Parenting Resources Parenting Resources For help finding resources in your area, call the Child and Family Ombudsman at 1-844-25CHILD (1-844-252-4453). ParentingMontana.org provides easy-to-use parenting tools to support your child's success from kindergarten through the teen years. COVID-19 COVID-19 MT Resources CDC Information & Resources Zero to Five Resources for COVID-19 Ways to Virtually Connect DIY Face Mask Parenting Links Advice for New Moms and Dads "Home Alone" Child Tips Tips for Parents (Prevent Child Abuse New York Website) Developmental Milestones Hygiene and Potty Training Safe Bodies Sleep Tips for Kids Parenting Montana: Resources by age Kid-friendly tip sheet: How you can help someone who is being abused or neglected Additional Resources about child abuse and neglect, child sexual abuse, and prevention can be found on our Grantees Resource page. Children Benefit When Parents Have Safe, Stable, Nurturing Relationships Soothe a Crying Baby Download the Crying Card to share with anyone who interacts with young children to promote awareness of Shaken Baby Syndrome/Abusive Head Trauma. The Crying Card offers tips to soothe a crying baby, as well as information on normal crying. Information and resources about Shaken Baby Syndrome Preventing Abusive Head Trauma in Children The Shaken Baby Alliance's mission of Support, Prevention, and Justice is strengthened through each program offered. National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome State and National Parenting Resources Montana Lifespan Respite Coalition Childhelp® is a leading national non-profit organization helping victims of child abuse and neglect. Childhelp's approach focuses on prevention, intervention and treatment. The Child Abuse Hotline, 1-800-4-A-CHILD®, operates 24/7. Child Welfare Information Gateway information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families. Topics include prevention, foster care, and adoption. Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies promotes and improves the safety, health and well-being of Montana’s children, families and communities. Center for Disease Control and Prevention The Children's Trust Fund Alliance offers an extensive list of links to child abuse prevention resources. If you are in crisis and want help, call the Montana Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 24/7, at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255). Trauma, Tragic Events and ACEs Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Study SAMHSA's Tips for Talking to Children and Youth After Traumatic Events: A Guide for Parents and Educators SAMHSA's Coping with Violence and Traumatic Events Web site Threat Assessment at School Trauma Helping Children With Special Needs Addressing Grief in School School crisis guide: Help and healing in a time of crisis National Alliance for Grieving Children provides communication between children's bereavement support professionals and volunteers who want to share ideas, information and resources with each other, as well as promote awareness of the needs of grieving children and teens. Text/HTML At this time, Children's Trust Fund is only linking to State of Montana resources.