Parents

You want your child to grow up happy and healthy. There are so many opportunities to support your child’s development every day: from your daily interactions with your child, to ensuring that your children are linked with high quality health care providers, to seeking high quality early care and education, to nurturing your own well-being. Docs for Tots works to support you with resources, tools, and opportunities to promote your power as an advocate for your child’s well-being and healthy development.

Connect with Docs for Tots today and be the voice of parents partnering with doctors – for all young children. You can:

  • Know what a powerful role you play in your child’s life and how important first relationships are
  • Recognize yourself as an advocate for your child: use your knowledge, passion and experience to promote your child’s development
  • Be educated about quality child care, medical care and other opportunities to promote your child’s development
  • Take care of yourself!
  • Explore our priority issues and connect with our community

Latest News

Some Districts Introduce Online Registration Amidst the Pandemic

by Rose Marie Paul, HMG-LI Family Resource Specialist To meet safety guidelines due to the current pandemic, more and more school districts on Long . . .
Read More

Help Me Grow – Long Island and the Allied Foundation to distribute 100,000+ diapers to Long Island Families

In partnership with the Allied Foundation Diaper Bank, Help Me Grow – Long Island will donate 100,800 diapers to provide immediate relief for Long . . .
Read More

Reflections on Racism and Early Childhood

by Dr. Elizabeth Isakson, Executive Director, Docs for Tots Edward Deming once said: “Every system is perfectly designed to get the result it gets.” . . .
Read More

Stable, caring relationships are essential for healthy development.

Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University