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National Advocacy

American Academy of Pediatrics

Website for parents and pediatricians to find resources for children’s health and welfare.

American Academy of Pediatrics Healthy Weight Site

Info for families, health care professionals and communities.

America’s Promise Alliance

The America’s Promise Alliance is the nation’s largest multi-sector collaborative dedicated to the well-being of children and youth.

Anne E. Casey Foundation

Since 1948, the Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF) has worked to build better futures for disadvantaged children and their families in the United States

Aunt Bertha Connecting People with Programs

Click link to find resources for children, adults and elders right in your neighborhood.

Brain STEPS Program

This program helps children affected by traumatic brain injury reintegrate into school. Call 724-944-6542 or 866-635-7097for info

CHADD (Children and Adults with ADD)

The nation’s leading non-profit organization for children and adults affected by ADD/ADHD-800-233-4050

Children’s Health Watch

Children’s HealthWatch monitors the impact of economic conditions and public policies on the health and well-being of very young children.

Children’s Defense Fund

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

College Guide for Students with Learning Disabilities

Students with learning disabilities may find it difficult to acquire knowledge or skills in the same ways as their peers. This could mean they struggle to learn through traditional teaching methods, or that they wrestle with a curriculum designed for students their age.

Consumer Product Safety Commission

Lot’s of info on product safety.

Docs for Tots

National advocacy organization to assist doctors in their advocacy roles.

Family Savings Account

For low-income Pennsylvanians where you can save up to $2,000 with matching funds from the state. See link below and/or check out the fact sheet.
Family Savings Account Fact Sheet

First Five Years Fund

The First Five Years Fund is committed to improving the lives of at-risk children by leveraging cost-effective investments in early learning.

Foster Care America

Great site from the AAP for resources for foster care.


GLSEN works with educators, policy makers, community leaders and students on the
urgent need to address anti-LGBT behavior and bias in schools. is a free, easy-to-use website that helps people find government benefits and assistance programs that you might be eligible to receive. Click on this site and select Pennsylvania to begin.

Great website from teh American Academy of Pediatrics for Families and Providers

Immunization Action Coalition

Vaccine information in many languages.

IRS Earned Income Tax Credit

Click below to see if you are eligible for a federal income tax credit for low-income working individuals and families.


KidsHealth is the largest and most visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence.

Medline Plus

Useful information for most diseases that affect you and your child.

Military One Source

Resource for Military Families

National Center for Children in Poverty

The mission of NCCP is to identify and promote strategies that prevent child poverty in the United States and that improve the lives of low-income children and families

NetSmartz Workshop

Age appropriate, interactive website for teens and children on how to be safe on the internet.

NORD (Natl. Association for Rare Diseases)

Information for families and healthcare providers about rare diseases in children.


Operation Homefront

Operation Homefront provides emergency assistance and morale
to our troops, to the families they leave behind and to the wounded warriors when they return home. Call (267) 721-3385 or visit their website.

Reach Out and Read

Reach Out and Read (ROR) is a program that promotes early literacy by bringing new books and advice about the importance of reading aloud into the pediatric exam room.

Ready for Life

Website to help parents raise happy, healthy children.

Sesame Street in the Community

Amazing resource for providers and parents to help children thrive and deal with some common issues that affect children’s lives.

Stop Bullying Now

A Bullying Reduction and Awareness resource for parents, teachers and kids.

Sudden Unexplained Death of a Child Foundation

The SUDC Foundation is dedicated to increasing the awareness of sudden unexpected deaths in childhood, and funding crucial research to better understand and prevent these tragedies.

We Can!

We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity&Nutrition) is a national program designed as a one-stop resource for parents and caregivers interested in practical tools to help children 8-13 years old stay at a healthy weight.

Zero to Three

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

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