Please see the many subcategories of Children here in Society-Issues. Youth and Family Children Issues Society.
Youth is the time of life when one is young, but often means the time between childhood and adulthood ( maturity ). (wikipedia)
- Division of Childhood and Adolescence www
A focal point for policy development, Childhood and Adolescence, research, and strategic analysis of trends regarding broad determinants of health regarding children and youth in Canada.
- Resources Churches' Child Protection Advisory Service www
Resources for child protection, Child Protection Advisory Service, advise and help for those suffering abuse and for those who have a responsibility for children. Churches' Child Protection Advisory Service.
- An Local Investment Commission www
An effort by the state of Missouri to work with citizens, Investment Commission, businesses, and civic and labor leaders to improve the lives of children and families in Kansas City and Jackson County. Initiatives, news, and data. Local Investment Commission.
- A The Comic Book Project www
A project of Teachers College, Comic Book Project, Columbia University that engages children in a creative process leading to literacy reinforcement, social awareness, and character development. Student galleries, publications, and news. The Comic Book Project.
- A Youth Today www
A national source for news, Today, views and important developments in the youth service field from a nonprofit organization. Youth Today.
- A Deliver The Dream www
A respite and retreat program that serves families facing serious illness or crisis by helping them to enhance coping skills, The Dream, reduce stress and cultivate relationships. Press releases, newsletter, information on retreat weekends, and volunteer opportunities. Deliver The Dream.
- Complete Losing Generations: Adolescents in High-Risk Settings www
Complete text of the book by the Panel on High-Risk Youth, Generations: Adolescents in High-Risk Settings, National Research Council. Losing Generations: Adolescents in High-Risk Settings.
- Advocates National Committee of Grandparents for Children's Rights www
Advocates and lobbies for substantial and urgent legislative changes that protect the rights of grandparents and children. National Committee of Grandparents for Children's Rights.
- A The Prevention Researcher Online www
A quarterly newsletter about At-Risk Youth. Prevention Researcher Online. Includes 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. The Prevention Researcher Online.
- Provides Childwelfare.com www
Provides publications and data at the state and national level on adoption, Childwelfare.com, child abuse, welfare reform, foster care, and child poverty. Childwelfare.com.
- A Action for Child Protection www
A consulting and training organization providing resources and technical assistance to national, for Child Protection, state and county child welfare professionals and agencies primarily in the area of child protective services. Action for Child Protection.
- A Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida www
A non-profit organization that supports innovative programs that assist at-risk children and their families. Prevention Fund of Florida. Child abuse prevention initiatives, fatherhood programs, Circle of Parents support group, and Healthy Families Florida program. Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida.
- Sponsored familyfacts.org www
Sponsored by the Heritage Foundation, familyfacts.org, this site presents findings on the family, society and religion from peer-reviewed journals, books and government surveys. familyfacts.org.
- Web Middle of Somewhere www
Web magazine for children of missionary families. Somewhere. Published by students from the American Christian School in Japan. Middle of Somewhere.
- Strives Center for the Study of Social Policy www
Strives to help states and localities implement strategies that strengthen disadvantaged communities and ensure that children grow up healthy, for the Study of Social Policy, safe, successful in school, and ready for productive adulthood. Center for the Study of Social Policy.
- Current The Urban Institute | Family/Parents www
The Urban Institute | Family/Parents.
- Academic Glasgow Centre for the Child and Society www
Academic and documentation centre based at the University of Glasgow which conducts research, Centre for the Child and Society, offers teaching, consultancy and policy advice primarily in the areas of child welfare, children's rights, child protection and young people and crime. Services list, recent publications, and scholar profiles included. Glasgow Centre for the Child and Society.
- A Child Welfare Information Gateway www
A service of the Children's Bureau, Welfare Information Gateway, 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 and neglect, adoption, and search and reunion. Child Welfare Information Gateway.
- Located Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Communities www
Located at Eastern Michigan University, for the Study of Children, Families and Communities, the Institute applies scholarly research and practical expertise to issues such as foster care and child welfare. Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Communities.
- A Evaluation and Research Database www
A UNICEF database that contains evaluations, and Research Database, studies and surveys related to UNICEF programs. Reports can be sorted by country, by region, by theme or by date. Evaluation and Research Database.
- A Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth www
A national collaboration of researchers, Research Alliance for Children and Youth, policy makers and practitioners devoted to building a better future for Australia's children and young people. Programs, publications, and media centre. Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth.
- An Child Trends www
An independent, Trends, nonpartisan research center dedicated to improving the lives of children and their families. Projects, news, and publications. Child Trends.
- Produced The Child Well-Being Index www
Produced by Duke University researchers, Child Well-Being Index, the Child Well-Being Index is an evidence-based measure of trends over time in the quality of life or well-being of America’s children and young people. Description of index, data, and press information. The Child Well-Being Index.
- The Families Commission www
The Families Commission is a government agency that is an advocate for New Zealand families. Commission. It funds research, seeks the views of the community, and works to influence government family policy. Families Commission.
- A Toll-Free Numbers for Health Information www
A list of toll-free numbers, Numbers for Health Information, 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. Toll-Free Numbers for Health Information.
- Provides Childstats.gov www
Provides statistical reports on the status of U. Childstats.gov.S. children and their families, including population, family characteristics, economic security, health, environment, education. From the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics. Childstats.gov.
- Invests Social Capital Partners www
Invests in and incubates revenue-generating social enterprises that employ at-risk youth and other populations outside the economic mainstream in Canada. Social Capital Partners.
- A YNIC and SCC - Social Change Center www
A computer database, and SCC - Social Change Center, with over 300 different youth projects and 60 countries, all over the world. YNIC and SCC - Social Change Center.
- Educates Center on Media and Child Health www
Educates children, Media and Child Health, parents, and the public on media and their effects on the physical, mental, and social health of all children. Center on Media and Child Health.
- Aims The Children's Institute, University of Cape Town www
Aims to address the needs and rights of South African children through policy research and other academic activities. The Children's Institute, University of Cape Town.
- Collaborates Pre-K Now www
Collaborates with advocates and policymakers in a movement to provide high-quality, Now, voluntary pre-kindergarten education for all three and four year olds. Pre-K Now.
- Evaluates, Kids First! www
Evaluates, First!, 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. Kids First!.
- Affiliated MissouriFamilies www
Affiliated with the University of Missouri at Columbia, MissouriFamilies, the site provides information on health, nutrition, finances, housing, divorce, parenting, and childcare. Articles, quick answers, workshops, and newsletter. MissouriFamilies.
- A National Guard Youth Challenge Program www
A structured, Guard Youth Challenge Program, 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 National Guard Youth Challenge Program.
- Provides Embracing the Child www
Provides children's books and other reading material to organizations that serve at-risk children such as safe houses, the Child, foster care facilities, and emergency shelters. Embracing the Child.
- Essays Who's Minding the Children? www
Essays about parenting and childcare, Minding the Children?, and about society's treatment of important issues that affect children. Who's Minding the Children?.
- Online The Future of Children www
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. The Future of Children.
- A Happen Inc. www
A unique, Inc., 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. Happen Inc..
- Explains Working With Children Checks www
Explains the compulsory screening system in Western Australia, With Children Checks, and the legislation on which it is based. Also provides forms, factsheets and FAQ. Working With Children Checks.
- Current The Urban Institute | Adolescents www
Current publications and projects on policy issues affecting adolescents from the Urban Institute. | Adolescents. The Urban Institute | Adolescents.
- An Children's Bureau Express www
An online, Bureau Express, monthly digest designed for professionals concerned with child abuse and neglect, child welfare, and adoption. Children's Bureau Express.
- Helps National Child Welfare Resource Center for Organizational Improvement www
Helps state, Child Welfare Resource Center for Organizational Improvement, county and tribal child welfare agencies improve management, measure outcomes, and make decisions that protect children. Toll-free number, publications, and programs. National Child Welfare Resource Center for Organizational Improvement.
- An Project Destiny of Hope www
An organization in Baltimore, Destiny of Hope, Maryland that seeks to make effective leaders and productive citizens of at-risk youths and teens through interest driven programs. Project Destiny of Hope.
