The following resources were compiled to assistant individuals and families living in Rockland County:
Rockland Baby Care Connections: A Valuable Resource for Pregnant Women and Families with Infants and Toddlers.
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Attention parents in the Town of Clarkstown and its adjacent environs: Children from birth to age five who are residents are eligible for free books through an Imagination Library and New City Rotary partnership. Parents must submit an official registration form. When the program has reached its capacity (100 children), children will be waitlisted and enrolled as space becomes available,
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County: Big Brothers Big Sisters pairs a child at risk with a role model and starts something incredible – a one-to-one relationship built on trust and friendship that can blossom into a future of unlimited potential. Chilldren who have someone to confide in and look up to, do better in school and at home, at a time in their lives when even small choices can change the course of their future! The “Littles," as they are known, are also more likely to avoid violence and substance abuse.
Center for Safety and Change: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services
Census 2010: The Census Bureau's mission is to serve as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.
Clothing Donation Programs Information Rockland provides a listing of where to obtain or donate used clothing.
Community Awareness Network for a Drug-free Life and Environment: CANDLE's goal is to improve the health and climate of our schools and our communities by providing prevention education and resistance strategies to youth and their adult allies, and support programs for young people at risk
County of Rockland: Everything you need to know about Rockland County's various departments, elected officials, boards and commissions,
This Community Resource Guide was developed by the United Way of Rockland. You will find contact information for community programs providing assistance and educational financial information.
La Manera Unida del Condado de Rockland Guía de Recursos Comunitarios
Cornell Cooperative Extension - Rockland County: In addition to the website,Cornell Cooperative offers free or low-cost workshops from how to start an organic garden to making a home spending plan, plus much more.
Explore Rockland: Live. Love. Explore Rockland now! The Rockland Tourism website offers lots of information - there’s always something to explore in the NY Hudson Valley’s Rockland County!
Head Start of Rockland, Inc.: Head Start of Rockland is a leading provider of comprehensive and nationally accredited preschool and early childhood education and preschool special education services for low income children and their families in Rockland County.
Influenza Prevention and Control: It's important to prepare in advance for seasonal influenza and potential outbreaks.The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have collaborated to produce a new handout.
Palisades Association for the Education of Young Children (PAEYC):The Palisades Association for the Education of Young Children (PAEYC) is Rockland’s County local chapter of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), which is the nation's premier organization for early childhood professionals.
Rockland Community Against Hunger is made up of representatives from many food pantries and feeding programs, government agencies, community groups and the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley. On their website you will find a directory of Rockland County food pantries listed by area. To confirm hours of operation, it is best to call a location before going.
Rockland 21st Century Collaborative for Children and Youth: Rockland 21C’s mission is to ensure the optimal development of every child by building a comprehensive support system that links family, school, and community.
Rockland County Department of Health: The mission of the Rockland County Department of Health is to promote and protect the health of our community. We envision a safe, healthy county for our residents to live, work and play, and where everyone has an equal opportunity for a healthy and productive life.
Rockland County Department of Mental Health: The mission of the Department is to ensure and oversee delivery of high quality, comprehensive, person-centered and recovery oriented services for persons in the Rockland community with mental illness, developmental disabilities and chemical dependence.
Rockland County Department of Social Services: The Rockland County Department of Social Services (DSS) offers a wide range of eligibility programs and services to families and individuals to assist them in meeting their basic needs for food, shelter and medical care.
Rockland County Youth Bureau: The Rockland County Youth Bureau is a public planning, funding, advocacy and coordinating agency for youth and family programs in Rockland and has served the communities of Rockland since 1974. It is responsible for advocating on behalf of all children and youth, maintaining current information on youth needs, enhancing communication among youth-serving agencies and allocating state funds for youth and family programs.
Rockland County District Attorney's Office: The employees of the Rockland County District Attorney, in partnership with the community we serve, are dedicated to the pursuit of truth, justice and protection of the innocent and the prevention of crime through the vigorous and ethical prosecution of those who violate the law.
Rockland Teachers’ Center Institute: Rockland Teachers’ Center Institute is a 501(c)(3) non - profit organization dedicated to expanding the education of the community. We offer lifelong, high-quality programs for all sectors of the community including continuing education, professional learning, student enrichment programs and retiree opportunities.
Steps to a Healthier Rockland is an initiative of the Rockland County Department of Health, Division of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention, to address the burden of chronic disease including lifestyle related chronic diseases such as obesity and diabetes.
Tales for Tots Volunteer Literacy Program brings volunteer “readers” to child care programs. Young children who are read to, receive a head start towards emerging literacy. They have a greater chance to succeed in school, build positive self-esteem, and become productive workers. Child Care Resources of Rockland recruits and trains volunteers and gathers funds to purchase appropriate books. For more information or to become a volunteer, please call 845-425-0009 x0 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
United Way of Rockland County: United Way's mission is to advance the common good. Our vision is a community where individuals and families have the skills to achieve a quality education, economic security and a healthy lifestyle.
VCS Inc. (Volunteer Counseling Services): The VCS mission is to provide hope and promote social justice for individuals, families and communities through counseling and community change. VCS employs a unique combination of professional staff, trained volunteers and collaborative partnerships to create innovative responses to pressing social needs and issues.
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Child Care Professionals
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We offer a wide range of services addressing the unique needs of parents and caregivers, employers, child care and education professionals. Quality child care is a community effort.