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http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/dca-dea/main_e.html
Editor's Pick Division of Childhood and Adolescence Open in a new browser window Editor's Pick
   A focal point for policy development, research, and strategic analysis of trends regarding broad determinants of health regarding children and youth in Canada.
   http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/dca-dea/main_e.html
http://www.iamyourchild.org/
Editor's Pick I Am Your Child Open in a new browser window Editor's Pick
   Public awareness and engagement campaign to make early childhood development a national priority, emphasizing the importance of the first three years of life for emotional and intellectual growth.
   http://www.iamyourchild.org/

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http://www.actionchildprotection.org/
Action for Child Protection Open in a new browser window
   A consulting and training organization providing resources and technical assistance to national, state and county child welfare professionals and agencies primarily in the area of child protective services.
   http://www.actionchildprotection.org/
http://www.ipausa.org/
American Association for the Child's Right to Play Open in a new browser window
   Protects, preserves, and promotes play as a fundamental right for all humans.
   http://www.ipausa.org/
http://www.aafcs.org/
American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Open in a new browser window
   Works to improve the quality and standards of individual and family life through programs that educate, influence public policy, disseminate information and publish research findings.
   http://www.aafcs.org/
http://www.aracy.org.au/
Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth Open in a new browser window
   A national collaboration of researchers, policy makers and practitioners devoted to building a better future for Australia's children and young people. Programs, publications, and media centre.
   http://www.aracy.org.au/
http://www7.nationalacademies.org/bocyf/
Board on Children, Youth, and Families Homepage (BOCYF) Open in a new browser window
   Created in 1993 to provide an authoritative, nonpartisan analysis of child, youth, and family issues. Board members, current research projects, publications, and meeting information included.
   http://www7.nationalacademies.org/bocyf/
http://www.brothersandsisters.net
Brothers and Sisters Open in a new browser window
   Offers a Christian perspective and practical tools on building successful relationships between brothers and sisters.
   http://www.brothersandsisters.net
http://www.buddinpraed.org/
Budden Praed Foundation Open in a new browser window
   Seeks to improve the quality of publicly funded social services for children and families. Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) methodology, news, and small grant program.
   http://www.buddinpraed.org/
http://csnsf.org/
Center for the Study of Natural Systems and the Family Open in a new browser window
   Provides educational programs and information on Bowen theory and the study of family systems. Features mission statement, links and newsletter.
   http://csnsf.org/
http://www.cssp.org/
Center for the Study of Social Policy Open in a new browser window
   Strives to help states and localities implement strategies that strengthen disadvantaged communities and ensure that children grow up healthy, safe, successful in school, and ready for productive adulthood.
   http://www.cssp.org/
http://www.cmch.tv/
Center on Media and Child Health Open in a new browser window
   Educates children, parents, and the public on media and their effects on the physical, mental, and social health of all children.
   http://www.cmch.tv/
http://www.chapinhall.org/
Chapin Hall Center for Children Open in a new browser window
   A research center located at the University of Chicago that informs policymakers, service providers, and administrators on issues affecting the well being of children. Projects, publications, and newsletter.
   http://www.chapinhall.org/
http://www.childtrends.org/
Child Trends Open in a new browser window
   An independent, nonpartisan research center dedicated to improving the lives of children and their families. Projects, news, and publications.
   http://www.childtrends.org/
http://www.childtrendsdatabank.org/
Child Trends DataBank Open in a new browser window
   National trends and research on key indicators of child and youth well-being. News, data, and research briefs.
   http://www.childtrendsdatabank.org/
http://www.childwelfare.gov
Child Welfare Information Gateway Open in a new browser window
   A service of the Children's Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Provides access to print and electronic publications, websites, and online databases on topics such as child welfare, child abuse
   http://www.childwelfare.gov
http://www.public.asu.edu/~dbodman/candv/
Children and Violence Open in a new browser window
   Provides resources for researchers and others interested in issues related to violence and children.
   http://www.public.asu.edu/~dbodman/candv/
http://www.abanet.org/child/home.html
Children and the Law Open in a new browser window
   Established in 1978, the ABA Center on Children and the Law's mission is to improve children's lives through advances in law, justice, knowledge, practice, and public policy.
   http://www.abanet.org/child/home.html
http://www.urban.org/publications/308042.html
Children's Budget Report Open in a new browser window
   A detailed analysis of spending on low-income children's programs in 13 states(1998).
