LOCAL COMMUNITY RESOURCES
- COLLEGE OF HOPE
This Housing Hope program provides free parenting classes to Snohomish County residents who desire to increase their skills and knowledge of child development and parenting strategies. Childcare and a meal are provided for each class.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SERVICES OF SNOHOMISH COUNTY
Free and confidential services: emergency shelter, legal advocacy, support groups, and domestic violence education.
EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM (BIRTH TO THREE)
This Snohomish County program develops individualized plans for children ages birth to three years old that have developmental delays and medical conditions.
THE INCREDIBLE YEARS
Articles and handouts for parents who are seeking evidence-based materials that develop positive parent-teacher-child relationships. Articles assist in preventing and treating behavior problems and promoting social, emotional, and academic competence before a child becomes an adult.
HAND IN HAND PARENTING
A resource for parents to help nurture their connection with their child.
A physician-driven pregnancy and parenting site with tips and articles on parenting infants to toddlers.
ZERO TO THREE
A resource for parents with children aged zero to three that ensures babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections critical to their well-being and development. Some of the topics include sleep, discipline, and fatherhood.
Information on child development and early learning and offers access to educational games and activities.
Information and serves on the web from schools and educational organizations, all geared to the learning level and interest of kids. The site is organized into four audiences: Kids, teens, teachers, and parents.
Founded by George Lucas, Edutopia provides resources to help spark the creativity, inspiration, and ambition of students.
A parent resource that provides positive, real-world advice and solutions that work for today’s problems and issues. Check out parenting tips, videos, fun family activities, and newsletters.
PLAY AND CREATE
THE IMAGINATION TREE
A blog by a primary school teacher who provides ideas for developmental learning activities through play and art.
CHILDREN AND MEDIA
COMMON SENSE MEDIA
Reviews movies, games, apps, and more for kids, so parents can make informed decisions
Find tips and strategies for raising children in a digital age. Includes the topics of TV & movies, video games, computers, and advertising.
CHILDREN AND YOUTH HEALTH
THE NATIONAL CHILD TRAUMATIC STRESS NETWORK
Information on childhood trauma for parents, professionals, and educators.
ACES TOO HIGH
News and information about Adverse Childhood Experiences.
APPLE HEALTH FOR KIDS
Washington State’s initiative to ensure all children in the state have health insurance. Find out about eligibility and apply for coverage.
PARTNERSHIP FOR DRUG-FREE KIDS
A service of the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign, offering a wide range of resources, information, and facts for parents.
ABOVE THE INFLUENCE
Helps youth stand up to negative pressures, or influences.
Information on what bullying is, who is at-risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying