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  • The core activity of ZERO TO THREE's Leadership Development program is the prestigious Leaders for the 21st Century Fellowship, which enables professionals to better serve infants and toddlers in three fundamental ways. The Fellowship promotes a wider flow of knowledge about new advances in science and brings infant-toddler professionals into a professional home where all disciplines are welcome.
  • Our website is the home of the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments (ANHE) and is THE place for nurses to gather essential environmental health information, connect with other nurses, and join in the activities of ANHE. Explore our communities (how topic areas are arranged) and start making positive changes!
  • The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs is a national resource, partner and advocate for state public health leaders and others working to improve the health of women, children, youth and families, including those with special health care needs.
  • Welcome to the American Academy of Pediatrics—an organization of 64,000 pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
  • The American Public Health Association (APHA) champions the health of all people and all communities. We strengthen the public health profession. We speak out for public health issues and policies backed by science. We are the only organization that influences federal policy, has a 140-plus year perspective and brings together members from all fields of public health.
  • ASTHO is the national nonprofit organization representing public health agencies in the United States, the U.S. Territories, and the District of Columbia, and over 100,000 public health professionals these agencies employ.
  • Attachment Parenting International's mission is to educate and support all parents in raising secure, joyful and empathic children in order to strengthen families and create a more compassionate world.
  • For more than 30 years, CSSP has worked with policymakers and communities across the country to improve the lives of the most vulnerable children and families.
  • CWLA is a powerful coalition of hundreds of private and public agencies serving children and families that are vulnerable since 1920. Our expertise, leadership and innovation on policies, programs, and practices help improve the lives of millions of children across the country. Our impact is felt worldwide.
  • Child Care Aware® of America is a national membership-based nonprofit organization working to advance affordability, accessibility, development and learning of children in child care. Founded in 1987, we advocate for child care policies that improve the lives of children and families, lead research that advances the child care and early learning field, and leverage technology to help families make informed decisions about child care.
  • Since 1969, CLASP has been a trusted resource, a creative architect for systems change, and one of the country's most effective voices for low income people.
  • CommonHealth ACTION (CHA) works to increase community and organizational capacity to address the social and economic determinants of health. In short, we work with our partners to create community conditions in which all people can be healthy. 
  • The Community Hope Project (CHP) was established in 2010. It is an entirely volunteer, non-profit organization that partners with communities to foster justice, equality, opportunity and well being through human connection, creativity and empowerment. 
  • Established July 20th, 2001 the Every Child Matters Education Fund is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization working to make public investments in children, youth, and families a national political priority.  
  • For Our Babies is a national movement promoting healthy development in U.S. children from conception to age 3. We advocate for the types of environments, experiences, and relationships that infants and toddlers need in order to thrive.
  • The Forum works with state and local leaders and leadership groups to fundamentally change the way they do business for young people. 
  • Futures Without Violence has led the way and set the pace for ground-breaking education programs, national policy development, professional training programs, and public actions designed to end violence against women, children and families around the world. 
  • The Governor's Interagency Council on Health Disparities creates an action plan for eliminating health disparities by race/ethnicity and gender in the State of Washington.
  • The mission of HPI is to ignite and sustain a health equity movement that gives people of color an opportunity for healthy lives. HPI’s approach to eliminating health disparities involves identifying the complex underlying causes of health disparities and defining specific strategies to address them.
  • HealthBegins is a startup that transforms the health of vulnerable communities through innovative education, technology, and consultancy services.
  • HighScope Educational Research Foundation is an independent nonprofit research, development, training, and public outreach organization with headquarters in Ypsilanti, Michigan. HighScope's mission is to lift lives through education.
  • MomsRising is a transformative on-the-ground and online multicultural organization of more than a million members and over a hundred aligned organizations working to increase family economic security, to end discrimination against women and mothers, and to build a nation where both businesses and families can thrive. MomsRising is also a new media outlet with over 1,000 bloggers.
  • NACCHO’s members are the 2700 local health departments across the United States. NACCHO’s vision is health, equity, and security for all people in their communities through public health policies and services.
  • Now in its 4th decade, the National Collaboration for Youth (NCY) is the longest-standing coalition of national organizations committed to advocating with and on behalf of youth and, in particular, in research-driven “positive youth development”.
  • The mission of the National Collaborative is to promote health equity by catalyzing collaboration among key stakeholders to connect research, policy analysis, communications, and activism to ultimately support policy, systems, and environmental change that addresses the legacy of racism, particularly its less visible but more insidious structural manifestations, and their health consequences.
  • As the membership association for the federal Healthy Start programs, the National Healthy Start Association (NHSA) is committed to improving birth outcomes and health disparities that exist within communities of color throughout the United States.
  • Through family-centered care in our children’s hospitals and clinics in Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida, as well as world-changing research, education and advocacy, Nemours fulfills the promise of a healthier tomorrow for all children.
  • Not On Out Watch American Foundation is a non-profit dedicated to ending the sexual abuse of children and adults. 
  • The Parent-Child Home Program evidence-based, research-validated early childhood literacy, parenting, and school readiness program.
  • For more than 30 years, Parenting Journey’s powerful programs have helped parents build safer, stronger families. Parenting Journey (formerly The Family Center), provides positive, strengths-based programs for parents and caregivers, helping them to develop the inner strength, life skills and networks of resources they need to succeed.
  • PLACE MATTERS is a national initiative with 19 teams that work to raise awareness of the fact that the spaces and places where people live, work, study, and play directly and indirectly affect health, and to improve these conditions through policy and systems change.
  • The Praxis Project is a nonprofit movement support intermediary and an institution of color that supports organizing and change work at local, regional and national levels.
  • Reach Out and Read is an evidence-based nonprofit organization of medical providers who promote early literacy and school readiness in pediatric exam rooms nationwide by giving new books to children and advice to parents about the importance of reading aloud.
  • Save the Children gives children in the United States and around the world what every child deserves -- a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and care when disaster strikes.
  • SparkAction's site and e-newsletters are your one-stop shop for news and tools to make a difference in the lives of children and youth. We gather, synthesize and promote the best information on a range of child and youth issues across the development spectrum.
  • Speak Now for Kids is an online child advocacy network designed to help raise awareness of the unique challenges children and families face in our changing health care system. We encourage child health champions (people like you) to learn about issues affecting children's health care, submit personal stories, read and share stories as well as information, and take action in support of public policies that benefit kids and families.
  • The ACEs Connection Network includes ACEsTooHigh.com and ACEsConnection.com. ACEsTooHigh is a news site for the general public on all things ACEs-, trauma-informed, and resilience-building. ACEsConnection is a social networking site for all people interested in implementing ACEs-, trauma-informed, and resilience-building practices.
  • Trust for America's Health is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to saving lives by protecting the health of every community and working to make disease prevention a national priority.
  • ZERO TO THREE is a national nonprofit organization that provides parents, professionals and policymakers the knowledge and the know-how to nurture early development.

Alaska

  • The Association for the Education of Young Children, Southeast Alaska (AEYC) encourages excellence through leadership, advocacy and education, for the needs and rights of all young children in our communities.”
  • Our mission is to advance the public's health and serve as a hub that connects all health groups in Alaska.
  • Anchorage
    The mission of the Alaska Children’s Trust is to improve the status of children in Alaska by generating funds and committing resources to eliminate child abuse and neglect. The Alaska Children’s Trust (ACT) was established in 1988 with the goal of preventing child abuse and neglect throughout the state.
  • Anchorage
    Tanaina Child Development Center is a licensed child care facility that serves the University of Alaska students, staff, faculty and alumni. The Tanaina philosophy can be summarized in four words: Discover, Explore, Create, Celebrate. The values and practices that lie behind these simple words add up to an early childhood care and education program that recognizes the uniqueness of each child.
  • Anchorage
    As one of 47 Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) Networks nationwide, thread is Alaska's statewide CCR&R network providing families child care referrals and training for early educators in communities throughout the state. thread’s mission is to advance the quality of early education and child development by empowering parents, educating child care professionals, and collaborating with our communities.
  • Fairbanks
    CRCD serves the community college mission for UAF with our focus on workforce development, career and technical education and academic preparation for college. We offer certificates, associates, baccalaureate and master’s degree programs statewide. CRCD is also an integral part of the doctoral program in Indigenous Studies.
  • Homer
    Homer Early Childhood Coalition is a coalition of local agencies and individuals who support early childhood education.
  • Homer
    Who we are: Sprout Family Services is a private non-profit corporation with a core purpose of promoting the healthy development of children. What we do: Sprout promotes the healthy development of children. How we do it: Sprouts Core Values are compassion, dignity and respect, empowerment and quality.

Alabama

  • The Alabama Partnership for Children (APC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization created to develop, design and implement a unified approach for improving outcomes of children from birth to age five in Alabama. This public/private partnership is a distinct initiative to develop and strengthen systems, forge strategies and increase public awareness for all early childhood programs in Alabama. The APC is guided by prominent business leaders...
  • Birmingham
    Jefferson County Place Matters is involved in a number of efforts to improve health and quality of life for all residents, including, but not limited to, increasing access to affordable, healthy foods in underserved communities, developing community-level strategies that promote active living through improved land use and access to parks and recreational facilities, and aggressively monitoring and promoting laws aimed at preventing environmental...
  • Fairfield
    Christ Episcopal Church in Fairfield has a long history of Spirit-filled worship,  warm fellowship, and  meaningful ministry in our community. This tradition continues today with a very active outreach to our neighborhood children.

Arkansas

  • Little Rock
    The Arkansas Department of Health, Family Branch,  promotes good health for the whole family from pre-conception through infancy, childhood, and adolescence to adulthood.
  • Little Rock
    Love God, Love Neighbor, Change the World. As members of the congregation, we’re sent into the community to serve those in need and to make our community more loving and just. We believe that the Holy Spirit empowers and guides us in these ministries and that wherever there’s need and suffering, we meet Christ, already at work. 

Arizona

  • n 2007, an Arizona "think tank" began to determine what could be done based on the ACE study findings. This "think tank' has evolved into the AZ ACE Consortium, a leader in strengthening Arizona families and communities.
  • Since 1981, Southwest Human Development has been reaching Arizona's young children and families through comprehensive and innovative early childhood services.
  • Our school serves the greater Verde Valley and Sedona areas. We offer an excellent Catholic based education to Catholics and students of all faiths.
  • Flagstaff
    Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth works to ensure all children and youth in Coconino County have the resources and support they need to reach their full potential.
  • Flagstaff
    The Coconino County Transformative Learning Center (TLC) is a parent-child strategy to redefine early education. The initiative empowers families with knowledge; connects community support networks; and supports universal access to quality preschools in Flagstaff and Coconino County. The TLC puts early childhood and K-12 education as the cornerstone of economic and civic development, poverty elimination, and grassroots community collaboration.
  • Phoenix
    Grand Canyon University has maintained its strong reputation as a prestigious teaching and education college for more than 65 years. The College of Education provides you with essential knowledge and in-demand skills required for the challenging, diverse classrooms and district initiatives of 21st-century education.
  • Phoenix
    We provide cutting edge research, advocacy and programming in the areas of performing arts, education, and social justice throughout the Phoenix community and beyond in order to promote the holistic well-being and development of its residents.
  • Phoenix
    Phoenix Children's Hospital has provided hope, healing, and the best healthcare for children since it was born in 1983, and has grown to become one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country. With a Medical Staff of nearly 1,000 pediatric specialists, Phoenix Children’s provides inpatient, outpatient, trauma and emergency care across more than 70 pediatric subspecialties, the most comprehensive pediatric care available in the state.
  • Scottsdale
    My joy and purpose at The Whole Family Coaching is to educate and inspire parents, children and adults to live together with love, respect and cooperation. I provide tools to achieve “family wholeness” by combining evidence-based curriculum with real life effective relationship skills.
  • Tuscon
    We are a private, community-based, non-profit organization serving children, youth, and families in Tuscon, AZ.

