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Families with child care options
Child care with quality improvement
& Communities with resources
Community Services

happy familyLinks for Families

bullet eParent
Information support and outreach for parents and families of children with disabilities

bullet Family Education
A well-organized parent advice, child development and family reference website.

bullet Help Me Grow
Offers services and support to help Ohio’s children start school healthy and ready to learn.

bullet NCCIC
National Child Care Information Center is a national clearinghouse and technical assistance center that links parents, providers, policy-makers, researchers, and the public to early care and education information.

bullet Parents Magazine
Parents magazine on-line

bullet Zero to Three
ZERO TO THREE's mission is to promote the healthy development of our nation's infants and toddlers by supporting and strengthening families, communities, and those who work on their behalf.

bulletBorn Learning

Born Learning helps parents, caregivers and communities in Summit County create quality early learning opportunities for young children

bullet Ohio Child Care Resource & Referral Association

Ohio Child Care Resource & Referral Association promotes the positive development of all children, especially those in out-of-home learning environments.

bullet Child Care Aware

The Nation's Leading Voice for Child Care. Our vision: Every family in the United States has access to a high quality, affordable child care system. The child care system supports children’s growth, development, and educational advancement and creates positive economic impact for families and communities.

 

bulletOh Wow! Childrens Science & Technology Museum
Their mission is to foster independent thinking and enrich the lives of all children by creating a welcoming environment where they can develop learning skills and knowledge through the exploration of HANDS-ON interactive exhibits and educational programs which are rooted in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

bullet PBS 45/49 
A trusted community resource, PBS 45 & 49 uses the power of noncommercial television and related services to enrich the lives of people through high-quality programming and educational services that teach, illuminate and inspire.

bulletAmerican Camp Association
As a leading authority in child development, the ACA works to preserve, promote, and improve the camp experience.

bullet American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
You will find information on child and adolescent psychiatry, fact sheets for parents and caregivers, AACAP membership, current research, practice guidelines, managed care information.

bullet Children's Defense Fund
The mission of the Children’s Defense fund is to Leave No Child Behind and to ensure every child a Health Start, a Head Start, a Fair Start, a Safe Start and a Moral Start in life and successful passage to adulthood with the help of caring families and communities.

bulletU.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Help keep your family safe by checking product recalls and safety news from CPSC

bullet Kids Camps
An online directory of summer camps

bullet Family Fun Magazine
Family Fun magazine on-line

bullet NAEYC Accrediation Making the Right Choice for Kids
Website concerning new accreditations standards with NAEYC

bullet Ohio Dept. of Job & Family Services
Information on ODJFS programs including adoption/kinship/foster care, child care, child support, protective services, financial assistance, health care, food stamps, and links to other sites for information on food banks, clothing, shelter and transportation can be found from links off of this page.

bullet WVIZ
To strengthen our communities by providing distinctive, thought-provoking programs and services that enlighten, inspire, educate and entertain. PBS Channel 25

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