Help Me Grow Butte connects young children and their families to developmental and behavioral services and promotes regular developmental screening for children living in Butte County.
The mission of Help Central is to connect people in need with services that offer help.
Help Central is a local non-profit organization established to facilitate and improve public access to essential health and human services. They work with partner agencies to create a caring community that links individuals and families to the support services they need. By giving accurate information and connecting people to resources, Help Central helps strengthen families and our communities.
The National Parent & Youth Hotline provides vital information, support, and referrals through calls, texts, and chats to diverse parents, children, and youth seeking help nationwide. The National Parent & Youth Helpline is operated by Parents Anonymous and will be available 24/7 beginning January 2, 2024.
Call and text 855-427-2736 or live chat at nationalparenthelpline.org. Available in every language, including ASL.
Valley Oak Children’s Services serves Butte County children, families, and community by offering child care resources and search tools, child care payment assistance, free books for literacy, child care Food Program, Early Head Start, Behavioral Health Services, workshops, trainings, monthly Parent Cafés, and more.
North State Parent is a free monthly digital/print publication with lots of places to go and things to do focusing on parenting, community, pregnancy and birth, education, newborns, toddlers, youth and teens.
Growing Up Chico features an events & activities calendar as well as seasonal features like “Summer Fun and Camps”. In addition, each edition has community and family oriented articles about various topics like after school projects, recipes, gardening, art, women in business, family time, local family destinations & Northern CA daytrips, scavenger hunts, art, friendship, pets, and local resources.
Mothers Strong is a coalition dedicated to building a supportive community and helping families impacted by maternal mental health challenges. Visit their website for a list of therapists who specialize in maternal mental health and other local and online resources.
First 5 California understands today’s parents face many challenges and tough choices as they raise their kids. That’s why we’re here to help.
When a child walks in the room, your child or anybody else’s child, do your eyes light up? That’s what they’re looking for.