|Access Community Action Agency||Federal and state designated non-profit to fight poverty and build economic stability.|
|American Academy of Pediatrics||Attain optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents and young adults.|
|Arc Connecticut||Advocacy organization committed to protecting the rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.|
|Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind||Provides comprehensive low vision services, specialized education services, life skills training, case management, and vocational services to individuals of all ages who are legally blind and to children who are visually impaired.|
|CTrides||Free program that helps commuters find the best way to get to work or school.|
|Capitol Region Education Council||Developed a wide array of cost-effective and high-quality programs and services to meet the educational needs of children and adults in Greater Hartford.|
|Center for Effective Parenting||Focuses on training, service, and research in order to have a broad impact in facilitating the healthy growth and development of children.|
|Citizens Energy Corporation|
Uses revenues from commercial enterprises to channel into charitable programs in the U.S. and abroad.
|Color Me Healthy Program||Program developed to reach children ages four and five with fun, interactive learning opportunities on physical activity and healthy eating.|
|Connecticut 2-1-1 Child Care||Connecticut’s statewide child care resource and referral agency.|
|Connecticut Association for Human Services||Promotes family economic security strategies that empower low-income working families to achieve financial independence.|
|Connecticut Birth to Three System||Strengthen the capacity of families to meet the developmental & health-related needs of their infants & toddlers who have delays or disabilities.|
Information on substance use and mental health disorders, prevention and health topics.
|Connecticut Family Resource Center||Promotes comprehensive, integrated, community-based systems of family support and child development services located in public school buildings.|
|Connecticut Food Assistance Program (SNAP)||Helps eligible individuals and families afford the cost of food at supermarkets, grocery stores and farmers’ markets.|
|Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center||Statewide nonprofit organization that offers support to families of children with any disability or chronic illness, age birth through 26.|
|Connecticut Poison Control Center||Provides emergency poison information to members of the public exposed to toxic substances, and to the health care professionals who care for them.|
|CT State Department of Children & Families||Provides child-centered, family focused, community-based programs and services throughout Connecticut.|
|CT State Department of Developmental Services||Planning, development and administration of complete, comprehensive and integrated statewide services for persons with intellectual disability.|
|CT State Department of Education||Ensures equal opportunity and excellence in education for all Connecticut students.|
|CT State Department of Public Health||Protects and improves the health and safety of the people of Connecticut.|
|CT State Department of Social Services||Supports the basic needs of children, families, older and other adults, including persons with disabilities.|
|CT State Special Education||Programs, guidance, and support resources for individuals with disabilities.|
|Disability Rights Connecticut, Inc.||The "protection and advocacy system" for individuals with disabilities in Connecticut.|
|DrugRehab||Substance Abuse Guide for Parents|
|EASTCONN||Regional educational service center providing high-quality, competitively priced educational and related services in northeastern Connecticut.|
|End Hunger Connecticut|
Serves as a comprehensive anti-hunger resource for policymakers, community organizations, and low-income families.
|Favor Connecticut||Providing direct services to families to help them advocate for their children with medical, mental, and behavioral health challenges.|
|First Signs||Educating parents and professionals about autism and related disorders.|
|Generations Family Health Center||Provides quality health care that is affordable, easily accessible and without discrimination to all members of the communities they serve.|
|Good News Garage||Nonprofit social enterprise car donation program.|
|GreatKids CT||Network of educators committed to raising student achievement and narrowing the achievement gap.|
|HUSKY Health||Encompasses Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.|
Provides services which strengthen families, promote health, and prevent child abuse and neglect.
Provides inpatient care for those with psychiatric illness or chemical dependency issues.
|National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome||To eradicate shaken baby syndrome and improve the overall care of infants.|
|Operation Fuel||Ensure that families in need have access to year-round energy assistance.|
|Parenting Resources Online for Parenting Educators & Teachers||Provides educators with vital news on parenting issues, engaging ways to energize their program and solid research on effective techniques to use when working with families.|
|Parents as Teachers National Center||Promotes optimal early development, learning and health of young children by supporting and engaging their parents and caregivers.|
|Plainfield Family Resource Center||Support healthy childhood development and family life by providing free or low cost services.|
|Senior Resources Agency on Aging||Provide services to the aging population, individuals with disabilities, their families and care providers to maintain or improve their independence and quality of life.|
|State of Connecticut||Official Connecticut State website.|
|Thompson Ecumenical Empowerment Group||Offers community programs, education, support, and youth services as well as emergency food.|
|U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)||Provide leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on public policy, the best available science, and effective management.|
|U.S. Department of Education (DOE)||Promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.|
|U.S. Department of Education: Parents|
Resources on early childhood education, reading resources, special education, help your child learn, and paying for college.
|USA.gov||Official guide to government information and services.|
|USDA Food and Nutrition Service||Increase food security and reduce hunger by providing children and low-income people access to food.|
|USDA Women, Infants & Children Program (WIC)|
Supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant and postpartum women.
|USDA Core Nutrition Messages||Tips, guidance and communication tools complement the key recommendations of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.|
|USDA Team Nutrition||Initiative to support the child nutrition programs through community eduction for healthy eating and physical activity.|
|United Services CT||Behavioral health centers for individuals in Northeastern Connecticut.|
|Zero to Three|
Ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being and development.