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Resources for Youth

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Resources for Families

  • Parent Further offers information and resources to help families raise happy, healthy kids. www.parentfurther.com
  • Ideas for Parents newsletters contain tips and strategies to build developmental assets at home (14MB ZIP file).
  • Bank It makes it easier to help kids understand, talk about and manage money. www.bankit.com
  • KidsData.org offers all kinds of data about the health and wellbeing of children in Santa Clara County and San Mateo County (and other California counties).
  • Kidshealth.org has three separate sites for parents, kids and teens about all kinds of health and wellness issues.
  • The books in the ABC program and the Los Dichos program are specially chosen to build assets in elementary school students.
  • The ABC program created a list of books for elementary grades that help build developmental assets.
  • From the Race to Nowhere: Tips to regain balance, redefine success, and advocate for change.
  • Parent Project is the only program of its kind​​​ in the nation. It focuses on adolescent behaviors, and has grown to become the largest mandated Juvenile diversion program in the country. Parent Project addresses critical issues parents face and offers solutions to their questions.
  • Parents Place offers families a variety of resources for families with infants to teens and to families with special needs children.
  • Hopeline provides resources and support to survivors of domestic violence. Additionally, they collect used phones to benefit those affected by domestic violence.
  • Community Connections - Santa Clara County Events and Resources to Support Youth Development
  • Making a Difference through Volunteering resource guide
  • Hand In Hand Parenting has resources on their website to support healthy parenting
  • Doing Good Together has a great resource for meaningful family conversations
  • The American Academy of Pediatrics has a resource for families with teens, Navigating the Teen Years: A Parent's Guide to Raising Healthy Teens

Internet Safety Resources

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Resources for Schools and Educators

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