Resources in Sweet Releaf

Day Care and School Resources

Child Care Aware

Child Care Aware is an national child care resource agency, which connects parents with local child care agencies and resources. Their site provides information on availability of child care subsidies, choosing the right child care, licensing, accreditation and child care options (such as child care centers which provides care during non-traditional hours). Also provided is the Child Care Options Calculator, Child Care Finder, a glossary, publications and resources.

Head Start

Head Start is a national program that promotes school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children through educational, health, nutritional, social and other services to enrolled children and families. The program provides grants to local public and private non-profit and for-profit agencies to provide comprehensive child development services to economically disadvantaged children and families. Child care services are available for infants, toddlers and preschoolers between the ages of 3 and 5. Their website provides program details, a Head Start locator and program directory.

The Parents League of New York

The Parents League of NY is a non-profit membership organization of Independent Schools and families. Affiliates include over 250 independent schools, including early childhood programs, day schools and boarding schools. Their website provides a directory of all their member schools and notes which schools provide extra support for special needs students. Most of the schools offer financial aid, visit their admissions page to find out details. The Parents League provides members with a variety of resources, such as babysitters, parenting classes, calendars of children's theater and tutors.

Degree Jungle - Guide to College Internships

This online resource is a comprehensive guide about college internships. It offers information on skillfully locating, bargaining and accepting internships for students who wish to accelerate their real world learning and improve future job prospects.

Guide to College Student Mental Health

Learn Psychology has created a new resource to help college students dealing with the physical and mental stress of higher education. This Guide to College Student Mental Health helps students and parents identify common mental health disorders, their warning signs, when to seek treatment and how to manage them.
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