Solutions for Parents

You know how much your tot is growing and changing daily! And, we know that the years 0-5 are among the most critical for your child’s future health. In the first five years of kids’ lives, their brains develop connections faster than at any other time!

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.

You want your child to grow up happy and healthy. Connect with Docs for Tots today and be the voice of parents partnering with doctors – for all young children.

Help Me Grow – Long Island

Connect with Help Me Grow – Long Island for FREE assistance accessing services and support
(for parents of children 0-5 on Long Island)

Contact Us for more information

Bright by Text

Sign up for Bright  by Text for age specific recommendations and resources
(for all caregivers of children 0-8)

Learn more about this FREE resource

Developmental Screening

Do an online screen with your child to celebrate milestones and address concerns early (for Long Island parents of children 0-5)

Complete a FREE developmental screen
Check out our early childhood resources for families
  • 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

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The earliest and most profound influences on child health are found outside of the doctor’s office.

George Askew, MD, Founder, Docs for Tots, Chief Medical Officer, Administration for Children and Families