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A Nemours Foundation site which provides doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence.
All Family Resources
A broadly based resource guide of information and services for all families, including such topics as aging, child care, family law, and teens.
Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health
A national advocacy organization for families of children and youth with mental health needs. Considerable free, online resources and publications sections.
AIDS Alliance for Children, Youth & Families
The only national organization focused solely on the needs of children, youth, and families living with, affected by, or at risk for HIV and AIDS.
Administration for Children and Families (ACF)
The agency responsible for Federal programs that promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals, and communities.
ACF agency responsible for Head Start and Early Head Start programs, which serve children from low income families, from birth to age 5, and including pregnant women, and their families.
Office of Child Support Enforcement
Agency responsible for the enforcement of the various federal child support law, including the Child Support Performance and Incentive Act of 1998. With links to the appropriate State and Local child support enforcement agencies, and explanations of getting and maintaining child support through court orders.
National Child Care Information Center (NCCIC)
A program of the ACF Child Care Bureau, is dedicated to enhancing the quality, affordability, and availability of child care for all families.
Division of Child Development
Oversees all aspects of child care services in North Carolina, regulates child care facilities and responds to reports of illegal child care operations and allegations of abuse or neglect in child care facilities.
North Carolina early childhood initiative program designed to ensure that young children enter school healthy and ready to succeed.
Teacher Education and Compensation Helps (TEACH)
Provides educational scholarships for teachers, directors and family child care providers statewide.
Child and Family Services
Part of the North Carolina Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services, is responsible for implementing the "Child Mental Health Plan" statewide, and helping to develop and monitor non-residential and residential child mental health services in local communities, children's units in the four psychiatric hospitals, and in the three residential centers.