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Resources


First Aid, CPR, Swimming & Other Safety Courses

  • American Red Cross

    112 Prospect St # 2 Stamford, CT (203) 363-1041
    158 Brooklawn Ave Bridgeport, CT (203) 227-9505
    106 N Broadway, White Plains, NY (914) 946-6500
    143 N Broadway, Nyack, NY (845) 358-0833

  • YWCA is the oldest and largest multicultural women's organization in the world .


Affordable Health Care Plans for Nannies and Domestics Residing in CT

  • Charter Oak Health Plan- offers coverage to the uninsured and to many adults experiencing financial hardship in paying unaffordable, non-group premiums on their own.

  • HUSKY-.stands for Healthcare for UninSured Kids and Youth.

  • Access Health CT- Connecticut's official health insurance marketplace under the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). (1-855-805-4325)
Affordable Health Care Plans for Nannies and Domestics Residing in NY

  • Family Health Plus - a public health insurance program for adults who are aged 19 to 64 who have income or resources too high to qualify for Medicaid.

  • Child Health Plus -a New York State health insurance plan for children.

  • NY State of Health - the official health plan marketplace of NYS under the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). (1-855-355-5777)

Professional Organizations Focusing on the Well Being of Children

  • KidsHealth- provides doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence; separate areas for kids, teens, and parents - each with its own design, age-appropriate content, and tone.
    American Academy of Pediatrics — committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. www.aap.org

  • National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)- Promoting excellence in early childhood education.

Professional Nanny Placement Associations

  • International Nanny Association (INA) - a non-profit, educational association for nannies and those who educate, place, employ, and support professional in-home child care providers

  • Association of Premier Nanny Agencies (APNA) - a non- profit household staffing alliance, promoting professionalism in the nanny placement industry. Mellisa Peckham, co-owner of Wee Care, served on the board of the Association of Premier Nanny Agencies (APNA) from 2008 to 2012.

Payroll & Tax Service

  • HomeWork Solutions- Wee Care does not offer tax advice but is partnered with HomeWork Solutions Payroll Services. Founded in 1993, HomeWork Solutions is a nationwide leader in domestic payroll and tax services. Our direct representative at HomeWork Solutions will be happy to discuss the tax obligations and benefits that may apply in connection with the employment of a domestic.