Help Me Grow Alameda County is a system that collaborates with agencies, families, and providers across the county to help ensure children ages birth – 5 years are developing to their full potential. They have a few resources for parents and caregivers.
- Click here to view their main website page. They provide information about resources for families and caregivers, school readiness, and more.
- Click here to view the ‘Help Me Grow Developmental Screening Program. You can complete this questionnaire online or have paper questionnaires mailed to you every 2, 4 or 6 months until your child is 5 years old. They also provide information on the screening results and referrals to appropriate resources.
If you’re looking for information about other milestones, we recommend this checklist from the CDC. It shares milestones based on the age of your child. It is also available here in Spanish.
Mental Health Advocacy
Mental health is a critical and often overlooked aspect of a young person’s health. This page provides resources that can help.
EBCLO’s Education Advocacy Program advocates on behalf of Alameda County foster youth receiving or in need of special education services wherever they may be placed.