep your child safe at home, at play, and at school. Some of our parenting tips about child safety include: […]

YMCA of Honolulu

YMCA of Honoulu The YMCA of Honolulu seeks to nurture the potential of every child and teen who comes through our doors. Whether you are the parent of a young child looking for preschool care options, or are a young adult looking for a place to form friendships, the Y is here for you. Programs […]

HĀ Initiative: Creative STEM After-School Program of Honolulu, HI

HĀ INITIATIVE: CREATIVE STEM AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM The Hā Initiative is a fun and creative place for kids in grades 2 through 8 to spend their after-school time. Through this program, kids learn and grow by exploring the worlds of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM). The program is free and gives participants an after-school snack, […]

Honolulu Community Action Program (HCAP) Head Start Locations

Honolulu Community Action Program (HCAP) Head Starts Head Start is a federally funded program that provides quality services to qualifying children and their families. Most, but not all, families receive free child care and other services. HCAP Head Start is comprised of the Head Start preschool program for children 3 to 5 years old and the Early […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for solutions that connect Americans to greater opportunity.  Some of the services that may be offered are: • Workforce Connections • HUD Housing Assistance • Transportation […]

Honolulu Community Action Program

Honolulu Community Action Program OUR PROGRAMS HCAP offers a wide variety of programs and services to assist individuals and families to achieve self-reliance. HCAP offers programs and services in six major areas: Early Childhood; Employment; Education; Economic Development; Emergency & Transitional Programs; and Community Development & Advocacy. HCAP programs emphasize volunteerism and organizational development to […]

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse is an Office of Family Assistance (OFA) funded national resource for fathers, practitioners, programs/Federal grantees, states, and the public at-large who are serving or interested in supporting strong fathers and families. Fatherhood.gov is a site for: Dads looking for tips, hints and even deals for […]

National Parent Helpline

National Parent Helpline Being a parent is a critically important job, 24 hours a day. It’s not always easy. Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained Advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. URL:  http://www.nationalparenthelpline.org Helpline:   1-855- 4 A PARENT  (1-855-427-2736) HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday – Friday 10:00 AM PST-7:00 PM […]

Department of Human Services by State

Department of Human Services by State The Department of Human Services in each state provide services for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child Support Child Care Assistance And others… Click on your state below for your state’s Department of Human Services website. Alabama Hawaii Massachusetts New Mexico South […]

Suntopia.org / Resources

Suntopia.org Everyone needs a little help sometimes, and Suntopia.org helps people help themselves in times of need. Services include: FOOD                                                  RENTAL ASSISTANCE HOMELESS SHELTERS                EMERGENCY LOANS […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit of further education), career counseling, home loans, life insurance, burial assistance, and healthcare.  They also offer homeless and at-risk Veterans assistance with locating housing, healthcare, […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Programs […]

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator HRSA Health Center Locator allows anyone in the USA to type in their address or general location and find local health care near them.  The information populated gives the name, address, phone number, and distance from your location for each health center. Find a Health Center […]

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) If your children need health coverage, they may be eligible for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). If they qualify, you won’t have to buy an insurance plan to cover them. CHIP provides low-cost health coverage to children in families that earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid. In […]

Childcare Center.us-National child care center search engine

This is a national website that allows parents to search for area child care centers, home daycares, and nannies/sitters.  The site allows you to narrow your search by zip code, city, or state.  To begin a search click on the “Find Providers” tab.  The website also indicates whether the care provider might participate in a […]

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood believes in the individual fundamental right of people throughout the world to manage their reproductive health, regardless of income, marital status, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or residence. Respect, inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our organization are essential to our well-being. We believe reproductive self-determination must be […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Description:  Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children realize their potential and build their futures.  They nurture children and strengthen communities.  They Operate under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life.  Provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships. Meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) […]

