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Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

The Utah WIC program offers services and supplemental foods to pregnant women, new mothers, infants and children up to their 5th birthday. They offer one on one nutrition counseling as well as a wide-array of nutrition education, personalized breastfeeding support, referrals to other public health programs and health care providers.


Care About Child Care is a website that provides families looking for child care with profiles of licensed child care providers located throughout Utah.  You can see the licensing details, hours of operation, ages accepted and any special information related to individual child care providers.  

Baby Your Baby

Baby Your Baby is a cooperative effort between the Utah Department of Health, Intermountain Healthcare and KUTV 2News Fresh Air. The program was designed to provide helpful information for parents and their children. From financial help to preparing for pregnancy, Baby Your Baby has the answers you are looking for.

Ready Web

ReadyWeb is an electronic collection of resources on school readiness sponsored by the ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

CLAS Early Childhood Research Institute

This site contains culturally and linguistically appropriate services. The Institute is a collaborative organization that evaluates early intervention and preschool practices that are effective for culturally and linguistically diverse families.

Utah Education Network (UEN) Parent and Caregiver Resources

Resources include links to top parenting websites, parenting skills, helping your child succeed, tips for parents, preparing for school, play it safe, school help, behavior and social issues just for kids, etc.

La Leche League of Utah

Information and support for breast feeding.

Grow Happy

The Grow Happy blog can help you take small steps toward a healthier life with kid-approved recipes, fun cooking videos, and advice from our experts on how to live healthier together.

Utah's Early Learning Guidelines- Birth to Three

Provides a framework for understanding developmentally appropriate expectations for infants and toddlers.

Utah's School Readiness Standards

To help parents, family members, child care providers, teachers and other adults in the child’s life make informed decisions regarding curriculum in order to prepare children for kindergarten.

Poison Control Center 

The Utah Poison Control Center is a 24-hour resource for poison information and education.


All product safety reports filed including toy recalls.

Summer Activity Guide (Salt Lake and Tooele Counties)

Complied by Care About Child Care at Children's Service Society.  Contains information on a variety of programs for all ages.

Children with Special Health Care Needs Program

Utah Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) is a part of the Utah Department of Health, Division of Family Health and Preparedness.

Child Care Illness Exclusions

Controlling communicable diseases in a child care setting is of utmost importance at UKids.  This booklet gives precise information on common childhood communicable diseases.  Each disease is described in detail and includes symptoms, methods of transmission, prevention practices and child care exclusion policies. 

Signs That May Show Your Child Has a Vision Problem

If a child's vision is poor, it's not always easy for them to recognize it and communicate it to their parents or teachers, especially if they've had poor vision since infancy. With this in mind, this comprehensive guide is to help parents and their loved ones identify signs or behavior that suggest a vision problem in children.

Last Updated: 7/5/23