Health and Safety Resources

HEALTH AND SAFETY
• Helping families in Washington State find programs and resources. http://www.parenthelp123.org/
• Safe Kids is a great informational site dedicated to keeping children of all ages safe. The site is filled with resource safety topics and regular updates important for children, parents, families and the community. http://www.safekids.org/
• A resource for families to help in planning, cooking and activities for a healthier lifestyle. It is also an initiative to promote physical activity throughout all schools across the nation. http://letsmoveschools.org/
• Resource for families concerning public safety updates. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, increases the health security of our nation. As the nation’s health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health threats. http://www.cdc.gov/
• The Washington Poison Center (WAPC) is a statewide provider of immediate, free*, and expert treatment advice and assistance on the telephone in case of exposure to poisonous, hazardous, or toxic substances. All calls are confidential. *There is a $45 fee for all animal calls. Poison Emergency? Call 1-800-222-1222 http://www.wapc.org/
• At the Children’s Alliance, we’re advocates for kids. We ensure that laws, policies and programs work for kids, and we hold our leaders accountable until they secure the resources required to make all children safe and healthy. http://www.childrensalliance.org/
• The School Safety Center (Also from the State of WA OSPI) provides resources to schools and parents on a broad spectrum of safety related topics such as bullying, internet safety, substance abuse prevention, suicide prevention, discipline and truancy. We also help schools develop comprehensive safe school plans that prepare schools for on-campus emergencies, security issues, and large scale disasters. https://www.k12.wa.us/safetycenter/default.aspx
• National Sex Offender Public Website (NSOPW) is an unprecedented public safety resource that provides the public with access to sex offender data nationwide. NSOPW is a partnership between the U.S. Department of Justice and state, territorial, and tribal governments, working together for the safety of adults and children. http://www.nsopw.gov/ and also Yakama registry http://yakama.nsopw.gov/

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