California

  • Alameda County Public Health Department protects the health and safety of county residents through assessments of the health status of residents, disease prevention and control, community mobilization and outreach, policy development, education, and assurance of access to quality medical and health care services.
  • Another Choice, Another Chance (ACAC) is a community-based behavioral health organization. Since 1994 ACAC has been providing an array of educational, prevention, intervention and treatment programs and services to youth ages 12-24 who suffer from mental health disorders and/or are involved with alcohol and drugs.
  • The Early Childhood Funders (ECF) is an informal affiliation of Bay Area foundations, public funders and private donors focused on improving grantmaking effectiveness in the early childhood field. Membership in ECF is voluntary, members meet three to four times a year to broaden their knowledge of the early childhood field, share information, engage in dialogue, and participate in joint funding activities to improve the lives of young children...
  • BMSG conducts research to learn how the media characterize health issues. Through media advocacy training and consultation, we help advocates harness lessons from that research and develop the skills they need to shape journalists' coverage of health issues.
  • Brighter Beginnings strengthens families by helping parents become self-sufficient so they can raise happy, healthy children.  We believe every family matters and every child deserves to have a happy, healthy future.
  • California State University, Northridge is a vibrant, diverse university community of 38,310 students and more than 4,000 faculty and staff, sited on a 356-acre campus in the heart of Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley.
  • Since 1980, the California Child Care Resource & Referral Network has supported its member resource and referral (R&R) programs across the state, while playing a lead role in helping create awareness about child care issues locally and statewide. The Network - a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization - is based in San Francisco, with satellite offices in Los Angeles, Chico, and Sacramento.
  • The Maternal and Child Health Program of the Department of Public Health is partnering with organizations and stakeholders across the state to provide direction for the integration of preconception care into public health practice and promote preconception health messages to women of reproductive age.
  • The California State Library is the state's information hub, preserving California's cultural heritage and connecting people, libraries and government to the resources and tools they need to succeed and to build a strong California.
  • CALM, based in Santa Barbara County, works to prevent, assess, and treat child abuse by providing comprehensive, culturally-competent, services for children, families and adults.
  • Rooted in compassion and human dignity for all, Catholic Charities of the East Bay works with youth, children and families to promote self-sufficiency, strengthen families and pursue safety and justice
  • The Central California Children's Institute's mission is to promote research, policies and practices that support the well-being of children and families, using a regional children's agenda as the guiding framework.
  • ChangeLab Solutions specializes in researching and drafting model laws and policies, providing analysis and recommendations on environmental change strategies, developing educational toolkits and fact sheets, and providing on-demand training and technical assistance to support stakeholders in their policy reform efforts.
  • For nearly 100 years, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland has been delivering exceptional medical care to children from all regions of California.
  • The purpose of Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County is to partner with low income families and individuals to help them achieve economic and social stability, to build community, and to advocate for social and economic justice.
  • A coalition of organizations and individuals who cherish our beloved babies and Mother Earth and who want to consciously change our culture’s story to compassion for the environments of Earth and Birth
  • The First 5 Association of California partners with the 58 First 5 county commissions counties and the state First 5 commission to ensure better health, early learning opportunities, and family strengthening for all children 0-5 and their families.
  • First 5 Inyo County is committed to enhancing communities to support and ensure child health, child development, school readiness, and family functioning.
  • First 5 Calaveras facilitates partnerships and funds strategies that strengthen families and support them in raising healthy children ages 0-5 years old.
  • In partnership with the community, we support a county-wide continuous prevention and early intervention system that promotes optimal health and development, narrows disparities and improves the lives of children 0 to 5 and their families.
  • First 5 Kern County addresses the needs of children prenatal to age five with a special focus on prevention to create long-term positive results for young children and their families in Kern County.
  • First 5 LA's mission is to increase the number of Los Angeles County children ages 0 to 5 who are physically and emotionally healthy, ready to learn, and safe from harm.
  • To serve as a catalyst to create sustainable change in systems, policies, and practices that enrich the development of children in their FIRST 5 years of life
  • First 5 Yolo will assist our community to raise children who are healthy and ready to learn. We will assure that our resources are effectively used and all community voices heard.
  • The mission of The Health Trust is to lead the Silicon Valley community to advance wellness.
  • iDREAM for Racial Health Equity is a dynamic change agent for African-American families predisposed to preterm births, low birth weight and infant mortality, providing a support network that encourages healthy birth outcomes through mentorship and risk reduction programs.
  • KRCB Telling our stories, Connecting our communities
  • LifeLong Medical Care provides high-quality health and social services to underserved people of all ages; creates models of care for the elderly, people with disabilities and families; and advocates for continuous improvements in the health of our communities.
  • Marin Strong Start is a grassroots coalition made up of leaders in education, healthcare, business, local government, early care and education, youth and community services, civic organizations, parents and communities across Marin County.
  • The 2011-2015 Strategic Plan has at its core three initiatives: empower the community, enhance community health and safety through prevention, and improve access to care. 
  • MSC is dedicated to transformative movement building.  MSC seeks to create a movement ecosystem of deeply connected groups that share values and rely on each other to respond to the needs of impacted communities, advance policy solutions, and transform the lives of people on the frontlines of change.  
  • Our mission is to enhance the quality of life, promote the health, and preserve the environment for all people in Orange County (NC).
  • Redwood City 2020 (RWC 2020) brings together key public and private organizations in our community in ongoing efforts to ensure the health and success of all children, youth and families served by the Redwood City School District.
  • Salina Area United Way (SAUW) is a leadership organization working for lasting change for the common good with meaningful and measureable results to strengthen Salina area communities.
  • “San Franciscans have access to the health services they need, while the Department emphasizes services to its target populations.”
  • Administratively housed in the College of Health & Social Sciences, the Department of Health Education was originally founded to educate elementary and secondary school health education teachers. Since that time, the department has blossomed, and it currently offers a Bachelor’s of Science degree in health education with emphases in community-based health, holistic health, and school health.
  • The Health Equity Institute seeks to foster innovation and community engagement towards a vision of a truly healthy society. We work from a social justice framework.
  • The Health and Human Services Agency offers an array of services, from food stamps and employment training, to counseling and immunizations. Our vision is for every person to enjoy a safe, healthy and productive life. 
  • Solano Safety Net Summits on Poverty Network
    On the Road to Cutting Bay Area Poverty.
  • The Maternal and Child Health Program has provided superior graduate training, continuing education, research, and service since its founding in 1953. It is our mission to promote and protect the health status and well-being of women, infants, children, adolescents and their families through excellence in training, research, continuing education, service, and advocacy.
  • The Health Care Institute is designed to better prepare parents to address the health care needs of their children. The training also strives to provide Head Start agencies tools and the resources to lead an effective health care training program through empowerment and dissemination of knowledge.
  • The Zimmer Children’s Museum is a non-profit cultural institution located on Museum Row in Los Angeles, and features hands-on exhibits for children 0-8 to explore BIG IDEAS in creative and inspiring settings. The Zimmer is also the only museum dedicated specifically to kids and families in Los Angeles.
  • Altadena
    Serving over 60 children from 2 months through pre-kindergarten, ACC is highly regarded among families, educators and community leaders for exemplary care. Nestled just north of Pasadena in the quiet community of Altadena, ACC has been providing high quality child care and early childhood education since 1982.
  • Arcata
    The HSU Children's Center provides affordable high quality child care and early education programs in support of HSU students, staff & faculty families.
  • Berkeley
    Berkeley Youth Alternatives is a community based organization. Our vision is to provide a secure and nurturing environment for all the children, youth, and families of our community. We desire to promote, to their fullest potential, the freedom to develop individual skills and visions of the world.
  • Gary Roberts & Associate
    Carson
    Gary Roberts & Associates has two different divisions. The first of the two divisions of our organization focuses on establishing a stable income and earning profits. This division enables our second division and all the good that it does in the world. Our second division is geared towards giving back to our culture and helping improve our community. Our non-profit works with rebuilding the infrastructure our community.
  • Claremont
    As the nation’s premier family strengthening organization dedicated to preventing child abuse and neglect, Parents Anonymous® Inc. is a community of parents, organizations and volunteers.
  • Concord
    First 5 Contra Costa helps young children start school healthy and ready to learn. We invest in programs and activities focused on children during their first five years, the most important time in children's development. Our vision is that Contra Costa's children grow up healthy, ready for school, and supported in safe, nurturing families and communities. - See more at: http://www.firstfivecc.org/index.php/about-us/faq/#sthash.rBrjBoit.dpuf
  • Crescent City
    The Del Norte Child Care Council brings together a range of services together including child care subsidies, family child care referrals, a food program for family child care providers, a toy lending library, parent education, supervised visitation, school readiness, child abuse prevention, car seat lending, childcare centers for preschool, after school care and more.
  • Crescent City
    FIRST 5 Del Norte will promote and enhance the health, development and wellness of children ages 0-5 and their families by utilizing, increasing and sustaining resources to support innovative, integrated, family-centered, culturally appropriate programs and services.
  • Crescent Mills
    This site is a collaborative effort between the Plumas Children's Council and the Plumas County Early Education and Childcare Council. Common Sense and Research both tell us that when Plumas Parents and Providers are Informed, Connected, and Inspired Plumas Children will be Healthy, Safe, and Learning!
  • East Palo Alto
    All Five is focused on socioeconomic integration and eliminating the achievement gap. We will be opening our first school in September 2015!
  • Eureka
    FIRST 5 HUMBOLDT, together with families and communities will promote comprehensive, integrated systems of services for early childhood development in order to foster secure, healthy and loving children eager to learn and develop their full potential.
  • Fair Oaks
    LifeSTEPS, Inc.'s mission is to provide effective educational and supportive services to maximize the strengths of individuals and build resilient communities. We do this by providing comprehensive social services to the residents of affordable housing communities. Low-income families maintain stable housing through our case management, education and emergency assistance services.
  • Fairfield
    At Children’s Nurturing Project, our mission is to promote healthy parent-child relationships through support services and education. Children will develop socially, physically, and emotionally through nurturing and personal growth, leaving a legacy of hope for future generations. In order to meet our mission and provide services in our community, we rely on the generosity of individuals and businesses for support.
  • Fairfield
    First 5 Solano Children and Families Commission is a leader that fosters and sustains effective programs and partnerships with the community to promote, support and improve the lives of young children, their families and their communities.
  • Fairfield
    Help Me Grow Solano connects young children and their families to programs and services throughout Solano County, California to enhance the health, development, behavior, safety, and learning of children birth through five years.
  • fresno
    The Children's Movement of Fresno's mission is to inform and support individuals and business, community and government leaders in Fresno County to make the well-being and education of children a priority in every decision.
  • Hayward
    From the 12 Steps for ACA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) to the 100's of studies of ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) – Science looks at 'dysfunctional families' to understand our struggle.
  • Hayward
    Led by California State University East Bay and funded by a $25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education, the Hayward Promise Neighborhood (HPN) is a partnership of residents, local schools, colleges, government agencies, businesses, and non-profit organizations. These partners are all working together to provide long-lasting strategies and solutions for the entire HPN neighborhood.
  • Hughson
    Hughson Schools are committed to providing rigorous, standards-based programs in a safe and supportive environment. All students will be prepared to be productive and socially responsible community members.
  • Long Beach
    The Children’s Clinic, “Serving Children and Their Families” (TCC) is guided by our mission ”to provide quality, integrated, innovative health care that will contribute to a healthy community, focusing on those in need and working with patients and the community as partners in their overall well-being.”
  • Los Angeles
    Founders MCC (Metropolitan Community Church) Los Angeles (aka MCCLA) is a prophetic, liberating and progressive Christian community of faith that honors, values and welcomes all people. We are rooted in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer, and Intersex communities. We preach a relevant, vibrant and scripture-based message that embodies and celebrates everyone's spirituality and sexuality.
  • Los Angeles
    Each year, Los Angeles Universal Preschool helps over 10,000 children from various cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds receive a quality preschool experience. With our commitment to accessibility and affordability, we support free preschools in Los Angeles and offer funding for early childhood programs throughout the county. LAUP is dedicated to giving every child an opportunity to attend a quality public preschool in Los Angeles.
  • Los Angeles
    The Center for Healthier Children, Families & Communities is a multidisciplinary, community-focused research, policy, and training center at UCLA. Our mission is to promote children's lifelong health, development, and well-being in the context of their families and communities.
  • Los Angeles
    A community-based organization dedicated to improving maternity care, promoting maternal and infant health in Los Angeles. Offering Professional Training & Networking, Support for Pregnancy, Childbirth, Postpartum and Breastfeeding.
  • Mammoth Lakes
    First 5 Mono County has granted thousands of dollars to local organizations and individuals to improve family functioning, child development, and child health. In addition, the Commission directly operates numerous, county-wide programs to support the early development of young children.
  • Merced
    The primary mission of the Local Child Care and Development Planning Councils (LPCs) is to plan for child care and development services based on the needs of families in the local community. LPCs are intended to serve as a forum to address the child care needs of all families in the community for all types of child care, both subsidized and non-subsidized. There are currently LPC's representing each county in California.
  • Mt. Shasta
  • Napa
    The mission of Community Resources for Children is to provide resources for the early care and education of children in Napa County.
  • Napa
    Like you, we know that the physical, economic and social well being of the entire family is critical in creating bright futures for children. The desire to do what is best for their children is something that all parents share, but sometimes they need help in meeting the many challenges that arise. 
  • North Hollywood
    MCC/UCC in the Valley is an inclusive and green Christian community of faith. We made the Earth a member of our church, and we actively work at reducing our carbon emissions that impact climate change — that effect us and other life. We have a deep reverence for all life and the Earth, and we know that “For God so loved the world as to give the only begotten Child that whoever believes may not die but have eternal life.” (John 3:16)
  • Northridge
    The Institute for Community Health and Wellbeing is a collaborative of campus and community members committed to enhancing the health and wellbeing of individuals, families, organizations and communities within Cal State Northridge's service region.
  • Oakland
    Prevention Institute was founded in 1997 to serve as a focal point for primary prevention practice—promoting policies, organizational practices, and collaborative efforts that improve health and quality of life. As a national non-profit organization, the Institute is committed to preventing illness and injury, to fostering health and social equity, and to building momentum for community prevention.
  • Oakland
    For nearly 100 years, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland has been delivering exceptional medical care to children from all regions of California. Parents choose Children's because we have the best and most experienced specialists and because of the genuine passion with which we treat every child.
  • Pittsburg
    Los Medanos College is a public community college that provides quality educational opportunities for those within the changing and diverse communities it serves. By focusing on student learning and success as our first priorities, we aim to help students build their abilities and competencies as life-long learners. We create educational excellence through continually assessing our students’ learning and our performance as an institution.
  • Red Bluff
    The Tehama County Children and Families Commission uses Prop. 10 funding to fill resource gaps and create new crosscutting projects that bring together resources from different programs and parts of the community to serve young children in a new and more effective way.  
  • Red Bluff
    It is the mission of the Tehama County Department of Education to provide a world-class education for all students from early childhood to adulthood. 
  • Sacramento
    CHSA is proud to serve the teachers, health specialists, family service staff and all the other dedicated people who support California's most vulnerable children and families. CHSA is a non-profit, member supported association providing quality professional development, convening and advocacy to advance early learning and child development.
  • Sacramento
    First 5 California distributes funds to local communities through the state’s 58 individual counties, all of which have created their own local First 5 county commissions. Eighty percent of the annual revenues are allocated to the 58 county commissions, while the remaining 20 percent fund the state’s overall guiding programs and administrative costs.
  • sacramento
    The California Mentor Foundation (CMF) was founded in 1998 to provide a unified, collective voice for California’s youth mentoring programs. CMF provides funding, advanced training, quality assurance standards, and technology support to more than 400 mentor programs . CMF promotes mentoring as the most effective means of preventing at-risk youth from making poor choices.
  • San Bernadino
    The mission of SBCUSD is to ensure all students, cradle to career, develop the knowledge, skills, and proficiencies required for college, career, civic, and economic success.
  • San Diego
    The Chadwick Center, one of the largest hospital based child advocacy and trauma treatment centers in the nation, is staffed with more than 75 professionals in the field of medicine, social work, psychology, psychiatry, child development, nursing and education technology. The staff is committed to family-centered care and a multidisciplinary approach to child abuse and family violence.
  • San Diego
    The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government and influencing public policy through education and advocacy.
  • San Fernando
    The mission of Northeast Valley Health Corporation is to provide quality, safe and comprehensive healthcare to the medically underserved residents of Los Angeles County, particularly in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys, in a manner that is sensitive to the economic, social, cultural and linguistic needs of the community.
  • San Francisco
    Baby in Mind LLC provides education and socio-emotional support for parents, caregivers, and professional healthcare providers.
  • San Francisco
    The Bayview Hunters Point YMCA is a premier community organization for children, youth, adults, and seniors to develop mind, body, and spirit to their fullest potential in a safe environment that engages the entire community and embraces diversity.
  • San Francisco
    The Center for Youth Wellness is part of a national effort to revolutionize pediatric medicine and transform the way society responds to kids exposed to significant adverse childhood experiences and toxic stress.Led by founder and CEO Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, we are a health organization within a pediatric home that serves children and families in the Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood of San Francisco.
  • San Francisco
    The Legal Aid Society Employment Law Center promotes the stability of low-income and disadvantaged workers and their families by addressing issues that affect their ability to achieve self-sufficiency. Using the law as a tool, LAS ELC helps workers attain financial security by preserving their employment opportunities.
  • San Francisco
    The Mission of the Marian Wright Edelman Institute is: To support campus and citywide efforts to improve the quality of early childhood education. To promote collaboration among faculty and partnerships between SFSU, other higher educational institutions, and the community.
  • San Francisco
    Rise Together Bay Area is a broad coalition focused on cutting poverty in the Bay Area, CA in half by 2020. Rise Together has the infrastructure and flexibility to support the shifting landscape of our 160+ partners across the 9 Bay Area counties; 75% of which represent a broad coalition of human services organizations 15% from the business sector and 10% which represent philanthropic foundations.
  • San Francisco
    The San Francisco Child Care Providers’ Association (SFCCPA) is dedicated to working for the highest quality early care and education for all of San Francisco’s diverse young children and families by recognizing and strengthening the influence and expertise of early care educators and building unity with families and community allies to access needed resources.
  • San Francisco
    The San Francisco Office of Early Care and Education was created in 2012 to align and coordinate programs and funding streams from the Department of Children, Youth, and Their Families (DCYF), the San Francisco First Five Commission, the Human Services Agency (HSA), and the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) to serve children up to five years old in San Francisco.
  • San Francisco
    Barbara Giuffre, one of our founding partners, is a well-respected San Francisco Bay Area attorney with more than two decades of sustained achievement focused on resolving employment law problems, defending employees' rights, and protecting clients' futures.
  • San Francsico
    Children's Council connects families to child care that meets their needs and works with parents, providers, and community partners to make quality child care and early education a reality for all children in our city.
  • San Jose
    Choices For Children (CFC) is an organization dedicated to enriching children’s lives through support and services to families and child care providers.  Since 1976, Choices for Children has provided innovative child care solutions to our supported communities, families, and child care providers.
  • San Jose
    We are a grass roots organization committed and empowered to the betterment of early childhood education and early childhood educator outcomes through reflective practices, advocacy, and awareness.
  • San Luis Obispo
    One in ten children suffers from child abuse. Child abuse is preventable. Center for Family Strengthening (CFS) provides programs that make positive systemic changes in the lives of families. We engage and strengthen families.
  • San Luis Obispo
    The Children and Families Commission of San Luis Obispo County allocates funds and advocates for quality programs and services, supporting children prenatal to age 5, to ensure that every child is healthy and ready to learn in school.
  • Santa Barbara
    Transition House provides innovative and proven solutions to the cycle of poverty-based family homelessness. Each year we help 150 homeless families with children and 50 families that are at-risk for homelessness to acquire the tools necessary for self-sufficiency. With the support of our case managers, parents are empowered to find work that pays a living wage, save money, & develop life skills (including sound decision-making).
  • Santa Cruz
    Founded in spring of 1998, ABC responded to the need for culturally appropriate education and outreach to African-Americans on the central coast. Our goals are to make a healthier African-American community through: Education, Support, Advocacy and Leadership.
  • Santa Cruz
    The Santa Cruz County Child Care Planning Council website provides you with information about the importance of our work, activities, membership and how to be an advocate for high quality, affordable and accessible, early care and after school education.
  • Santa Cruz
    The Santa Cruz County Office of Education is a public agency whose purpose is to provide educational leadership, resources and services to schools to ensure quality educational opportunities for all students. This mission is accomplished through partnerships with teachers, school districts, businesses and other governmental agencies.
  • Santa Monica
    Shaping excellent early care and education leaders and systems in the region, now and in the future. From its beginnings in 1939, Southern California Association for the Education of Young Children (SCAEYC) has had an instrumental role shaping local and state-wide policy and practices in early childhood. 
  • Saratoga
    West Valley is about success. It’s about helping students create a future for themselves so they can contribute to a world that needs their talents, drive and enthusiasm. We do that by providing as much one-on-one interaction with students as possible.
  • Sausalito
    At the Bay Area Discovery Museum, we’re transforming the outcomes for children and the implications for society by building in children fundamental creativity skills at an early age that will change the way they learn and the way they contribute to the world.
  • Sausalito
    The Center for Childhood Creativity (CCC)—a research and advisory organization of the Bay Area Discovery Museum— works with a wide range of clients and partners committed to the development of creativity. The CCC offers a full range of technical assistance, curriculum development and research-backed advising to schools, museums and other non-profits, as well as companies that directly influence children’s development.
  • Solano
    BabyFirst Solano is a team of prenatal care agencies in Solano County, CA dedicated to providing you with free or low cost prenatal care.
  • Sonoma
    Hanna Boys Center's mission is to provide a "home away from home" for boys who are underprivileged, troubled, and seriously at-risk. We serve more than 100 boys at any given time, between ages 13 and 18, and we educate them in small classes from grades eight through twelve. Hanna believes that every boy deserves to be treated with dignity and respect, to be empowered to fulfill their maximum potential and become contributing members of society.
  • Stockton
    Family Resource & Referral Center is a critical link to quality child care services for all parents, child care providers, and children in San Joaquin County and the surrounding area.
  • Stockton
    Working in partnership with San Joaquin County agencies and organizations, First 5 San Joaquin fosters the active participation of parents, caregivers, educators and community members in the lives of young children, prenatal to five years old.  
  • Stockton
    The Child Abuse Prevention Council is committed to protecting the children of our community, strengthening families, and giving hope to those seeking to break the sometimes generational bonds of physical, verbal, sexual, and emotional abuse. 
  • Stockton
    San Joaquin County Public Health Services, in partnership with the community, promotes a healthy future for San Joaquin County.
  • Torrance
    Founded in 1947, El Camino College is situated on a beautiful and spacious 126-acre campus near Torrance, California. The college enrolls more than 25,000 students each semester and boasts a curriculum of over 850 highly regarded academic and career programs taught by exceptional faculty.
  • Ukiah
    We serve and support parents and others who care for young children in Mendocino County.
  • Ventura
    At the heart of First 5 Ventura County are 11 First 5 Neighborhoods for Learning (NfLs) located in communities across Ventura County. This nationally recognized, place-based model provides services—like preschool, parent/child classes and parent education—and connects families with local resources to help them raise children who are healthy, nurtured, and prepared to meet their full potential.
  • Willows
     First 5 Glenn County distributes approximately $400,000 each year to help pay for local education, health, childcare and other programs that promote early childhood development. 
  • Woodland
    The Woodland Community College Foster and Kinship Care Education (FKCE) program serves Yolo County foster parents, kinship/relative care providers, and individuals interested in becoming foster parents or in adopting a child.
  • Woodland Hills
    At Child Development Institute (CDI) our mission is to help all children reach their full potential by supporting the relationships and environments that shape early development.