New Eyes for the Needy

New Eyes for the Needy New Eyes is a non-profit, non-sectarian volunteer organization that purchases new eyeglasses for poor children and adults in the United States. The organization also recycles donated glasses for distribution to indigent people in developing nations worldwide. Since 1932, New Eyes has provided clear vision to over 8 million people in the […]

Hawaii 2-1-1

Hawaii 2-1-1 Aloha United Way (AUW) encourages individuals of all walks of life to join our movement–together–to create hope and change the landscape of our community for the better.  More than raising and distributing money, AUW is working to reduce homelessness, provide more opportunities for our kupuna to age gracefully, and better prepare our keiki […]

Parents And Children Together (PACT) of Honolulu, HI

Parents And Children Together (PACT) Provides individual and group services for offenders, victims, and child witnesses of domestic violence. URL:  http://www.pacthawaii.org/oahu_peace_center.html Address:  1505 Dillingham Blvd, Suite 208, Honolulu, HI 96817 Hotline 24/7: 808-526-2200 *There is a flat fee for Offender Services. HOW CAN THE FPC OAHU PROGRAM HELP YOU? The goal of the Family Peace Center-Oahu is […]

Preschool Open Doors (POD) of Honolulu, HI

Preschool Open Doors (POD) Preschool Open Doors understands the importance of child care.  Preschool prepares children for kindergarten by teaching social skills and recognition of shapes and some letters.  It allows children to explore and discover their world in an environment where they learn through hands on play experiences. Preschool Open Doors (POD) promotes school […]

People Attentive To Children (PATCH) Childcare Assistance of Honolulu, HI

PATCH (People Attentive To Children) PATCH is a community service organization dedicated to supporting Hawaii’s child care needs. We help families find the right child care. We offer FREE resources on choosing and paying for child care, scholarships, child development, parenting, becoming a child care provider and other useful resources right at your fingertips. URL:  http://patchhawaii.org/ […]

Big Brother Big Sister Hawaii

Big Brother Big Sister Hawaii ​Since 1963, Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaiʻi has helped children facing adversity reach their fullest potential by matching them with a caring volunteer in a one-to-one mentoring friendship. Our mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, […]

Salvation Army Services of Honolulu, HI

Salvation Army of the Hawaiian and Pacific Islands The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in […]

Boys and Girls Club of Honolulu, HI

Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii (BGCH) Mission:  To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Boys & Girls Club membership gives children access to wonderful programs, caring staff and a safe learning environment.  Known as “The Positive Place for Kids,” BGCH’s clubhouses and outreach […]

Child Welfare Services of Honolulu, HI

Child Welfare Services CWS programs include family strengthening and support, child protection, foster care, adoption, independent living and licensing of resource family homes, group homes and child-placing organizations. Services are available on Oahu, Hawaii, Kauai, Maui, Molokai and Lanai, with 36 units/sub-units and a staff of over 500. URL:  http://humanservices.hawaii.gov/ssd/home/child-welfare-services/ Address:  420 Waiakamilo Road,# 300B, Honolulu, HI […]

Department of Human Services of Honolulu, HI

Department of Human Services The Department is responsible for administering numerous services throughout Hawaii, including Families First, the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, Food Stamps (now known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP), and Child Care Assistance.  See more detail below. URL:  www.humanservices.hawaii.gov Address:  333 North King Street, Room 200, Honolulu, HI […]

WOMEN INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) providing  Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

American Camp Association

This resource will allow you to search for 2020 Virtual Camp listings. You can search for available camps using several filters including: free or camps with fees, activity categories and more. URL: https://members.acacamps.org/Virtual-Camp?select-orgaffil=78&text-description=

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Storyline Online

Storyline is a free resource for remote learning during COVID-19 where movie stars read their favorite stories to kids.   URL: https://www.storylineonline.net/      

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Fun Brain

This website allows students to play games while learning Math and Reading Skills. You can choose the activities and games for ages Pre-K through 8th grade.   URL: https://www.funbrain.com/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Experience Great Smoky Mountains National Park at Home through their SmokiEEEs program! Learn online and outside with Park Ranger-led adventures, activities and resources for students of all ages. The website has activities as well as kid posted videos in the community and video tours in the Smokies.   URL: https://smokieees.org/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – National Geographic Educational Resources

