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Docs for Tots

Poverty is a serious threat to children’s health in the United States. Among its many services, Docs for Tots, a U.S.-based nonprofit organization, helps poor children and their families obtain needed services during these children’s first five years of life to ensure their future health and well-being.

Docs for Tots was founded in 2003 to encourage and actively engage doctors in advocacy on behalf of infants, toddlers, and preschool children. The organization’s mission is to bridge the gap between policy makers, doctors, families, and other advocacy programs in order to ensure optimal health and development for young children. Docs for Tots is based on the concept that many chronic adult disorders result from the lack of attention and proper care from the time a child is ...

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