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Parent Services

The following organizations may be of interest to Early Care Professionals, Parents and Children’s Advocates. CDSC CCR&R does not control and cannot guarantee the quality, content, relevance, timeliness, or accuracy of information contained in the websites owned by these organizations. It is the responsibility of the web user to evaluate the content and usefulness of information obtained from these sites.


Resources for Children with Special Needs, Inc supports New York City families and the organizations that serve them.  They advocate on behalf of parents and caregivers, provide specialized training to help parents and professionals work together to achieve their children’s goals, and sponsor events that help increase awareness in the community.

Disabilities Information Center provides information about disabilities, special education, and related services for children in school. Includes information on individualized education programs (IEPs), disability organizations, professional associations, laws, and early intervention services for infants and toddlers.

Parent Training and Information Centers Find parent centers in your state that provide training and information about infants, toddlers, school-aged children, and young adults with disabilities. 


New York City Child Care Market Rates

Financial assistance may be available through child care programs directly.  These may include sliding scale fees, multi-child discounts, or the availability of public Preschool and Head Start options.  Let us know if you need any of this information at the time of your referral request.

Military Child Care Assistance: The National Association of Child Care and Resource and Referral Agencies, through a partnership with the Department of Defense, offers military families child care assistance. The program subsidizes active duty and /or deployed service member’s child care fees if they are unable to access child care on a military base. For eligibility information call 1-800-424-2246 or visit The fast and easy way to find out about many health and human services programs and how to apply for them – anytime and anywhere.

RESOURCES Recalls and Product Safety News The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products. This website help consumers to find information on product recalls and recall alerts. Get personalized academic information about your child. National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies

Urban Institute: The well-being of children and youth is a central Urban Institute research topic. The work spans child development at the youngest ages to the needs of teenagers aging out of foster care. Topics of study include child care, child welfare, juvenile justice, and children’s health and education. 24/7 One-on-One home help for all NYC students all grades, K-12.

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