   http://www.urban.org/publications/308042.html
http://cbexpress.acf.hhs.gov/index.cfm
Children's Bureau Express Open in a new browser window
   An online, monthly digest designed for professionals concerned with child abuse and neglect, child welfare, and adoption.
   http://cbexpress.acf.hhs.gov/index.cfm
http://www.childrenspartnership.org/
Children's Partnership Open in a new browser window
   Undertakes research and policy analysis, publishes reports and multimedia materials, and forges new alliances among parents, policymakers and the private sector to achieve tangible gains for children.
   http://www.childrenspartnership.org/
http://www.childstats.gov/
Childstats.gov Open in a new browser window
   Provides statistical reports on the status of U.S. children and their families, including population, family characteristics, economic security, health, environment, education. From the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics.
   http://www.childstats.gov/
http://www.childwelfare.com/
Childwelfare.com Open in a new browser window
   Provides publications and data at the state and national level on adoption, child abuse, welfare reform, foster care, and child poverty.
   http://www.childwelfare.com/
http://www.civitas.org/
Civitas Open in a new browser window
   Offers expert opinion, important tips, and complete lists to handle virtually every aspect of raising a child. Information for parents, professionals, and grandparents.
   http://www.civitas.org/
http://www.childpolicyintl.org/
Clearinghouse on International Developments in Child, Youth and Family Policies Open in a new browser window
   This website is sponsored by the Columbia University Institute for Child and Family Policy and provides cross-national, comparative information and linkages regarding the policies, programs, benefits and services available in the advanced industrialized c
   http://www.childpolicyintl.org/
http://www.connectforkids.org/
Connect For Kids Open in a new browser window
   Information for adults who want to make their communities better places for children. News, a directory of groups working on behalf of children and families, and articles on many parenting topics.
   http://www.connectforkids.org/
http://www.dartscafe.com
D-aRts Youth Organization Open in a new browser window
   As an after school arts initiative, D-aRts plans events for youth ages 14 to 20 with its main focus being to get youth involved with the arts. Currently our event productions include, Spoken Word, Fine Arts, Dance, Music, Fashion.
   http://www.dartscafe.com
http://www.dare.com
D.A.R.E. Open in a new browser window
   Provides children with the information and skills they need to live drug and violence free lives.
   http://www.dare.com
http://www.deliverthedream.org/
Deliver The Dream Open in a new browser window
   A respite and retreat program that serves families facing serious illness or crisis by helping them to enhance coping skills, reduce stress and cultivate relationships. Press releases, newsletter, information on retreat weekends, and volunteer opportuniti
   http://www.deliverthedream.org/
http://www.embracingthechild.org/
Embracing the Child Open in a new browser window
   Provides children's books and other reading material to organizations that serve at-risk children such as safe houses, foster care facilities, and emergency shelters.
   http://www.embracingthechild.org/
http://www.eurlyaid.net/
Eurlyaid - The European Association on Early Intervention Open in a new browser window
   An association of scientists, professionals and parents focused on children with special needs. News, conferences, and discussion forums.
   http://www.eurlyaid.net/
http://www.unicef.org/evaldatabase/index.html
Evaluation and Research Database Open in a new browser window
   A UNICEF database that contains evaluations, studies and surveys related to UNICEF programs. Reports can be sorted by country, by region, by theme or by date.
   http://www.unicef.org/evaldatabase/index.html
http://www.flamefamily.co.uk/
FLAME Network Open in a new browser window
   A voluntary network within the Church of England working for the enhancement of family life, marriage and human relationships.
   http://www.flamefamily.co.uk/
http://www.familiescommission.govt.nz
Families Commission Open in a new browser window
   The Families Commission is a government agency that is an advocate for New Zealand families. It funds research, seeks the views of the community, and works to influence government family policy.
   http://www.familiescommission.govt.nz
http://www.father.com/
Father Resource Network Open in a new browser window
   A nonprofit resource, support, and referral service that helps fathers and families cope with difficult challenges and transformations.
   http://www.father.com/
http://www.blogcharm.com/4kids
For Kids' Sake Open in a new browser window
   A blog discussing the issues that affect children across the world; from child abuse, to poverty, to child soldiers, to education, to medication, and everything else. Also includes ways for people to make a difference.
   http://www.blogcharm.com/4kids
http://www.forumforyouthinvestment.org/
Forum for Youth Investment Open in a new browser window
   Seeks to help organizations and individuals in the allied youth fields by providing research, publications, and issue discussions. Resources, news, and the periodic publication Forum Focus.