Now, as communities around the world are exploring new ways of teaching and learning at home, we invite you to join us for live broadcasts of Explorer Classroom. In our commitment to support educators, students and families during this transition, we are now providing Explorer Classroom every weekday at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Explorer Classroom’s live video events connect […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources- Brain POP

Brain POP and Brain POP Jr. have interactive videos, activities and quizzes designed for kids. To assist with learning needs due to COVID-19, the website is offering families to sign up for free access to the materials. Please visit the site for more details. Topics included: Local and State Governments Math Arts and Technology Concept […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Google Arts and Culture

Google Arts and Culture Visit this website to explore art collections, take virtual tours of museums around the world, explore places around the world, learn about historical figures and history, experiments, different cultures and more.   URL: https://artsandculture.google.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Simon and Schuster Publishing

Read & Learn with Simon Kids is presented by Simon and Schuster Publishing   The website offers live read-alouds, downloadable activities, curriculum guides and more.   URL: https://simonandschusterpublishing.com/readandlearn/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Sesame Street Educational Resources

In response to COVID-19, Sesame Street is offering educational videos for children about safe hand washing, caring for each other and more. URL: https://www.sesamestreet.org/caring  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Imagination Library Bedtime Stories with Dolly Parton Goodnight with Dolly is a 10-week special series of weekly videos featuring Dolly Parton reading select Imagination Library books. The weekly read aloud series begins on April 2. Dolly hopes this series of stories will provide comfort and reassurance to kids and families during the shelter-in-place mandates.   […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Kennedy Space Center Educational Resources

The Kennedy Space Center is having live presentations on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on Facebook Live at 9:30am Eastern Standard Time for younger children and 1:00pm Eastern Standard Time for young adults.   URL: https://www.facebook.com/pg/KennedySpaceCenterVisitorComplex/posts/?ref=page_internal    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Read Alouds

Authors who are planning new read-alouds and lessons are sharing their schedules in a Google Doc created by literacy advocate Olivia Van Ledtje. Please visit the link below for the schedule and link to each read-aloud.   URL: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MrM7Ypu3uoEEwbyLQ6sxkx8d-sePrP2J64WQrb6dNfI/edit        

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Online Homeschool Curriculum

Calvert Homeschool Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, Calvert’s is offering FREE curriculum for the first 3 months. Use Code: CALVERT90 Calvert’s has curriculum for grades K-2 and 3-12 with media-rich curriculum for grades 3-12.   Please visit the site below for more information. URL: https://www.calverthomeschool.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Home-Schooling Resources

Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, The TODAY Show has provided home-school tips and free resources to assist. Please visit the link below for ideas for activities, tips and other resources.   URL:  https://www.today.com/parents/how-homeschool-during-coronavirus-crisis-t176020      

Safe Kids Worldwide

Safe Kids Worldwide is a global organization dedicated to protecting kids from unintentional injuries, the number one cause of death to children in the United States. Throughout the world, almost 1 million children die of injuries each year. Areas We Work In Home Cars and Road Sports and Play This resource provides free infant car […]

Care.com

Description:  Care.com’s premise is simple: Our consumer matching solutions allow families to search for, qualify, vet, connect with, and ultimately select caregivers in a low-cost, reliable and easy way.  Find care.  Find jobs. URL:  https://www.care.com/  

HelpandHope.org

  Help For Parents. Hope For Kids.   Child Safety Tips Keeping their children safe is every parent’s first concern. But, it’s a dangerous world out there! Use our parenting tips, videos, and resource library to learn how to keep your child safe at home, at play, and at school. Some of our parenting tips about child safety include: […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for solutions that connect Americans to greater opportunity.  Some of the services that may be offered are: • Workforce Connections • HUD Housing Assistance • Transportation […]

