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Southern New Hampshire Services Child Care Resource & Referral

This statewide program provides families with the tools and information they need to select a quality child care program and provides ongoing training opportunities and technical assistance to support the professional development of child care programs. To access services please visit: To access other programs offered by Southern New Hampshire Services, including Child Care Resource and Referral, visit

National Association for the Education of Young Children

This is the professional organization for early childhood educators and this link directs you to their site specifically for families. There are great resources here:

SPARK New Hampshire

Their mission is “to provide leadership that promotes a comprehensive, coordinated, sustainable early childhood system that achieves positive outcomes for young children and families, investing in a solid future for the Granite State.”

There are many great resources for parents here:

One Tough Job

Read an array of online articles relevant to parents:

Born Learning

Information about children at different ages and stages:

Zero to Three

Learn about topics relating to children from birth to age 3:

Center for Disease Control

A governmental resource center on child development:

Early Supports and Services

Learn about the family-centered early supports and services available to children and families in New Hampshire:

The American Academy of Pediatrics

Information on a variety of topics for parents with children of all ages:

New Hampshire Child Care Program - Licensing Rules

Cerebral Palsy Guide

This site provides information on cerebral palsy causes, symptoms and the treatment options that are available.

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

NAEYC Videos

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Tara Kavanagh

CDC Director
Ellen Edge

Academic Program Coordinator
and Associate Director

Deirdre McPartlin

Child Development Center
229 Main Street
Keene, New Hampshire 03435

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