Orange County Partnership for Young Children North Carolina Smart Start

Parent Resources

Download a free copy of The Parents' Pages, a comprehensive resource guide to Orange County community and government agencies providing services to young children and their families. Produced by the Partnership as a resource for Orange County families. (Se puede obtenerlo en español tambien.)

View our online Parents' Pages directoryHERE
For a hard copy contact the Partnership at (919)967-9091 or email us at ocpyc@orangesmarstart.org

Additional Resources

Smart Start Funded Programs
Programs that focus on parenting and family support.

State and National Resources

Child Care
National Association for the Education of Young Children (http://www.naeyc.org/) Zero To Three (http://www.zerotothree.org/)
The Division of Child Development(http://ncchildcare.dhhs.state.nc.us/general/home.asp)
The Division of Social Services (DSS) (http://www.dhhs.state.nc.us/dss/local/)

Health & Early Intervention
Family Support Network (http://www.fsnnc.org/)
Internet Resources for Special Children (http://www.irsc.org/)
Kids Health (http://www.kidshealth.org/)
National Institutes of Health (http://www.nih.gov/)
Together We Grow: NC Early Intervention Services (http://www.ncei.org/ei/itp/cdsa.html)
Kidsource Online (http://www.kidsource.com/)
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) (http://www.aap.org/pressroom/play-public.htm)

Family Support
Adoptive Family Support Group (For More Information)
Baby Place (http://www.baby-place.com/index.php)
Family.com (http://family.go.com/)
National Black Child Development Institute (http://www.nbcdi.org/Welcome/)
iVilliage Parenting Page (http://parenting.ivillage.com/)
Resource for National Fatherhood (http://www.fatherhood.org/)
The Division of Social Services (DSS) (http://www.dhhs.state.nc.us/dss/local/)

For Parent Education Resources, click here.
For Child Development Resources, click here.

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