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse is an Office of Family Assistance (OFA) funded national resource for fathers, practitioners, programs/Federal grantees, states, and the public at-large who are serving or interested in supporting strong fathers and families. Fatherhood.gov is a site for: Dads looking for tips, hints and even deals for […]

National Parent Helpline

National Parent Helpline Being a parent is a critically important job, 24 hours a day. It’s not always easy. Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained Advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. URL:  http://www.nationalparenthelpline.org Helpline:   1-855- 4 A PARENT  (1-855-427-2736) HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday – Friday 10:00 AM PST-7:00 PM […]

Department of Human Services by State

Department of Human Services by State The Department of Human Services in each state provide services for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child Support Child Care Assistance And others… Click on your state below for your state’s Department of Human Services website. Alabama Hawaii Massachusetts New Mexico South […]

Suntopia.org / Resources

Suntopia.org Everyone needs a little help sometimes, and Suntopia.org helps people help themselves in times of need. Services include: FOOD                                                  RENTAL ASSISTANCE HOMELESS SHELTERS                EMERGENCY LOANS […]

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit of further education), career counseling, home loans, life insurance, burial assistance, and healthcare.  They also offer homeless and at-risk Veterans assistance with locating housing, healthcare, […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Programs […]

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator HRSA Health Center Locator allows anyone in the USA to type in their address or general location and find local health care near them.  The information populated gives the name, address, phone number, and distance from your location for each health center. Find a Health Center […]

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) If your children need health coverage, they may be eligible for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). If they qualify, you won’t have to buy an insurance plan to cover them. CHIP provides low-cost health coverage to children in families that earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid. In […]

Childcare Center.us-National child care center search engine

This is a national website that allows parents to search for area child care centers, home daycares, and nannies/sitters.  The site allows you to narrow your search by zip code, city, or state.  To begin a search click on the “Find Providers” tab.  The website also indicates whether the care provider might participate in a […]

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood believes in the individual fundamental right of people throughout the world to manage their reproductive health, regardless of income, marital status, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or residence. Respect, inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our organization are essential to our well-being. We believe reproductive self-determination must be […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Description:  Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children realize their potential and build their futures.  They nurture children and strengthen communities.  They Operate under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life.  Provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships. Meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) […]

New Eyes for the Needy

New Eyes for the Needy New Eyes is a non-profit, non-sectarian volunteer organization that purchases new eyeglasses for poor children and adults in the United States. The organization also recycles donated glasses for distribution to indigent people in developing nations worldwide. Since 1932, New Eyes has provided clear vision to over 8 million people in the […]

WOMEN INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) providing  Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

American Camp Association

This resource will allow you to search for 2020 Virtual Camp listings. You can search for available camps using several filters including: free or camps with fees, activity categories and more. URL: https://members.acacamps.org/Virtual-Camp?select-orgaffil=78&text-description=

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Storyline Online

Storyline is a free resource for remote learning during COVID-19 where movie stars read their favorite stories to kids.   URL: https://www.storylineonline.net/      

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Fun Brain

This website allows students to play games while learning Math and Reading Skills. You can choose the activities and games for ages Pre-K through 8th grade.   URL: https://www.funbrain.com/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Experience Great Smoky Mountains National Park at Home through their SmokiEEEs program! Learn online and outside with Park Ranger-led adventures, activities and resources for students of all ages. The website has activities as well as kid posted videos in the community and video tours in the Smokies.   URL: https://smokieees.org/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – National Geographic Educational Resources

Now, as communities around the world are exploring new ways of teaching and learning at home, we invite you to join us for live broadcasts of Explorer Classroom. In our commitment to support educators, students and families during this transition, we are now providing Explorer Classroom every weekday at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Explorer Classroom’s live video events connect […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources- Brain POP

Brain POP and Brain POP Jr. have interactive videos, activities and quizzes designed for kids. To assist with learning needs due to COVID-19, the website is offering families to sign up for free access to the materials. Please visit the site for more details. Topics included: Local and State Governments Math Arts and Technology Concept […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Google Arts and Culture

