Resources

Ashe County Healthy Carolinians
A partnership of various Ashe County agencies, led by Ashe Memorial Hospital

Ashe County Resource Directory
A directory of local resources compiled annually by Ashe County Healthy Carolinians


Child Care Online
Offers many tools to provide parents with the necessary support to become effective consumers of child care

North Carolina Child Care Network
Offers child care referrals to families, technical assistance and support for providers, development of child care resources and advocacy

Healthy Child Care America
A collaborative effort of health professionals, child care providers and families working to improve the health and safety of children in child care

Health Choice/ Health Check
Health insurance for uninsured children

North Carolina Division of Child Development
Building a stronger social and economic future for North Carolina by promoting high quality early childhood experiences

North Carolina Healthy Start
Offers information to become more aware of key maternal and child health issues

Nutrition Services
Promotes sound nutrition habits among infants, children and women in their child-bearing years

Nutrition.gov
Offers access to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's online National Nutrient Database (a no-cost authoritative nutrient database)

Kids Health
General information about children and pregnancy

Kids In Danger
A non-profit organization dedicated to protecting children by improving children's product safety

North Carolina Pediatric Society
Offers information to improve the health and well being of children

American Academy of Pediatrics
Committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental and social health and well being for all infants and children

Smart Start Parenting Tips
Parenting tips on a variety of subjects

Smart Start

State program ensuring every child in NC enters school healthy and ready to succeed

I Am Your Child Foundation
A national organization dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of early childhood development and school readiness

Zero to Three
A leading resource on the first years of life

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
Promoting excellence in early childhood education

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy Guide is a national support organization for individuals affected by cerebral palsy (CP). We provide information on CP symptoms, treatments, special education, community support groups and more.


Become a Smart Start Child Advocate
Join the effort to improve the lives of North Carolina 's young children and families!

North Carolina Legislators
Find out who represents you in our state government

North Carolina Child Advocacy Institute
Influencing public policy to make NC a better place to be a child and to raise a child

Children's Defense Fund
Providing a strong, effective voice for all the children of America who cannot vote, lobby or speak for themselves
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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