Parenting Resources: http://www.usa.gov/Topics/Parents.shtml
Find health, education, safety, child care, and other resources for parents and grandparents.
Parent Involvement: http://www.ncpublicschools.org/docs/program-monitoring/resources/engaging-families.pdf
This document is all about improving parent and family involvement in schools. It list out resources for engaging parents and the benefits of family involvements in schoosl.
ECAC Parent Partners: http://www.ecac-parentcenter.org/education/pirc.htm
Parent Partners is a multi-level training and information project designed with parents, parent groups, schools and community participants in mind. Parent Partners has provided services to families and educators in Title 1 schools, schools in urban areas and to NC’s lowest performing schools since 1985.
Smart Start of Brunswick County: http://www.smartstartbrunswick.org/index.html
Get information about local programs and support groups such as More At Four, Child Care Resource and Referral, Parents as Teachers, etc.
Communities in Schools: http://www.cisbrunswick.org/index.cfm
Adopt A School/Volunteer Program, After School Program, Family Resource Centers, Parenting Education Program, etc.
Social Services of Brunswick County: http://www.brunswickcountync.gov/Departments/SocialServices/tabid/100/Default.aspx
Child Support, Childrens Protective Services, Day Care, Emergency Assistance, Food and Nutrition Services, Medicaid, etc.
Brunswick County Libraries: http://library.brunsco.net/Home/tabid/525/Default.aspx
Online Catalog, Directions, Locations and Hours of Service
Emergency Services of Brunswick County, NC: http://www.brunswickes.com/
Helping Your Child Series: http://www2.ed.gov/parents/academic/help/hyc.html
The Helping Your Child publication series aims to provide parents with the tools and information necessary to help their children succeed in school and life. These booklets feature practical lessons and activities to help their school aged and preschool children master reading, understand the value of homework and develop the skills and values necessary to achieve and grow.
PBS Parents: http://www.pbs.org/parents/
Provides information on child development, education, fun and games, and many other things.
Readiness for School: http://www2.ed.gov/parents/earlychild/ready/list.jhtml
Information from our government on preparing your preschoolers for elementary school.
Let's Move: http://www.letsmove.gov/
Information on raising healthier kids, eating well, and staying active.