Google Arts and Culture Visit this website to explore art collections, take virtual tours of museums around the world, explore places around the world, learn about historical figures and history, experiments, different cultures and more.   URL: https://artsandculture.google.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Simon and Schuster Publishing

Read & Learn with Simon Kids is presented by Simon and Schuster Publishing   The website offers live read-alouds, downloadable activities, curriculum guides and more.   URL: https://simonandschusterpublishing.com/readandlearn/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Sesame Street Educational Resources

In response to COVID-19, Sesame Street is offering educational videos for children about safe hand washing, caring for each other and more. URL: https://www.sesamestreet.org/caring  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Imagination Library Bedtime Stories with Dolly Parton Goodnight with Dolly is a 10-week special series of weekly videos featuring Dolly Parton reading select Imagination Library books. The weekly read aloud series begins on April 2. Dolly hopes this series of stories will provide comfort and reassurance to kids and families during the shelter-in-place mandates.   […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Kennedy Space Center Educational Resources

The Kennedy Space Center is having live presentations on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on Facebook Live at 9:30am Eastern Standard Time for younger children and 1:00pm Eastern Standard Time for young adults.   URL: https://www.facebook.com/pg/KennedySpaceCenterVisitorComplex/posts/?ref=page_internal    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Read Alouds

Authors who are planning new read-alouds and lessons are sharing their schedules in a Google Doc created by literacy advocate Olivia Van Ledtje. Please visit the link below for the schedule and link to each read-aloud.   URL: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MrM7Ypu3uoEEwbyLQ6sxkx8d-sePrP2J64WQrb6dNfI/edit        

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Online Homeschool Curriculum

Calvert Homeschool Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, Calvert’s is offering FREE curriculum for the first 3 months. Use Code: CALVERT90 Calvert’s has curriculum for grades K-2 and 3-12 with media-rich curriculum for grades 3-12.   Please visit the site below for more information. URL: https://www.calverthomeschool.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Home-Schooling Resources

Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, The TODAY Show has provided home-school tips and free resources to assist. Please visit the link below for ideas for activities, tips and other resources.   URL:  https://www.today.com/parents/how-homeschool-during-coronavirus-crisis-t176020      

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Louisiana Child Care Assistance

In response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the Louisiana Department of Education opened the Child Care Assistance Program to support essential critical infrastructure personnel. These families can access subsidized care for children age 12 and under at licensed childcare centers participating in the program, or through registered and certified family childcare and in-home providers by […]

Safe Kids Worldwide

Safe Kids Worldwide is a global organization dedicated to protecting kids from unintentional injuries, the number one cause of death to children in the United States. Throughout the world, almost 1 million children die of injuries each year. Areas We Work In Home Cars and Road Sports and Play This resource provides free infant car […]

Louisiana CAFE-Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) Customer Portal

This website allows you to apply for the Louisiana Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP).  CCAP provides assistance to families to help pay for the child care needed in order to work, or attend school or training. http://cafe-cp.dcfs.la.gov/selfservice/  

Department of Children & Family Services -State of Louisiana

Description:  “Working to keep children safe, helping individuals and families become self-sufficient, and providing safe refuge during disasters” URL:  http://www.dcfs.la.gov/

Head Start/Early Head Start -Lafayette

Description: Provides comprehensive early childhood development and family support services on a year-round basis for 216 children under age three and pregnant women in order to enhance children’s physical, social, emotional and intellectual development. Also supports parents in fulfilling their parental roles, and helps parents move toward self-sufficiency. The program is interwoven with Head Start, and […]

Care.com

Description:  Care.com’s premise is simple: Our consumer matching solutions allow families to search for, qualify, vet, connect with, and ultimately select caregivers in a low-cost, reliable and easy way.  Find care.  Find jobs. URL:  https://www.care.com/  

