Parenting is hard work. Let us help.
Use the following programs and resources to enrich your child’s development and act early if you have a concern:
Parent & Caregiver Guide & Programs
Women, Infants & Children (WIC) | Nutrition Program
A nutrition program that helps low to moderate income families eat well and stay healthy by providing nutritious foods and community support. Learn more.
Nebraska Extension Early Childhood Development | Information & Resources
Supports adults who play a role in young children’s lives by providing information and resources about early child development. Learn more.
Child Care Locators
Nebraska Child Care Referral Network | Search for Child Care Near You
Search listings of childcare providers across Nebraska for children from birth to age 12. Learn more. (Download info sheet)
Head Start Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center | Programs
Free learning and development services for children ages birth to 5 from low-income families. Head Start welcomes children with disabilities. Learn more.
Respite Care Resources
Respite is care available for family caregivers with children who have development disabilities that is paid for by the state. Respite may be provided at home or in a childcare center.
Questions about whether your disabled child qualifies for respite, call 211 and ask for Help Me Grow.
Lincoln City Libraries | Activities for Children
Fosters the power of reading, provides open access to all forms of information and hosts storytimes and Summer Reading Challenges for kids. Learn more.
If you think your child (or a child you know) may be at-risk of developmental delays, refer them to Help Me Grow today.