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Child Development Topics
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Community Resources for Families
- Children’s Service Society: Adoption, parenting services, support for families raising their kin’s children, child care provider support, free referrals for child care, etc.
- Child Care Licensing Program: Provides complaint histories and compliance records of child care providers.
- Child Protective Services: To report suspected child abuse.
- Division of Child and Family Services: Child abuse and neglect prevention education and outreach
- The Information and Referral Center: Connects the community to human service agencies, governmental offices, and professional organizations.
- Family Support Center: Immediate, short-term (up to 72 hours) care for children less than 12 years old in a crisis situation.
- Division of Services for People with Disabilities: List of available resources for people with disabilities.
- Head Start: Pre-school program for low income and at-risk families.
- WIC (Women, Infants, and Children): Provides vouchers for nutritious food for nursing women, infants, and children up to five years old.
- Child Care Aware: Provides contact information for CCR&R agencies nationwide, parenting information, and more.
- Family Education Plan: A Family Education Plan is a framework to achieve successful life-long learning, the outcome of which will strengthen and enrich the overall well-being of the family.
- CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Program)
Provides low cost health insurance for children of income qualified families
- Department of Workforce Services
Provides long-term help to pay for child care for income qualified families
- Utah Association for Infant Mental Health (UAIMH): To promote a unified understanding of infant mental health across disciplines and programs and to develop a statewide system of resources in support of infant mental health for all families living in Utah.
- Care About Childcare’s Resource Lending Library: Theme boxes, literacy bags, story stretchers, and more. Materials help enhance your childrens’ education and play. Available to check out for a minimal yearly membership cost.
- KBYU: Learn how to extend a child’s learning and how television can lead to good books.
- Ready! Set! School!: This website is a tool for parents to help their children develop skills and get ready for Kindergarten.
- Public Libraries: Take advantage of this free way to introduce your child to the fun of reading! Reading is a great way to help your child develop imagination, increase attention span, and gain knowledge. This can also be a great bonding time for you and your child.
- Children’s Defense Fund Action Council: The council’s mission is to Leave No Child Behind and to ensure every child a successful passage to adulthood with the help of caring families and communities.
- Voices for Utah Children: A child advocacy organization that speaks out on behalf of the children of Utah. They promote sound, far reaching program and policy solutions that focus on early care and education, health care, child welfare, and more. Find out how you can help.
- Early Childhood Education, goal is to create the most comprehensive and accurate resource for students interested in pursuing an early childhood education education that is also easy to use.