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Being a Step Parent
UK website specifically for step parents and their families. Advice and information about children, partners and ex-partners, financial issues, parenting, teenagers, everyday life and other family members.
http://www.beingastepparent.co.uk/

Child Care Aware of Washington
Child Care Aware is network of 18 community-based, private, nonprofit child care resource and referral agencies across Washington State. They offer consumer education, training and technical assistance to parents, child care providers, employers and the community.
http://www.childcarenet.org/

Childhaven
Childhaven’s mission focuses on serving children ages one month through five years who have suffered abuse and neglect. Childhaven runs three programs: Therapeutic Child Care, Drug-Affected Infant Program, and the Crisis Nursery. Infants and children with open CPS or CWS cases may be enrolled at one of Childhaven’s four child care branches in King County.
http://www.childhaven.org

Circle of Parents®
The Circle of Parents® National Network represents a partnership of parent leaders and 26 statewide (including Parent Trust for Washington Children) and regional organizations in 25 states. Website also has parenting information.
http://www.circleofparents.org/

Elizabeth Pantley Advice
Elizabeth Pantley’s website. Offers advice on No-Cry solutions for sleep, potty training, and discipline questions.
http://elizabethpantley.com/

Kinship Care in Washington
For grandparents or other family members raising children/youth. The site includes information, resources, a list of support groups, guardianship issues, etc.
https://www.dshs.wa.gov/altsa/home-and-community-services-kinship-care/kinship-care

The National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated at Rutgers University
The mission of the National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated is to raise awareness about the needs and concerns of the children of the incarcerated and their families.
https://nrccfi.camden.rutgers.edu/ >>

Parent to Parent (P2P – ARC of Washington)
Personal support and information for families of children with developmental disabilities provided by another parent with similar needs.
http://www.arcwa.org/getsupport/parent_to_parent_p2p_programs

Parenting Counts
Parenting Counts is the research-based family of products developed by Talaris Institute to support parents and caregivers in raising socially and emotionally healthy children
http://www.parentingcounts.org/

UW Autism Center
The Autism Center provides intervention services, diagnostic evaluation, and program consultation for children from birth through adolescence with autism spectrum disorder.
http://depts.washington.edu/uwautism/

Tufts University Child and Family Web Guide
The Child & Family WebGuide describes trustworthy websites on topics of interest to parents and professionals. All the sites listed on the WebGuide have been systematically evaluated by graduate students and faculty in child development. These sites have been selected from thousands that are available on the Web, based primarily on the quality of the information they provide. The goal of the WebGuide is to give the public easy access to the best child development information on the Web.
http://www.cfw.tufts.edu/

Zero To Three
Zero to Three. Includes articles for parents on: child development, early language, health and nutrition, play, sleep, emotional development, and how parents can support baby’s learning.
http://www.zerotothree.org