National Organizations

This government agency, USDA FNS manages many key nutrition assistance programs that support all Americans as well as special groups. The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) is the largest source of subsidy to child care operations by paying for food served to eligible children.  From the home page, select the Child and Adult Care Food Program, and then centers or family child care homes. Use this portal for information about the Women, Infant and Children (WIC) program and other USDA food support programs also. 12/2012

Click here for the website of ZERO TO THREE. This national organization has established a reputation as a leading resource of information for professionals, policymakers, and parents about issues related to infants and toddlers. The website has rmany items in four main sections: behavior and development, care and education, public policy and child maltreatment.