Community Resources

Below is a list of articles, organizations, companies, products, etc. that may be useful to members. These are organized in broad categories, so feel free to browse through them or email us if you have specific questions or more helpful links you'd like to share with the community!


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Last Updated: 10-4-2018

Services for Childcare Professionals

Child Guidance

Gerry Gonzalez, Marketing/Community Relations Rep


[email protected]
2000 Old West Chester Pike, Havertown, PA 19083
Direct #: 484-454-8767
Main #: 484-454-8700
Fax: 484-454-8813
www.cgrc.org 

The Pet Care Trust

Lisa Robbins : Program Administrator


3465 Box Hill Corporate Center Dr. Suite H Abingdon, MD 21009

443-921-2825 Ext. 114 or [email protected]

http://www.petsintheclassroom.org

Early Learning Resource Center (ELRC)

Angelique Hiers

ELRC Administrator 


General Information: 610-713-2115
Office Number: 610-713-2478
Fax:  610-713-2233
20 South 69th Street, 4th Floor,Upper Darby, PA 19082

ELRC updates
[email protected]

Theraplay

Children's therapy in a play environment. 


Maureen Hugel, PT

PHONE: 610-436-3600
FAX: 610-436-3606
[email protected]
638 Brandywine Parkway,
West Chester, PA 19380

Tadpoles: Connecting Families

Kelly Bouthillette


Phone: 856.266.4117

[email protected] 

http://tadpoles.com 

Text Reminders for Parents

A way for teachers to send reminders to parents about upcoming events without disclosing personal information and phone numbers.  


https://www.remind.com/

Independent Fund Raisers Inc.

Kenneth McHugh


1514 N. Broad St. Lansdale, Pa 19446 

Ph: 215-361-1952

[email protected]

[email protected] 

In a Heartbeat, LLC

Provides CPR, AED and First Aid training throughout Pennsylvania and Delaware.

http://inaheartbeatllc.com/

BHRS Effective Treatment

Steve Kossor

Licensed Psychologist & Certifed School Psychologist Founder and Executive Director


www.ibc-pa.org

Email: [email protected]

610-212-0738 

Blog:stevenkossor.wordpress.com

Twitter: @SteveKossor 

Bereavement Resources

Peters Place: 610-687-5050 (Non profit, no fees)


Family Community: 610-566-7540


Crozer Bereavement: 610-497-7700 (ask for bereavement services)

Parent Involvement Network: 610-713-9401

Child Guidance (for the parents of the child): 484-454-8720

Jane Mackay-Specializes in child therapy
280 N. Providence Road
Media, PA  19063
(610) 565-6609

Unique/Innovative Techniques & Ideas for Providers

"Recycled Sounts" Program

Showing children how to make interesting music from ordinary objects such as bike wheels, cans, broken umbrellas, etc. instead of throwing them away. 


www.musicopia.net

Products for Care Professionals

Enroll Your School for Better Naps

Free nap mats provided by Urban Infant if your school qualifies as an "Ambassador School". For full-day centers with at least 40 enrolled children.


Contact:

[email protected]

1-888-733-6962

Wondrous Ink Personalized Textbooks

Makes personalized books which can be fun for kids and make great gifts. Ordering using the link below will mean CCPN gets a donation and you will receive 15% off:


http://wondrousink.refr.cc/johnsperduto

Creative Animal

Stephanie Przybylek, 

Artist/Owner


5 The Strand #6

New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 757-0777
[email protected]
www.CreativeAnimal.net

www.etsy.com/shop/FishPondArts

Playground Surface Material

Greenlane 1-856-589-4461

Forever Lawn

Carlisle, PA called George Ely Assoc.

Delaware County Commercial and Home Alarm Systems

610-459-0800 

5241 Birney Highway 

Aston, Pa  19014

Pro Graphics Plus

Windows, walls, signs, banners, windshields, murals and more! Interior and exterior painting.


Louie Kafantaris 

267-467-1488

[email protected] 

Award Connection

Community, Business, Industry, Awards, Engraving and Promotional Items.


Bill Shiley

361 Ballymore Rd.

Springfield, PA 19064 

Phone: (610) 328-5920

Fax: (610) 328-6675

Toll Free: (877) 216-9323

www.awardconnection.biz

Rubber Stamps

Discounted rubber stamps.


Rubberstampchamp.com

Even More Resource Links

American Academy of Pediatrics: http://www.paaap.org/

Better Kid Care: www.betterkidcare.psu.edu >>

CADES: https://cades.org/

CCPN: http://ccpnpa.webs.com/aboutus.htm

Center Child Care:  www.pacode.com/secure/data/055/chapter3270 >>

Child Guidance Resource Centers: http://cgrc.org/

CSFEL: http://csefel.vanderbilt.edu/

Department of Public Welfare Child Care Regulations -www.dpw.state.pa.us >>

DCECEA: http://www.dcecea.com/

DCIU: http://www.dciu.org/site/default.aspx?PageID=1

DCIU Head Start: http://www.dciu.org/domain/63

DEVEREUX: http://www.devereux.org/site/PageServer

Early Learning Standards (the direct link to download ELS booklets): www.pakeys.org >>

Easter Seals of SEPA: http://www.easterseals.com/sepa/

ECELS: http://www.ecels-healthychildcarepa.org/

ECE Shared Resources: www.ecesharedresources.com >>

ED Law Center: http://www.elc-pa.org/

ELWYN: http://www.elwyn.org/

Family Child Care Homes: www.pacode.com/secure/data/055/chapter3290 >>

FCCH required DPW forms: www.dpw.state.pa.us/provider/earlylearning/index.htm

First Up: https://www.firstup.org/

Group Child Care Homes: www.pacode.com/secure/data/055/chapter3280 >>

Keystone Stars: http://www.pakeys.org/pages/get.aspx?page=programs_stars=home

MELC: https://melc.org/

National Association for Family Child Care: www.nafcc.org >>
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC): www.naeyc.org

OCDEL: http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/departmental_offices/7235/office_of_child_development_and_early_learning_(ocdel)/1123142

PACCA: https://www.facebook.com/PAChildCareAssociation

PA Department of Education Standard Aligned System (SAS): www.pdesas.org

PA KEYS: https://www.pakeys.org/pages/get.aspx?page=home

PA PIRC: http://www.center-school.org/pa-pirc/

PATTAN: http://www.pattan.net/

PHMC: http://www.phmc.org/site/index.php

PRE K Counts: https://www.pakeys.org/pages/get.aspx?page=Programs_PreKCounts ;http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/pa_pre_k_counts/8742

Special Kids Network: http://www.health.pa.gov/My%20Health/Infant%20and%20Childrens%20Health/Special%20Kids%20Network/Pages/default.aspx#.

The Accreditation Database - ope.ed.gov/accreditation >>

United Way of SEPA: http://unitedforimpact.org/

YMCA Freedom Valley: https://philaymca.org/