Online Resources for Parents


 

General resources

Financial Resources

  • Hope Now
    (www.hopenow.com or 1-888-995-HOPE)
    An alliance, created by the U.S. Treasury Department and HUD, of reputable counselors, mortgage companies, investors, and other mortgage market participants to provide assistance to homeowners in distress.
  • HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agencies
    (http://www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/hcs.cfm)
    Find advice on buying a home, renting, defaults, foreclosures, credit issues, and reverse mortgages.
  • MyMoney.gov
    (www.mymoney.gov or 1-888-MYMONEY)
    The U.S. Government Web site dedicated to providing financial education to all Americans.
  • National Foundation for Credit Counseling
    (http://www.nfcc.org/)
    Find reputable credit counseling services.
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (http://www.fns.usda.gov/fsp/)
    SNAP is the food stamp program of the federal government.
  • The National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies
    (http://www.naccrra.org/for_parents/)
    Find the latest information on child development and parenting issues, keep informed on current legislation and policies affecting young children, look at their work choices after having a baby, and have access to hundreds of fun, learning activities to do with their children.
  • The National Center for Homeless Education
    (http://www.serve.org/NCHE/)
    The center provides research, resources, and information enabling communities to address the educational needs of children and youth experiencing homelessness.
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