Resources

Triangle parent links that we find useful

  • Durham Congregations In Action Durham Congregations In Action (DCIA) is a cooperative, multi-faith network offering care and support for the most vulnerable and forgotten in our community, and planting seeds in new initiatives to change lives in Durham. One Church One Child is a mission/outreach program between Durham County Department of Social Services and local churches designed to make a difference in the lives of children and families.
  • Child Welfare Faith Community Partnership - Wake County Child Welfare Faith Community Partnership (CWFCP) is a network of churches throughout Wake County that partners with Child Welfare to help meet the many needs of children in Foster Care and families receiving Child Welfare services. The CWFCP meets twice a year for business planning and coordinating events that support Child Welfare.
  • Welcome Baby Welcome Baby offers weekly classes on a variety of parenting topics, distributes developmental guides, offers telephone support to parents of newborns, has a discussion group for parents of newborns, maintains a lending library of books and videos, and staff that is available to discuss your individual parenting concerns.
  • The Giving Closet is a great resource for baby clothes and equipment! Families can visit the free clothing closet six times during the program year (July 1 thru June 30th) to select children's clothing, maternity wear and infant equipment when available.
  • Durham Connects FREE home visits from a nurse for infants.
  • WIC Program WIC is available to pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children up to age five. See their website for eligibility guidelines. WIC can supply formula, healthy foods and vouchers.​​
  • Best Love Family Foundation Provides foster families with free diapers and wipes - available for pick up or drop off!
  • Child Care Service Association Child Care Referral Central provides customized referrals to child care programs for families with young children or school-age children. Free services for families include customized referrals to local child care programs, referrals to additional family resources, free “Choosing Quality Child Care” seminars and webinars for groups of parents, and more.