Resources for Parents & Educators

Champions for Children: Parents as Teachers
A home visiting program to promote healthy development and school readiness.

Children's Board Family Resource Centers of Hillsborough County
Resources including child immunizations, development, hearing, vision screenings, educational classes, and events.

Children's Home Network: Kinship
Kinship is a program available to family members caring for a relative's child(ren), offering support with resources and public benefits.

Children's Home Network: Supporting and Empowering Educational and Developmental Services (SEEDS)
Support for families to ensure children are ready for kindergarten, promoted at the end of the school year, and reading on level by third grade.

Crisis Center of Tampa Bay
For families or individuals facing serious life challenges or trauma resulting from sexual assault, suicidal thoughts, domestic violence, financial distress or emotional or situational problems. 211 Resource Guide

Early Childhood Council: Inclusion Support Services
Inclusion Support Services works with early care providers such as childcare centers and family child care homes to ensure that children with special needs have successful early care and education experience.

Florida Kid Care
Quality, affordable health, and dental insurance for kids.

HIPPY: Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters
A home-based, early intervention program that helps parents create experiences for their children that lay the foundation for success in school and later life.

HOT DOCS|USF Health: Helping our Toddlers, Developing our Children's Skills
Classes for caregivers or professionals around difficulties with sleeping, eating, following directions, bathing/dressing, or temper tantrums.

Metropolitan Ministries
Care for the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless.

Success for Kids and Families
Offering an array of services to families and individuals struggling with mental health, behavioral and/or substance abuse challenges, and pre and post-natal support services.

USDA Food and Nutrition Service: Woman, Infants, and Children (WIC)
A special nutrition program that provides supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.