Westchester County Recruits for Foster and Adoptive Homes
Westchester County's foster care system is in need of more than 50 additional foster homes for children and teenagers of all age groups.
City Mouse, Country Mouse: Where Does Your Family Call Home?
In the debate of raising your kids in the city versus raising your kids in the suburbs, the most important thing to consider is what's best for your family. A Manhattan mother discusses the benefits of both, and what you should consider before moving to the 'burbs.
Volunteers Needed for United Way of Westchester and Putnam
United Way of Westchester and Putnam helps guide important work in the community with focuses on education, income, and health by administering a survey every four years that helps the nonprofit organization prioritize these top concerns. Volunteers are needed to help spread the word about the education survey.
Construction Industry Council Accepting Applications for Fall 2013 Scholarships
The Construction Industry Council of Westchester & Hudson Valley is accepting applications for fall 2013 scholarships. Last year, a total of $45,000 in scholarships was awarded to 15 students pursuing degrees in math, science, or engineering.
Meet the Intern: Kara Faulk
Get to know Kara Faulk, one of NYMetroParents' fall 2012 editorial interns.
Murals by Patrick McCarthy for Mom, Dad, and Baby
Patrick McCarthy used to only paint murals in the homes of friends and family, well, until they persuaded them to start his own mural painting business. Now McCarthy meets with clients and collaborates on murals for rooms in their homes, businesses, or doctor's offices.
Support Groups for Parents of Children with Special Needs in Suffolk County, Long Island
Raising a child with special needs in Suffolk County, Long Island? Find support by connecting with other NYC families, parents, and caregivers in your community who have kids with special needs. Read on to find a group in Suffolk County.
Fairfield County, CT Special Needs Resource Guide
Are you looking for the most comprehensive guide to special needs resources in the Fairfield County, CT area? Our guide has listings for therapists, camps, medical experts, advocates and support groups focusing on special needs in Greenwich, Norwalk, Wilton and all of Fairfield County, CT.
'What Are You Doing for Others?'
Hundreds of community members took the late Dr. King’s words to heart during an MLK-inspired Day of Service in January.
Programs & Teams for Kids with Special Needs in Westchester, Rockland, & Fairfield County
Children with special needs can make great gains playing sports, whether in programs just for them or on integrated teams. Here are some places in Westchester, Rockland, and Fairfield County to keep your kids active...