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.
At this time, Children's Trust Fund is only linking to State of Montana resources.
- 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
- 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
Download the Crying Card to learn about infant crying, how to develop a plan for staying calm when your baby cries, and how to ensure others who care for your baby also have a plan.
Information and resources about Shaken Baby Syndrome
- 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).
- 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
- 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.