We've compiled a list of organizations that provide services and information on important issues.

Caring for Elders

  • AARP
    AARP supplies information about caregiving, long-term care and aging, including publications and audio-visual aids for caregivers. Call 1-800-424-3410.
  • Alzheimer's Association
    The leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research.
  • Medicare
    This is the official web site for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the agency responsible for Medicare Rx. The toll-free number is 800-MEDICARE.

Child Abuse

  • Childhelp
    A national non-profit organization dedicated to helping victims of child abuse and neglect.
  • Child Welfare Information Gateway
    Provides access to information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families.
  • National Children's Alliance
    The mission is to promote and support communities in providing a coordinated investigation and comprehensive response to victims of severe child abuse.
  • Report Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect
    State toll-free numbers for specific agencies designated to receive and investigate reports of suspected child abuse and neglect.

Children's Health

  • The American Academy of Pediatrics
    General information about children's health as well as more specific guidelines concerning pediatric issues.
  • Infant Massage USA
    Infant Massage USA promotes nurturing touch through the training and certification of Parent Educators, and classes and one-to-one instruction for parents and full-time caregivers.
  • KidsHealth
    Doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence.

Child Predators

Domestic Violence

Education Resources

  • Great Schools
    A resource for finding great schools in your area.
  • PBS Kids
    For fun, educational online activities.

Emergency

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  • Secret Service
    Provides contact information for local Secret Service field offices.
  • FBI
    Information on how to contact your local FBI office.
  • CIA
    Provides information on how to contact the CIA.

Feeding & Nutrition

Government Assistance

  • Benefits.gov
    Benefits.gov is the official benefits website of the U.S. government, with information on over 1,000 benefit and assistance programs.

Mental Health, Postpartum Depression

Missing Children

Mom Organizations

  • MOPS
    MOPS, Mothers of Preschoolers exists to meet the needs of every mom - urban, suburban and rural moms, stay-at-home and working moms, teen, single and married moms - moms with different lifestyles who all share a similar desire to be the very best moms they can be!

Poison Control

Rumors

  • Snopes.com
    Find out whether something you've heard is an urban legend, a rumor, or true.

Substance Use and Abuse

Suicide Prevention

Safety

Women's Health

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