Louisiana Believes -Lafayette

Description:  CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM To support all families in accessing high quality child care, the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) provides financial assistance to low-income families while they are working or attending school. URL:  https://www.louisianabelieves.com/early-childhood/child-care-assistance-program Address:  Louisiana Department of Education 1201 North Third Street Baton Rouge, LA 70802-5243 Phone Number: Toll-Free 877-453-2721  

HelpandHope.org

  Help For Parents. Hope For Kids.   Child Safety Tips Keeping their children safe is every parent’s first concern. But, it’s a dangerous world out there! Use our parenting tips, videos, and resource library to learn how to keep your child safe at home, at play, and at school. Some of our parenting tips about child safety include: […]

Creative Learning Preschool & Childcare Center -Lafayette

Description:  The Creative Learning Preschool and Childcare center specializes in early childhood education with programs for ages 6 weeks to 5 years of age, emphasizing early learning in math, science, reading, art, music, writing, and social skills. INFANT AND TODDLER CARE: Creative Learning Preschool uses the Frog Street Curriculum for Infants designed to build strong […]

A-Bear’s Kids Only Preschool -Lafayette

Description:  Give your child an early start to success in life. Each teacher stays up-to-date on education levels. Our preschool follows state guidelines by providing daily activities to develop your child’s skills. Mariette Hebert has been the owner of A-Bear’s Kids Only Preschool for 8 years; you can talk to her or to our friendly […]

Enroll Lafayette -Lafayette

Description: A unified system of high quality, publicly-funded options to families to ensure more children enter school kindergarten ready. This network is comprised of a local early childhood community network that includes every publicly-funded Pre-K, Child Care, and Head Start program within the parish. LAFAYETTE PARISH SCHOOL SYSTEM PRE-K -The Lafayette Parish School System Pre-Kindergarten Program is […]

Fisher’s Early Childhood Development -Lafayette

Description:  Pre-school program offering a unique program for your children to learn the skills they need to excel in school and life. Summer camp environment for school aged children, including field trips large play areas and on-campus activities. Meals provided After school pick-up For ages of 18 months to 12 years old Offers multi-child DISCOUNTS URL:  […]

Volunteers of America: Acadiana Programs-Lafayette

Description:  Volunteers of America Greater Baton Rouge is a faith-based, nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals and families gain self-reliance, dignity and hope. Behavioral Health Services Children and Family Services Child Education and Development Intellectual and Developmental Disability Services HIV/AIDS Services Homeless Services Pregnancy and Adoption Services Senior Living and Care Veterans Services URL:  https://www.voagbr.org/ Address:  114 […]

The Community Action Partnership (CAP)

The Community Action Partnership (CAP) The Community Action Partnership is a national hub that links the nation’s 1,000+ Community Action Agencies to each another – and to leaders looking for solutions that connect Americans to greater opportunity.  Some of the services that may be offered are: • Workforce Connections • HUD Housing Assistance • Transportation […]

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse The National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse is an Office of Family Assistance (OFA) funded national resource for fathers, practitioners, programs/Federal grantees, states, and the public at-large who are serving or interested in supporting strong fathers and families. Fatherhood.gov is a site for: Dads looking for tips, hints and even deals for […]

National Parent Helpline

National Parent Helpline Being a parent is a critically important job, 24 hours a day. It’s not always easy. Call the National Parent Helpline® to get emotional support from a trained Advocate and become empowered and a stronger parent. URL:  http://www.nationalparenthelpline.org Helpline:   1-855- 4 A PARENT  (1-855-427-2736) HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday – Friday 10:00 AM PST-7:00 PM […]

Department of Human Services by State

Department of Human Services by State The Department of Human Services in each state provide services for: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Child Support Child Care Assistance And others… Click on your state below for your state’s Department of Human Services website. Alabama Hawaii Massachusetts New Mexico South […]

