Resources for families:

Find resources for families and young children regarding safety, foster care, emotional health and more at:     SesameStreetInCommunities.org


Vermont Family Network offers support, resources, information, and connection for families parenting children with special needs.


Prevent Child Abuse Vermont  promotes and supports healthy relationships within families, schools, and communities to eliminate child abuse. Call the Parent’s Helpline for information and referrals on topics such as parenting, understanding children’s sexual behaviors, alternative forms of discipline, making reports of suspected abuse and neglect and more: 1-800-CHILDREN  or  802-229-5724.


The National  Child Traumatic Stress Network has lots of information about how to support children and families who experience many different kinds of stress.  


Have a question? Call Vermont 211  This  resource is a databank full of information! Do you have a question about housing or where to find the nearest foodshelf? Maybe you are wondering whether your child is growing and developing well? You can learn more about just about anything here. Live in New York? try: New York 211.   


The American Academy of Pediatrics offers information and parent education on a wide variety of topics.


Step Up: Protect Kids From Child Sexual Abuse: Learn what you can do to to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.