Parents & Caregivers

Parents & Caregivers

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Parents and caregivers keep Vermonters of all ages healthy and safe. Find more information for people who care for the health of others.

Information for You

Sometimes children need extra help with their daily self-care routine.  Children’s Personal Care Services may be able to help families and caregivers to pay for one-on-one assistance for a child that needs assistance with dressing, bathing, grooming, toileting, eating and/or mobility.

Caring for a baby or young child means thinking about the food you feed them, the time you spend reading, singing and playing games with them, and the things you do to keep them safe, healthy, and growing well.

Thinking about renovating your home? If you are a do-it-yourselfer or hiring a professional, there are some health precautions you should know about before you begin a renovation project.

Schools play a critical role in promoting the health of young people and helping them establish lifelong healthy behaviors, from early child care through college.

Supporting strong family connections has helped to reduce alcohol and marijuana use among youth in Vermont.  Family programs promote healthy family relationships and strengthen parenting skills to help prevent and address youth alcohol or other drug use.

Dental health is especially important for pregnant women because the bacteria that cause dental decay can be spread from mom to baby unknowingly.

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