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Parenting Resources

In addition to The Fund's programs for young performers and their families, we also provide external links to other organizations that can help with many issues facing parents today.

The Parenting Resources below are researched and updated regularly by our professional social workers and made available here for the benefit of everyone in our arts community. Please select from the links below for help with such issues as child care and caring for children with special needs, as well as other websites and blogs concerning parenting.

Related Sites & Organizations

The Parents League of New York

A non-profit membership organization of Independent Schools and families. Affiliates include over 250 independent schools, including early childhood programs, day schools and boarding schools. Their website provides a directory of all their member schools and notes which schools provide extra support for special needs students. Provides members with a variety of resoruces, such as babysitters, parenting classes, calenders of children's theater and tutors.

Adoption.com

Provides information for birth mothers and adoptive parents. Helps every step of the way through their comprehensive guides, links and advice about pre-adoption and post-adoption.

Babysitters.com

Search for a babysitter in your area (includes night sitters) or post a job for a babysitter on this site.

Child Care Aware

A national child care resource agency that connects parents with local child care agencies and resources. Provides information on availability of child care subsidies, choosing the right child care, licensing, accreditation and child care options.

Disability.gov

Provides comprehensive information about disability programs, services, laws and benefits for disabled individuals and their families. A state & local resource locator is also provided.