Canada

  • Calgary
    The First 2000 Days Network is a collaboration of individuals and organizations, joined by a common goal: All children from conception to six are supported by family and community in order to reach their optimal development.

Colorado

  • Boulder County Public Health (BCPH) works to protect, promote, and enhance the health and well-being of all people and the environment in Boulder County.
  • To provide a bright beginning for all Colorado children by helping families support their children’s physical, emotional, and intellectual development during the critical first three years of life
  • The Office of Early Childhood provides resources for children, families and early care professionals to best prepare Coloradans for future success, through access to collaborative, coordinated, quality early childhood programs and supports.
  • The mission of Denver's Early Childhood Council is to serve as Denver’s early childhood hub leveraging resources, opportunities and connections to create a quality system that impacts the lives of children and their families.
  • The Civic Canopy serves as the backbone entity for the Early Childhood Colorado Partnership, a broad and diverse network of state and local agencies, nonprofits, early childhood councils, universities, and beyond who are working to ensure the Early Childhood Colorado Framework is effectively implemented. The Partnership applies its work through the lens of understanding and mitigating the impact of toxic stress in infancy and early childhood.
  • Prevent Child Abuse Colorado works to address the unique needs of Colorado's families as we strive together to provide an encouraging and supportive environment in which children can grow into healthy and engaged members of society.
  • Each week, nearly 900,000 people throughout Colorado turn to Rocky Mountain PBS to discover provocative and inspiring local, national and international programming; find diverse viewpoints; score front row center seats to world-class performances; and experience lifelong learning opportunities.
  • Wardenburg Health Center is the primary health care facility for CU students located conveniently on campus. Our services include primary care, psychological health, sports medicine, women’s health, and peer health education.
  • The YWCA is a non-profit organization that provides human services, advocacy, education and leadership development programs. We offer a range of programs including those designed to advance self-sufficiency.
  • Aurora
    At Children's Hospital Colorado, it is a key part of our mission to advocate on behalf of kids in the public policy arena, making sure that their needs and concerns are heard when important decisions are made.
  • Boulder
    El Centro AMISTAD's mission is to integrate and transform the Boulder County, CO community through opportunities and programs for Latinos that promote education, health, and quality of life.
  • Boulder
    Using a deeply intuitive style of play therapy, MFHT gives children the experience of being seen and accepted that grants them life skills for thriving. Unique Parent Coaching sessions will outfit you with new skills and perspectives that will transform how you experience yourself and your children, inviting discovery and inspiration into your journey.
  • Breckenridge
    We are a non profit organization in Breckenridge, CO dedicated to making the world a better place by educating new parents in methods and practices that create happier and healthier children.
  • Castle Pines
    Special Kids, Special Care was established as a 501(c)(3), non-profit corporation to provide education, support, and resources for parents and care providers of premature and high risk infants in order to assure healthier outcomes.
  • Colorado Springs
    The American Association of University Women is a national organization that promotes education and equity for all women and girls. Our commitment to these issues is reflected in our public policy efforts, programs, and diversity initiatives.
  • Craig
    Connections 4 Kids strengthens the resources and quality early childhood services for children 0-8 and their families in Northwest Colorado!
  • Denver
    As a learning community of early childhood professionals, we strive to be agents for change aligning values, voice, and actions to create equity, opportunity, and educational excellence for all young children and families.
  • Denver
    The Civic Canopy facilitates public processes using a model that focuses on results, includes relevant stakeholders in thoughtful dialogue, and develops action plans and structures for learning from the results—all within a culture of trust and collaboration. At the center of our work is the clear articulation of the results you seek. Those desired results and the re-assessment of them drive the planning process.
  • Denver
    Our mission is to inspire parents as their child's first and best teacher... Because Home Is Where The Start Is We make it possible for parents to receive the knowledge, tools, and support they need to facilitate their child's school readiness.
  • Denver
    Executives Partnering to Invest in Children (EPIC) is a coalition of business leaders, nonprofits and foundations who are committed to making early childhood care, education, health, and parenting among the highest priorities of Colorado's public and private investments.
  • Denver
    Every day, we prove the smartest investments are made in children. At Invest in Kids, we bring research-based, proven programs into communities across the state. Our efforts focus on the specific needs of children in low-income families, with the hope of seeing every child in Colorado thrive.
  • Denver
    Service is at the heart of every Kiwanis club, no matter where in the world it’s located.
  • Denver
    Mile High Montessori Learning Centers is Denver's oldest and largest provider of subsidized quality early childhood care and education—serving thousands of Denver's vulnerable children every year since 1970.
  • Denver
    The Marsico Institute for Early Learning and Literacy (MIELL) at the University of Denver is a research and social policy institute dedicated to improving learning environments and outcomes for children, birth to age 8.
  • Dillon
    Early Childhood Options (ECO) was established as the Summit County Child Care Resource and Referral Agency in 1991. In 2001, after a 6-month community planning process, we were charged with expanding our scope of services to become a community based governing body responsible for overseeing the administration of long-term strategies to improve the quality of capacity of early care and learning in Summit County.
  • Edgewater
    All children in the Jefferson Articulation Area succeed from birth through school into a career.
  • Fort Collins
    The BE READY Campaign for school readiness is the result of a partnership among Larimer County schools and community organizations. The intent of the campaign is that all of Larimer County will share in this responsibility to make certain all the children in Larimer County will be ready to be successful when they start school.
  • Fort Morgan
    Morgan County Early Childhood Council was established for the purpose of developing and ultimately implementing a comprehensive system of early childhood services to ensure the school readiness of children five years of age or younger in the community. The Morgan County ECC is one of 31 across Colorado.  
  • Glenwood Springs
    Family Visitor Programs - Babies begin learning at birth and the 1st three years are the most crucial. We provide support, encouragement, and education for new parents by recognizing their strengths and sharing information during home visits. By building confidence, reducing stress, and maximizing the joys of being parents, our programs help parents and children grow together.
  • Greenwood Village
    Tri-County Health Department (TCHD) serves over 1.3 million people in Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas Counties in Colorado, and offers over 60 programs/services ranging from birth certificates, immunizations and health care referrals to restaurant inspections and infectious disease investigations, from 11 offices in this 3,000 square mile area.
  • Hot Sulphur Springs
    Grand Beginnings is a coalition of community members and leaders representing families, early childhood education, health, mental health, family and child support services, K-12 education, businesses, and local government.
  • Lakewood
    Triad, the Early Childhood Council for the counties of Clear Creek, Gilpin, and Jefferson, is part of a system of Early Childhood Councils designated under Colorado HB1062. Triad is composed of public and private stakeholders engaged in collaborative planning and decision making to improve quality, access, and equity outcomes for young children.
  • Loveland
    The American Association of University Women (AAUW) empowers women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research.
  • Montrose
    We believe that equal voice and access to community resources are important so that all members of our community, regardless of income, age, ability, or cultural background, have the freedom to enjoy a healthy life. The Montrose and Olathe LiveWell Communities value the diverse cultural traditions that promote health and wellness, and invite diverse participation in decision-making, leadership, and health-promotion opportunities.
  • Pueblo
    We are about... Education period. We have a longer class day and a longer school year. Why? Because there are no short cuts to learning. We offer an extended calendar to ensure that our students' needs are met. We know for our students to be successful in a chosen career, they will need a solid academic foundation and that takes TIME.
  • Thornton
    The Early Childhood Partnership of Adams County (ECPAC) is made up of Adams County organizations building a system of early childhood education, health, mental health and family support so every child is ready for school and can read well by 3rd grade.
  • Trinidad
    The Huerfano- Las Animas Counties Early Childhood Advisory Council (Colorado) works toward comprehensive, systemic goals to meet the needs of children and families. We support children and families in Huerfano and Las Animas Counties through partnerships which promote healthy kids, families and communication through self-sufficiency.
  • Westminster
    Colorado PTA was founded in 1907 as the Colorado Congress of Mothers and incorporated as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in 1915. Since its founding, Colorado PTA has served as a nonsectarian, nonpartisan advocate for the child and for parental engagement.
  • Westminster
    One Goal, Two Generations Growing Home nurtures children to give them a strong start, strengthens families so parents can best support their children’s success, and creates community because we're all stronger together.
  • Yuma
    Rural Communities Resource Center provides advocacy, support, & education with a wide variety of programs.

Connecticut

  • Adventures in Wellness is a woman-owned socially conscious business committed to changing the way women show up in the world by providing inspiration, loving support, guidance and tools for discovering their best selves.
  • All Our Kin is a nationally-recognized, Connecticut-based nonprofit organization that trains, supports, and sustains community child care providers in order to ensure that children and families have the foundation they need to succeed in school and in life.
  • We are the community foundation for the Capitol Region of Connecticut – your community foundation – committed to bringing together resources, both human and financial, to improve the lives of all residents.
  • Help Me Grow is a system that connects at-risk children with the services they need.
  • Enfield
    Asnuntuck Community College is one of twelve two-year community colleges in the State of Connecticut. Located in Enfield, Connecticut, Asnuntuck was charted in 1972 to serve eight towns in north-central Connecticut including Enfield, Somers, Windsor Locks, Suffield, East Windsor, East Granby, Stafford, and Ellington. Asnuntuck is one of the smallest community college within the Connecticut Community College system.
  • Hartford
    Open Communities Alliance is a new Connecticut-based civil rights organization that promotes access to opportunity for all people through education, organizing, advocacy, research, and partnerships. The Alliance works to build an urban-suburban interracial coalition to support policies that lead to housing choice.
  • Mansfield
    The Center for Early Childhood Education is a multidisciplinary research and training institute at Eastern Connecticut State University. Housed in a high-tech facility connected to a model early care and education program, the Center works to enhance the quality of early care and education
  • New Haven
    Friends Center for Children is an early childhood education center providing year-round, full-time care for children ages 3 months to 5 years. The Friends Center offers a child-centered, hands-on learning experience in a safe and nurturing environment.
  • Storrs
    The Child Development Laboratories (CDL) are part of the Department of Human Development and Family Studies and serve the University of Connecticut, community and state as a model demonstration laboratory center. Programs for up to 100 children age six weeks to five years are offered through the CDL as a function of its role as a setting for teaching, training and research in early childhood education and development.
  • Storrs
    The Department of Human Development & Family Studies (HDFS) focuses its teaching, research, and outreach activities on the well-being and healthy development of individuals and families over the full span of life, including dynamic relations within the family as well as the family’s interactions with other social institutions.

DC

  • Affirming our African heritage, our vision is to build an inclusive body of biblical believers who continue to grow in Christ, as we love, serve, and fellowship with the community and each other.
  • DC Action provides data-based analysis and policy leadership on critical issues facing DC children and youth, to promote policies and actions that optimize child and family well-being.
  • The Developing Families Center (DFC) promotes the empowerment of low-income families through the collaboration of three nonprofit service providers: Community of Hope/Family Health and Birth Center, Healthy Babies Project, and United Planning Organization Early Childhood Development Center
  • The Metropolitan Washington Public Health Association (MWPHA) is dedicated to protecting personal, public, and environmental health in the Metropolitan Washington area.
  • Washington
    1,000 Days promotes action and investment to improve nutrition for mothers and children in the 1,000 days from a woman’s pregnancy through her child’s 2nd birthday, when better nutrition can have a life-changing impact on a child’s future and help break the cycle of poverty.
  • Washington
    Altarum Institute is a nonprofit health systems research and consulting organization. Altarum integrates independent research and client-centered consulting to create comprehensive, systems-based solutions that improve health.
  • Washington
    The Council for Professional Recognition promotes improved performance and recognition of professionals in the early childhood education of children aged birth to 5 years old.
  • Washington
    Today, we promote fairness in the workplace, reproductive health and rights, access to quality, affordable health care, and policies that help women and men meet the dual demands of work and family. Founded in 1971 as the Women’s Legal Defense Fund, the National Partnership for Women & Families is a nonprofit, nonpartisan 501(c)3 organization located in Washington, D.C.
  • Washington
    The National Registry Workforce Alliance is a private, non-profit, voluntary organization of state early childhood and afterschool workforce registry and professional development leaders.
  • Washington
    P.A.A.V.E or The Professional Artist Against Violence Everywhere objectives are straightforward and stern; to engineer and manage prevalent socio-entrepreneurial, educational and charitable ventures geared toward Innovative Social Strategies in the Mid-Atlantic region.
  • Washington
    RESULTS is a movement of passionate, committed everyday people. Together they use their voices to influence political decisions that will bring an end to poverty. Volunteers receive training, support, and inspiration to become skilled advocates. In time, volunteers learn to effectively advise policy makers, guiding them towards decisions that improve access to education, health, and economic opportunity.
  • Washington
    Safe Shores provides intervention, hope and healing for children and families affected by abuse, trauma and violence in the District of Columbia, and prevents child abuse through education and training.
  • Washington
    The Washington Teachers' Union (WTU) represents more than 5,000 active and retired teachers in Washington D.C. WTU is dedicated to social and educational justice for the students of the District of Columbia and to improving the quality of support, resources, compensation and working conditions for the public servants and proud teachers who educate our students in D.C. Public Schools.

Delaware

  • Wilmington
    KidsHealth is more than just the facts about health. As part of The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media, KidsHealth also provides families with perspective, advice, and comfort about a wide range of physical, emotional, and behavioral issues that affect children and teens.

Florida

  • The Children’s Board of Hillsborough County proudly serves children and families. Created by the voters in 1988, we provide funding for services and supports on behalf of children, with an emphasis on pregnant women and children birth to age eight.
  • The Early Learning Coalition of Seminole helps parents with young children, age birth through entering Kindergarten, locate high quality early education and care providers who prepare children to enter school ready and eager to learn.
  • The Florida Department of Children and Families works hard to protect the vulnerable, promote strong and economically self-sufficient families, and advance personal and family recovery and resiliency.
  • SCHD is committed to providing the highest quality of healthcare to the public including the uninsured and underinsured through various programs and services, and superior environmental and disease surveillance.
  • The Health Council of East Central Florida, Inc. (HCECF) is a private, non-profit healthcare planning agency providing research, education and program support to improve healthcare delivery and outcomes. The East Central Florida District VII encompasses the four counties of Brevard, Orange, Osceola and Seminole.
  • The Healthy Seminole Collaboration is working on the next three year Community Health Assessment, which will address the next phase of improving the health in Seminole County.
  • The Seminole County Healthy Start Coalition is dedicated to establishing a system of care that guarantees all families access to prenatal care and all infants access to services that promote optimal growth and development.
  • Metropolitan Community Churches are on a bold mission to transform hearts, lives, and history…Just as Jesus did, we are called to: Do justice, show kindness, and live humbly with God. (Micah 6:8)
  • Seminole State College of Florida is a full-service education provider. The mission of the College is to serve the community by providing a learning-centered, high-quality educational institution that anticipates and meets the needs of the community by providing a comprehensive range of programs and services.
  • Boynton Beach
    The Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County is an independent special district established by Palm Beach County voters, who dedicated a source of funding so more children are born healthy, remain free from abuse and neglect, are ready for kindergarten, and have access to quality afterschool and summer programming.
  • Daytona Beach
    The Healthy Start Coalition of Flagler and Volusia Counties is a non-profit organization striving to unite people and resources at the local level to meet needs of pregnant women, infants, young children and their families. We accomplish this by using shared resources to manage and coordinate the services of two programs: Healthy Start and Healthy Families.
  • Fort Myers
    Our Vision: To be a World Class Early Childhood Program Our Mission: To build a strong foundation for school readiness so each child reaches his/her highest potential
  • Ft. Lauderdale
    The Early Learning Coalition of Broward County's mission is to provide the resources, advocacy, leadership, coordination and oversight for early care and education from birth to school-age and to support access to school-age care to ensure children's success in school.
  • Longwood
    The Grove Counseling Center is a non-profit organization offering a comprehensive service system for the prevention and treatment of substance use disorders and behavioral health problems in Central Florida. Our treatment programs encompass the physical, mental and emotional dimensions of recovery by offering professional excellence in a safe, confidential environment.
  • North Lauderdale
    Founded in 1971, today Family Central Inc. (FCI) is the epicenter for comprehensive child care, clinical and family strengthening, early learning and training in South Florida.
  • Orlando
    The Healthy Start Coalition of Orange County's mission is to improve maternal and child health in Orange County through community partnerships.
  • Orlando
    Since 1985, MicheLee Puppets has provided educational and issue-based performances in schools. We keep our eyes on current issues in order to cultivate life-changing programs that have a profound impact in the lives of countless children and youth. We have worked with schools, after-school programs, churches, youth groups, organizations and developmental programs in order to develop programs that are cutting edge and educational.
  • Orlando
    Visionary Vanguard Group, Inc. is an independent, consulting firm that provides research, evaluation, education and training services to governmental entities, academic institutions, healthcare organizations and commercial clients.
  • Oviedo
    Urban Health Consulting LLC works to reduce health disparities and improve access to care.
  • Palm Beach
    The Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County is an independent special district established by Palm Beach County voters, who dedicated a source of funding so more children are born healthy, remain free from abuse and neglect, are ready for kindergarten, and have access to quality afterschool and summer programming.
  • Pompano Beach
    The place to learn and become an active participant to a more humane and just world.
  • Tallahassee
    Through various programs, special projects, events and publications, Children's Forum staff provide services for families, providers and communities. Our goal is to improve quality in all settings by supporting state and local governments and a sound system of care.
  • Open Circle MCC
    Wildwood
    Open Circle MCC is a blended empowering community in Christ committed to spiritual development and outreach.

