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Parents Wanted Share Your Thoughts and Let Your Voice be Heard: Join Georgia’s Parent Advisory Council The council will work with the Prevention and Community Support Section (PCS) within the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services to help expand meaningful partnerships between parents and staff throughout the system. PCS is committed to promoting the voices of parents throughout its work to strengthen families and engage communities to reduce the need for out-of-home placement of Georgia’s children. Apply now through April 12th.

We encourage parents to participate in this opportunity, learn more here.

Resources for Parents Sesame Streets in Communities Have you ever wished that your child came with an instruction manual? Sesame Street Tool Kits are the next best thing. They provide opportunities to build closeness and confidence, making learning fun, and keep your child's world safe and secure. This toolkits covers a variety of topics such as grief, brain development, ages & states, divorce, eating healthy and many more. Check it out at www.sesamestreet.org/toolkits.

Free Books that Help Parents Understand their Child's Development The Learn the Signs, Act Early website from the CDC has an amazing array of free resources for families and professionals. This resource was created to help parents, early care and education providers, and healthcare professionals to identify developmental milestones in very young children (2 months to 5 years) and areas of concern through photos and videos. Learn about your child's development while sharing a fun story with them. Order your free children's books from www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/freematerials.

PCA Georgia’s 1-800-CHILDREN Helpline (1-800- 244-5373, M-F, 8:00 am– 6:00 pm) Parenting is hard work, but there is help! Did you know that the 1-800-CHILDREN Helpline contains over 3,000 organizations around the state of Georgia that provide supportive resources to you and your family? Callers can talk to a trained individual who cares and wants to help. The helpline is staffed by bilingual professionals who link people with parenting support, counseling, referrals for legal needs, grandparent support, community assistance, and resources for special needs children. Call or go online: www.PCAGeorgiaHelpline.org. El ser padre es difícil, y a veces es necesario buscar ayuda para superar los momentos más difíciles. 1-800-CHILDREN es una línea de información y ayuda gratis que se puede llamar desde cualquier parte del estado de Georgia.

www.StrengtheningFamiliesGA.net

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Strengthening Families Georgia Parent Newsletter Spring 2019  

Strengthening Families Georgia's mission is to utilize the Five Protective Factor framework in all systems, programs, services and activitie...

Strengthening Families Georgia Parent Newsletter Spring 2019  

Strengthening Families Georgia's mission is to utilize the Five Protective Factor framework in all systems, programs, services and activitie...

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