EverydayFamily -Lafayette

Description:  A family driven website featuring a growing community of people who share in the everyday experience of parenting. Everyday Family offers: Free diapers Free trials of baby products and stage based pregnancy supplies to mothers and expectant mothers in need Magazines and publications for mothers and expectant mothers URL:  https://reg.everydayfamily.com/lp/ef551/?tc=110578&subid=2867&subid2=119636&&utm_campaign=93&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_source=aff2867&utm_term=119636&subid3=&t=102dc7f8f45d0fc9040f9130ca3c3f Address:  Online Community  

Suntopia.org / Resources

Suntopia.org Everyone needs a little help sometimes, and Suntopia.org helps people help themselves in times of need. Services include: FOOD                                                  RENTAL ASSISTANCE HOMELESS SHELTERS                EMERGENCY LOANS […]

Smile Community Action Agency -Lafayette

  Description:  SMILE Community Action Agency serves as a clearinghouse for community needs, with a focus on health, education, economic stability, and the betterment of all disadvantaged individuals, children and families that we encounter. Head Start -Provides social competence in health, educational, social and nutritional activities to children ages 3-5. Also offers disability services for children, […]

Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) -Lafayette

Description:  Provides assistance to families to help pay for the child care needed in order to work, or attend school or training. URL:  https://cafe-cp.doe.louisiana.gov/edselfservice/ Address:  CCAP Household Eligibility P.O. Box 260037 Baton Rouge, LA 70826 Phone:  877-453-2721  

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs offers many benefit programs to Veterans and their families.  They offer benefits such as disability compensation, pension, GI Bill (financial assistance for the pursuit of further education), career counseling, home loans, life insurance, burial assistance, and healthcare.  They also offer homeless and at-risk Veterans assistance with locating housing, healthcare, […]

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services It is the mission of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) to enhance and protect the health and well-being of all Americans. We fulfill that mission by providing for effective health and human services and fostering advances in medicine, public health, and social services. Programs […]

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Locator HRSA Health Center Locator allows anyone in the USA to type in their address or general location and find local health care near them.  The information populated gives the name, address, phone number, and distance from your location for each health center. Find a Health Center […]

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) If your children need health coverage, they may be eligible for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). If they qualify, you won’t have to buy an insurance plan to cover them. CHIP provides low-cost health coverage to children in families that earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid. In […]

Childcare Center.us-National child care center search engine

This is a national website that allows parents to search for area child care centers, home daycares, and nannies/sitters.  The site allows you to narrow your search by zip code, city, or state.  To begin a search click on the “Find Providers” tab.  The website also indicates whether the care provider might participate in a […]

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Planned Parenthood believes in the individual fundamental right of people throughout the world to manage their reproductive health, regardless of income, marital status, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or residence. Respect, inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our organization are essential to our well-being. We believe reproductive self-determination must be […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Description:  Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children realize their potential and build their futures.  They nurture children and strengthen communities.  They Operate under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life.  Provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships. Meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) […]

United Way of Acadiana -Lafayette

    Description:  Free tax prep Financial savings education and coaching Responds to crisis from hurricanes to floods by providing the basic needs and partnering with the local organizations that reach the community. Focus on Education with goals that aim to see at least 90 percent of students graduate high school on time and United Way Readers […]

New Eyes for the Needy

New Eyes for the Needy New Eyes is a non-profit, non-sectarian volunteer organization that purchases new eyeglasses for poor children and adults in the United States. The organization also recycles donated glasses for distribution to indigent people in developing nations worldwide. Since 1932, New Eyes has provided clear vision to over 8 million people in the […]

WOMEN INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) providing  Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

American Camp Association

This resource will allow you to search for 2020 Virtual Camp listings. You can search for available camps using several filters including: free or camps with fees, activity categories and more. URL: https://members.acacamps.org/Virtual-Camp?select-orgaffil=78&text-description=

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Storyline Online

Storyline is a free resource for remote learning during COVID-19 where movie stars read their favorite stories to kids.   URL: https://www.storylineonline.net/      

