Links to parent resources

First Steps – First Steps is a statewide early intervention system that provides services to children with developmental disabilities from birth to age 3 and their families.

HANDS – The Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) program is a voluntary home visitation program for new and expectant parents. Families meet with a HANDS Parent Visitor who will discuss any questions or concerns about pregnancy or a baby’s first years. Then based on the information from the visit, the families receive resources based on their concerns

Child Care Health Consultants for Healthy Start in Child Care – Child Care Health Consultants provide consultation on health, safety and nutrition to child care providers. Trained Child Care Health Consultants from local health departments participate in joint activities with the resource and referral agencies in their area to ensure collaboration and coordination regarding health, safety and nutrition issues impacting the quality of child care.

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