Parenting

Children’s Advocacy Project of America
  • Provides reliable, up-to-date information on community resources for healthcare providers, social workers, child advocates and parents and teens to help improve and enhance the lives of children and families
Circle of Parents
  • Provides a friendly, supportive environment led by parents and other caregivers where they can openly discuss successes and challenges of raising children and find and share support
ELECT Programs
  • Pregnant and parenting teen programs
  • Focus on graduating from high school and gaining employment or secondary education
  • Resources/Teen Issues
Help in PA   
  • PA’s Health and Human Services portal
  • Online database of resources for children, families, adults, and older adults    
Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania    
  • Links families with children with disabilities or special health care needs with each other    
The PEAL Center   
  • The PEAL Center is an organization of parents of children with special health care needs and disabilities reaching out to assist other parents and professionals    
Pennsylvania KEY
  • Provides a complete list by county of all early childhood professional development events
  • Early Learning in PA
  • Keys to quality
  • Career development
  • Community outreach
  • Early Childhood programs    
Pennsylvania’s Promise for Children
  • Campaign to raise awareness about the importance of providing Pennsylvania’s young children with access to quality early learning opportunities
  • Sponsored by the PA Build Initiative, Pennsylvania Early Learning Keys to Quality, The Grable Foundation, The Heinz Endowments, and William Penn Foundation, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL)
  • Includes the Early Learning GPS, a tool for parents
  • Ideas for teachers
  • Ideas for ECE programs   
Safe Kids Coalition
  • Pennsylvania Department of Health initiative
  • Prevention of childhood injuries
  • Network of affiliates    

Special Kids Network

  • Connects children with special health care needs and their families with appropriate services and resources    

Text for Baby

  • A free service that texts parenting and child development information to parents who sign up