Georgia

  • Counterpane's mission is to assist the development of students as academically and creatively engaged, community-sensitive, responsible people who know themselves well. 
  • United Way of West Georgia's work focuses on the building blocks for a good life: education, income and health. United Way's goal is to create long-lasting changes by addressing the underlying causes of these problems. Living united means being a part of the change. It takes everyone in the community working together to create a brighter future.
  • Athens
    Our Hope Metropolitan Community Church is an active congregation within the international fellowship of Metropolitan Community Church.
  • Atlanta
    The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation promotes positive change in peoples' lives and builds and enhances the communities in which they live. We seek innovative solutions that enable young people, families and communities to achieve results beyond what seems possible today.
  • Atlanta
    T he Center for Black Women’s Wellness, Inc. (CBWW) is a non-profit organization that provides free and low-cost services to empower black women, and their families, toward physical, mental and economic wellness.
  • Atlanta
    Our mission is to advance economic success for hard-working families and their children through workforce development, economic support and asset building. To meet the intensive needs of the vulnerable families we serve, TCWFI bundles a wide range of essential services in one location.
  • Atlanta
    Since 1981, CHRIS Kids has transformed more than 30,000 lives. We believe that potential is a right, not a privilege. We offer an array of individualized programs through our Family of Services which includes: Behavioral Health, Safe Homes...
  • Atlanta
    We are a progressive community of faith with a message of compassion, inclusion and empowerment. As a progressive community of faith we are: Filled with compassion in action for a world in need ​passionate about inclusion that calls us to create a world that works for and welcomes everyone, not just a few ​Empowering one another to discover our best in relationship with God
  • Atlanta
    Dance Towards Health, Inc.'s mission is to educate children, teens and adults about the health benefits of recreational dance and choosing healthier food options in a non-competitive atmosphere.
  • Atlanta
    Take a Moment and Imagine that our Children were able to Discover their individual Passion by Grade 3!
  • Atlanta
    Linking communities to educational online resources for the urban learner. Learning can be challenging and fun. Our goal is to inspire a passion for learning and provide urban learners the key to success in education.
  • Forest Park
    Little Ones Learning Center exists to provide a safe, developmentally appropriate environment for preschool and school age children.
  • Griffin
    Our Family Connection collaborative serves as the local decision-making body, bringing community partners together to develop, implement, and evaluate plans that address the serious challenges facing Georgia’s children and families.  
  • Homer
    Our Family Connection collaborative serves as the local decision-making body, bringing community partners together to develop, implement, and evaluate plans that address the serious challenges facing Georgia’s children and families.
  • Marietta
    Through Boys Transitioning, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization, Dr. H.E. Holliday is committed to identifying many of the academic, physical, emotional, and psychological transitions boys must navigate during their formative years by suggesting new strategies to assist boys in negotiating these radically different stages in life.
  • Marietta
    SafePath focuses on lessening the trauma experienced by innocent victims of abuse, both children and their non-offending caregivers. SafePath understands and strives to prevent the initial trauma from being compounded by the system designed to investigate, prosecute and prevent future abuse.
  • Rome
    Foundation Camp is one of several partnerships between the 100 Black Men of Rome-Northwest Georgia and Georgia Highlands College. It focuses on academics, athletics and enrichment courses intended to build self-respect and confidence, and to allow the young men to experience college.
  • Scottdale
    Scottdale Child Development and Family Resource Center is a NAEYC accredited, high quality early care and education organization serving young children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. We are widely recognized as a leader in metropolitan Atlanta in providing family supportive early care and education.

Hawaii

  • The Good Beginnings Alliance convenes, engages and mobilizes the community for policy and systems change, creating a strong movement for children’s issues in Hawaii.
  • Kokua Kalihi Valley Comprehensive Family Services (KKV) was formed by the Kalihi Valley community as a non-profit corporation in 1972, in response to the absence of accessible and appropriate health care services for the valley’s low-income, Asian and Pacific Island immigrant population. 
  • The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.

Iowa

  • Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) is a program to support quality child care throughout the State of Iowa. CCR&R is available to assist families in selecting child care providers who best meet the needs of a child and their family. Child Care Consultants provide on-site consultation to licensed preschools, centers, non-registered home providers, and Child Care Development Home providers.
  • Linn County Child Development Center is a full-day early childhood program based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, for children from 3 to 5 years of age. The center’s primary mission is to offer high quality child development service to families with low incomes and to children with special needs, so parents can hold employment or participate in college or job training.
  • Since 1984, Mid-Iowa Health Foundation has pursued its mission to serve as a catalyst and partner for improving the health of vulnerable people in greater Des Moines.

Idaho

  • Boise
    The mission of Idaho AEYC is to advance Idaho’s early learning profession and advocate for children, families and those who work on behalf of young children.
  • Boise
    The Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence works to be a leader in the movement to end violence against women and girls, men and boys – across the life span before violence has occurred – because violence is preventable.
  • Coeur D'Alene
    Training for new parents, grandparents, nannies, spas, hotels, and child care providersTraining for new parents, grandparents, nannies, spas, hotels, and child care providers
  • Rexburg
    Madison CARES is a program designed to develop a mental heath care system that works better for families and their loved ones.  Having a child involved with multiple agencies can be frustrating.  One of our goals, to help make things easier on the family and the child, is to help encourage communication throughout the different agencies. 

Illinois

  • The Center for Faith and Community Health Transformation works to transform the health of our communities through faith-rooted, collaborative action by building community, nurturing leaders and connecting with the unique spirit power of faith communities. 
  • Cook County Place Matters will work to raise awareness that inequitable social conditions are the root causes of unfair health inequities.
  • EverThrive Illinois, formerly the Illinois Maternal and Child Health Coalition, works to improve the health of women, children, and families over the lifespan through community engagement, partnerships, policy analysis, education, and advocacy. 
  • HealthConnect One is the national leader in advancing respectful, community-based, peer-to-peer support for pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding and early parenting. 
  • The Illinois African American Family Commission was established to assist various state agencies to improve and expand existing human services and educational and community development programs for African Americans. 
  • The Maternal and Child Health Program trains students to support and promote the health and well-being of women, children, and families. The program emphasizes multi-level approaches to understanding the complex factors that affect population health and health disparities.
  • The Winnebago County Health Department provides services designed to protect, promote and maintain the health of Winnebago County residents. Services address three primary goals: improving the length of useful life, reducing health disparities, and assuring access to preventive health services for every person in Winnebago County.
  • Anna
    Children's Medical and Mental Health Resource Network (CMMHRN) is a program of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine's Department of Pediatrics. This network of physicians, nurse practitioners and physician's assistants are dedicated to the timely, humane and appropriate medical evaluation and care of children suspected to have been abused or neglected.
  • Arlington Heights
    The Best Babies Zone (BBZ) Initiative is an innovative, multi-sector approach to reducing infant mortality and racial disparities in birth outcomes and improving birth and health outcomes by mobilizing communities to address the social determinants that affect health. The BBZ vision is that all babies are born healthy, in communities that enable them to thrive and reach their full potential.
  • Carbondale
    SIU is where brains and heart intersect. Our BEAUTIFUL campus is home to major OPPORTUNITIES in a number fields. We welcome students from all walks of life from around the world and PRIDE ourselves on INCLUSIVITY.
  • Chicago
    Illinois Institute of Technology is a private, technology-focused, research university offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in engineering, science, architecture, business, design, human sciences, applied technology, and law.
  • Chicago
    LSNA is a community-based organization advancing diversity, leader development, and models for engagement as the catalyst for social justice.
  • Chicago
    The Mission of the CKP is to develop and strengthen community connections, helping to overcome the social, economic, and racial divisions among the various knowledge communities on the South Side of Chicago. We believe that the free and reciprocal flow of knowledge is empowering.
  • Elk Grove Village
    The Council on Community Pediatrics (COCP) promotes community pediatrics through policy, practice, and education.
  • Freeport
    The AOK Network is a community-based collaboration that is committed to assuring a high-quality, well-coordinated, easily-accessible system of care that will promote positive growth and development for children birth to eight and their families.
  • Gurnee
    YWCA Lake County is a driving force for change resulting in generations of self-sufficient women and a world free of racism.
  • Oak Forest
    The Cook County Department of Public Health was established on December 10, 1945 and is the state certified public health agency for Cook County with the exception of Chicago, Evanston, Skokie, Oak Park and Stickney Township.

Indiana

  • We improve the health and lives of mothers and babies by improving birth outcomes, increasing exclusive breastfeeding rates, better identifying perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, increasing referrals for treatment of women with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, providing new families with education and resources and maintaining a safe place where new families can gather for mutual support.
  • Our community’s health is vital to our quality of life. But that health is more than just physical, which is why Memorial has reached into the community to identify those areas that may contribute to poor health and developed innovative, community-based programs for a healthier quality of life.
  • The Foundation For Youth Family is made up of high quality Youth and Community programs and a dedicated staff existing to serve our youth and our community.  
  • Indiana University School of Nursing (IUSON) prepares outstanding nurses to be clinicians, educators, leaders, innovators, and scientists. We partner with students, healthcare professionals, organizations, and communities to inspire lifelong learning and create knowledge to improve the health of the people we serve. 
  • Indianapolis Healthy Start offers education,referral and support services to pregnant women and their families. Our goal is to eliminate the disparities in birth outcomes and infant survival rates in Marion County.
  • United Way of Central Indiana brings together compassionate people who are committed to improving lives in our community. For nearly 100 years, we have strived to help all Central Indiana residents achieve and maintain self-sufficiency by focusing on four key areas of community impact – Education, Income, Health and Basic Needs.
  • Crown Point
    Mental Health America of Lake County (MHA) is a nonprofit agency providing a range of services to families and children designed to prevent crises and enhance family functioning. Our organization stands as one of the premier prevention agencies in Lake County providing evidence-based, culturally-appropriate home-, center-, and school-based parent education services for families.
  • Fort Wayne
    United Way of Allen County will positively impact the community by working together to understand needs, secure resources and strategically invest those resources to improve the lives of all people in Allen County.
  • Indianapolis
    As the state affiliate of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), Indiana  AEYC promotes and supports quality care and education for all young children in Indiana. Our mission is accomplished by offering professional development for those in the early care and education profession, improving program quality, and championing public policy pertinent to young children.
  • Indianapolis
    The Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence is a statewide alliance of domestic violence programs, support agencies and concerned individuals. We provide technical assistance, resources, information and training to those who serve victims of domestic violence; and promote social and systems change through public policy, public awareness and education.
  • Indianapolis
      MCPHD has served the residents and visitors of Marion County, Indiana for nearly 100 years.  The area that MCPHD covers includes the City of Indianapolis, Beech Grove, Lawrence, Speedway, and Southport. 

Kansas

  • The Center for Public Partnership & Research (CPPR) began as part of the Institute for Educational Research and Public Service, developed by the School of Education in 1997. The Institute’s mission was to assist School of Education faculty in their pursuit of external funding to serve the state, and to help schools and other educational agencies respond to initiatives that are educationally beneficial to Kansas.
  • Extension programs present useful information related to agriculture, family & consumer sciences, youth development, horticulture, family life, business and economics, healthy living, and much more. We take programs to schools, gardens, community centers, and other places.
  • Garden City
    Russell Child Development Center is a community based not-for-profit organization. RCDC is the umbrella agency for several early childhood programs in the Southwest Kansas counties.
  • Hutchinson
    For more than 25 years, Hutchinson Community Foundation has been working to multiply the impact of charitable giving by connecting community members, nonprofits, and other partners to brighten the future of Hutchinson and Reno County through philanthropy.
  • Hutchinson
    This is the Health Department for Reno County, KS.
  • Park City
    Our mission is to encourage all people to give voluntarily. Galatians 6:9-10 encourages us to do good to all people at all times.
  • Pratt
    n it's history, SCKSEC has grown from a staff of forty-four to a staff of three hundred eighty. From serving one hundred twenty students to serving fourteen hundred students. And from providing services for four counties to servicing seven counties with fifteen school districts.
  • Wichita
    The Kansas Mentor & Induction Center's mission is to support early career teachers in the state of Kansas by providing professional development to those responsible for mentoring these individuals. KMIC participants receive professional development in consulting, collaboration, coaching and observation techniques.

Kentucky

  • The Center for Health Equity provides a new and hopeful approach to the public's health. We work to address the root causes of health disparities by supporting projects, policies and research working to change the correlation between health and longevity and socioeconomic status. 
  • The Clay County Early Childhood Council promotes high quality early learning environments and engages families.
  • We are a private, non-profit resource development agency. Our mission is to increase the quantity and quality of accessible, affordable and developmentally appropriate child care in Southeastern Kentucky. We believe that only through developing an adequate child care infrastructure in our communities can those same communities grow economically and socially.
  • The KIDS NOW initiative was established in House Bill 706, passed unanimously by both legislative chambers in 2000 and funded with 25% of the Kentucky Tobacco Settlement Funds.
  • Kentucky Youth Advocates (KYA) believes all children deserve to be safe, healthy, and secure. As THE independent voice for Kentucky children, we work hard to ensure decision makers create policies and make investments that are good for kids.
  • The Lake Cumberland District Health Department will be a leader in preventive health care, health education, and environmental monitoring in collaboration with the public and private sectors. We will show compassion and respect as we strive to improve the health of our communities.
  • Beattyville
    The mission of United 4 Kids Community Early Childhood Council is to promote quality early care and education through collaborative efforts of the community, families, daycare providers, family childcare providers, preschool and the Head Start Program.
  • Berea
    Our vision is that all children and youth growing up in our Promise Neighborhood have access to great schools and strong systems of family and community support that will prepare them to attain an excellent education and successfully transition to college and a career. Our Promise Neighborhood includes Clay County, Jackson County and Owsley County and is located southeast of Berea
  • Berea
    The Carter G. Woodson Center for Interracial Education fosters communication about Berea's Great Commitment: “To assert the kinship of all people and provide interracial education with a particular emphasis on understanding and equality among blacks and whites.”
  • berea
    The Loyal Jones Appalachian Center at Berea College is a complex mixture of scholarship, academics, in-reach, out-reach, and action. The Center's purpose is to give concentrated leadership to Berea's Appalachian activities; to stimulate student and scholarly interest; & to bring together existing outreach programs and to guide the creation of new services.
  • Berea
    Berea is the only one of America’s top colleges that awards every enrolled student a no-tuition promise.
  • Beverly
    Red Bird Mission and Clinic have been providing ministries in this region of the Appalachian Mountains since 1921.
  • Covington
    For over 60 years John R. Green Company has provided quality teaching tools and excellent local service for educators. We invite you to review our catalog and website and get acquainted with our Early Childhood pricing program. We are confident we are your best overall value for your budget dollar!
  • Frankfort
    The Kentucky Department for Public Health, Office of Health Equity (OHE) was established in September 2008 to address health disparities among racial and ethnic minorities, and rural Appalachian populations.
  • Hagerhill
    CAP's mission is building hope, transforming lives, and sharing Christ's love through service in Appalachia.
  • Lexington
    The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department is charged with the responsibility for public health in Lexington-Fayette County. The Health Department provides an array of services including communicable disease control, school health, health education and counseling, nutritional education and counseling, restaurant and hotel regulations and inspections, and vector control.
  • Louisville
    For over 40 years, Community Coordinated Child Care (4-C) has supported and enhanced child care and continues its tradition of supporting families by coordinating a vision of  a high quality early childhood care system available to all children and families.
  • Louisville
    The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness (LMPHW) is an independent health department under the interim leadership of Dr. Sarah Moyer. We deliver programs and services primarily through three divisions: Clinical Services, Community Health, and Environmental Health and Preparedness.
  • Louisville
    We are a Christ-centered church that focuses on the teachings, example, and life of Jesus the Christ. We celebrate the diversity, inclusiveness, and unconditional love that Jesus lived, taught, and called us to follow. We believe in Social Justice and Equality for all people because the ministry of Jesus was exactly that. We believe that the love, peace, and promises of Jesus were offered freely to every person.
  • McKee
    The Council's mission is to Increase STARS ratings and promote alignment with the Kentucky Learning Standards and the school readiness definition. Increase participation in trainings and improve early childhood environments within Jackson County, Kentucky.
  • Owensboro
    Audubon Area Community Services Head Start program has a 16 county service delivery area, serving over 3,000 children from low-income families and children with disabilities through five programs  administered by this department.
  • Owingsville
    Gateway Community Action is part of the 1,000 member Community Action Partnership and has served Bath, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan and Rowan counties in Kentucky since 1974. Gateway Community Action has a mission of encompassing a holistic approach to moving people toward self-sufficiency that will obtain the best results for the clients and communities served.
  • South Shore

Louisiana

  • The Louisiana Partnership for Children and Families is a non-profit policy and advocacy organization focused on improving the well-being of young children and their families in our state.
  • The Maternal & Child Health Leadership Training Program seeks to improve the global health status of women, infants, children, youth and their families, in accordance with the HRSA Maternal and Child Health Bureau Title V Program. 
  • New Oreleans
    The New Orleans Health Department (NOHD) and Louisiana State University Health Science Center School of Public Health (LSUHSC) were selected as one of three national recipients of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation's Best Babies Zone grant, led by UC Berkeley.
  • New Orleans
    Audubon Charter School's mission is to foster a culturally rich and academically rigorous program using the French and Montessori Curriculum and a comprehensive arts curriculum. Audubon students are actively and purposefully involved in their learning so they become responsible citizens in a changing world.
  • New Orleans
    The New Orleans Health Department (NOHD) was selected as one of three national recipients of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation's Best Babies Zone Grant, led by UC Berkeley. The New Orleans BBZ consists of a core team from NOHD, Healthy Start New Orleans, student interns from LSUHSC, Dillard University, and a CDC assignee.
  • New Orleans
    Kingsley House, a United Way Community Impact Partner, nationally renowned as the oldest Settlement House in the South, has served more than half a million people since it was founded in 1896. Today, nearly, 7,000 infants, children, youth, parents and disabled and elderly from throughout Southeast Louisiana participate annually in a comprehensive array of nationally accredited and state certified programs.
  • New Orleans
    To serve New Orleanians as a 21st century health department and a model for the nation, capable of improving population health through data-driven decision making and policy development.

