Parenting Tips



Click on the image below that matches your child's age range for parenting tips!


Also, read below for great parenting hotlines to call and other resources!

(800) CHILDREN or (800) 244-5373

Parenting is hard, this toll-free hotline is here to help. 

  • Trained, experienced professionals are only a call away!

  • Call anytime, 24/7. Your calls are confidential!

  • Call when you are worried, frustrated, or needing help.




(540) 204-9991: BabyCare
Roanoke City Health Dept. hosts BabyCare which provides services for babies and pregnant moms. Taking care of yourself and your baby is hard work! You don't have to do it alone!
  • You'll be assigned your own personal nurse.

  • They will work with you on the goal of being healthy: both you and your baby!



Dial 211 to get connected!
  • Get referrals and information!

  • Thousands of programs waiting to help you: call to find out about everything from Food Sources and Housing to Parenting Services and Employment Services.