211 Answers, Please! is a free service that links District residents to government and community programs that can help.

Author: DC Department of Human Services | Format: Other

This handy list of links offers information and resources about Washington, DC and its fascinating history and culture.

Author: DC Resident Resource Center | Format: Website

The DC Public Library offers adult literacy services through the Adult Literacy Resource Center (ALRC) located in room 300 of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. The ALRC provides literacy services to young adults (16 years+) and adults such as resource materials for teachers and tutors...

Author: DC Public Library | Format: Other

This website describes the many afterschool programs offered by DCPS and community based organizations. Participation in high-quality afterschool programs has been proven to improve school attendance, academic achievement, graduation rates and attitudes toward learning!

Author: DC Public Schools | Format: Website

This website explains the age eligibility requirements children who wish to enroll in Preschool and Pre-K in a DC Charter School.  Each LEA is listed, along with whether PK-3 and/or PK-4 is offered and the birthday cut-off dates.

Author: DC Public Charter School Board | Format: Website

DCPS offers a limited number of free before-care slots at schools across the city during the school year. This website offers more information about locations and how to apply.

Author: DC Public Schools | Format: Website

This short book of poems is all about reading and how it helps young children. Written in the voices of the adults who read to their children, these short poems and pictures can be shared with young children.

Author: National Institute for Literacy | Format: Document

This book list for young children lists funny and silly stories.  They can help children learn to understand the world around them and bond with the adult who is sharing the story.

Author: National Association for the Education of Young Children | Format: Website

This interactive video display answers frequently asked questions about child development and growth from prenatal through adolescence.  It's a great way to learn more about what to expect in your child's growth and how to help your child develop.

Author: American Academy of Pediatrics | Format: Video

CareLuLu is a free service that helps parents find the perfect child care center, preschool, or family child care provider. CareLuLu collects detailed information on licensed child care providers so you can find the best match for your family without spending hours on the phone or driving all...

Author: CareLuLu | Format: Website