Massachusetts

  • Boston Children’s Museum is dedicated to providing new resources for both teachers and students, as a center for the exchange of materials and ideas to advance the teaching of science.  For over 100 years it has been engaging children in joyful discovery experiences that instill an appreciation of our world, develop foundational skills, and spark a lifelong love of learning. 
  • The Boston Public Health Commission, the country’s oldest health department, is an independent public agency providing a wide range of health services and programs. 
  • Central Massachusetts Area Health Education Center is dedicated to enhancing access to quality health care, promoting workforce development, and eliminating health disparities.
  • Providing advocacy, resources and support to early childhood educators and the children they serve
  • Full Frame Communications helps mission-driven organizations develop their communications and community engagement capacities.   It specializes in connecting the power of storytelling with evidence-based strategies that build public awareness and understanding.
  • The Massachusetts Home Visiting Initiative (MHVI) delivers home visiting services to 17 high need communities across the state. These services are located in the cities and towns with large numbers of very young families, families in poverty, and people who have not completed high school.
  • The Massachusetts Public Health Association (MPHA) is the state's leading voice for public health. As a statewide membership organization, we engage communities in advocacy to protect and improve the health of all the Commonwealth's residents. Our focus is on preventing disease and injury.
  • Sciencecorps is an informal network of health professionals who work on environmental and occupational health issues, relying on the fields of toxicology, epidemiology, medicine, and other technical areas.
  • Tufts Medical Center is the principal teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine.
  • Boston
    The Brazelton Touchpoints Center was founded in 1996 by T. Berry Brazelton, MD, and colleagues and is based in the Division of Developmental Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital.
  • Boston
    Since 1998, Children's HealthWatch has collected data in frontline healthcare settings to perform cutting edge research on the impact of public policy on the health, nutrition, and development of children ages zero to four.
  • Boston
    Massachusetts Citizens for Children (MassKids) is the oldest state-based child advocacy organization in the country. Our mission is to improve the lives of the state's most vulnerable children through advocacy by concerned citizens.
  • Boston
    Tufts Interdisciplinary Evaluation Research (TIER) is committed to conducting high-quality, collaborative evaluation research that contributes to expanding usable knowledge in fields such as applied developmental science, policy science, and urban planning, and to improving policies and programs for children, families, and communities.
  • Cambridge
    For more than 40 years Cambridge College has been a leader and pioneer in adult learning. With a main campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and seven regional locations nationwide, we provide academically excellent, time-efficient, and affordable higher education to a diverse population of adult learners.
  • Cambridge
    Cambridge Health Alliance is an academic community health care system committed to serving all members of our communities. We have expertise in primary care, mental health and substance abuse, and caring for diverse and complex populations. 
  • Cambridge
    The mission of the Cambridge Public Health Department is to improve the quality of life of residents and workers by reducing sickness and injury; encouraging healthy behaviors; and fostering safe and healthy environments in homes, schools, and workplaces.
  • Dorchester
    Family Nurturing Center believes all parents need support in their challenging and important role, and it is best found in the context of community. Providing neighborhood-based as well as city-wide programs, we reach parents and caregivers through home visits, playgroups, and workshops. We also connect families with each other for mutual support and engagement around skill-building.
  • Grove Hall Child Development Center
    Mattapan
    Grove Hall Child Development Center is located in Mattapan, MA. It is a private, early childhood program/day care center school that serves 38 students in grades PK,K. Grove Hall Child Development Center is coed (school has male and female students) and is nonsectarian in orientation. The school belongs to the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
  • Medford
    CDC's Division of Violence Prevention is funding five state health departments in California, Colorado, Massachusetts, North Carolina, and Washington to implement the five strategies in Essentials for Childhood Framework. Specifically, state health departments will coordinate and manage existing and new partnerships with other child maltreatment prevention organizations and non-traditional partners.
  • Northampton
    Helping girls connect with their truth through personal coaching
  • Peabody
    Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Programs (CFCE) are locally based programs serving families with children birth through school age. 
  • Watertown
    Communities United, Inc.’s mission is to provide high quality education and family services to a diverse population of children, ages 0 to 5 years.  We strive to ensure the success of the child, empower the family and strengthen the community.
  • Wellesley
    World of Wellesley is dedicated to making Wellesley, Massachusetts a welcoming community where diversity is celebrated. In partnership with many local institutions and organizations, we organize events, projects, and programs that emphasize the value in exploring our many cultures, religions, and ways of life.

Maryland

  • Associated Black Charities is a public foundation that advocates and facilitates the creation of measurably healthier and more prosperous communities through responsible leadership and philanthropic investment throughout the state of Maryland.
  • To make Baltimore a city where all residents realize their full health potential
  • Baltimore Healthy Start is committed to reducing infant mortality by utilizing a Life-Course Perspective for improving the health and well-being of women and their families through the provision of comprehensive, supportive services offered in the communities where they live.
  • The mission of the Cradle to College Pipeline is to improve the quality of life for the children and youth of Baltimore City through high quality out of school programming which promotes physical, intellectual and social growth. 
  • Equity Matters seeks to build a social movement of citizens, community organizations, public officials, government agency employees, students, business, and faith leaders to demand and promote fair access to the social, economic, and political resources and opportunities necessary for maximum individual and community well-being.
  • The mission of MARYLAND FAMILY NETWORK is to ensure that young children and their families have the resources to learn and succeed.
  • Annapolis
    We are a community service organization that works with parents, child care providers, businesses, and community organizations to help promote the availability of quality child care services in Anne Arundel County.
  • Arnold
    A free source of news, information & inspiration for people who care about making the world a better place.
  • Baltimore
    The mission of Baltimore Child Abuse Center (BCAC) is to provide victims of sexual abuse in Baltimore and their non-offending caretakers with comprehensive forensic interviews, medical treatment, and mental health treatment with a goal of preventing future abuse.
  • Baltimore
    Equity Matters is primarily focused on promoting health equity through the elimination of the avertable death and disease and through the promotion of health in all policies. The organization is committed to eliminating health inequities by addressing their root causes that are social, political, and economic in nature. We refer to these systemic root causes as social determinants of health (SDOH).
  • Baltimore
    The Family Tree is Maryland's leading non-profit organization dedicated to improving our community by providing families with proven solutions to prevent child abuse and neglect. A national affiliate of Parents Anonymous®, Prevent Child Abuse America, and The National Exchange Club Foundation, The Family Tree offers volunteer-supported programs and services that aide and educate individuals, families, and communities.
  • Baltimore
    Maryland’s health care delivery system consists of public and private hospitals, nursing homes, outpatient clinics, home health care services, hospices, providers, and health educators, among others. As a public health department, our goal is to improve the health status of every Maryland resident and to ensure access to quality health care.
  • Baltimore
    We are the state’s human services provider. We help vulnerable Marylanders buy healthy foods, pay energy bills, and obtain medical assistance. We also provide stable environments for at-risk children and adults.
  • Baltimore
    The Prepared Environment guides families to create the best home environment for their child, based on principles of child development and Montessori pedagogy. We present a way to make simple changes for long-term solutions and offer step-by-step professional guidance. Our services are location independent, so we can meet on your schedule in the comfort of your home.
  • Ellicott City
    The early advisory council in Howard County, MD.
  • Jefferson
    The Attachment & Trauma Network (ATN) is the nation’s oldest parent-led organization supporting families of traumatized children.

Maine

  • Broadreach Family & Community Services (formerly known as Waldo County Preschool & Family Services) is a private, nonprofit agency. Our programs and services have been making a positive difference in the lives of children and families since 1983.
  • United Way advances the common good by creating opportunities for a better life for all. Our focus is on education, income, and health - the building blocks for a good quality of life. United Way recruits people and organizations who bring the passion, expertise, and resources needed to get things done.
  • Ellsworth
    Serving children and families in Down East Maine through Head Start, Early Head Start, Childcare and early education programming, and community-based health and wellness programs. Established in 1970, over 40 years of quality services and going strong.
  • Portland
    Davey Strategies designs communications strategies and tools for social issue advocates - strategies and tools that are based on social science, not just creative ideas. Our goal is to help experts and advocates improve public understanding of complex issues and build support for policy solutions.

Michigan

  • The mission of the Carl and Winifred Lee Honors College is to provide an exceptional undergraduate experience for high achieving students, to inspire in our graduates a thirst for the lifelong pursuit of creative inquiry and discovery, to provide our students with the skill and passion to address critical challenges, and to foster personal responsibility informed by a global perspective.
  • Because children matter, the Leelanau Children's Center provides high quality early childhood educational programs and advocates for children, parents and families.
  • Regeneration LLC is a women-owned firm with partners who have worked for over two decades to create implement, and manage innovative programs in urban communities.
  • Welcome to Saginaw's first and best source of solutions, always! We provide effective and innovative educational leadership, services, resources and programs that meet or exceed the expectations of our diverse community.
  • St. John Providence Health System is comprised of five hospitals plus more than 125 medical facilities in southeast Michigan. Every year at St. John Providence Health System, we touch thousands of lives in southeast Michigan through services such as heart, cancer, obstetrics, neurosciences, orthopedics, physical rehabilitation, behavioral medicine, surgery, emergency and urgent care.
  • Strong Beginnings is a community program created to improve health care and health education for African American mothers, fathers, and their babies – from pregnancy through early childhood.
  • The University of Michigan School of Public Health seeks to create and disseminate knowledge with the aim of preventing disease and promoting the health of populations worldwide. We are especially concerned with health equity and thus have a special focus on disadvantaged populations who suffer disproportionately from illness and disability.
  • Adrian
    Lewanee Great Start is a partnership of Lenawee parents, community agencies, business leaders, healthcare providers, educators, foundations, faith leaders and individuals working together to coordinate and build a system of services to support the development of young children and their families.
  • Battle Creek
    BC Pulse, a project of Michigan State University, supports collective action and learning utilizing the ABLe Change Framework to create systems change to ensure that every child in Battle Creek has equal opportunity to experience quality early learning, health, economic security, safety & nurturing care.
  • Bay City
    The purpose of the Bay-Arenac Great Start Collaborative is to create a coordinated system of community resources and support where all Bay County and Arenac County families know about and have access to the services they need to ensure that their children begin kindergarten ready and eager to learn.
  • Caro
    Caro Medical Clinic, provided by Caro Community Hospital, is a Family Medical Practice serving people of all ages in the greater Caro area and in Tuscola County. A full staff of medical professionals is ready to provide compassionate care and services to enhance the health of all the people we serve, which is the core of the mission of Caro Community Hospital.
  • Flint
    To improve the health status of Genesee County residents, with particular attention to eliminating racial, social and economic inequities and using prevention and intervention strategies that target underlying causes
  • Grand Rapids
    Family Futures believes every child deserves a chance to thrive. It all starts by building strong families – and that’s what our services do. Through parent support, education and prevention-based programming, we are impacting the community now and for years to come. Our programs and resources are designed to provide a wide range of support for West Michigan parents, teens and families to meet them where they are at.
  • Grand Rapids
    Great Start Collaborative assesses the needs of young children and families in their communities, identifies community assets for addressing those needs, and plans for systemic change. They implement efforts to address the gaps, strengthen what works, and knock down barriers that impede young children from arriving at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed in school and in life.
  • Grand Rapids
    Healthy Kent seeks to improve the health and well being of Kent County residents through assessing community health needs and assets, activating a community health plan, and following progress of community action, change, and outcomes of the plan. With other community partners, we will develop the capacities of communities to address and affect their health concerns.
  • Grand Rapids
    The Kent County Health Department is responsible for continually assessing the health of the community and ensuring that certain services are available and accessible for its citizens. To this end, the Health Department investigates the causes of disease, epidemics, morbidity and mortality, and environmental health hazards using vital and health statistics for epidemiological studies.
  • Grand Rapids
    MomsBloom, building strong families through peer support and advocacy to successfully navigate the challenge of early motherhood in Western Michigan.
  • Hastings
    The Barry County Great Start Collaborative is the local planning and decision-making body for the Great Start system-Michigan's comprehensive early childhood system. The Great Start Collaborative works to ensure that there is significant progress being made toward the four early childhood outcomes identified by Governor Snyder.
  • Kalamazoo
    ISAAC is an interfaith organizing network of congregations and strategic partners working together to build a more just community in Southwest Michigan.
  • Kalamazoo
    The Collaborative works to assure a coordinated system of community resources and supports to assist all Kalamazoo County families in providing a great start for their children from birth through age five.
  • Lansing
    Our mission is to carry out the Ingham County Board of Commissioners' responsibilities to protect and promote the health of Ingham County residents. We do this through programs to prevent and control communicable diseases, programs to protect citizens from environmental hazards and several efforts and programs to link county residents to an organized system of health care.
  • Lansing
    The Worth of All is a ministry sponsored and supported by Community of Christ in the Lansing, MI area.
  • Mount Pleasant
    Central Michigan University's Child Development and Learning Lab: provides a laboratory in which university students may observe, participate, train, and study children under the supervision of trained early childhood teachers. provides an enriched program that meets the needs of young children in the areas of social, cognitive, emotional, physical, language, self help, initiative, and creative development.
  • Mount Pleasant
    CMU Public Broadcasting is a public service of Central Michigan University and the largest university-owned public broadcaster in the U.S., serving residents throughout Michigan and Ontario.
  • Southgate
    The mission of the Great Start Collaborative-Wayne, is to engage the entire community to assure a coordinated system of services and resources to assist all Wayne County families in providing a great start for their children from prenatal through age eight.
  • Waterford
    To create and sustain a collaborative and coordinated community effort that provides culturally relevant and high quality services that support, empower and engage ALL Oakland County families and children as active members of the community from the prenatal period to age eight.​
  • Westland
    The Head Start program provides grants to local public and private non-profit and for-profit agencies to provide comprehensive child development services to economically disadvantaged children and families, with a special focus on helping preschoolers develop the early reading and math skills they need to be successful in school.

