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)
- 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.
- 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.
- Free Parents Helping Parents www
Free and ongoing support groups throughout Massachusetts for parents, Helping 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 opportunities. Parents Helping Parents.
- 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.
- Seeks Forum for Youth Investment www
Seeks to help organizations and individuals in the allied youth fields by providing research, for Youth Investment, publications, and issue discussions. Resources, news, and the periodic publication Forum Focus. Forum for Youth Investment.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Provides YouthAction Net www
Provides a virtual community for young leaders. Net. Discussion forum, virtual library, events, and profiles of young leaders around the globe. YouthAction Net.
- 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.
- 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.
- Provides Children and Violence www
Provides resources for researchers and others interested in issues related to violence and children. Children and Violence.
- 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.
- 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.
- Current The Urban Institute | Family/Parents www
The Urban Institute | Family/Parents.
- An Eurlyaid - The European Association on Early Intervention www
An association of scientists, The European Association on Early Intervention, professionals and parents focused on children with special needs. News, conferences, and discussion forums. Eurlyaid - The European Association on Early Intervention.
- 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 Thrasher Research Fund - Research in Children's Health www
A private organization that finances practical, Research Fund - Research in Children's Health, applied pediatric health research and demonstration projects. Grant and contact information. Thrasher Research Fund - Research in Children's Health.
- 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.
- A Monroe County Coalition for Children and Families www
A West Virginia Family Resource Network. County Coalition for Children and Families. Includes a resource directory, tobacco prevention coalition, and breast cancer awareness. Monroe County Coalition for Children and Families.
- A Chapin Hall Center for Children www
A research center located at the University of Chicago that informs policymakers, Hall Center for Children, service providers, and administrators on issues affecting the well being of children. Projects, publications, and newsletter. Chapin Hall Center for Children.
- Current The Urban Institute | Children www
Current publications and projects on policy issues affecting children from the Urban Institute. | Children. The Urban Institute | Children.
- 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.
- 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.
- Supports Youth as Resources www
Supports young people in funding, Resources, designing, and implementing service projects in their communities. Youth as Resources.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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!.
- 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..
- Features Promising Practices Network www
Features programs and practices that credible research indicates are effective in improving outcomes in the areas of child health, Practices Network, child safety, schooling, and family well-being. Sections on proven and promising programs, research in brief, and strengthening service delivery. Promising Practices Network.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- A Houston Family Foundation www
A non-profit, Family Foundation, Christ-centered organization dedicated to helping parents raise children and build families with virtue. Houston Family Foundation.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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).
- 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.
- Current The Urban Institute | Adolescents www
Current publications and projects on policy issues affecting adolescents from the Urban Institute. | Adolescents. The Urban Institute | Adolescents.
- 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.
- Michael NPR : Scams Plague Efforts to Adopt Beyond Borders www
Michael Montgomery of American RadioWorks reports on problems with adoptions of children from the former Soviet Union. Scams Plague Efforts to Adopt Beyond Borders. [17:10 streaming audio broadcast] NPR : Scams Plague Efforts to Adopt Beyond Borders.
- A Adoption Clubhouse www
A resource for adopted children and their parents. Clubhouse. Contains sections such as "Speak Out," which features writings from children about adoption, as well as sections on famous people, homework help, clubhouse library, fun stuff, and adoption talk. Adoption Clubhouse.
- Focuses Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children www
Focuses on the health, Partnerships for Children, early education, and well being of children in Pennsylvania. Legislative updates, publications, calendar, and news. Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children.
- Provides North Carolina Child Advocacy Institute www
Provides news, Carolina Child Advocacy Institute, reports, and resources on issues affecting the well-being of North Carolina's children. Special emphasis on child abuse, health care, education, and juvenile justice. North Carolina Child Advocacy Institute.
- Multi-faceted Our Missing Children www
Multi-faceted program that includes the RCMP's Missing Children's Registry. Our Missing Children.
- Report Child Abduction is Child Abuse www
Report presented to the United Nations Convention on Child Rights. Child Abduction is Child Abuse.
- Cornell Child Abuse Prevention Network www
Cornell University's child abuse network with access to nationwide news on child abuse and neglect and several active mailing lists on child abuse for professionals and researchers. Child Abuse Prevention Network.
- Assists Child Advocacy Center, Inc. www
Assists child abuse victims and non-offending family members in Southwest Missouri. Child Advocacy Center, Inc..
- News, Almanac of Policy Issues: Child Care www
News, Policy Issues: Child Care, background information, and links on U.S. child care policy. Almanac of Policy Issues: Child Care.
- National Child Care in Health Care www
National Association for Health Care and Health Care Related Managers interested in service options for employees with children. Child Care in Health Care.
- A Helping Hands www
A website exploring the complex problem of child-labor in India. Hands. Includes many pictures. Helping Hands.
- Sixty The History Place: Child Labor in America www
Sixty photographs by Lewis W. History Place: Child Labor in America. Hine the investigative photographer who worked for the Child Labor Bureau. The History Place: Child Labor in America.
- Nonprofit, IGC - Institute for Global Communications www
Nonprofit, Institute for Global Communications, provides alternative sources of information, and comprehensive Internet services for progressive individuals and organizations. IGC - Institute for Global Communications.
- 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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