We have a variety of suggested resources for parents.
Connecticut Child Care and School Information
“Connecticut’s statewide child care resource and referral agency. 2-1-1 Child Care provides free, confidential referrals to child care programs.”
The transition to kindergarten is an exciting time for children and families. But along with the excitement, you may have questions about starting school and being ready. These 6 tips will help you make the best transition possible for you and your child.
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Connecticut Birth To 3 System
“Connecticut sponsored site to help families meet the needs of infants and toddlers with delays or disabilities.”
Connecticut Office of Early Childhood
The Connecticut Office of Early Childhood (OEC) oversees a network of early childhood care, education, and development programs. We focus on the first years of children’s lives, from birth to age five.
Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center
"A statewide nonprofit organization that offers information and support to families of children with any disability or chronic illness, age birth-26."
Connecticut Safe Kids
"Connecticut State initiative containing articles and tips for parents and caregivers to reduce preventable injuries in children."
Kids Mental Health Info
"Includes a resource library, answers frequently asked questions, and links to a range of Connecticut mental health resources." From the Child Health & Development Institute of Connecticut
Sparkler is a mobile app that helps parents to check in on how their child is doing against key milestones — and provides activities to spark their early learning.
Access code: WEC
Wethersfield Dads Club
The Wethersfield Dads Club is a non-profit organization whose mission is to bring together area fathers and father figures to raise their parenting game. Members can strengthen parenting skills, improve relationships, better the community, and have a good time along the way.
"Produced by NBC News, this toolkit will help you navigate your child's journey from pre-kindergarten through high school."
Kids Health Information
"To make the most of the Internet, kids need to be prepared to make smart decisions. Be Internet Awesome teaches kids the fundamentals of digital citizenship and safety so they can explore the online world with confidence."
"Google developed Be Internet Awesome in collaboration with online safety experts like the Family Online Safety Institute, the Internet Keep Safe Coalition, and ConnectSafely."