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Family Resource Center of Carroll provides a lot of services to a variety of people across the communities we serve. While we have the heart to serve everyone and provide whatever help they may need, sometimes all you may need is a little extra information without even coming into the center. Below are a number of resources you can click on to stay up to date on mental health updates, fun activities to do with the family, and childhood development programs across Iowa. All of these resources are backed by great organizations that are centered around helping families and individuals be the best they can be.

 

 

As always, if you believe you need help immediately or it’s an emergency, never hesitate to come into the center and talk to one of our caring staff members. When you come in person, we will talk you through everything you may need and address the resources and people that are available to assist you. We want you to get the help you need when you need it instead of reading through resources that may or may not help you. The resources provided below are for those who are maybe looking for a little extra help or ideas for the family. Check out some of our services if you aren’t sure what you may need.

 

 

If you’re looking for particular health information and resources and can’t seem to find it, click the very last resource at the bottom of the page to inform us of what you’d like to see or give us a call today!

 

 

 

 

TED Talk from a brain scientist who knew about her stroke as it was happening This speaker, Jill, travels a national circuit speaking on behalf of NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness).

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Informational site on mental illness Click Here for the National Alliance on Mental Illness NAMI or Click Below for NAMI Iowa.

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Mental Health Delivery Systems in Iowa For a report on the comprehensive study of Mental Health Delivery Systems in Iowa

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Why Relationships Are Important See why connections matter and how you can foster more relationships in your life.

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Program Survey For Providers Please tell us how the agency, the coordinators and the office personnel are doing.

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Program Survey For Members Please tell us how the agency, the coordinators and the office personnel are doing.

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Useful Links for Childcare Providers and Parents

First Children’s Finance

View resources for child care providers and centers so you can make the best choice for your child.

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Positive Behavior Support

See what Vanderbilt University has to suggest for positive child care behaviors & support

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Building Families-Early Childhood Iowa

Click below to learn about another nonprofit that is providing funding and support to programs that encourage healthy, independent, and successful children.

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Partnerships 4 Families Early Childhood Iowa

For more information on raising young children and preparing them for school, click below.

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Healthy Child Care Iowa

Everything you need to know about keeping your child safe and healthy throughout the year.

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Iowa CCR&R

A resource to help you find the best quality child care throughout the state of Iowa that fits your child's needs and your schedule.

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Department of Human Services

Everything you need to know about the programs social services offers and how they can help you

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Report Child Abuse in Iowa

To report Child & Dependent Adult Child Abuse, click below or call 1-800-362-2178

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Iowa State University Extension Service

A site for general information about living in Iowa, fun events to attend, and what others are doing across Iowa.

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Advocacy for child care and other children’s issues

Click below to access an advocacy and watchdog site that will keep you informed regarding laws, funding, and programs affecting Iowa’s young children

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Medical & Development Issues Affecting Children

ZERO TO THREE is a national nonprofit organization that informs, trains, and supports professionals, policymakers, and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.

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Fun Ideas

If you need to come up with fun things to do with the kids tonight, click below.

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Tools to enhance parent/child relationships

Click below for ideas on activities for the whole family or for great parenting tips.

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What Else?

If you know of sites that would be helpful for other providers, parents, and professionals interested in our passion, please email suggestions to tnichols@carrollfrc.org

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