Minnesota

  • The Minnesota Department of Public Health's mission is protecting, maintaining and improving the health of all Minnesotans.
  • Elk River
    To encourage and empower families to ask for help when needed, to partner with agency and community resources for assistance, and to work together to make changes that will ensure a strong future for themselves, their children, and their communities.
  • Fergus Falls
    It is the vision of the Otter Tail Family Services Collaborative that families, communities and service providing agencies work together for a responsive, flexible system of education, support and services that focus positively on the needs, strengths and potential of each child and family.
  • Fergus Falls
    Serving to improve West Central Minnesota through funding, programs and technical assistance.
  • Minneapolis
    The Minneapolis Health Department provides a diverse range of services as it carries out its mission to improve the quality of life for all people in the city by protecting the environment, preventing disease and injury, promoting healthy behaviors, and creating a city that is a healthy place to live, work, and play.
  • Minneapolis
    Enrich lives and strengthen our community through the power of media
  • Minneapolis
    We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to early childhood education. By focusing on early education, we know we can make a difference for the future of individual children and families, our community, our workforce and our economy.  
  • Minneapolis
    The mission of the YWCA of Minneapolis is eliminating racism, empowering women and girls, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Our vision is to be the most trusted and effective change agent in the journey to eliminate racism and sexism in our community.
  • St. Cloud
    Thrive is a collaboration of organizations and community members in the Greater St. Cloud area with a mission to: develop family focused, integrated service delivery systems; embed early childhood social-emotional development & mental health into existing services, raise awareness of the vital importance of social-emotional development, and provide high quality, relevant training on issues of early childhood mental health.
  • St. Paul
    The SoLaHmo Partnership for Health and Wellness (SoLaHmo) is a program of West Side Community Health Services (West Side). We are made up of Somali, Latino and Hmong community members and health care professionals in partnership with health science researchers.
  • St. Paul
    We remain as dedicated to our mission now as we have always been-and to the principles that gave rise to our organization in 1971: that the quality of a child's early experiences greatly influences his or her success later in life, and that there is much that can be done to improve the quality of early childhood settings to optimize a child's development.
  • White Earth
    The White Earth Child Care/Early Childhood Program is a coalition of community parents, volunteers, programs, agencies and schools whose goal is to help improve the lives of children zero to five

Missouri

  • Child Care Aware® of Missouri coordinates the activities and services of its Network Member Agencies across all 115 counties in Missouri. We are affiliated with Child Care Aware® of America, the nation's leading voice for child care. Child Care Aware® of America ensures that families in every local community have access to quality, affordable child care.
  • To improve health and health care in Wyandotte County by bringing a community perspective and identifying resources for collaboration, planning and implementation of effective community initiatives.
  • Crescent City
    The LPC serves as a forum for parents, community representatives, child care providers, public agencies and anyone interested in children. All working together to advocate and promote accessible, quality child care programs and services throughout Del Norte County.
  • Jefferson City
    In Missouri there is a unique partnership between local citizens, business leaders and government that was born out of the concern to help improve the lives of Missouri’s children and families, it’s called FACT- Family and Community Trust. FACT is a non-profit corporation that assists 20 well-respected community partnerships across the state.
  • Jefferson City
    FACT is a non-profit corporation that assists 20 well-respected community partnerships across the state. Each partnership works within their community to identify and develop solutions to overcome challenges such as…. homelessness, drug abuse, teen pregnancy, child abuse, after school care, dental care and many others.
  • Kansas City
    Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics Kansas City is the only free-standing children's hospital between St. Louis and Denver and provides comprehensive care for patients from birth to 21.
  • Kansas City
    The Health Department provides a variety of services for all residents, visitors and workers in Kansas City. Information on how to contact specific programs is provided below.
  • Kansas City
    Lumen was established in 2000 and has been diligently listening to its customers and building an all-in-one solution that is unparalleled in the education arena.
  • Kansas City
    Raising of America Kansas City (ROAKC) is a coalition in Greater Kansas City that believes all children deserve an equal opportunity childhood. ROAKC has representatives from the City of Kansas City, MO Health Department, Unified Government of Wyandotte County Health Department, City of Independence Health Department, Jackson County Health Department, as well as members from Communities Creating Opportunity, MORE2, and the Health Commission.
  • Kansas City
    United Inner City Services (UICS) is a multi-service community based agency that has served the 12th Street downtown Kansas City, Missouri corridor since 1967. Over the years, UICS has addressed the issues of the urban core including employment, emergency assistance, housing, violence intervention, early childhood education and youth services.
  • Kansas City
    Welcome to Visitation Parish. We are a Catholic community located just south of the Country Club Plaza at 5141 Main Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Founded in 1909, Visitation enjoys a rich tradition of worship, education and service that spans more than 100 years. We invite you to look around our site and discover the many wonderful ministries and traditions that make our parish unique!
  • Liberty
    The Early Bird Child Development & Teaching Laboratory is an educational setting for community children and a teaching laboratory for Liberty High School students, faculty, and staff.
  • Sikeston
    MBRC is a not-for-profit (501c3) community-based organization located in the southeast corner of Missouri, an area commonly referred to as “the Bootheel” because of its shape. Our service area includes the counties of Dunklin, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, and Scott, which tend to be underserved through traditional means.
  • Springfield
    The Every Child Promise: Our Community promises to empower families, so that every child age birth to six has the opportunity to enter our schools ready to learn.
  • St. Louis
    Child Care Aware® of Missouri coordinates the activities and services of its Network Member Agencies across all 115 counties in Missouri. We are affiliated with Child Care Aware® of America, the nation’s leading voice for child care. Child Care Aware® of America ensures that families in every local community have access to quality, affordable child care.
  • St. Louis
    Ready Readers is a St. Louis-based nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring preschool age children from low-income communities to LOVE books and to have the emergent literacy skills necessary to become readers when they enter kindergarten.
  • St. Louis
    Founded in 1963, UMSL is spread across 470 acres with a mix of modern and historic buildings as well as a variety of student residence halls, condominiums and apartments. It’s the perfect setting for students to gain unique insights from outstanding faculty and work experience from internships at companies and organizations found only in this world-class metropolitan region.

Mississippi

  • The University of Southern Mississippi will emerge as the premier research university of the Gulf South -- engaging and empowering individuals to transform lives and communities.

Montana

  • Greater Gallatin United Way invests in a vision that we live united in an educated, financially stable and healthy community.  Together, we can connect, engage and inspire people to improve lives and build a better tomorrow.
  • The Legislature created the Montana Children's Trust Fund in 1985 to serve as the lead agency in reducing and ultimately eliminating maltreatment of Montana children. The trust fund provides financial support to local programs across the state to prevent child abuse and neglect and strengthen families.

North Carolina

  • We are excited to be a part of the proven success of early care and education programs. Through research, services and advocacy, Child Care Services Association realizes improvements to the child care system throughout the state of North Carolina and across the country. As a national nonprofit agency and United Way member, we are proud to be a leader and innovator in strengthening the early care and education system.
  • Every Woman Southeast is a coalition of partners in nine states focused on building and sustaining an equity-focused, life course approach to women's wellness.
  • The Forsyth County Infant Mortality Reduction Coalition is a group of concerned citizens, organizations, and institutions working together to prevent infant deaths.
  • The North Carolina Institute of Minority Economic Development is a nonprofit management consulting and services firm focused on business diversity.  
  • At the heart of our work are the pregnant women, babies and families we serve. The Center focuses on helping patients with high-risk pregnancies and families with medically fragile infants to navigate a complex health care system, working with them to make sure they are receiving the best care and support available.
  • Asheville
    International Body-Mind Empowerment Enterprises (i.b.mee.) is a non-profit organization 501(c)(3) that serves as the central hub of Empowerment Education research, programs and services for students and their teachers and parents.
  • Charlotte
    Child Care Resources Inc. is a private, non-profit child care resource and referral (CCR&R) agency that works with families and communities to ensure that all children have access to high quality, affordable early learning and school-age opportunities and experiences that enable them to succeed in school and in life.
  • Charlotte
    Renaissance West Community Initiative is a non-profit organization coordinating the education and services continuum of the former Boulevard Homes public housing site into a vibrant, village called Renaissance.
  • Charlotte
  • Charlotte
    ZFive is a collaborative group in Mecklenburg County dedicated to improving the social and emotional development of children ages zero through five. ZFive raises awareness, builds resources and enhances the quality of services provided to young children.
  • Greenville
    Martin/Pitt Partnership for Children brings together all the people involved in a young child's early years—families, teachers, doctors, childcare professionals, caregivers, social workers, and many others—to ensure every child has all they need for healthy growth and development. To make meaningful and measurable investments in the quality of life for young children and families in education, health and support services.
  • Hendersonville
    The Children & Family Resource Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and has operated continuously for over ten years. During that time, we have served approximately 6,000 children and families per year. Current programs address various aspects of early childhood development and education, quality child care, parenting and family support.
  • Kenansville
    "Striving for a Healthier Community" Welcome to the Duplin County Health Services
  • Raleigh
    Computer Programming, Engineering and Technology for Elementary and Middle School Children

Nebraska

  • Achieving the Mission of the UNMC College of Public Health requires strong partnerships and linkages between the academic and practice communities. The office of public health practice is committed to enhancing academe and practice partnerships to advance the development of the public health workforce through a commitment to practice-based research, education, service and professional education and training.
  • Omaha
    The Center for Holistic Development, Inc. serves a diverse community by providing holistic behavioral healthcare services and education programs to individuals, families, and groups.
  • Omaha
    CityMatCH was initiated in 1988 as a special project of the Boston Department of Health and Hospitals with the goal of improving the organization and delivery of services to urban families and children.

New Hampshire

  • Concord
    The Endowment for Health is a statewide, private, nonprofit foundation dedicated to improving the health of New Hampshire's people, especially those who are vulnerable and underserved. We envision a culture that supports the physical, mental, and social wellbeing of all people -- through every stage of life.
  • Durham
    New Hampshire Public Television, New Hampshire’s only statewide locally owned and operated television network, engages minds, connects communities, and celebrates New Hampshire with programs that entertain, educate and enrich.

New Jersey

  • Our mission is to improve the health of women of childbearing age, infants, and children in the region through the collaborative efforts of member hospitals, providers, and consumers.
  • A non-profit organization composed of child care resource and referral agencies serving the twenty-one counties of New Jersey. NJACCRRA promotes a universally accessible, affordable & high quality system of early care & education that is responsive to parental choice. We believe that all children deserve access to high quality, affordable child care.
  • The Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences within the College of Education and Human Services offers four undergraduate majors, two undergraduate minors, two graduate degrees, and three graduate certificates.
  • The New Jersey Association for Infant Mental Health (NJ-AIMH) envisions a competent cadre of professionals across disciplines that support the care and development of infants, young children, and their families in New Jersey.
  • New Jersey Early Care and Education Alliance is a non-profit organization established in January, 2010 and open to all groups to address the needs of the early care and education community. Our mission is to provide a forum to review, respond to and educate others on legislative and policy matters that impact our state.
  • Barnegat Light
    The Coalition of Infant/Toddler Educators (CITE) promotes quality infant and toddler care and education by building collaborations, providing professional development opportunities, support and resources, and by influencing public policy.
  • Camden
    Center For Family Services is a nonprofit human services agency with over 90 years of experience serving youth and families in southern New Jersey. We provide a comprehensive continuum of care dedicated to changing the odds for children and families through prevention, intervention, and education.
  • Dover
    Our mission is to lay the groundwork for a life-long love of learning in a multilingual/multicultural environment. We are committed to providing developmentally appropriate early childhood education to every child that enters our program.
  • Elizabeth
    The Gateway Family YMCA is a non-profit health and community service organization serving youth, adults and families. We provide a safe and caring environment, positive role models, fun activities and opportunities for people to grow in spirit, mind and body.
  • Essex
    The Essex Pregnancy & Parenting Connection (EPPC) is a part of the NJ central intake initiative that connects Essex County families before and during pregnancy, infancy and early childhood to services in the community. The goal is to provide successful connections between families and the services they need to stay healthy and safe.
  • Hamburg
    Destiny Early Childhood Consulting & Developmental services is an independent voice in the field of early childhood education in New Jersey. We are dedicated and strive to provide quality consultation and professional development services to our clients, the early childhood community and are continuously advocating for quality early childhood service to children and families.
  • Mullica Hill
    The International Center for Assault Prevention (ICAP) is a training center which empowers communities worldwide to help keep their children safe from peer assault (bullying), abduction and known adult assault. Local community members are trained as facilitators in ICAP curricula and then they in turn provide this training to their local schools and community groups.
  • Mullica Hill
    New Jersey Child Assault Prevention (NJ CAP) is a statewide community based prevention program. With a motto “All Children Deserve to be Safe, Strong and Free” ®, the CAP program seeks to reduce children’s vulnerability to abuse, neglect and bullying by providing comprehensive prevention workshops for children, parent and school staff. NJ CAP supervises 21 county CAP offices and over 200 program facilitators.
  • Neptune
    Founded in 1995 to coordinate, assist and strengthen child care services in Monmouth County, Child Care Resources is a not-for-profit organization committed to making child care work. High quality child care is a community resource that supports families, contributes to economic productivity, and nurtures children's growth.
  • Princeton
    YWCA Princeton is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.
  • Trenton
    The mission of The Child Care Connection, Inc. is to promote quality child care services in our community. Through a multi-pronged approach of parent information, child care resource development, child care provider training, and advocacy, the Child Care Connection seeks to provide for the health, safety, and development of children.
  • Westfield
    The Statewide Network for New Jersey’s Afterschool Communities promotes and supports the development, continuity and expansion of quality programs for children and youth during out-of-school time.

New Mexico

  • Birthing Project USA is the only national African American maternal and child health program in this country. We are a volunteer effort to encourage better birth outcomes by providing practical support to women during pregnancy and for one year after the birth of their children.
  • Family Voices aims to achieve family-centered care for all children and youth with special health care needs and/or disabilities.
  • The New Mexico Health Equity Working Group (NMHEWG) formed in December, 2007 in response to the state’s unacceptable health disparities and to the opportunities presented by the imminent release of the PBS documentary series Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?
  • Taos Health Systems is a hospital, as well as a network of providers and rural clinics working together – but we're much more than that. We’re medical specialists and public health advocates, community service providers and economic developers. 
  • Young Women United is a community organizing project by and for young women of color in New Mexico. We believe in the rights of all people to access the information, education, and resources needed to make real decisions about their bodies and lives.
  • Albuquerque
    The Bernalillo County Early Childhood Accountability Partnership (ECAP) supports an entire family structure and advocates for improved child well-being outcomes through active collaboration, coordination of services, and alignment of resources and activities.
  • Albuquerque
    The University of New Mexico Center for Participatory Research (UNM-CPR) was established in 2009 within the Health Sciences Center (HSC). UNM-CPR is located within the Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM), in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy at UNM (RWJF) and the HSC Offices of Diversity (OfD) and Community Health (OCH).
  • Albuquerque
    The New Mexico Child Abuse Prevention Partnership (NM-CAPP) is a consortium of stakeholders throughout the state, each with their own mission relating to child abuse prevention coming together to eliminate child abuse. The individual strengths and programs of the member stakeholders are augmented by their affiliation with other like-minded organizations.
  • Santa Fe
    The Santa Fe Community Foundation is a resource for philanthropists who want to maximize the impact of their giving and devoted to building healthy and vital communities in the region.

Nevada

  • The Association's mission is to serve as the voice for public health in Nevada in order to improve health and achieve equity in health status.
  • The Sierra Early Childhood Club is a campus club at Sierra College in Rocklin, CA.
  • Las Vegas
    Baby's Bounty™ is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides essential clothing and gear to babies born into low income families for their health, safety and well-being. Recipients include babies born to victims of domestic abuse, teen mothers and those living in poverty.
  • Las Vegas
    Metropolitan Community Church of Las Vegas welcomes you! We believe that Jesus Christ is the revelation of God's love set forth in the Bible. Metropolitan Community Church is a vital part of the Las Vegas Community for over 36 years. Our church believes that the Love of God can reach into the heart of all people. We believe that Jesus Christ is the revelation of God's Love.
  • Las Vegas
    The Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy (NICRP), located within the School of Community Health Sciences at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, is a not-for-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to improving the lives of children through research, advocacy and other specialized services.
  • McCarran
    Founded in 1982 and incorporated in 1983 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, the Food Bank of Northern Nevada is a regional food distribution and support system for more than 130 different direct service, non-profit agencies serving the needy, the ill, the elderly and children.
  • Reno
    The Washoe County Health District has jurisdiction over all public health matters in Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County through the policy-making District Board of Health.

