National Resources

American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) offer free, confidential medical advice 24 hours a day, seven days a week through the Poison Help Line at 1-800-222-1222. This service provides a primary resource for poisoning information and helps reduce costly emergency department visits through in-home treatment.

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline, 1-800-4-A-CHILD® (1-800-422-4453), operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and receives calls from throughout the United States, Canada, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Guam. Childhelp exists to meet the physical, emotional, educational, and spiritual needs of abused, neglected and at-risk children, focusing their efforts on advocacy, prevention, treatment, and community outreach. 

Common Sense Media is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps families find the media that's right for them by providing parents and those who care for young children with the tools and information they need to make good choices about children's media.

Families USA works to achieve quality, comprehensive, and affordable healthcare for all Americans. 

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is the world’s largest organization working on behalf of young children, promoting high-quality early learning for all children, from birth to age 8. They work to connect practice, policy, and research to advance a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession and support those who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children. 

National AfterSchool Association (NAA) is a membership association for professionals who work with children and youth in school and community-based settings to provide a wide variety of extended learning opportunities and care during out-of-school hours. 

Parents as Teachers (PAT) is a national early childhood parent education and family support program serving families throughout pregnancy until their child enters kindergarten, usually age five. The program is designed to enhance child development and school achievement through parent education accessible to all families. PAT is a voluntary, free, innovative early learning program. 

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is the leading nonprofit organization in the U.S. providing assistance to law enforcement and families to find missing children, reduce child sexual exploitation and prevent child victimization. They can reached at 1-800-THE-LOST® (1-800-843-5678).

The National Domestic Violence Hotline, 1−800−799−SAFE (7233) or TTY 1−800−787−3224, creates access by providing 24-hour support through advocacy, safety planning, resources and hope to everyone affected by domestic violence. 

ZERO TO THREE supports the healthy development and well being of infants, toddlers and their families.