• Advocacy

    Cap4Kids - The Children's Advocacy Project of America
    Lists social service agencies for families who need help, including after-school programs, mental health, teen resources, and many useful handouts.

    Children's Defense Fund (CDF)
    Provides a voice for the children of America who cannot vote, lobby, or speak for themselves, particularly poor and minority children and those with disabilities. CDF educates the nation about the needs of children and encourages preventive investment before they get sick or into trouble, drop out of school, or suffer family breakdown.

    Allergy and Asthma

    Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE)
    Dedicated site for kids, teens and adults with valuable information from the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network.

    American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology
    Provides information about asthma and allergies.

    Allergy & Asthma Network (Mothers of Asthmatics)
    Helps parents and children cope with allergies and asthma.

    Attention Deficit Disorder

    National Institute of Mental Health
    Facts about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

    Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity-Disorder (CHADD)
    Provides education, advocacy and support to individuals and families.

    Autism

    Autism New Jersey
    Provides information about advocacy, services, family and professional education, and consultation.

    Dental Issues

    Dial A Smile

    NJ Dental Clinic Directory 2022

    American Dental Association
    Provides useful information about fluoride, cavities and more.

    American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
    Provides a pediatric dentist search tool as well as education and resources for families.

    General Health

    American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
    Provides information about mental health disorders and resources for children and teens.

    Centers for Disease Control
    Provides a wealth of information on many health topics.

    KidsHealth
    Information for parents, kids and teens from Nemours Foundation.

    InsureKidsNow
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Service's national campaign to link the nation's 10 million uninsured children to free and low-cost health insurance.

    Mental Health

    A-Z Disorder Guide
    Provides information on 35 common childhood psychiatric disorders, including signs, symptoms and treatment options.

    National Institute of Mental Health
    Offers information on anxiety disorders, depression, "the teenage brain" and much more.

    Nutrition and Fitness

    Kid-FIT
    Goryeb Children's Hospital offers two Kid-FIT programs, one for children ages 6-11 and another for teens ages 12-21, to teach overweight children and teens how to make healthier lifestyle choices.

    Fooducate
    Dedicated to helping families make better food choices. Offers a free app to scan grocery store products and enable more healthful food choices.

    ChooseMyPlate
    Interactive tools from the U.S. Department of Agriculture help teach parents and children about nutrition and healthful food choices.

    Eat Smart Play Hard
    The Kansas State Department of Education presents information on how to eat more healthfully and be more physically active.

    Safety

    American Association of Poison Control Centers
    Offers information information for poison safety and education.

    Safe Kids Worldwide
    Dedicated to preventing childhood injury, with great guidelines for car seats, fire safety and poison prevention, as well as links for recalls and more.

    Safe Routes to School
    A federal, state and local effort to enable and encourage children, including those with disabilities, to walk or bike to school.

    Travel

    Centers for Disease Control
    Provides information on health-related travel topics.

    Vaccinations

    American Academy of Pediatrics
    Provides specific information about immunizations.

    Institute for Vaccine Safety
    The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health presents independent assessments of vaccines and vaccine safety.