National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies (NACCRRA): Our nation’s leading voice for child care. They work with more than 800 state and local Child Care Resource & Referral agencies to ensure that families in every local community have access to high-quality, affordable child care. They lead projects that increase the quality and availability of child care, offer comprehensive training to child care professionals, undertake research, and advocate child care policies that positively impact the lives of children and families.
Child Care Council of Nassau, Inc. (NY): Provides child care counseling and referrals to families, professional development and technical assistance to active and potential providers, and offers services to employers interested in the child care needs of employees’ families.
The Child Care Council of Suffolk, Inc. (NY): Dedicated to making child care work for all of Suffolk County's diverse communities. Child Care Search, Child Care Intake Form and Provider Training Registration are available on website 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Children’s Health and Wellness North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center (NY): Provides a range of mental health services for children, youth, and families.
NYU Child Study Center: Strives to improves the treatment of child psychiatric disorders through scientific practice, research, and education, and to eliminate the stigma of being or having a child with a psychiatric disorder. The NYU Child Study Center publishes the Parent Letter which provides parents with tips and advice on special topics relevant to teenagers and school-age children.
Early Learning and Development
The Born Learning Campaign: Children are constantly learning, right from birth. Their early years are the foundation for growth and development. Explore ways to turn everyday moments into fun learning experiences.
The Early Years Institute: A catalyst for new ideas, partnerships and resources that ensure all children have what they need to succeed and to expand the public will to increase investments in young children.
The NAMC is a member of the EYI Advisory Council.
- EYI’s LINCK Pick-a-Park Program: A comprehensive searchable online inventory with detailed descriptions and photographs of parks, searchable by zip code and specific family-friendly facilities such as bathrooms. The goal is to encourage families and programs to bring children outdoors!
ZERO TO THREE: Promotes the healthy development of our nation's infants and toddlers by supporting and strengthening families, communities, and those who work on their behalf. Their link for parents gives you access to "Parenting A-Z".