New York

  • Albany Doula offers a wide range of services to all people, including birth and labor coaching, doula help for you and your family after baby arrives, healthy and convenient placenta pills, and childbirth education that fits into your busy schedule.
  • The Center for Social Inclusion works to identify and support policy strategies to transform structural inequity and exclusion into structural fairness and inclusion. We work with community groups and national organizations to develop policy ideas, foster effective leadership, and develop communications tools for an opportunity-rich world in which we all will thrive no matter our race or ethnicity.
  • We are dedicated to build and sustain a global community that engages across sectors to advance health equity.
  • Hofstra’s Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) offers an innovative program and advanced training for the next generation of public health professionals.
  • Northern Manhattan Perinatal Partnership (NMPP) is a non-for-profit organization comprised of a network of public and private agencies whose mission is to save babies and help women take charge of their reproductive, social, and economic lives.
  • The Onondaga Citizens League (OCL) is a unique membership organization, open to all citizens, able to look at any issue that affects the community’s economic health and quality of life. OCL seeks to advance its study recommendations, working with other groups toward implementation.
  • Since 1980, the Health Advocacy Program—the nation’s first master’s degree program in the field—has been educating professionals to improve health care and ensure access to an increasingly complex system.
  • The What to Expect Foundation has one mission: to educate and empower moms in need so they can expect healthier pregnancies, safer deliveries and healthier, happier babies.
  • The Western New York Infant Toddler Resource Network (WNY ITRN) is a project funded through the New York State Office of Children and Family Services and led by the Early Care and Learning Council. It strives to serve the needs of infant and toddler child care providers, the families of infants and toddlers, and the communities of which they are a part. WNY ITRN serves all 8 counties of Western New York.
  • Albany
    Prevent Child Abuse New York, a state chapter of Prevent Child Abuse America, is on the forefront of a growing movement to stop child abuse and neglect before it has a chance to start. We serve as a resource for parents and families, connecting them with help, support and resources. We advocate for programs and policies that support families and prevent abuse. We foster a statewide network of individuals and organizations committed to prevention.
  • Albany
  • Bronx
    Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. The Kiwanis Family is comprised of over 600,000 active members of all ages representing 90 nations, who work to help improve people's lives. Young children are priority number one. Fordham Kiwanis was chartered in 1989. Our club is composed of members from all areas at Fordham: administrators, faculty and staff.
  • Brooklyn
    The Art of Self-Esteem, Inc. believes in and values the power of a healthy self-esteem and the potential and promise it can bring to a young persons life.The Art of Self-Esteem Inc. is a Brooklyn-Based grassroots; non-profit organization that provides comprehensive multidisciplinary arts and skills programs to young people ages 10 through 25.
  • Brooklyn
    Concord Church works to edify and build up the Body of Christ; to care for the disciples of Jesus Christ in ways that make the difference; and, to open our doors, go out and share the gospel of Jesus Christ with the world.
  • Brooklyn
    Welcome to New York City College of Technology, of the City University of New York. You have landed at the website of the largest public, baccalaureate college of technology in the Northeast.
  • Buffalo
    Western New York, a trauma-informed community, is responsive to every individual affected by trauma through a network of multi-disciplinary, collaborative partners, creating a healthier and safer community.
  • Corning
    United Way of the Southern Tier is a locally managed non-profit organization and the largest non-government funder of health and human services in Steuben and Chemung counties.
  • Melville
    Docs for Tots is a non-profit, non-partisan organization led by pediatricians to promote practices, policies, and investments that will enable young children to thrive. Docs for Tots creates linkages between doctors, policymakers, early childhood practitioners, and other stakeholders to ensure that children grow up healthy. As doctors, we are action-oriented and deeply committed to improving the lives of young children and their families.
  • New York
    Our goal is to make our society more hospitable to families by promoting and supporting policies that would allow parents to remain in the workforce without compromising the well-being of their families. We seek to reduce the stress of conflicting work-family demands and responsibilities and end discrimination against workers who care for their children or other family members.
  • New York
    The Committee for Hispanic Children and Families, Inc. (CHCF), strengthens New York City’s communities through a blend of direct services and advocacy at the local, state and federal levels. Our youth development, early care and education, and policy programs support a stronger future for New York by expanding opportunities for children and families, and strengthening the voice of the Latino community.
  • New York
    The Institute for Family Health is a mission-driven health organization with a rich history and expert leadership. Since 1983 we have grown from a small non-profit with four staff members to one of the largest community health centers in New York State, serving over 94,000 patients annually at 26 locations.
  • New York
    Sharing information and advice on the most critical time... The first 2000 Days. What are some things you can look out for and some activities you can do with infants/toddlers to get them through the various developmental milestones before they get to school.
  • Oriskany
    Cornell Cooperative Extension is a key outreach system of Cornell University with a strong public mission and an extensive local presence that is responsive to needs in New York communities. The Cornell Cooperative Extension educational system enables people to improve their lives and communities through partnerships that put experience and research knowledge to work.
  • Rochester
    Child Care Council, Inc. in Rochester, NY is one of the leading child care referral agencies in the country, according to the Child Care Aware® national accreditation organization. We provide information, training, and resources to parents, child care providers, and businesses in Monroe, Livingston and Wayne counties.
  • Rochester
    Welcome to the Department of Inclusive Childhood Education. As leaders in preparing inclusive early childhood and childhood educators, we work to empower our teacher candidates to construct and implement meaningful and research-based professional practices that transform them, their learners, their communities, and their profession.
  • Schenectady
    The mission of the Schenectady County Public Library is to satisfy our community's educational, informational, cultural and recreational needs by providing free and open access to a comprehensive range of materials, services and programs.
  • Sea Cliff
    Little People Child Care & Nursery School of Sea Cliff provides quality loving, educational and individualized care for children ages 6 weeks through Pre-K.
  • Spring Valley
    Child Care Resources of Rockland, Inc. (CCRR) is a private 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization that works with families, child care providers, businesses and community organizations to help promote the availability of quality child care services in the area Rockland, NY area.
  • Syracuse
    The Center for Community Alternatives (CCA) is a leader in the field of community-based alternatives to incarceration. Our mission is to promote reintegrative justice and a reduced reliance on incarceration through advocacy, services and public policy development in pursuit of civil and human rights.
  • Wantagh
    Mentoring Early Childhood Professionals and Organizations One Relationship at a Time
  • Watertown
    Community Action Planning Council of Jefferson County, Inc. is a Community Action Agency – one of 50 in New York State and one of over 1,000 nationwide. Community Action Agencies all have a common purpose – to assist, support and empower low-income households. However, each agency recognizes and responds to the needs of the community with specialized programs and services.
  • Watertown
    Community Action Planning Council of Jefferson County, Inc. is a Community Action Agency – one of 50 in New York State and one of over 1,000 nationwide.  Community Action Agencies all have a common purpose – to assist, support and empower low-income households.  
  • Watertown
    Jefferson County Public Health Service is dedicated to investing resources, responding to needs, and empowering people to attain best health through strategic actions that prevent illness, and promote and protect the well-being and productivity of all Jefferson County citizens and visitors. 
  • Watkins Glen
    The public health department for Schuyler County, NY.
  • White Plains
    Since 1914, WCA has remained steadfast in its mission: to improve the lives of Westchester's children by shaping policies and programs to meet their needs, and by keeping the well-being of Westchester's children at the top of the public agenda.

Ohio

  • We are a network of public and private agencies dedicated to supporting fathers, families, and their children in Greater Cleveland, Ohio.
  • The Mayerson Center for Safe and Healthy Children at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is a premier program that has helped set the national standard for enhancing and strengthening evaluations of child abuse.  We conduct state-of-the-art diagnostic, treatment, prevention and training programs, as well as cutting-edge research in the field of child sexual abuse, child physical abuse, child neglect and parenting.
  • Located in Columbus, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is one of the largest and most diverse academic medical centers in the country and the only academic medical center in central Ohio.
  • Akron
    Bright Star Books is a nonprofit providing home libraries to low-income children in the Akron, OH area.
  • Akron
    First Things First is Summit County's Childhood Development Project in Ohio. IN March2009, Summit County Executive Russ Pry designated Summit County Family and Children First Council as the lead agency in developing a comprehensive early care and education system enhancement plan.
  • Akron
    The mission of Summit County Public Health is to protect and advance the health of the entire community through its policies, programs and activities that protect the safety, health and well-being of the people in Summit County.
  • Cincinatti
    CET is a leading provider of education and enrichment in classrooms and living rooms throughout Greater Cincinnati.
  • Cincinnati
    CET is a leading provider of education and enrichment in classrooms and living rooms throughout Greater Cincinnati. Through PBS and local programming, innovative multimedia curriculum projects, parent workshops and teacher training, CET positively impacts millions of lives in our community.
  • Cincinnati
    Mount St. Joseph University delivers high-quality academics, hands-on experiential learning and personalized attention from faculty and staff dedicated to your success. We consistently live a culture of ethics and service in everything we do.
  • Cleveland
    The Center for Fatherhood and Family Dynamics is a reource for any man who is or wants to be, an effective father; to identify and tap into his hidden strengths for his own benefit, and that of his family and community.
  • Cleveland
    The Sisters of Charity Health System was established in 1982 as the parent corporation for the sponsored ministries of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine in Ohio and South Carolina. The Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine, since founding in 1851, continues a faith-based legacy of high-quality, compassionate care in partnership with its co-ministers, who are the heart and hands of the ministry.
  • Columbus
    The Association of Public Health Nurses (APHN) works to protect and promote the health and safety of the public by fostering high public health nursing practice standards, promoting and providing educational opportunities, and advancing the public health nursing role.
  • Columbus
    The Frederick Center for Professional Development is a collaboration of educators who share a passion for social equality. We believe we can create a world in which people live lives free from discrimination and injustice. We use our own 'lived experiences' to engage professionals in the social issues that matter most.
  • Columbus
    The College of Public Health at The Ohio State University is fully accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), the nationally recognized accrediting body for schools of public health. Additionally, the Master of Health Administration program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME), the primary accrediting agency for health management education.
  • Columbus
    The Westside Community Health Advisory is committed to the prevention of violence as well as other health behaviors and violence issues, such as substance abuse and dating violence which are not only on the rise but also contribute to violence in our community.
  • Dayton
    The mission of ThinkTV is to strengthen the communities we serve in Dayton, OH through programs and services that inspire and inform, educate and engage, fostering citizenship and culture, the joy of learning and the power of diverse perspectives.
  • Marion
    The League of Women Voters of Ohio, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. The LWV of Marion is a chapter within the larger organization. 
  • Toledo
    Partners In Education is a non-profit organization which develops and fosters partnerships between area schools and northwest Ohio businesses, government agencies, organizations and churches.
  • Toledo
    ProMedica is a locally-owned, nonprofit health system providing quality health care services to 27 counties in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. We’re a network of hospitals, physicians, health care professionals, researchers, and specialty clinics and facilities.

Oklahoma

  • The Oklahoma Health Equity Campaign (OHEC) addresses inequities that are a result of social determinants of health. OHEC will provide the opportunity for groups to build on the strengths, assets, and resources of a community, and work toward reducing the health inequities of under-served populations in Oklahoma.
  • Oklahoma City
    The Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy (OICA) began in 1983 as the result of an investigative report by the national news media which exposed a horrific story of cruelty and abuse experienced by Oklahoma children who were in the state’s custody.
  • Oklahoma City
    The Oklahoma State Department of Health, through its system of local health services delivery, is ultimately responsible for protecting and improving the public's health status through strategies that focus on preventing disease.
  • Oklahoma City
    Smart Start is Oklahoma's statewide early childhood initiative and serves as the state's Early Childhood Advisory Council. Smart Start Oklahoma seeks to provide better opportunities to the children and families in our state. Our mission is to lead Oklahoma in coordinating an early childhood system focused on strengthening families and school readiness for all children. 

Oregon

  • Family Forward Oregon is currently working to establish paid sick days, paid family leave, workplace flexibility, equal pay for equal work, rights for domestic workers, retirement security, and accessible, affordable child care for all in the state of Oregon.
  • Health Care Coalition is a non-profit organization that acts as the collaborative backbone organization for its member agencies. It supports joint projects through coordination, facilitation, training, data management, and project management. HCCSO convenes the Southern Oregon Perinatal Task Force and a Southern Oregon Regional Health Equity Coalition.
  • League of Women Voters® of Oregon Education Fund works to encourage active and informed participation in government and to increase understanding of major policy issues.
  • At LifeWorks NW we support people who are working towards a better life. Through our recognized, culturally responsive prevention, mental health and addiction services, our expert team delivers the highest quality individual and group treatment—benefiting children, teens and families, adults, older adults and the community as a whole.
  • The Linn-Benton Health Equity Alliance encompasses two counties in the mid-Willamette Valley: Benton County is home to Oregon State University and has a large immigrant student population and a significant Hispanic/Latino population of farm workers and stable Latino families. 
  • Launched in June 2007, the Health Equity Initiative is a county-wide effort focused on health inequities that also collaborates with local organizations to support policy change and monitor results. The project was first spearheaded by former Multnomah County Chair Ted Wheeler in partnership with the Multnomah County Health Department.
  • The Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division works to promote health and prevent the leading causes of death, disease and injury in Oregon.
  • United Way of the Columbia-Willamette is a Portland, Oregon nonprofit working to build a stronger community in the four-county metro area. Together, we're breaking the cycle of poverty for kids and their families by creating successful kids, stable families and connected communities.
  • Depoe Bay
    The Central Oregon Coast Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) works locally to eliminate discrimination against women, to assure access to reproductive health care, to eliminate domestic and sexual violence, and to promote equality and justice in our community. Members of Central Oregon Coast NOW are automatically members of the Oregon Chapter and the National Organization for Women.
  • Enterprise
    Building Healthy Families (BHF) is an independent, nonprofit family support organization, offering personalized universal family support and education programs for parents, caregivers, parents-to-be, students and children through diversified programming.
  • Grants Pass
    Little Steps for New Parents... a week-by-week guide and journal for baby’s first year A simple new parent instruction guide for healthy infant development (English and Spanish) Used nationally by agencies working with at-risk and underserved parent populations NPO’s, Public Health, Teen parents, Home visiting, New Parent Kits, Child abuse and neglect prevention
  • Jacksonville
    The mission of GrandMas2Go is to provide Volunteer “Grandmothers” to nurture and support new mothers, infants and families. These volunteer women are para-professionals, trained as PostPartum Doulas, and can work side-by-side with professional staff members to establish a continuum of care, or can support families who do not have a local familial support system.
  • Klamath Falls
    Klamath-Lake Child Abuse Response & Evaluation Services (CARES) is a safe place where children who may have been physically or sexually abused or severely neglected can tell the truth. Where their deep, dark secrets can finally come to light, in privacy and confidence.
  • Medford
  • Portland
    Contact Wellness (CW) was formed in 2010 with a mission to create a wellness-based solution to the crisis of chronic disease, to reverse the explosive trajectory of healthcare costs, and to establish a new global paradigm of wellness.
  • Portland
    Impact NW is a premier provider of educational and social services in the greater Portland metro area. Our mission is to help people prosper through a community of support
  • Portland
    Northwest Family Services is an award-winning, leading provider of creative services that reduce poverty. Since 1983, our mission has supported individual success, family stability, and child well-being. Programs and services include youth programs, professional counseling, couple’s classes, parenting, money management, job readiness and placement, healthy relationship education, and more.
  • Salem
    The Marion County Early Learning Hub (Oregon) focuses on serving young children and their families living in Marion County or within the boundaries of the Salem-Keizer School District. The intent of the statewide effort is to help Oregon improve its overall economic picture by developing a multi-skilled workforce that is ready for the future.

Pennsylvania

  • Offering high-quality childcare for children six weeks to 12 years old
  • Goldsboro Pediatrics makes it our mission to optimize the growth and development of children in order to ensure their success as healthy, happy, and productive adults in tomorrow’s society through pediatric care.
  • Through the development and implementation of exemplary community health, public health, and educational programs, the La Salle Neighborhood Nursing Center supports and enhances the teaching, learning and service mission of the School of Nursing.
  • Since 1995, the Maternal and Child Health Consortium (MCHC) has been working to ensure that mothers in Chester County have the support, knowledge, and resources necessary for their children’s success. 
  • Founded in 1980, Maternity Care Coalition (MCC) is a nonprofit organization with the mission to improve maternal and child health and wellbeing through the collaborative efforts of individuals, families, providers and communities. Our comprehensive approach includes research, public policy initiatives and services for families.
  • Bethlehem
    The Bethlehem Health Bureau, officially founded in 1980, ensures the health of the Bethlehem City community by utilizing the three core functions of public health: monitor health status to identify community health problems, diagnose and investigate health problems and hazards in the community, and evaluate effectiveness, accessibility and quality of personal and population-based health services.
  • Harrisburg
    Communities In Schools is the nation’s largest dropout prevention organization bringing coordinated, integrated student services into public schools to meet the needs of at-risk students.  Our mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.
  • Harrisburg
    Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of pregnant and postpartum women, their babies, families, and the community by providing comprehensive, supportive services in the communities where they live.
  • PHILADELPHIA
    St. Christopher's Hospital for Children offers a wide range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age, with the expertise of 220 pediatric specialists.
  • Philadelphia
    The mission of Mother Bethel African Methodist Church is to receive and nurture disciples of Christ and minister to the needs of all people in word and deed. As the Mother Church of our denomination, it is our mission to preserve and present the history of Mother Bethel and the A.M.E. Church as we continue to preserve and develop African American culture.
  • Pittsburgh
    Metropolitan Community Church of Pittsburgh is a member church of the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches (MCC). MCC was formed in 1968 by Rev. Troy Perry as a Christian Church founded for the LGBTQ community whose primary mission is to provide a safe and open place to for our community to worship God.
  • Pittsburgh
    iQ: smartmedia is the education initiative of WQED Pittsburgh.
  • Pittsburgh
    iQ: smartparent at WQED-TV is a television series and social network for parents to empower them with new knowledge, tools, and abilities to successfully guide their children in the use of digital media and technology.
  • Villanova
    Child's World America is a national, non-partisan, nonprofit organization committed to promoting the appreciation of children in our society, and fostering a better understanding of the experience of childhood

Rhode Island

  • Community Health Innovations improves the health of all Rhode Island citizens by decreasing health disparities through building community.
  • Pawtucket
    Prevent Child Abuse Rhode Island's mission to ensure the safety and well-being of children in Rhode island through awareness, education and advocacy.  PCA-Ri is a chartered chapter of the national organization Prevent Child Abuse America.  
  • Pawtucket
    The mission of the Rhode Island Association for Infant Mental Health (RIAiMH) is to foster the mental health and well being of pregnant women, young children (birth to five) and their families, by supporting the emerging discipline of infant mental health in Rhode Island.
  • Providence
    Exceed is Rhode Island's cross departmental initiative to implement the work of the Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge Grant. The name conveys the commitment of all of those in our state’s early learning community who are working to help ensure that all of our young children have the opportunity to soar. Exceed is striving to reach key goals in the strategic plan of the Rhode Island Early Learning Council.
  • Providence
    Exceed is Rhode Island's cross departmental initiative to implement the work of the Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge Grant. 
  • Providence
    Perpetual Learning, Inc. supports the natural learning process, in and out of school.
  • Providence
    Ready to Learn Providence works to close the achievement gap between low-income children and their more affluent peers. We improve the education and health of young children (birth to 8) chiefly by working with the adults who play the largest role in their lives – family members, early childhood educators and medical practitioners.
  • Providence
    Work to eliminate health disparities by assuring healthy child development, and prevent and control disease and disability. Use a life course development approach and address the determinants of health as a framework for health planning. Recognize that social, political, and economic policies and conditions determine health outcomes. Value the community as a core partner in public health and work to assure the equity in health is a reality.
  • Providence
    The mission of Rhode Island KIDS COUNT is to improve the health, safety, education, economic well-being, and development of Rhode Island's children.