   http://www.forumforyouthinvestment.org/
http://www.gccs.gla.ac.uk/
Glasgow Centre for the Child and Society Open in a new browser window
   Academic and documentation centre based at the University of Glasgow which conducts research, offers teaching, consultancy and policy advice primarily in the areas of child welfare, children's rights, child protection and young people and crime. Services
   http://www.gccs.gla.ac.uk/
http://www.happeninc.com/
Happen Inc. Open in a new browser window
   A unique, non-profit organization in Cincinnati, Ohio that helps parents and their children share creative, bonding experiences using art as the medium. Classes, community programs, and volunteer opportunities.
   http://www.happeninc.com/
http://www.houstonfamilyfoundation.org/
Houston Family Foundation Open in a new browser window
   A non-profit, Christ-centered organization dedicated to helping parents raise children and build families with virtue.
   http://www.houstonfamilyfoundation.org/
http://www.howtomakeafamily.com/
How to Make a Family Open in a new browser window
   Columns, essays, and advice on issues pertinent to "family" in both its broadest and most intimate contexts.
   http://www.howtomakeafamily.com/
http://www.iscfc.emich.edu/
Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Communities Open in a new browser window
   Located at Eastern Michigan University, the Institute applies scholarly research and practical expertise to issues such as foster care and child welfare.
   http://www.iscfc.emich.edu/
http://www.investinkids.ca/
Invest in Kids Open in a new browser window
   A nonprofit organization in Canada focused on early childhood development. Research, publications, and resources for parents and professionals.
   http://www.investinkids.ca/
http://www.bendiga.org/
Journey of a Missionary Open in a new browser window
   Assists children and families in Libano, Columbia. Programs, newsletter, Viatorian Center, and donation information.
   http://www.bendiga.org/
http://www.kidsfirstcoalition.org/
Kids First Coalition Open in a new browser window
   Seeks to promote and encourage traditional families. Policy initiatives, congressional testimony, and press releases.
   http://www.kidsfirstcoalition.org/
http://www.kidsfirst.org/kidsfirst/
Kids First! Open in a new browser window
   Evaluates, rates, and endorses video, film, software, and other media products designed for children using a volunteer, community-based jury comprising professionals, teachers, parents, and children. Reviews, articles, and newsletter.
   http://www.kidsfirst.org/kidsfirst/
http://www.kidsdata.org/
Kidsdata Open in a new browser window
   Lists and tracks information on 30 health topics for children in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties in Northern California, and shows comparable California and U.S. data where available.
   http://www.kidsdata.org/
http://www.kclinc.org/
Local Investment Commission Open in a new browser window
   An effort by the state of Missouri to work with citizens, businesses, and civic and labor leaders to improve the lives of children and families in Kansas City and Jackson County. Initiatives, news, and data.
   http://www.kclinc.org/
http://www.nap.edu/catalog/2113.html
Losing Generations: Adolescents in High-Risk Settings Open in a new browser window
   Complete text of the book by the Panel on High-Risk Youth, National Research Council.
   http://www.nap.edu/catalog/2113.html
http://www.christarjapan.org/
Middle of Somewhere Open in a new browser window
   Web magazine for children of missionary families. Published by students from the American Christian School in Japan.
   http://www.christarjapan.org/
http://www.militaryhomefront.dod.mil/
Military HOMEFRONT Open in a new browser window
   Department of Defense web site providing information on military children and youth issues, programs, initiatives, and military and civilian partnerships.
   http://www.militaryhomefront.dod.mil/
http://missourifamilies.org/
MissouriFamilies Open in a new browser window
   Affiliated with the University of Missouri at Columbia, the site provides information on health, nutrition, finances, housing, divorce, parenting, and childcare. Articles, quick answers, workshops, and newsletter.
   http://missourifamilies.org/
http://www.monroecountywestvirginiafamilyresourcenetwork.com/
Monroe County Coalition for Children and Families Open in a new browser window
   A West Virginia Family Resource Network. Site includes a resource directory, tobacco prevention coalition, breast cancer awareness and more.
   http://www.monroecountywestvirginiafamilyresourcenetwork.com/
http://www.nccfc.org/
National Center for Children, Families and Communities Open in a new browser window
   Seeks to improve the health and social functioning of low income, first-time mothers, their babies, and families by helping communities develop Nurse-Family Partnership home visiting programs.
   http://www.nccfc.org/
http://chhs.gsu.edu/nationalcenter/
National Center on Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Open in a new browser window
   Based at Georgia State University, the National Center seeks to assist grandparent-headed households via education, advocacy, and the promotion of informed legislation, policy, and practices.
   http://chhs.gsu.edu/nationalcenter/
http://muskie.usm.maine.edu/helpkids/
National Child Welfare Resource Center for Organizational Improvement Open in a new browser window
   Helps state, county and tribal child welfare agencies improve management, measure outcomes, and make decisions that protect children. Toll-free number, publications, and programs.
   http://muskie.usm.maine.edu/helpkids/
http://www.grandparentsforchildren.org/
National Committee of Grandparents for Children's Rights Open in a new browser window
   Advocates and lobbies for substantial and urgent legislative changes that protect the rights of grandparents and children.
   http://www.grandparentsforchildren.org/
http://www.ngycp.org/
National Guard Youth Challenge Program Open in a new browser window
   A structured, quasi-military training and mentoring program affiliated with the National Guard for at-risk youth that develops the life skills, educational levels and employment potential of 16-18 year old high-school drop-outs
   http://www.ngycp.org/
http://www.ncl.ac.uk/ncfs/
Newcastle Centre for Family Studies Open in a new browser window
   United Kingdom-based institute that undertakes and promotes multi-disciplinary research on family life and relationships. Publications, research, and post-graduate programs.
   http://www.ncl.ac.uk/ncfs/
http://www.office-for-children.vic.gov.au/
Office for Children in Victoria Open in a new browser window
   Focused on the health, safety, development, learning and wellbeing of children, young people and families in Victoria, Australia.
   http://www.office-for-children.vic.gov.au/
http://www.ounce.org/
Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida Open in a new browser window
   A non-profit organization that supports innovative programs that assist at-risk children and their families. Child abuse prevention initiatives, fatherhood programs, Circle of Parents support group, and Healthy Families Florida program.
   http://www.ounce.org/
http://www.parentshelpingparents.org/
Parents Helping Parents Open in a new browser window
   Free and ongoing support groups throughout Massachusetts for parents, or other adults in a parenting role, who feel isolated, overwhelmed, or afraid of their anger towards their children. Parent stories, group locations, and volunteer and donation opportu
   http://www.parentshelpingparents.org/
http://www.preknow.org/
Pre-K Now Open in a new browser window
   Collaborates with advocates and policymakers in a movement to provide high-quality, voluntary pre-kindergarten education for all three and four year olds.
   http://www.preknow.org/
http://destinyofhope.org
Project Destiny of Hope Open in a new browser window
   An organization in Baltimore, Maryland that seeks to make effective leaders and productive citizens of at-risk youths and teens through interest driven programs.
   http://destinyofhope.org
http://www.promisingpractices.net/
Promising Practices Network Open in a new browser window
   Features programs and practices that credible research indicates are effective in improving outcomes in the areas of child health, child safety, schooling, and family well-being. Sections on proven and promising programs, research in brief, and strengthen
   http://www.promisingpractices.net/
http://www.pcca.co.uk
Promoting Christian Child Care Alternatives Open in a new browser window
   Resources for child protection, advise and help for those suffering abuse and for those who have a resposibility for children.
   http://www.pcca.co.uk
http://www.socialcapitalpartners.ca/
Social Capital Partners Open in a new browser window
   Invests in and incubates revenue-generating social enterprises that employ at-risk youth and other populations outside the economic mainstream in Canada.
   http://www.socialcapitalpartners.ca/
http://www.shef.ac.uk/surestart
Sure Start research and evaluation in the School of Education, University of Sheffield Open in a new browser window
   Research and evaluation of Sure Start programmes. Sure Start is a UK government initiative to improve the life chances of pre-school children.
   http://www.shef.ac.uk/surestart
http://www.soc.duke.edu/~cwi/
The Child Well-Being Index Open in a new browser window
   Produced by Duke University researchers, the Child Well-Being Index is an evidence-based measure of trends over time in the quality of life or well-being of America‚Äôs children and young people. Description of index, data, and press information.
   http://www.soc.duke.edu/~cwi/
http://www.the-childrens-society.org.uk/
The Children's Society Open in a new browser window
   A UK based organization that assists street children, disabled children, young refugees, and children in trouble with the law. News, events, and donation and volunteer information.
   http://www.the-childrens-society.org.uk/
http://www.comicbookproject.org/
The Comic Book Project Open in a new browser window
   A project of Teachers College, Columbia University that engages children in a creative process leading to literacy reinforcement, social awareness, and character development. Student galleries, publications, and news.