- Created Board on Children, Youth, and Families Homepage (BOCYF) www
Created in 1993 to provide an authoritative, Children, Youth, and Families Homepage (BOCYF), nonpartisan analysis of child, youth, and family issues. Board members, current research projects, publications, and meeting information included. Board on Children, Youth, and Families Homepage (BOCYF).
- Lists Kidsdata www
Lists and tracks information on 30 health topics for children in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties in Northern California, Kidsdata, and shows comparable California and U.S. data where available. Kidsdata.
- A kidsnutrition.org www
A site by the Children's Nutrition Research Center (CNRC) of the Baylor College of Medicine. kidsnutrition.org. Research, news, and information and resources for parents. kidsnutrition.org.
- Supports Youth as Resources www
Supports young people in funding, Resources, designing, and implementing service projects in their communities. Youth as Resources.
- Current The Urban Institute | Children www
Current publications and projects on policy issues affecting children from the Urban Institute. | Children. The Urban Institute | Children.
- Undertakes Children's Partnership www
Undertakes research and policy analysis, Partnership, publishes reports and multimedia materials, and forges new alliances among parents, policymakers and the private sector to achieve tangible gains for children. Children's Partnership.
- American Youth On Track www
American Freedom Assembly is a non-profit corporation concerned for today's youth. Track. 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. Youth On Track.
- Presenting Birthmothers Exploited By Adoption www
Presenting information about the adverse effects of adoption from mothers who feel they lost their babies through coerced or forced surrender. Exploited By Adoption. Includes personal stories and resources. Birthmothers Exploited By Adoption.
- Court Adoption Fraud www
Court unseals adoption records in Florida due to fraudulent black market baby broker activity. Fraud. Includes Associated Press coverage. Adoption Fraud.
- A Hey U G L Y - Unique Gifted Lovable You www
A resource for tweens and teens, G L Y - Unique Gifted Lovable You, providing self-esteem and character development tools and programs. Includes a radio show, in-school presentations and Emotional Learning Activity Plans for schools and youth serving organizations. Hey U G L Y - Unique Gifted Lovable You.
- Raises Love146.org www
Raises awareness and resources to combat child sex trafficking. Love146.org.
- Works Morgan Nick Foundation www
Works to recover missing children across the United States and serves as a support team to families and a liaison to law enforcement. Nick Foundation. Includes a tribute to the 6 year-old namesake abducted in 1995. Morgan Nick Foundation.
- A Child Abduction Resource Center www
A multi-lingual site of resources for parents dealing with child abduction. Child Abduction Resource Center.
- National Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect (1993) www
National Academy Press - Online Book Understanding Child Abuse and Neglect (1993).
- Provides Helpguide.org - Signs and Types of Child Abuse www
Provides resources for identifying and reporting child abuse. Signs and Types of Child Abuse. From the Rotary Club of Santa Monica and Center for Healthy Aging. Helpguide.org - Signs and Types of Child Abuse.
- Argues Daycares Don't Care www
Argues that daycare has detrimental effects on children. Don't Care. Listings of books, magazines, and news articles. Daycares Don't Care.
- Promotes Child Care and Early Education Research Connections www
Promotes research in child care and early education and the use of that research in policy making. Care and Early Education Research Connections. Publications, statistics, and 50-state data tool. Child Care and Early Education Research Connections.
- Report Tainted Harvest: Child Labor and Obstacles to Organizing on Ecuador's Banana Plantations www
Report by Human Rights Watch examines child banana workers in Ecuador as the victims of serious human rights abuses. Tainted Harvest: Child Labor and Obstacles to Organizing on Ecuador's Banana Plantations.
- A GoodWeave www
A global nonprofit organization working to end child labor and offer educational opportunities for children in South Asia. GoodWeave.
- A MillionSoulsAware.org www
A not-for-profit project aiming to raise awareness of issues of concern. MillionSoulsAware.org. Once a million persons have read the current featured article, the site will cover another topic. MillionSoulsAware.org.
- Library Speakout.com: Issues www
Library of online information and links related to (mostly U. Issues.S.) public policy issues. Formerly Policy.com. Speakout.com: Issues.
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