NY State Links
Children's Defense Fund NY
The mission of the Children's Defense Fund is to Leave No Child Behind® and to ensure every child a Healthy Start, a Head Start, a Fair Start, a Safe Start, and a Moral Start in life and successful passage to adulthood with the help of caring families and communities. 

Empire Justice Center
Empire Justice protects and strengthens the legal rights of people in New York State who are poor, disabled or disenfranchised through: systems change advocacy; training and support to other advocates and organizations, and high quality direct civil legal representation.

Family Child Care Association of NYS  
The mission of the Family Child Care Association of NYS is to act as a united voice to promote & strengthen professionalism of providers thereby promoting the quality of family child care.

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids New York                                                                                             Established in 1999, Fight Crime: Invest in Kids New York is a statewide, bi-partisan, non-profit anti-crime organization of more than 300 police chiefs, sheriffs, prosecutors, other law enforcement leaders and violence survivors. We are part of the more than 3,000 member national organization, Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, headquartered in Washington, D.C.

New York State Association for the Education of Young Children
NYSAEYC promotes excellence in early care and education through education, advocacy and support of the profession is accomplished through a broad array of programs and supports. NYSAEYC brings the voice of practitioners to policy makers and works to ensure that policies meet the needs of young children and the professionals that care for and educate them. 

NYS Head Start
The New York State Head Start Association provides information and support to its members from the Head Start community parents, staff and friends of Head Start

Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy
Founded in 1872, the Schuyler Center for Analysis and Advocacy (SCAA) is a statewide, nonprofit policy analysis and advocacy organization working to shape policies that improve the economic security and health status of low and moderate income New Yorkers, and help all children become capable adults. 

Recall Awareness Promotion Program                                                                                                The New York State Consumer Protection Board (CPB) recently announced the second phase of its Recall Awareness Promotion Program (RAPP), a unique cooperative venture with various industries and services designed to increase consumer awareness about recalls.                                                                                                                      

Winning Beginning NY
Winning Beginning NY is a statewide coalition working to inform policy-makers and the public about the many benefits of early education to children, families and society. The campaign aims to build a broad-based constituency to make investment in early care and education a top public priority in New York State.

New York State Consumer Protection Board

New York State Council on Children & Families (earlychildhood.org site)

New York State Department of Health

New York State Education Dept., Statewide Universal Prekindergarten

New York State Office of Children and Family Services

230 Washington Avenue Extension Albany, NY 12203 ph. 518-690-4217 fax 518-690-2887