   http://www.comicbookproject.org/
http://www.futureofchildren.org/
The Future of Children Open in a new browser window
   Online publication by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation whose primary purpose is to disseminate timely information on major issues related to children's well-being.
   http://www.futureofchildren.org/
http://www.tpronline.org/
The Prevention Researcher Online Open in a new browser window
   A quarterly newsletter about At-Risk Youth. Contains abstracts and references as well as full length articles on At-Risk Youth issues such as teen violence, teen pregnancy prevention, substance abuse, dating violence and eating disorders.
   http://www.tpronline.org/
http://www.thestepfamilylife.com/
The Stepfamily Life Open in a new browser window
   A weekly column highlighting the joys and unique challenges of stepfamily living.
   http://www.thestepfamilylife.com/
http://www.urban.org/adolescents/index.cfm
The Urban Institute | Adolescents Open in a new browser window
   Current publications and projects on policy issues affecting adolescents from the Urban Institute.
   http://www.urban.org/adolescents/index.cfm
http://www.urban.org/children/index.cfm
The Urban Institute | Children Open in a new browser window
   Current publications and projects on policy issues affecting children from the Urban Institute.
   http://www.urban.org/children/index.cfm
http://www.urban.org/family/index.cfm
The Urban Institute | Family/Parents Open in a new browser window
   Current publications and projects from the Urban Institute on policy issues affecting families/parents.
   http://www.urban.org/family/index.cfm
http://www.thrasherresearch.org/
Thrasher Research Fund - Research in Children's Health Open in a new browser window
   A private organization that finances practical, applied pediatric health research and demonstration projects. Grant and contact information.
   http://www.thrasherresearch.org/
http://www.health.gov/nhic/Pubs/tollfree.pdf
Toll-Free Numbers for Health Information Open in a new browser window
   A list of toll-free numbers, and description of services, on health topics compiled by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Several topics related to children are included.
   http://www.health.gov/nhic/Pubs/tollfree.pdf
http://www.unitedforjustice.com/
United For Justice Open in a new browser window
   An organization that supports women and children in the areas of domestic violence, child abuse, sexual abuse, and custody laws in the United States.
   http://www.unitedforjustice.com/
http://www.checkwwc.wa.gov.au
Working With Children Checks Open in a new browser window
   Explains the compulsory screening system in Western Australia, and the legislation on which it is based. Also provides forms, factsheets and FAQ.
   http://www.checkwwc.wa.gov.au
http://www.ynic-scc.com
YNIC and SCC - Social Change Center Open in a new browser window
   A computer database, with over 300 different youth projects and 60 countries, all over the world.
   http://www.ynic-scc.com
http://www.youthontrack.org
Youth On Track Open in a new browser window
   American Freedom Assembly is a non-profit corporation concerned for today's youth. The founder travels across the country speaking to America's youth at schools, camps and churches. The site also provides a newsletter and a speaking schedule.
   http://www.youthontrack.org
http://www.youthtoday.org
Youth Today: The Newspaper on Youth Work Open in a new browser window
   A national source for news, views and important developments in the youth service field from a nonprofit organization.
   http://www.youthtoday.org
http://www.yar.org/
Youth as Resources Open in a new browser window
   Supports young people in funding, designing, and implementing service projects in their communities.
   http://www.yar.org/
http://www.youthactionnet.org/
YouthAction Net Open in a new browser window
   Provides a virtual community for young leaders. Discussion forum, virtual library, events, and profiles of young leaders around the globe.
   http://www.youthactionnet.org/
http://www.youthworker.uk.net/
Youthworker Open in a new browser window
   Provides support and information to youthwork practitioners in the United Kingdom. Includes forum, news, and policy papers.
   http://www.youthworker.uk.net/
http://www.cpinfo.org.uk
cpinfo Open in a new browser window
   The child policy service of the National Children's Bureau of the UK. It provides information on issues relating to children and young people from Westminster and Whitehall.
   http://www.cpinfo.org.uk
http://www.familyfacts.org
familyfacts.org Open in a new browser window
   Sponsored by the Heritage Foundation, this site presents findings on the family, society and religion from peer-reviewed journals, books and government surveys.
   http://www.familyfacts.org
http://www.kidsnutrition.org/
kidsnutrition.org Open in a new browser window
   A site by the Children's Nutrition Research Center (CNRC) of the Baylor College of Medicine. Research, news, and information and resources for parents.
   http://www.kidsnutrition.org/

Last Updated: 2007-10-07 13:48:35