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: 6-10-19

Services for Childcare Professionals

First Up

Alicia Farmer, Financial Coach

[email protected]

1608 Walnut Street, Suite 300, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Main: 215-893-0130

Cell: 267-265-8621

Fax: 215-893-0205

Tyrone Scott II, Director of Government and External Affairs

1608 Walnut Street, Suite 300, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-893-0130 ext. 242

Fax: 215-893-0205

World Education Services: International Credential Evaluation

For over 40 years, WES has empowered international students and professionals to reach their goals through our trusted credential evaluations and advice.

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 

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]

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]


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] 

Text Reminders for Parents

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

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.

BHRS Effective Treatment

Steve Kossor

Licensed Psychologist & Certifed School Psychologist Founder and Executive Director

Email: [email protected]


Twitter: @SteveKossor 

PA Dept. of Human Services

Caitlin Palmer

Special Advisor

Office of the Secretary

3rd Floor, Health & Welfare Building

625 Forster Street,

Harrisburg, PA 17120



[email protected]

Marnie Aylesworth-Hogan, M Ed.

The Pennsylvania Key - Executive Director

200 North Third Street,

3rd Floor,

Harrisburg, PA 17101

717-213-3736 (Office)

484-571-1633 (Cell)

[email protected]

Neumann University Rising STARS/T.E.A.C.H

John L Sperduto, M.Ed, PQAS

Early Learning Studies and Professional Development for Early Childhood Educators Program Coordinator

Neumann University


[email protected]

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.

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.


[email protected]


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:

Creative Animal

Stephanie Przybylek, 


5 The Strand #6

New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 757-0777
[email protected]

Playground Surface Material

Greenlane 1-856-589-4461

Forever Lawn

Carlisle, PA called George Ely Assoc.

Delaware County Commercial and Home Alarm Systems


5241 Birney Highway 

Aston, Pa  19014

Pro Graphics Plus

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

Louie Kafantaris 


[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

Rubber Stamps

Discounted rubber stamps.

Even More Resource Links

American Academy of Pediatrics:

Better Kid Care: >>



Center Child Care: >>

Child Guidance Resource Centers:


Department of Public Welfare Child Care Regulations >>

Delaware County Community College (Jean Allison) - [email protected]



DCIU Head Start:


Early Learning Standards (the direct link to download ELS booklets): >>

Easter Seals of SEPA:


ECE Shared Resources: >>

ED Law Center:


Family Child Care Homes: >>

FCCH required DPW forms:

First Up:

Group Child Care Homes: >>

Keystone Stars:


National Association for Family Child Care: >>
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC):



PA Department of Education Standard Aligned System (SAS):




PCCY (Shirlee Howe) - [email protected] /


PRE K Counts: ;

Special Kids Network:

The Accreditation Database - >>

Thom Stecher and Associates -

United Way of SEPA:

YMCA Freedom Valley: