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HealthyChildren.org
141 Northwest Point Boulevard
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Phone: (847) 434-4000
Web Address: www.healthychildren.org
 

This American Academy of Pediatrics website has information for parents about childhood issues, from before the child is born to young adulthood. You'll find information on child growth and development, immunizations, safety, health issues, behavior, and much more.


Administration for Children and Families (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
370 L'Enfant Promenade SW
Washington, DC  20447
Web Address: www.acf.hhs.gov
 

This government agency has information on parenting and childcare, including adoption and foster care. ACF addresses issues of child abuse and neglect, child support, and children with special needs. The Web site also has information on building healthy marriages to provide a strong and stable environment for raising children.


American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
112 South Alfred Street
Alexandria, VA  22314
Phone: (703) 838-9808
Fax: (703) 838-9805
Web Address: www.aamft.org
 

The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) is the association for marriage and family therapy professionals. The website provides resources for the public, including a therapist locator, consumer updates on family health topics, and information about therapy.


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