Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Welcome to the Sutherland Parent Resource Center. The following websites have been divided into categories to best fit our parents' needs. This page contains hyperlinks to one or more external web sites. Accuracy and quality of information obtained from either internal or external sources cannot be guaranteed.  

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Local Sites


Albemarle Family magazine online

Albemarle County Social Services

Albemarle County 's department of social services

County of Albemarle Homepage

Official website of Albemarle County


The Charlottesville/Albemarle Commission on Children and Families

Madison House

Madison House coordinates volunteers, develop leaders, build community partnerships and promote lifelong volunteer service.

Charlottesville/Albemarle Mentoring Programs

Do you know of a child that could use the guidance and support of a mentor?  If so, think about the kind of mentoring relationship that would best suit this child: 

Region Ten

Region Ten Community Services Board

General Topics

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

American Council for Drug Education


Information on childhood eating disorders.


Drug Abuse Resistance Education

Family Education Network

Family Education Network is the leading source of educational content, resources, and shopping for parents, teachers and kids.

National Parenting Center

The advice provided on this site has been furnished by some of the world's most respected authorities in the field of child rearing and development.


Information and resources about teen smoking.


Educational help for children in middle school or higher. Information on home schooling, tutoring, homework help and learning disabilities.

Parenting Adolescents

A website for parents to gain access to extended discussions about parenting teens and preteens.

Positive Discipline

A great resource for parents.

Positive Parenting

Dedicated to providing resources and information to help make parenting more rewarding and effective.

US Department of Education

US Department of Health and Human Services

Information about alcohol and drug abuse.

Grief and Loss

American Hospice Foundation

The American Hospice Foundation supports programs that serve the needs of terminally ill and grieving individuals of all ages.

Center for Grieving Children

The Center for Grieving Children is committed to providing support to grieving children, teens and families.

FEMA - for Kids

This site teaches you how to be prepared for disasters and prevent disaster damage. You can also learn what causes disasters, play games and read stories.

Grief Watch

Many resources for help with bereavement.

National Institute for Trauma and Loss

The National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children's (TLC) mission is to provide direct services to traumatized children and families.

Changing Families

Kids in the Middle

A nonprofit organization that provides counseling, education and support for kids and families when parents decide to separate and divorce.

Kids' Turn

A non-profit organization to help kids and parents through a divorce.

The Step-Parent's Web

A site for step-parents or people who are soon to become step-parents.


Articles about and resources for new step-families.

Learning Disabilities

ADD in School

Created as a resource for teachers, this page has useful information for parents and students as well.


CHADD represents individuals with AD/HD, for education, advocacy and support.

Children's ADDitude Magazine

ADDitude's best advice for managing ADHD in children-including tips for finding success at school, positive parenting advice, information about medication and treatment, and much more.

International Dyslexia Association

A non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with dyslexia, their families and the communities that support them.

LD Online

A website with research about learning disabilities. The page contains useful articles, school tips and other resources.

Learning Disabilities Council

School Safety

PBS Kids

A page dedicated to helping children feel safe.

The Dougy Center

Information for grieving children and families.



Educators for Social Responsibility (ESR) helps educators create safe, caring, respectful, and productive learning environments.

Power to Learn

Explore important topics in Internet use at school or at home. These guided, multimedia activities allow you to examine issues affecting schoolwork, class papers, entertainment activities and online safety.

School Mediation Associates

This site has been designed to provide resources and services that help effectively manage school conflicts.

Student Help

Anger Management

Help for students and parents regarding anger management.

Can Do!

The following page has fun online activities for students to help realize and appreciate their abilities as they try to accomplish their goals and reach their dreams.


Study skills, strategies, and other assorted tips.

Kids Health

Help for dealing with school issues and feelings.