American Academy of Pediatrics

Child Care Aware is a national organization that provides information to families about high quality child care


Help with Nutrition in Children gives information on how we can help our kids achieve a healthy life-style through a well-balanced diet.

Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Programs (CFCE) are locally based programs serving families with children birth through school age

Department of Early Education and Care licenses child care programs, assists income eligible families pay for and access child care programs, and provides funding and support for the Massachusetts Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies


Department of Children and Families (formerly known as DSS)

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education provides information on public schools, alternative learning, and other resources for students and families

Department of Public Health

Department of Transitional Assistance mission is to assist low-income individuals and families to meet their basic needs, increase their incomes, and improve their quality of life.

Early Intervention is a statewide, integrated, developmental service available to families of children between birth and three years of age. Children may be eligible for EI if they have developmental difficulties due to identified disabilities, or if typical development is at risk due to certain birth or environmental circumstances.

Federation for Children with Special Needs provides support services to parents and parent groups of children with special needs

Internal Revenue Service offers tax information for parents

Find your local Library for a variety of resources

MA Child Care Resources is an on-line resource for families, educators and caregivers of young children


Mass Family Ties provides referrals and support services to parents of children with special needs

Local Museums offer a rich cultural and educational experience:

Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton:
The Children’s Museum in Easton:
Attleboro Area Industrial Museum in Attleboro:
Attleboro Arts Museum in Attleboro:
Old Colony Historical Society Museum in Taunton:

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is a national network that works on behalf of young children

National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting quality child care by strengthening the profession of family child care


United States Consumer Product Safety Commission posts recall information on household products including toys, cribs, etc.

WIC Nutrition Program for low income women, infants, and children


Zero to Three is a national organization that informs, trains, and supports professionals, policymakers, and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers

Links for Families