South Carolina

  • Columbia
    Children’s Trust of South Carolina is the only statewide organization focused on the prevention of child abuse, neglect and injury. The organization trains and educates professionals who work directly with families and also funds, supports and monitors proven prevention programs. Children’s Trust is the voice for South Carolina’s children and advocates for strong, well-founded policies that positively impact child well-being.
  • Greenwood
    Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems grants have strengthened State systems to promote early childhood development since 2007. The most recent grant competition, in 2013, re-focused the program to better support current early childhood initiatives, including Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting programs.
  • North Charleston
    FamilyCorps originally started in 1978 as Parents Anonymous® of South Carolina a private, non-profit 501(c)3 organization. For over 30 years Parents Anonymous® of South Carolina worked around the state to strengthen families and empower communities in the prevention of child abuse and neglect.

Tennessee

  • The Life Paths Research Program is a research division of the Psychology Department at Sewanee: The University of the South that strives to learn about how people develop personal strengths and cope with adversity, especially in rural communities.
  • The Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth (TCCY) advocates to improve the quality of life for children and families and provides leadership and support for child advocates.
  • The Tennessee Department of Health Mission: Protect, promote and improve the health and prosperity of people in Tennessee. 
  • The College of Nursing at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is a nationally recognized leader in the education of highly-skilled, visionary nurses. The College of Nursing was established in July 1971 in response to a long-recognized and well-established need for nurses prepared at the collegiate level. 
  • Clarksville
    The purpose of Early Connections Network (ECN) is to build a System of Care for very young children (ages 0-5) with social, emotional, and behavioral needs. ECN brings together families, caregivers, teachers, providers, governmental agencies, and natural supports to improve access to quality care for those with mental health challenges and to prepare children for school and for life.
  • Cookeville
    WCTE is a PBS affiliate serving the Upper Cumberland region of TN for more than 30 years.
  • Knoxville
    The Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth (TCCY) advocates to improve the quality of life for children and families and provides leadership and support for child advocates.

Texas

  • The Center for Children and Families (CCF) at The University of Texas at Dallas is a research center which focuses on providing families with education and support that may foster their resilience and success.
  • Real Urban Ministry, Inc. is a 501(c) 3, corporation organized exclusively for providing charitable services or facilities to other organizations, including discussion groups, forums, panels, lectures, missionary activities, instruction and training. 
  • Recipe for Success Foundation was launched in 2005 by Gracie & Bob Cavnar to lead the way in hands-on nutrition education aimed at preventing childhood obesity and encouraging long term health.
  • Converse
    The mission of TLC Academy is to provide high quality child care for infants and children ages 6 weeks to 5 years.
  • Coppell
    First3Years, formerly the Texas Association for Infant Mental Health, is a non-profit affiliate of the World Association for Infant Mental Health. TAIMH has addressed infant mental health issues in Texas since 1980, and is dedicated to improving the quality of nurturing family relationships for infants, young children and their families.
  • Dallas
    Dallas County Public Health Nursing Services' mission is to promote, protect and improve the public's health through surveillance, education, care coordination, disease prevention, mobilization of community resources, and enforcement of public health policies and regulations.
  • Dallas
    MCCGD believes that the house of God is “a house of prayer for all people.” (Isaiah 56:7) We are a Christian Church and preach the gospel of Jesus without apology. However, we also welcome people of other beliefs and those who are not sure what they believe to explore their beliefs and relationship with the Divine in this “house of prayer for all people.” Anyone is welcome to join us in loving and serving others.
  • Dallas
    Rainbow Days, Inc. (RDI) offers services including an array of alcohol, tobacco and other drug (ATOD) prevention programs and has served nearly 178,000 children in the Dallas, TX community alone. In addition, we have trained almost 40,000 professionals across Dallas, the state of Texas and the nation in how to implement Rainbow Days' CBSG® Program or other accredited prevention programs with children in their own communities.
  • El Paso
    EPCC currently offers more than 130 academic programs and more than 350 personal enrichment/continuing education courses at our five campuses located throughout El Paso County. The College also offers cutting-edge technology, ultra-modern training facilities, and innovative learning options. Our plans for our sixth campus at Fort Bliss are coming along well and fast.
  • Houston
    Our desire is to improve the quality of early education in Greater Houston. We work with parents, educators, and local leaders to make sure our region's children have the learning opportunities they need to succeed in school and throughout their lives.
  • Houston
    It is my great pleasure to welcome you to Harris County Public Health & Environmental Services (HCPHES) - the county health department for Harris County, Texas. HCPHES is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of Harris County residents and the communities in which they live.
  • Lubbock
    Impact early education needs of eligible children and strengthen families.

Utah

  • The Utah Association for Infant Mental Health's mission is 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.

Virginia

  • Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters is the facility of choice for pediatric care in southeastern Virginia and northeastern North Carolina.
  • In Support of Children helps educate students and the public through its sponsorship educational programs, film festivals, the distribution of its pamphlet and its bumper sticker: "It's NEVER ok to HIT A CHILD". 
  • The Weekday Preschool Program is a Christian outreach ministry of Lakeside Presbyterian Church for young children and their families.
  • Alexandria
    Inspired and guided by this truth for 30 years, The Child and Family Network Centers’ (CFNC) mission is to provide caring, high-quality, free education and related services to at-risk children and their families in their own neighborhoods in order to prepare them for success in school and life.
  • Alexandria
    The Hopkins House Preschool Academy is education enriched, with the goal to prepare "Young Scholars" for 21st century achievement.
  • Charlottesville
    At Teachstone, everything we do is about improving the ways teachers interact with their students. We offer trainings for coaches and observers, deliver online programs, design professional development—all of it grounded in one proven fact: classroom interactions have a lasting impact on children’s academic and developmental success.
  • Manassas
    We are: A public-private partnership working together to ensure that all children in Greater Prince William enter kindergarten with the skills they need to succeed in school and in life. We serve: Children and their families ages 0-5 in the City of Manassas, City of Manassas Park, and Prince William County.
  • Richmond
    Nurture. The OmMama Resource Center works to improve the health and wellbeing of Richmond, VA’s childbearing families through fitness, education, social support, and community engagement.
  • Vienna
    Akeso Consulting, LLC, a federally registered woman-owned small business, offers a full range of social and health policy research services for government, academic, and private sector clients.
  • Williamsburg
    Kindred Media and Community is an alternative media and nonprofit educational project of the American nonprofit, Families for Conscious Living.

Vermont

  • Building Bright Futures (BBF) serves a dual role as both the Vermont Early Childhood Advisory Council and 501 (c) 3 statewide network, aligning local solutions of 12 regional Councils with policy at the state level in order to make improvements in access, quality, and affordability of early care, health, and education for families and young children 0-6.
  • Burlington
    The Health Department’s many programs and initiatives help Vermonters live fuller, healthier lives from birth through old age. We focus on prevention, which is perhaps the best investment that can be made in health. We educate and inform Vermonters about eating a healthy diet, regular exercise and not smoking. We promote and improve access to immunizations, mammograms, HIV/AIDS testing and care, and prenatal care.
  • Windsor
    Let's Grow Kids, a statewide public education campaign, aims to raise understanding of the importance of the earliest years in the lives of Vermont's children. Funded by a collaboration of private foundations, Let's Grow Kids is working with Vermont communities, organizations, businesses and individuals to create positive lasting change that will allow all of our children to succeed in life.

Washington

  • Our mission is to promote the health and well-being of diverse communities--including individuals from communities of color, individuals with limited English proficiency, immigrants and refugees--through innovative health advocacy, health promotion, disease prevention, and immigrant and refugee service programs.
  • At the Children’s Alliance, we’re advocates for kids. We ensure that laws, policies and programs work for kids, and we hold our leaders accountable until they secure the resources required to make all children safe and healthy.
  • Public Health’s long term vision is active, healthy families and people of all ages, abilities and cultures living, playing and working in thriving communities. 
  • Each day KSPS Public Television invites people in two million households throughout the Inland Northwest and Canada to experience the worlds of science, history and nature; listen to diverse viewpoints and trusted reporting; and take front row seats to world-class performances. 
  • We help people create mutually respectful, cooperative relationships in families, classrooms, workplaces, and everywhere else. Adlerian Psychology, developed by Alfred Adler, MD, is the foundation of our work.
  • Right from the Start is for anyone with an interest in young children and/or family life.  I aim to translate the principles of Early Education and Child Development and apply them to everyday life.  I share my passion for child initiated play, particularly outdoors, mainly illustrated through my experience of home-pre-schooling my 2 youngest children.
  • SELF is a collaborative of supporting organizations in Southwest Washington that are like minded in the care and nurture of children, ages 0 to 5 years of age. SELF is a network of community members working together to serve children's needs and is a clearinghouse and resource center for valuable information.
  • The Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations at Bastyr University trains social, practical and clinical care providers for pregnant and new families.
  • The Spokane Regional Health District is one of 34 local public health agencies serving Washington state's 39 counties. 
  • Thrive by Five Washington's mission is to build community-wide commitment to deliver a comprehensive, high-quality early learning environment that benefits every child and family in Washington.
  • The UW School of Public Health is grounded in teaching, research, and service.  For more than 40 years, our 10,000 graduates have gone on to transform communities and lead health organizations. 
  • Thrive is committed to helping organizations and communities connect their efforts with the Early Learning Plan, strengthen partnerships, build capacity and reach more children and families.
  • The unique role of local public health is to perform core functions (assessment, policy development and assurance) and deliver the 10 Essential Public Health Services in partnership with the community.
  • Washington County's Department of Health and Human Services provides prevention, protection and support services and activities so that all people who live, work, study and play in Washington County can be healthy, self-sufficient and safe. 
  • We are a non-profit organization working to improve health and safety in all communities across Washington.
  • OUR MISSION: “Leading the Community in Promoting Health and Preventing Disease”
  • Whatcom Center for Early Learning provides comprehensive, family-centered early intervention services to children ages birth to three with special needs.
  • Bellevue
    BKPlay Academy is an independent school serving preschool to 5th grade in Bellevue, Washington, which provides warm and stimulating environment for highly gifted students.
  • Bellingham
    An Alliance of School, Family and Community partnerships who connect over caring about kids health in all realms.
  • Bremerton
    The Kitsap Public Health District prevents disease and protects and promotes the health of all persons in Kitsap County.
  • Everett
    The Coalition of Communities of Color's mission is to address the socioeconomic disparities, institutional racism, and inequity of services experienced by our families, children and communities; and to organize our communities for collective action resulting in social change to obtain self-determination, wellness, justice and prosperity.
  • Mount Vernon
    The Mount Vernon School District is located 60 miles north of Seattle in the fertile Skagit Valley. We are a growing and diverse school district that employs nearly 900 people serving 6,200+ students in grades kindergarten-12.
  • Olympia
    At the Department of Early Learning (DEL), we work to help children in Washington prepare for success in school and life. DEL offers voluntary, comprehensive, high-quality early learning programs and support to families and early learning professionals.
  • Port Angeles
    United Way of Clallam County's mission is to strengthen our community by helping people to live safe, healthy and productive lives. We do this in a variety of ways, working with the community to provide leadership in meeting human service needs, including raising and distributing local donations, and being a constructive voice for human service needs in Clallam County. We help people give to their community.
  • Renton
    Somali Health Board is a coalition of individuals, Somali professionals, organizations, community leaders, social and health service providers, health systems that are interested in the health and wellbeing of Somali community in Washington State.
  • Seattle
    The National Alliance of Children’s Trust and Prevention Funds (Alliance) is a membership organization that provides training, technical assistance and peer consulting opportunities to state Children’s Trust and Prevention Funds and strengthens their efforts to prevent child abuse.
  • Seattle
    Since 1997, Open Arms Perinatal Services has been providing strong community-based support for women through pregnancy, birth and postpartum. At Open Arms, we believe in the inherent dignity and worth of every mother and baby. We believe in the possibility of every child that is born. And we believe that every mother and every family always have the opportunity to live out that possibility.
  • Seattle
    PNMA is a non-profit professional organization comprised of teachers, interns, administrators, and schools promoting excellence and growth in Montessori education. The PNMA serves as a resource for individuals interested in learning more about the Montessori philosophy, and provides information for parents in the process of selecting a quality Montessori school.
  • Seattle
    Protect and improve the health and well-being of all people in King County, as defined by per person healthy years lived. Whenever possible, employ strategies, policies and interventions to reduce health disparities.
  • Seattle
    We are human and therefore the only perfection we can share is through the love of God. Jesus showed us how to live.
  • Tacoma
    Information about Tacoma Community College, career training programs, and sample multiple-choice tests.
  • Tacoma
    What we do In partnership with parents and community, we will provide a comprehensive educational experience that is rigorous, individualized and enables students to contribute to a changing and diverse world.
  • Tacoma
    Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department is always working for a safer and healthier Pierce County. We enhance personal and community health through innovative programs and information.
  • Tacoma
    United Way of Pierce County invests in children and their families. By focusing on programs that help young children and their families, we can remove the barriers preventing them from breaking the cycle of poverty. Through strong families and successful kids, we can create a thriving and connected community.
  • Walla Walla
    It is our desire that the children that are a part of R-Kidz Inc., will be positively directed to become expressive caring members of our society that are able to create, excel, feel, problem solve, and be critical observers of their surroundings; that they might lead, and direct their lives, because they feel their own self worth and genuine ability to positively affect their environment for the good of themselves and others.
  • Walla Walla
    Mobilize the community to support parents as their children’s first teacher and improve access to high-quality early learning opportunities for all young children in the Walla Walla Valley.

Wisconsin

  • The Allied Wellness Center is a neighborhood center with the purpose of promoting health and wellness of the mind, body and spirit of people living in the Allied, Belmar, Dunn's Marsh neighborhoods. 
  • We are the region's only independent health care system providing kids and their families a wide range of care and support - everything from routine care for ear aches or sore throats to life saving advances and treatment options.
  • American Family Children's Hospital is a comprehensive pediatric medical and surgical center featuring nationally recognized pediatric specialists in a wide range of fields, including faculty from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and UW Health. 
  • Population Health Sciences is an interdisciplinary department with the goal of understanding, preserving, and improving the health of human populations and individuals through research, education, and community collaborations.
  • The Wisconsin Center for Health Equity works at the intersection of social justice and public health. Through our unique expertise, experience and approach, we work statewide as a catalyst and support system strengthening community and governmental efforts to attain health equity.
  • WECA works to advance positive change for children by focusing on the professionals who provide child care for well over 70% of Wisconsin's children.
  • Barron County
    Thrive Barron County is an evolving partnership between public health, healthcare systems, community organizations and individuals with the goal of making Barron County healthier.
  • Eau Claire
    Child Care Partnership Resource & Referral maintains a database of all regulated child care programs in Buffalo, Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, St. Croix and Trempealeau Counties, includinig the Ho-Chunk Nation.
  • Green Bay
    The Howe Community Resource Center’s goal is to strengthen the Brown County community by providing programs that connect families and empower people toward self-sufficiency.
  • Madison
    FAST® is an internationally acclaimed parent engagement program that helps children thrive by building strong relationships at home.
  • Madison
    Healthy Wisconsin Leadership Institute provides systematic and accessible public and community health leadership training, education and technical assistance to support local agendas for community health improvement.
  • Madison
    The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing, established in 1924, is the leading nursing research institution in Wisconsin and a crucial part of the state's health care system. 
  • Madison
    Since 2004, WAWH has been working to advance comprehensive women’s health in Wisconsin by engaging, educating, empowering and mobilizing individuals and organizations.
  • Milwaukee
    The Black Health Coalition of Wisconsin, Inc. is a group of local organizations and individuals whose collaborative goal is to address the health problems of African Americans. The primary objective of the Coalition is to improve the health status of African Americans in the State of Wisconsin and to ensure equitable and comprehensive healthcare for all people. 
  • Milwaukee
    Our Family Resource Centers at Children's Hospital Wisconsin are a place where parents can learn to be the best parents they can be. These nurturing environments allow parents to connect with resources, take part in parenting programs and enjoy activities with their children at no cost.
  • Shawano
    Our mission is to "Assure the health of Shawano and Menominee Counties by promoting healthy lifestyles, preventing illness and disability, and protecting communities". 
  • Wausau
    The Northern Regional Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) is dedicated to meeting family needs through a statewide coordinated system of information, referral and follow up, family to family support and strong partnerships with providers in 15 counties of northern Wisconsin.
  • West Allis
    Mission The West Allis Health Department will provide community leadership to protect and promote the health of West Allis residents. Vision Through services based on prevention, education and continuity of care, create an environment dedicated to optimizing the health of West Allis residents.

West Virginia

  • Prevent Child Abuse West Virginia (PCA-WV) works to give children good beginnings by strengthening families and communities. Prevent Child Abuse West Virginia is a chapter of Prevent Child Abuse America a national leader in building awareness, providing education, and inspiring hope in everyone involved in the effort to keep children free from abuse and neglect.

Wyoming

  • Ranchester
    The goal of SCSD 1 is to improve student learning by reporting grades that are accurate, consistent, meaningful, and supportive of learning, and the shift to standards-based learning is an effort to reach that goal. Please review the parent guide to learn more about the standards-based learning system we will be using in secondary mathematics courses. You may contact your child’s teacher or principal with any questions you may have.

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