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Family Resource Navigator

Search your zip code to find social, economic, educational, career training and health resources in your area.

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  • A child’s brain develops faster from birth to age five than at any other period in life.

  • Little learners thrive when they are healthy, happy and supported -- whether that's making certain they have access to high-quality early care and learning programs, healthy breakfast options or a library card to stock up on bedtime stories. As your child’s first and best teacher, you are so important to their success. One additional way you can help improve your child’s well-being is by focusing on your own — whether that’s through building your career, improving your health or learning new tips for parenting young children. We are proud to serve as navigators for families like yours – expertly assisting you in finding high-quality child care and connecting you with additional opportunities to meet your needs.

    Connect with us by calling the Child Care Resource and Referral Network - a team ready to help right now, taking the self-assessment or browsing our resource bank today.

  • Social Support

    Social support means being connected to people, information and opportunities. Making connections is a way you can support your child’s early learning journey. Single parent? New in town? Use the Family Resource Navigator to connect with others.

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  • Economic Assets

    Economic assets include transportation, income and housing. Many families face barriers when accessing these resources. Struggling with electric bills? Use the Family Resource Navigator to find energy assistance programs. Reducing financial pressures could allow you to spend more time supporting your child’s education.

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  • School-Age Education

    Quality early education prepares children for academic success and leads to greater opportunities well into their future. Not sure how to find or pay for child care or after-school care? Use the Family Resource Navigator to find financial assistance options. Supporting your child’s transition from early education to elementary school will set them up for success in life.

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  • Training & Careers

    When parents and caregivers achieve their educational goals and have opportunities to pursue additional training, they are empowered to find better jobs and careers. Better jobs and careers could improve your financial situation and increase opportunities for your family, or allow you to spend more time with your child supporting their learning. Use the Family Resource Navigator to find career and training opportunities.

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  • Health & Well-Being

    The health and well-being of a family involves physical, mental and behavioral aspects. The Family Resource Navigator can help you identify and access affordable health care, dental, vision and mental health resources. When you support your own health and well-being, you’re better able to support the health and well-being of those you care for.

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