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October 2008Vol. 9, No. 8Online Directory of Community Services

A new online directory for locating community services for children and families is available through the Maternal and Child Health Library. The Community Services Locator is designed to help service providers and families find national, State, and local resources that can address child and family needs, including:

  • Education/special needs
  • Health and wellness
  • Mental health and well-being
  • Family support
  • Parenting
  • Child care/early childhood education
  • Financial support

Also available is "Where to Seek Help: A Bright Futures Referral Tool for Providers," a tool (available in English and Spanish) to assist providers in creating customized community-based referral networks. The Community Services Locator is available online: