The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call or text 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453). Serving the U.S. and Canada, the hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with professional crisis counselors who—through interpreters—provide assistance in over 170 languages. The hotline offers crisis intervention, information, and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service, and support resources for children and caregivers. All calls are anonymous and confidential.
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Birth Injury Justice Center- Learn More!
The Birth Injury Justice Center is dedicated to supporting anyone who has been affected by birth injuries, brain injuries, cerebral palsy, Erb’s palsy, and other developmental disabilities. We strive to provide answers and guidance to ensure that families receive the assistance that they need to help improve their overall quality of life.
CDC’s Developmental Milestones
Child Care Aware of VA
Looking for child care? Child Care Aware of VA has all regulated child care in the state on their database. They can do a FREE personalized search for you based on your needs. You will also get information on types of child care and what to look for. Call 1-866-543-7852 or conduct your own search 24/7 at https://stage.worklifesystems.com/parent/25
CDC Milestone Tracker
Milestones matter! Track your child’s milestones from age 2 months to 5 years with CDC’s easy-to-use illustrated checklists; get tips from CDC for encouraging your child’s development; and find out what to do if you are ever concerned about how your child is developing. From birth to age 5, your child should reach milestones in how he or she plays, learns, speaks, acts, and moves. Photos and videos in this app illustrate each milestone and make tracking them for your child easy and fun!
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HELP1RVA: Looking for free or reduced-cost services like food, housing, childcare, and work? Enter your ZIP code to complete your personal search to find help.
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Native American Child Care Scholarship Opportunity
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RVA Basics– Inspired by the fact that 80% of brain growth happens in the first three years of life, The Basics are five evidence-based principles that encompass much of what experts find is important for children during their earliest years!
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