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We have added the following links to give visitors to our site the ability to quickly and easily access related information. Hyperlinks are provided as a browsing convenience and do not represent an endorsement of the linked site by Healthy Families NSV.




Healthy Families America
Parents as Teachers
(866) PAT-4YOU 

Prevent Child Abuse America


Youth Resource Alliance

March of Dimes
(914) 997-4477




Parent Information Sites





La Leche League International

Helps mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education and promotes a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of baby and mother.


The Agriculture Department and the Office of the Surgeon General are partnering with TodoBebe, which means "everything baby," to provide health information to Spanish-speaking families, including promotion of prenatal care, having a baby and being a parent. The web site is also available in Portuguese.





Make the most of the one-on-one time you spend with your child. Whether you're looking for parent-child activities and outings, developmental or playgroup information, or products, this is the place!


 The mission of the American Academy of Pediatrics is to attain optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents and young adults.

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is an independent Federal Regulatory agency that helps keep American families safe by reducing the risk of injury or death from consumer products. Features a "4 Kids" section. is a professional resource for teachers and parents. This web site is a great resource for activities for infants, toddlers, pre-schoolers, and school age children. Features "Ask The Experts," "Reading Center," and "Sharing Boards" sections.

 National Fatherhood Initiative is dedicated to giving our nation's children a brighter future by educating and engaging fathers. No other issue is as pervasive and destructive as father absence. Father absence is strongly linked to poverty, teen pregnancy, juvenile delinquency, abuse, suicide, and a host of other issues.