Resources

State Resources

CDB

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The Child Development Bureau

The Child Development Bureau (CDB) is dedicated to enriching the lives of children and their families.

DHHS

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NH Department of Health and Human Services

New Hampshire Department of Health & Human Services Home Page

DHHS

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NH Family Centered Early Supports & Services

NH Family Centered Early Supports & Services is designed for children birth through age three who have a diagnosed, established condition that has a high probability of resulting in delay, are experiencing developmental delays, or are at risk for substantial developmental delays if supports and services are not provided.

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NH Care Path

NHCarePath connects you to a range of information,
assistance, and care throughout New Hampshire, from caregiver resources and services for aging, disability and independent living to counseling and financial planning tools.

N HEasy

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NH Easy

Apply for Cash, Medical, SNAP (Food Assistance), Child Care, Medicare Beneficiary and Long Term Care Assistance

Community Action Programs 

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Southern New Hampshire Services

Southern New Hampshire Services, Inc. (SNHS) is a private non-profit corporation chartered in the State of New Hampshire, May 21, 1965 to serve as the Community Action Agency for Hillsborough County in compliance with the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964.

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Rockingham Community Action Program

RCA is an umbrella agency offering practical and immediate relief for senior citizens, families with young children and adults who find themselves in need of food and shelter whether from a natural catastrophe such as a flood or any other unforeseen or catastrophic event.

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Strafford Community Action Program

Community Action Partnership of Strafford County is a 501(c)(3) private nonprofit organization established in Strafford County in May of 1965. Without the services many local residents would be without a means to provide for their basic needs.

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Tri-County Community Action Program

Tri-County CAP is dedicated to improving the lives and well-being of New Hampshire’s people and communities. We provide opportunities and support for people to learn and grow in self-sufficiency and to get involved in helping their neighbors and improving the conditions in their communities.

Other Resources

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211

Thanks to a unique coalition of non-profits, state, corporate and volunteer partners, New Hampshire citizens now have one, easy to remember phone number to call to access all the health and human services available to them.

NH-Childrens-Trust

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Family Resource Center

Family resource centers provide comprehensive services to parents and their children, from pregnancy through age 18.

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NH Coalition to End Homelessness

Homeless help in your area.

IRS

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Internal Revenue Service

IRS Information for Credits & Deductions for Individuals

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Service Link

Welcome to the ServiceLink Aging and Disability Resource Center! Your link to information and support services within your community.

Provider Resources

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Approved Webinars

CCLU Approved Websites for Professional Development Hours

ACROSS NH

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Across NH

Across NH is project dedicated to supporting afterschool professionals in their work to create high quality, innovative programs for New Hampshire’s schoolage children during out-of-school time hours.

• Alliance for Better Child Care (ABC)

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The Alliance for Better Child Care

The Alliance for Better ChildCare (ABC) is dedicated to promoting high quality childcare and early learning in the greater seacoast area. ABC provides opportunities for education; communication and support to child care professionals.

• Child Care Aware Training Academy

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Child Care Aware Training Academy

Online Child Care Professional Education Center

Community College System of New HampshireQuick Link

Community College System of NH

Early Childhood Education Tuition Assistance

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CPR and First Aid

Resource List of CPR and First Aid Trainings thousands of educators, children, youth and their families.

• Early Learning New Hampshire (ELNH)

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Early Learning NH

Early Learning NH is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to ensuring that all New Hampshire children have the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Gratine Scholarships

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Granite State College

Tuition Assistance, Scholarships and Grants

• National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

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National Association for the Education of Young Children

The National Association for the Education of Young Children: Promoting high-quality learning by connecting practice, policy, and research.

• National Association of Family Child Care

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National Association for Family Child Care

NAFCC has lead the family child care accreditation program for over 25 years. children, youth and their families.

• NH Association for the Education of Young Children(NHAEYC)

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The New Hampshire Association for the Education of Young Children

To support and advance the professional development of affiliate members in their efforts to provide quality care and education for the children of New Hampshire.

Early Learning Standards

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The NH Early Learning Standards

The New Hampshire Early Learning Standards are a statewide resource for everyone who loves, cares for, and educates young children. The Standards provide essential information to support and enhance children’s development and learning.

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Zero to Three

ZERO TO THREE works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being and development.

State Organizations or Agencies

ACROSS NHQuick Link

Across NH

Across NH is project dedicated to supporting afterschool professionals in their work to create high quality, innovative programs for New Hampshire’s schoolage children during out-of-school time hours.

Asthma Care for Kids™Quick Link

Breathe New Hampshire

Breathe New Hampshire’s Asthma Care for Kids™ program is helping child care providers, teachers, parents and coaches to better understand asthma.

• Child and Adult Care Food ProgramQuick Link

Child & Adult Care Food Program

Through CACFP, more than 3.3 million children and 120,000 adults receive nutritious meals and snacks each day as part of the day care they receive.

• Child Care Advisory CouncilQuick Link

The Child Development Bureau

The Child Development Bureau (CDB) is dedicated to enriching the lives of children and their families.

• Community College System of New HampshireQuick Link

The Community College System of New Hampshire

The Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH) is a public system of higher education consisting of seven independent colleges, plus local academic centers.

Community College System of New HampshireQuick Link

The Community College System of New Hampshire: Early Childhood Education Tuition Assistance

Early Childhood Education Tuition Assistance program is to enable individuals working in the field to increase knowledge and skills, to obtain and maintain the NH Early Childhood Professional Credential.

• The New Hampshire Community Loan Fund’s Quick Link

The New Hampshire Community Loan Fund

The New Hampshire Community Loan Fund provides the financing and educational tools people need to have affordable homes, quality jobs, and child care, and to become financially independent.

• Early Learning New Hampshire (ELNH)Quick Link

Early Learning New Hampshire

Early Learning NH is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to ensuring that all New Hampshire children have the opportunity to reach their full potential.

• NH Association for the Education of Young Children(NHAEYC)Quick Link

The New Hampshire Association for the Education of Young Children

To support and advance the professional development of affiliate members in their efforts to provide quality care and education for the children of New Hampshire.

• New Hampshire Afterschool Network (NHAN)Quick Link

New Hampshire Afterschool Network

New Hampshire Afterschool Network: Activiely Supporting Afterschool in New Hampshire

• NH Department of Health & Human Services(NHDHHS)Quick Link

New Hampshire Department of Health & Human Services Home Page

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is the largest agency in New Hampshire state government, responsible for the health, safety and well-being of the citizens of New Hampshire.

• Child Care Advisory CouncilQuick Link

NH Child Care Advisory Council

The NH Child Care Advisory Council was created by a state law. The group responds to child care issues. The group also gives information on early care and education in New Hampshire.

New Hampshire Kids CountQuick Link

NH Kids Count

Provides local communities with the tools and education they need to ensure access to nutritious food for New Hampshire children.

• New Hampshire Public Health NetworkQuick Link

NH Regional Public Health Network

The goal of the New Hampshire Regional Public Health Networks is for all New Hampshire residents to be healthy and safe.

• Preschool Technical Assistance Network (PTAN)Quick Link

Preschool Technical Assistance Network

PTAN is a grant-funded statewide technical assistance and support network that promotes quality, developmentally appropriate and culturally competent early childhood education and special education programs.

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Spark NH PORTAL

The PORTAL is a free resource open to all individuals working, or interested in working, in the early childhood field in New Hampshire.

Watch Me Grow (WMG)Quick Link

Watch Me Grow

New Hampshire’s developmental screening, referral and information system for families of children ages birth to six years.

National Organizations or Agencies

• The Administration for Children & Families (ACF)Quick Link

The Administration for Children and Families

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is a division of the Department of Health & Human Services. We promote the economic and social well-being of children, families, individuals and communities with leadership and resources for compassionate, effective delivery of human services.

o American Academy of PedicatricsQuick Link

American Academy of Pediatrics

The following resources will be helpful to early education and child care providers, child care health consultants, pediatricians, and others working to strengthen disaster preparedness in child care programs.

• Child and Adult Care Food ProgramQuick Link

Child & Adult Care Food Program

CACFP provides aid to child and adult care institutions and family or group day care homes for the provision of nutritious foods that contribute to the wellness, healthy growth, and development of young children, and the health and wellness of older adults and chronically impaired disabled persons.

Child Care and Early Education Research ConnectionsQuick Link

Child Care & Early Education Network Connections

Promoting high-quality research and informing policy through free access to thousands of publications and datasets

• Child Care Aware(R) of AmericaQuick Link

Child Care Aware of America

Child Care Aware® of America is a national membership-based nonprofit organization working to advance affordability, accessibility, development and learning of children in child care.

• Office for Early Childhood Development (ECD)Quick Link

The Office of Early Childhood Development

The Office of Early Childhood Development (ECD) promotes a joint federal approach to improve early childhood education and development. ECD includes the Offices of Child Care and Head Start, and the Interagency Team.

• Genetics Education Materials for School SuccessQuick Link

Genetics Education Materials for School Success

The aim of GEMSS is to assure all children with genetic health conditions succeed in school-life.

• National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)Quick Link

The National Association for the Education of Young Children

The National Association for the Education of Young Children: Promoting high-quality learning by connecting practice, policy, and research.

• National Association of Family Child CareQuick Link

The National Association for Family Child Care

NAFCC has lead the family child care accreditation program for over 25 years. children, youth and their families.

o NAP SACC Program MaterialsQuick Link

The Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care

Go NAP SACC provides early care and education programs with quality, evidence-informed materials. Here you can find our updated Go NAP SACC self-assessments as well as our original NAP SACC materials.

• The National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early EducationQuick Link

Stepping Stones to Caring for Our Children, 3rd Edition (SS3)

Stepping Stones to Caring for our Children, 3rd Edition from The National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education (NRC) presents 138 essential standards intended to reduce the rate of morbidity and mortality in child care and early education settings.

• The National Safe to Sleep public information campaignQuick Link

Safe to Sleep

The Safe to Sleep® campaign, formerly known as the Back to Sleep campaign, focuses on actions you and others can take to help your baby sleep safely and to reduce your baby’s risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related

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Zero to Three

ZERO TO THREE works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being and development.

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