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National Advocacy

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
www.zerotothree.org

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 215-764-6164 or visit their website.
www.operationhomefront.net

KidsHealth

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

Medline Plus

Useful information for most diseases that affect you and your child.
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/healthtopics

Get Fit Get Right

Get Fit, Get Right was developed to help overweight teens make small, sustainable changes to their eating and exercise habits in order to improve their health for the long term. Check it out!!
www.getfitgetright.org

Immunization Action Coalition

Vaccine information in many languages.
www.immunize.org/catg.d/noneng.htm

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.
www.irs.gov

GovBenefits.gov

GovBenefits.gov 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.
www.benefits.gov

HealthyChildren.org

Great website from teh American Academy of Pediatrics for Families and Providers
www.healthychildren.org

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.
www.ffyf.org

First Signs

First Signs, Inc. is a national non-profit organization dedicated to educating parents and pediatric professionals about the early warning signs of autism and other developmental disorders.
www.firstsigns.org

Foster Care America

Great site from the AAP for resources for foster care.
www.aap.org/fostercare

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.
www.childrenshealthwatch.org

Every Child Matters

Every Child Matters Education Fund is a national nonprofit organization devoted to improving the lives of children and families by advocating for better public policy during federal and state campaigns.
www.everychildmatters.org

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.
www.newpa.com
Family Savings Account Fact Sheet

Consumer Product Safety Commission

Lot’s of info on product safety.
www.cpsc.gov

CHADD (Children and Adults with ADD)

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

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
www.childrensdefense.org

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.
www.americaspromise.org

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
www.aecf.org

Brain STEPS Program

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

American Academy of Pediatrics

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

American Academy of Pediatrics Healthy Weight Site

Info for families, health care professionals and communities.
www.aap.org/obesity