The following are resource links for providers and programs:
Afterschool Alliance the 12th annual nationwide celebration of afterschool programs will take place October 20, 2011 in more than 7,500 communities. Join the 1 million Americans who take part in Lights On Afterschool to help call attention to the afterschool programs that keep our kids safe, inspire them to learn and help working families.
Alliance Nature Resources highlights reading materials, videos, projects and events for Outdoor Play for Children.
BRIDGES is a new program sponsored by the Margaret L. Williams Development Evaluation Center and funded through Kohl's Cares for Kids®. BRIDGES Brochure
CNY Coalition for Young Children with Special Needs believe a child's development is best supported through family centered services provided in the environment that best matches the childs.
DSS Social Services help parents understand funding sources that are available to them.
DSS Child Care Subsidy Billing Manual.
EarlyChildHood.org developed by the NYS Council on Children and Families' Head Start Collaboration Project to support professional development and improve quality of child care programs. Recently updated their information on Quality Stars NY, the State's proposed quality rating and improvement system.
Early Childhood Direction Center a regional clearinghouse providing information, referral and support to families, professionals and community agencies concerning young children with special needs.
Early Childhood Focus developed and supported by NACCRA as an archived searchable resource and referral for latest news and issues.
Every Child Matters pushes childrens needs to a higher place on the country's political agenda.
Family Child Care Association of NYS a non-profit professional statewide organiztion dedicated to supporting family child care providers.
Healthy NY health insurance options for the uninsured; you can also get information by calling (866) 432-5849.
Integrative Counseling Services provides play therapy for children and counseling services for adolescents, adults, couples and families living in Oswego, Cicero, and now in Auburn.
Lead Information for Children gives you the latest information on the citys' lead program; also check out Lead Update.
LiteracyCoalition offers support to improve literacy skills.
myBenefits offers a fast and easy way to find out about many health and human services programs.
NACCRRA National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies is a recognized leader in the Early Childhood field, provides technical consultation and resources.
NAEYC National Association for the Education of Young Children is the nation's largest and most influential organization of early childhood educators and others dedicated to improving qualaity of programs for children. SAEYC is the local affiliate. Registration for current SAEYC event - 2013 Spring Institute.
NYSAEYC New York State Association for the Education of Young Children supports the development of professionals to promote quality child care and education for the well-being of all young children.
NYS OCFS New York State Office of Children and Family Services created to improve the integration of services for children and families and protect them from violence and neglect; also maintains a statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment reports.
Product Recalls can be reviewed; also visit the CPSC website for additional information on recals.
Redleaf Press a division of Resources for Child Caring a nationally recognized non-profit organization specializing in issues related to child care.
United Way Success By 6 brings together businesses, government, human services, education and other community leaders in support of its mission to promote the concept that by age 6 all children in Onondaga County will attain necessary resources for development to successfully embrace opportunities for growth and learning.