• Other Resources
     

    SUPPORT GROUPS:

     

    ALANON – Information Services of the Delaware Valley for Alanon and Alateen meetings.  For families of loved ones who have an alcohol addiction problem.

    215-222-5244

    www.aisdv.org/alanon.html

     

    Because I Love You (BILY) - Parent support group – 215-576-5216

     

    CHADD – Children with Attention Deficit Disorder – 1-800-233-4050

    www.chadd.net

     

    Domestic Violence Support Group – 215-481-2576

     

    Montgomery County Association for Retarded Citizens – 610-625-4700

    www.marcpa.org

     

    National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) – 267-251-6240

    This organization advocates for the access to services, treatment, supports and research.  They offer free education about mental health issues and provide advocacy and support group programs free.

    www.nami.org

     

    Parent Involved Network of Montgomery County (PIN) – 610-279-8511

    A parent run network for families of children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral disorders.  Support is provided through advocacy, information and referral.

     

    The Center for Parenting Education at Abington Hospital – 215-657-5720

    Abington Hospital provides a place for parents to learn and practice essential skills need for healthy parenting in today’s world.

     

    Women’s Center of Montgomery County – 1-800-773-2424

    This is a community organization with focus on freedom from domestic violence

    and other forms of abuse.

    www.wcmontco.org

     

    Special Kids Network – 1-800-986-4550

    Special Kids Network is an independent non profit organization that was created to provide funding for programs that help children and young adults with special needs.

     

    ACLAMO – in Norristown – 610-277-2570

    Aclamo Family Center provides access to economic, educational, health, social and cultural opportunities for low income individuals in Montgomery County especially those of Spanish speaking heritage.

    www.aclamo.org

     

    MONTGOMERY COUNTY OFFICES:

     

    Montgomery County Office of Children and Youth Services – 610-278-5800

    www.montcopa.org

     

    Montgomery County Health Department – 610-278-5117

    Public health Department operate clinics that provide immunizations, testing for childhood lead poisoning, HIV, sexually transmitted diseases (STD) and tuberculosis (TB), and treatment for STD and TB. Additional services provide breast and cervical cancer screenings, home visits for pregnant and new moms, car seat safety checks, and educational programs.

     

    Willow Grove Public Health Center – 215-784-5415

    Provides Immunization clinics, TB Screening and Lead Screening

     

    Montgomery County Department of Drug and Alcohol – 610-278-3642

     

    State Senator’s Office – Sen. Steward Greenleaf – 215-657-7700

     

    State Representative – Rep. Tom Murt – 215-674-3755

     

    ABUSE:

     

    Child Abuse Hotline – 1-800-932-0313

     

    Domestic Violence – 1 800-642-3150

    1-800-773-2424

     

    Elder Abuse – 1-800-734-2020

     

    Victims Services Center of Montgomery

    24 hour crisis Hotline -1-888-521-0983

    Sexual Assault Victims -610-277-5200

     

    Laurel House Hotline

    Laurel House services are available to male and female victims of abuse and their children. If you are in an unsafe situation because of domestic violence or if you would like to speak with a counselor about available services, please call our Hotline at 1-800-642-3150.

     

    HOTLINES:

     

    NineLine – 800-999-9999

    Helps parents with problems with their children and provides referrals for parents re: drugs, homelessness and runaways.

    www.nineline.org

     

    National Runaway Switchboard - 800-448-4663

    www.nrscrisis.org

     

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 800-273-8255

    www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

     

    Connect – 800-629-7288

    Special education concerns, parent and student rights and early intervention.

     

    Healthy Kids Helpline – 800-986-5437

    Statewide healthy kid’s helpline.  Refers caller to programs that offer free or low cost healthcare services, based on income guidelines.

     

    CHILD CARE AND PRESCHOOL PROGRAMS

     

    Montgomery County Head Start

    Montgomery County Head Start is a federally funded, family focused and community oriented program meeting the social, emotional, health, and nutritional needs of income eligible children aged 3-5 years old. We provide a comprehensive, developmentally appropriate early childhood program that enables and empowers families to become their own advocates.

    Contact:  610-239-6662

     

    Child Care Information Services – 610-278-3707

    Resource and referral information on Subsidized Child Care - call 800-281-1116 

    Application for Subsidized Child Care

     

    Child Care Works – 877-472-5437

    Parents get information about how to select a child care situation to fit family needs.