Child Development Infoline (CDI) is a specialized unit of United Way of Connecticut. CDI care coordinators provide education on development, behavior management strategies and programs, make referrals to services, and provide advocacy and follow-up as needed.
Help Me Grow is designed to identify children at risk for developmental or behavioral problems and to connect these children to existing community resources that can help.
Every parent wants their child to be healthy and develop new skills as expected for their age. The Ages and Stages Child Monitoring Program (ASQ), offered by Help Me Grow, can help reduce any worries you might have about your child’s development.
The Early Childhood Consultation Partnership is one of the country’s leading early childhood mental health consultation programs. ECCP’s goal is to reduce suspension and expulsion rates among children ages birth to five by building the capacity of their caregivers. The program’s service structure offers child/family, classroom, and child care center-based consultation to support the social and emotional health of young children.
Healthnet: Connecticut Consumer Health Information Network is a program of the University of Connecticut Health Center Library. Healthnet provides a free, customized consumer health research service for Connecticut residents. Parents may call Healthnet at 860-679-4055 to request a packet of information tailored to their health questions. Families may request information on medical conditions, child development, mental health, and other health topics. Healthnet’s website includes Resource Guides on Children’s Health, Caregiving, Mental Health, Navigating the Health Care System, and related topics.
It is our goal to make this the most comprehensive listing of early childhood agencies and support organizations available. If you know of a group that is not listed here, please let us know. Send us the information and we’ll research the listing and add it if appropriate.