Parent Resources

General Information

  • Baby Center is a comprehensive resource for parents covering a wide range of topics from pregnancy and rearing through childhood. Has convenient, free smartphone (Android and iPhone) and iPad mobile apps. Baby Center also has a Facebook page.      

  • BabyZone has a tremendous amount of practical help, information and resources for parents from pregnancy, birth and beyond. The organization has a Facebook page.

  • California Smokers' Helpline offers new promotional materials targeted to smokers who are pregnant or have children age 5 and under. These materials are available free of charge and shipping, and while there is no maximum order size, each order must total a minimum of 25 pieces.

  • Cerebral Palsy Information Guide provides free educational materials, financial options and support to help those across the country affected by this disorder.

  • Central California Legal Services is the legal aid provider for Tulare County offering a broad array of free or low cost services around public benefits, tenant protection and domestic violence protective order services. 

  • Colorin Colorado is a bilingual website that provides simple guides, webcasts and some PowerPoint presentations, information, and activities for parents and educators working to assist English Language Learners. There is also a Facebook page. 

  • First 5 California Parent Resources webpage is a comprehensive source for parents organized by four topics: Health; Learning; Activities for infants, toddlers and preschool age children; and Services + Support.

  • KidsHealth is a helpful resource that includes information on children's health and development and offers information in English and Spanish.

  • Kids Safety Tips is a website that has useful tips organized by age of child, type of risk, space & place. It also has Spanish information.

  • Healthy Children is a website developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and includes comprehensive information for parents on health, development, family life and other topics.  It also includes some information in Spanish. 

  • Local Oral Health Program is to improve the oral health of all county residents through prevention, education, and organized community efforts.

  • March of Dimes is a site with information to help moms deliver full-term babies and it supports research about health issues that impact babies and children. There is a link to its Spanish language site on the main page. There is a free mobile app for the iPhone and the organization also has a Facebook page. 

  • Mattress Help provides information on appropriate sleeping habits for children from birth to adulthood.

  • National Parent Helpline is a resource that has downloadable materials on topics such as feeding, X-ray safety, colic, pesticides and bed wetting.

  • Potter loves Water is a website that promotes water as the healthy beverage of choice for children and their families. Potter the Otter is also on Facebook. 

  • Tulare County 2-1-1 is a program of United Way of Tulare County, which provides telephone based information and referral services and also a service provider database on its website.  Site arranged by category including Infants/toddlers, Mother and infant care, and Parents of Infants/toddlers. For help, simply dial 2-1-1. 

  • Zero to Three is a resource to support the well-being and the healthy development of infants, toddlers and their families. The organization also has a Facebook page. 

  • California Low Cost Auto (CLCA) is an income based program that offers low cost auto insurance to households who meet income and eligibility guidelines obtain liability insurance to meet the State’s minimum financial responsibility laws.

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