Website Resources For Parenting a Child with Special Health Care Needs
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ARCH National Respite Network and Resource Center’s mission is to help parents locate respite care services in their area. Call the Locator Service at (800) 773-5433 (toll free),or visit
The ARCH Web site.
Bright Futures for Families includes a wealth of information on child health and development topics for children of all ages.
Bright Futures for Families
Children With Disabilities offers families, service providers, and other interested individuals information about advocacy, education, employment, health, housing, recreation, technical assistance and transportation, covering a broad array of developmental, physical, and emotional disabilities.
Children with Disabilities
Community Gateway provides families, individuals and professionals in the Massachusetts community with a gateway to quality local and worldwide disability resources and events.
The Division for Special Health Needs Care Coordination Program at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health has developed an array of "Tip Sheets" and other information to help families who have children with special health care needs navigate the system.
Mass Family Ties
Family Voices provides partnering with professionals and families to advocate for health care services that are family-centered, community-based, comprehensive, coordinated and culturally competent.
Federation for Children with Special Needs offers Massachusetts resources and information for families with children with special needs.
We provide access (links) to some external websites for your convenience. The EAP is not responsible for the availability, accuracy, or content of those outside resources or sites, nor does it endorse them. This site is not an attempt to provide any counseling or other type of intervention.
For more information or to discuss parenting concerns please contact Partners Employee Assistance Program at 1-866-724-4EAP.
In case of emergency, please call 911 or your local hospital emergency service.
This content was last modified on: 07/22/2015