Department of Pediatrics and Human Development
College of Human Medicine

Lansing Resources

 

Early On

A network of services for families of children 0 -3 years old, Early On provides for children with developmental delays or who are at risk of developmental delays due to disability or an established medical condition.

Phone: 517-244-4514


Head Start

CACS Head Start is a comprehensive preschool program, preparing low-income children ages 0-5 years old for academic success.

Phone: 517-482-1504


Children's Special Health Care Services

CSHCS is a program within the Michigan Department of Community Health. It is for children and some adults with special health care needs and their families. Ingham County

Phone: 517-887-4309


Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

WIC is a health and nutrition program that serves low and moderate income pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women, infants, and children up to age 5 who have a nutrition-related health problem.

Phone: 800-26-BIRTH


Community Mental Health

Mental health counseling, and a variety of services for those with developmental disabilities.

Children’s Services Phone: 517-346-8000


Envision Center

The Envision Center provides comprehensive treatment for those with autism spectrum disorders in Battle Creek, Michigan.

Phone: 269-965-3206


Healthteam Community Resource Database

This database includes many local community resources in a number of areas that may be useful for your child and/or his or her family.


Useful Websites

www.aap.org: reliable source of pediatric information

www.healthychildren.org: information for parents written by physicians

http://www.michigan.gov/mdch/0,1607,7-132-2942_4911---,00.html: Michigan Department of Community Health page for pregnant women, children and families

www.cdc.gov: up to date information on preventing and treating disease

www.immunization.info: reliable source of information about vaccines

www.kidshealth.org: general information about health for parents, teens and kids

www.cdc.gov/travel: good source of information about health for the family planning to travel

www.chadd.org: information for children and parents with ADHD

www.gottransition.org: a resource for teenagers transitioning to adult care

www.sexetc.org: Rutgers University website for teens addressing adolescent sexuality

1800earlyon.org: Early On, a site for Michigan parents concerned about their infant or young child’s development

zerotothree.org: general information on promoting the development of infants and toddlers

 

Useful Websites for Parents and Teens

Advocates for Youth

National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy

Stay Teen

The Safe Space