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Fun Brain

This website allows students to play games while learning Math and Reading Skills. You can choose the activities and games for ages Pre-K through 8th grade.   URL: https://www.funbrain.com/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Experience Great Smoky Mountains National Park at Home through their SmokiEEEs program! Learn online and outside with Park Ranger-led adventures, activities and resources for students of all ages. The website has activities as well as kid posted videos in the community and video tours in the Smokies.   URL: https://smokieees.org/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – National Geographic Educational Resources

Now, as communities around the world are exploring new ways of teaching and learning at home, we invite you to join us for live broadcasts of Explorer Classroom. In our commitment to support educators, students and families during this transition, we are now providing Explorer Classroom every weekday at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Explorer Classroom’s live video events connect […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources- Brain POP

Brain POP and Brain POP Jr. have interactive videos, activities and quizzes designed for kids. To assist with learning needs due to COVID-19, the website is offering families to sign up for free access to the materials. Please visit the site for more details. Topics included: Local and State Governments Math Arts and Technology Concept […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Google Arts and Culture

Google Arts and Culture Visit this website to explore art collections, take virtual tours of museums around the world, explore places around the world, learn about historical figures and history, experiments, different cultures and more.   URL: https://artsandculture.google.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Simon and Schuster Publishing

Read & Learn with Simon Kids is presented by Simon and Schuster Publishing   The website offers live read-alouds, downloadable activities, curriculum guides and more.   URL: https://simonandschusterpublishing.com/readandlearn/  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Sesame Street Educational Resources

In response to COVID-19, Sesame Street is offering educational videos for children about safe hand washing, caring for each other and more. URL: https://www.sesamestreet.org/caring  

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Imagination Library Bedtime Stories with Dolly Parton Goodnight with Dolly is a 10-week special series of weekly videos featuring Dolly Parton reading select Imagination Library books. The weekly read aloud series begins on April 2. Dolly hopes this series of stories will provide comfort and reassurance to kids and families during the shelter-in-place mandates.   […]

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Kennedy Space Center Educational Resources

The Kennedy Space Center is having live presentations on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on Facebook Live at 9:30am Eastern Standard Time for younger children and 1:00pm Eastern Standard Time for young adults.   URL: https://www.facebook.com/pg/KennedySpaceCenterVisitorComplex/posts/?ref=page_internal    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Read Alouds

Authors who are planning new read-alouds and lessons are sharing their schedules in a Google Doc created by literacy advocate Olivia Van Ledtje. Please visit the link below for the schedule and link to each read-aloud.   URL: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MrM7Ypu3uoEEwbyLQ6sxkx8d-sePrP2J64WQrb6dNfI/edit        

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Free Online Homeschool Curriculum

Calvert Homeschool Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, Calvert’s is offering FREE curriculum for the first 3 months. Use Code: CALVERT90 Calvert’s has curriculum for grades K-2 and 3-12 with media-rich curriculum for grades 3-12.   Please visit the site below for more information. URL: https://www.calverthomeschool.com/    

COVID-19 Relief Resources – Home-Schooling Resources

Due to the Coronavirus Crisis, The TODAY Show has provided home-school tips and free resources to assist. Please visit the link below for ideas for activities, tips and other resources.   URL:  https://www.today.com/parents/how-homeschool-during-coronavirus-crisis-t176020      

Safe Kids Worldwide

Safe Kids Worldwide is a global organization dedicated to protecting kids from unintentional injuries, the number one cause of death to children in the United States. Throughout the world, almost 1 million children die of injuries each year. Areas We Work In Home Cars and Road Sports and Play This resource provides free infant car […]

Care.com

Description:  Care.com’s premise is simple: Our consumer matching solutions allow families to search for, qualify, vet, connect with, and ultimately select caregivers in a low-cost, reliable and easy way.  Find care.  Find jobs. URL:  https://www.care.com/  

HelpandHope.org

  Help For Parents. Hope For Kids.   Child Safety Tips Keeping their children safe is every parent’s first concern. But, it’s a dangerous world out there! Use our parenting tips, videos, and resource library to learn how to keep your child safe at home, at play, and at school. Some of our parenting tips about child safety include: […]