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Resources on child development for parents

The Talaris Research Institute provides a website with lots of information specifically for parents.

http://www.talaris.org/

The Children's Defense Fund is a children’s advocacy organization, and provides lots of information on legislation affecting children and families.

http://www.childrensdefense.org/

Zero to Three is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting parents and the development of infants and toddlers.

http://www.zerotothree.org

The National Association for the Education of Young Children focuses on improving the quality of education and developmental services for infants and children.

http://naeyc.org

 

Volunteer resources:

Being a court appointed special advocate (CASA) is a great volunteer opportunity to help often overlooked children in a vulnerable situation, and good way to learn about child welfare and the juvenile court. CASA also offers a school mentoring program.

http://www.yolocasa.org/


The Sacramento Crisis Nursery provides support and care for families. There are many different ways to volunteer.

http://www.crisisnurseryonline.com/

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