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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Provides Children and Violence www
Provides resources for researchers and others interested in issues related to violence and children. Children and Violence.
- 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.
- Current The Urban Institute | Family/Parents www
The Urban Institute | Family/Parents.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 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 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..
- This Clearinghouse on International Developments in Child, Youth and Family Policies www
This website is sponsored by the Columbia University Institute for Child and Family Policy and provides cross-national, International Developments in Child, Youth and Family Policies, comparative information and linkages regarding the policies, programs, benefits and services available in the advanced industrialized countries to address child, youth and family needs. Clearinghouse on International Developments in Child, Youth and Family Policies.
- 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 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 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.
- Current The Urban Institute | Children www
Current publications and projects on policy issues affecting children from the Urban Institute. | Children. The Urban Institute | Children.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 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.
- Works American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences www
Works to improve the quality and standards of individual and family life through programs that educate, Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, influence public policy, disseminate information and publish research findings. American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.
- 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.
- Offers Brothers and Sisters www
Offers a Christian perspective and practical tools on building successful relationships between brothers and sisters. Brothers and Sisters.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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!.
- 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.
- Established Children and the Law www
Established in 1978, and the Law, 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. Children and the Law.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 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.
- Department Military HOMEFRONT www
Department of Defense web site providing information on military children and youth issues, HOMEFRONT, programs, initiatives, and military and civilian partnerships. Military HOMEFRONT.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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?.
- Argues New Directions in Adoption - Stop Tearing Family Apart www
Argues many current adoption practices are unethical. Directions in Adoption - Stop Tearing Family Apart. Articles, policy positions, and links. New Directions in Adoption - Stop Tearing Family Apart.
- Advocates The ALMA Society www
Advocates for the right of adopted persons to know the truth of their origin. ALMA Society. Offers an adoption reunion registry. The ALMA Society.
- Resources National Family Preservation Network www
Resources to assist child welfare agency professionals in preserving families at risk of having children removed, Family Preservation Network, reuniting removed children whenever possible, and encouraging fathers' involvement in their children's lives. National Family Preservation Network.
- Provides Waypoint www
Provides advocacy, Waypoint, community leadership, and services for women and their families in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and surrounding areas. Child care, domestic violence prevention, and shelter programs. Waypoint.
- A Outpost For Hope www
A non-profit organization for families of those lost to the streets. For Hope. Message boards, flyers, resources and inspirational materials. Outpost For Hope.
- The Missing & Exploited Children at BellaOnline.com www
The MEC @ BellaOnline. & Exploited Children at BellaOnline.com.com is a resource for children, parents, and the community to help teach children how to stay safe and find resources to help locate children. Missing & Exploited Children at BellaOnline.com.
- One at the grave of the unknown child www
One child's story. at the grave of the unknown child.
- Definitions Child Abuse www
Definitions of child abuse and neglect, Abuse, warning signs of an abused child or abusive parent, and a US toll-free reporting hotline. Child Abuse.
- Report Child Care Expenses of America's Families www
Report from the Urban Institute looking at the issues arising from childcare costs in the US. Child Care Expenses of America's Families.
- A Child Care in the United States, 2000 www
A detailed overview of child care in the United States by the staff of the House Ways and Means Committee. Child Care in the United States, 2000.
- Offers North American Guidelines for Children's Agricultural Tasks www
Offers parents, American Guidelines for Children's Agricultural Tasks, employers, and educators a resource on assigning agricultural jobs to children 7 to 16 years of age. North American Guidelines for Children's Agricultural Tasks.
- The South Africa: Children's Constitutional Rights www
The new Constitution gave children rights which they should use to prepare themselves for the challenges of the future. South Africa: Children's Constitutional Rights.
- 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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