Parent Resource Websites
First Signs (www.firstsigns.org). Information about developmental milestones and screening tools to detect early indications of social, emotional, communication, behavioral problems.
Help Me Grow (www.helpmegrowmn.org). A website offering Minnesota parents a convenient source for trusted knowledge on their child’s learning and development.
Learn the signs. Act Early. (www.cdc.gov/actearly). Information on early childhood development. Provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Carver County Public Health Services
Carver County Social Services
Child Care Aware of MN
Temporary child care during a crisis
District 110 Special Education Services
Information on 3- to 5-year overall growth and development
Double Talk - Mothers of Multiples
ECFE Home Visit
Discussions may include care of newborns, activities for young children, child development, parenting issues, and community resources
Early Childhood Screening
Required health and developmental screening for 3 1/2 to 4 year-old children prior to kindergarten entrance. Call for an appointment.
First Street Center
Offers a comprehensive range of mental health services
Help Me Grow - Early Intervention
Information on birth through year 3 overall growth and development
Support for breastfeeding
Library - call for storytimes
• Waconia: (952) 442-4714
• St. Bonifacius: (952) 446-1418
Health insurance for income-eligible families
Divorce education workshop
Ridgeview Medical Center
Education (breastfeeding, sibling preparation), Birthing Center, Pediatrics, and Pediatric Rehab Services
Sexual Violence Center - 24-hour helpline
Southern Valley Alliance for Battered Women
Waconia United Food Shelf
Free nutrition program for women, infants, and children at East Creek Family Center, Chaska