Helpful Resources for Parents

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Parenting Resources

Texas Government Code 2308.3171 requires Workforce Development Boards to provide information regarding local parenting classes. View the list of resources (PDF) in the Board’s 19-county Service Delivery Area.

The Texas Workforce Commission has partnered with Children’s Learning Institute (CLI) to help parents understand the importance of early childhood developmental screening. Learning about developmental milestones helps parents understand what young children typically know and are able do at different ages.

Helpful Links

  • Texas Child Care Solutions - resources for families from the State of Texas
  • Bright Futures - health and prevention for infants, children, youth, and their families
  • Early Childhood Development - information and resources from the Administration for Children and Families
  • Act Early Texas! - screening tools on childhood development from the Children’s Learning Institute
  • Zero to Three - a collection of the most popular parenting resources on play, sleep, discipline, and more
  • Parent Toolkit - track progress from Pre-K through high school
  • Choose My Plate - information on nutrition and healthy eating
  • Navigate Life Texas - resources for parenting children with special needs
  • Texas Project First - a project of the Texas Education Agency (TEA) providing information to families of students with disabilities
  • Children and Disasters - resources from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to support the disaster related needs of children in emergency preparedness
  • Infant/Toddler Health and Safety - resources developed in partnership with Texas Tech Health Sciences to support the health and safety needs in the infant and toddler years