Resources

The NECC developed a comprehensive guide 2019 revised Resource Guide to area resources for you and your family. The pamphlet is a complete list of area schools, health centers, early learning centers, community resources and many other valuable services.

COVID-19 Resources:

FREE Live and Pre-recorded Parenting Classes, https://www.peaceathomeparenting.com/northeast-early-childhood-council-necc/, Click Here for a flyer explaining everything!

NECC “Quick Guide” to COVID-19 Resources: NECC COVID-19 RESOURCE LIST

Food Resources in Windham County:  Click Here for a complete list

National Alliance on Mental Health Illness Covid-19 Resource Guide: https://www.nami.org/covid-19-guide

State of CT “Talk It Out” helpline for parents 1-833-258-5011 http://www.talkitoutct.com

COVID-19 Handout from Yale Child Studies COVID Resource 4-28-20 Protected_Yale Child Study

Family Handout from DCF DCF Guidance for Families (External)

Do you have concerns about your child’s development?

If your child is 0 to 3 years old: If you live in the towns of Killingly, Plainfield, Putnam or Sterling, contact your local Family Resource Center:

  • Killingly: Goodyear 860-779-6770
  • Putnam: Putnam FRC 860-963-6940
  • Plainfield/Sterling: Plainfield FRC 860-564-6457

For other towns or more information, contact Birth23.org or Early Head Start or you can also call the toll-free Family Support Line at 866-888-4188.

If your child is over 3 years old: Contact your local school district for a screening.

Do you have a child with asthma? You can get free educational materials and training. You can also receive free allergy-reducing mattress covers and pillowcases. Contact Northeast District Department of Health (860-774-7350). For more information: Asthma Information.

Do you need more help with parenting? If you are overwhelmed with the challenging behaviors of your children, feel stressed and hopeless, or need support and services for your family, Child First is here to help. Child First is a program that helps families build strong, loving relationships with their young children so they are protected from the many stresses and traumas in their lives.

NE CT Communities Served: Ashford, Brooklyn, Canterbury, Chaplin, Columbia, Coventry, Eastford, Hampton, Killingly, Mansfield, Plainfield, Pomfret, Putnam, Scotland, Sterling, Thompston, Union, Windham, Willington, Woodstock.

Contact Sara Deluca (860-822-4780) sdeluca@ucsf.org for more information.

Connecticut Advocacy for Resources and Education, Inc. C.A.R.E.  Supporting, educating, and empowering families that have children with disabilities and special healthcare needs.

Contact Jennifer Lussier, Family Advocacy Consultant (860-373-8763) jlussier@ct-care.org for more information

Do you have a child who has experienced a recent traumatic event? Day Kimball Healthcare’s Child/Adolescent Behavioral Health program can help. Contact Marjorie Gardner (860-963-6385). For more information: Child & Family Traumatic Stress Intervention.

Would you like more information about Developmental Screening & Monitoring? Click here!

Would you like more information about comprehensive vision screenings & exams? Click here!