Parent Education & Community Resources
We know that quality child care is far from your only challenge or responsibility. The Child Care Council is here to help connect Westchester parents with whatever education, support and resources you need.
Parent Trainings, Workshops and Support Groups
Learn about a wide range of topics related to raising children through free or low-cost training, and benefit from support sessions offered in your area.
Council Workshops Available for Parent Groups
Parent Connections Newsletter
Several times a year the Child Care Council publishes an e-newsletter for parents, containing news, advice and upcoming events.
See past issues of Parent Connections
The Council collaborates with a wide variety of local organizations that offer education and support services for parents and families.
Community partners offering parent education
County, state and national resources for parents and educators
The Child Care Council of Westchester and United Way of Westchester and Putnam promote Born Learning, a public engagement campaign dedicated to helping parents and caregivers create early, fun learning opportunities for young children to ensure school readiness and continued success throughout their lives.
Learn more about the importance of “Born Learning”
Health and Safety
When it comes to keeping your child well, there’s a lot to keep up with. So, we’ve assembled a few basics here.
From toys to car seats to beds, numerous items made for children are recalled each month for safety reasons. Check this link regularly:
Learn the basics about Seasonal Influenza (aka “The Flu”)
Knowing basic CPR and First Aid can be a lifesaver. Find a class near you: