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Child Welfare Information Gateway.
These results are current as of: March 10, 2014
Includes resources for and about youth involved with child welfare. If you are aware of any others, please contact Child Welfare Information Gateway at OrganizationUpdates@childwelfare.gov.
To search for child welfare-related national organizations by topic, use the Related Organizations Search at http://www.childwelfare.gov/organizations/search.cfm.
- Program Areas - http://www.aypf.org/programareas/
BRYCS is a project of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops/Migration and Refugee Services (USCCB/MRS), and it is supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Refugee Resettlement.
Training Specific: The DUCS Training Initiative is a a collaboration between ORR/DUCS, the Children’s Bureau, the National Resource Center for Child Protective Services, and Bridging Refugee Youth and Children’s Services (BRYCS) with the overall goal of helping to ensure a safe and caring environment for children and youth while they are in Federal custody. For information on this training model, curricula, technical assistance, and more, please see http://www.brycs.org/ducstrainingmaterials.cfm.
- Clearinghouse - http://www.brycs.org/clearinghouse/index.cfm
- Child Welfare - http://www.brycs.org/child_welfare.cfm
- Youth Development - http://www.brycs.org/youth_development.cfm
- REACH Institute Collaboration on Mental Health - http://www.casey.org/Resources/Initiatives/REACH/
- Research Network on Youth Mental Health Care - http://www.casey.org/Resources/Initiatives/MacArthurResearch/
- Youth Resources - http://www.casey.org/Youth/Resources.htm
A service of the Children's Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Child Welfare Information Gateway provides access to programs, research, laws and policies, training resources, statistics, and much more.
- National Runaway Safeline - http://www.1800runaway.org/
The Forum provides youth and adult leaders with the information, technical assistance, training, network support and partnership opportunities needed to increase the quality and quantity of youth investment and youth involvement.
- Ready by 21 - http://forumfyi.org/ready-21
- SparkAction - http://sparkaction.org/
Foster Care to Success was formerly the Orphan Foundation of America.
- Scholarships & Grants - http://fc2success.org/what-we-do/scholarships-and-grants/
- Pregnant & Parenting Teens - http://www.healthyteennetwork.org/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC=%7B8E484FFE-A002-49B2-B15B-223BEC235C19%7D
The YEF Institute is a national resource, providing guidance and assistance to municipal officials, compiling and disseminating information on promising strategies and best practices, building networks of local officials working on similar issues and concerns, and conducting research on the key challenges facing municipalities in these core program areas, including youth development.
Formed by the Annie E. Casey Foundation and Casey Family Programs, the Initiative brings together the people and resources needed to help youth make the connections they need to education, employment, health care, housing, and supportive personal and community relationships.
As a grant-making foundation, the Initiative supports successful community-based efforts that create opportunities and build assets for youth leaving foster care through grants, technical assistance, and coalition building with multiple stakeholders. Grants are made to qualified nonprofit organizations or governmental agencies by invitation only.
The Legal Center FCE is a collaboration between Casey Family Programs and the ABA Center on Children and the Law, in conjunction with the Education Law Center-PA and the Juvenile Law Center.
Training Specific: MANY's training programs include a range of services... from providing the most current thinking on how to work with youth and families... to fundraising... to building effective and sustainable after-school programs... to customized training, etc. For additional information, see http://www.manynet.org/events/default.aspx.
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Military OneSource can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, by calling 1-800-342-9647 or visiting online at http://www.militaryonesource.com. The user id is "military" and the password is "onesource." Email Military OneSource directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Leadership, service providers, and families can find information on the Military Homefront Portal at http://www.militaryhomefront.dod.mil.
Military Onesource is provided by the Department of Defense at no cost to active duty, Guard and Reserve (regardless of activation status), and their families.
- Childre, Youth and Teens - http://www.militaryonesource.mil/cyt
- Child Abuse and Domestic Violence - http://www.militaryonesource.mil/abuse
- Military Family Life - http://www.militaryonesource.com/MOS/FindInformation/Category/Topic/Issue.aspx?IssueID=1158&TopicID=369&MaterialTypeGroupIDOpened=-1
The NAHIC was established with funding from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. It is based within the University of California, San Francisco’s Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics and Institute for Health Policy Studies.
- National Juvenile Court Data Archive - http://www.ncjj.org/Projects/National_Juvenile_Court_Data_Archive.aspx
NCFY was established by the Family and Youth Services Bureau (FYSB), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, to link those interested in youth issues with the resources they need to better serve young people, families, and communities.
NCWD/Youth is funded by a grant administered by the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) at the U.S. Department of Labor.
The NDTAC website is intended to serve as a tool and to provide examples of work being done in the field. The website was created and is maintained by American Institutes for Research (AIR) through funding from the U.S. Department of Education.
- State Resources - http://www.neglected-delinquent.org/nd/states/state.php
- National Collaboration for Families - http://www.nationalassembly.org/FSPC/Default.aspx
- National Collaboration for Youth - http://www.collab4youth.org/Default.aspx
The Family Finding model offers methods and strategies to locate and engage relatives of children living in out of home care. The goal of family finding is to provide each child with the life long connections that only a family can offer.
Training Specific: Information on family finding training and technical assistance support is available online at http://www.senecacenter.org/familyfinding/support.
- Family Finding Search Services - http://www.senecacenter.org/familyconnectedness/searchservices
- Resources for Permanency - http://www.senecacenter.org/perm_resources
- FosterClub for Grownups - http://www.fosterclub.com/grownups/
NRCYD’s overall goal is to build the capacity of States and Tribes to provide high quality services to their youth in out of home placements, former foster youth and other youth in at-risk situations.
- John H. Chafee Program - http://www.nrcyd.ou.edu/chafee
- Transition Planning - http://www.nrcyd.ou.edu/youth-engagement/transition-planning
- Education and Training Voucher Program - http://www.nrcyd.ou.edu/etv
- State Pages - http://www.nrcyd.ou.edu/state-pages
- Tribal Pages - http://www.nrcyd.ou.edu/tribal-pages
- LGBTQ Youth In-Care - http://www.nrcyd.ou.edu/lgbtq-youth
- Youth Port - http://www.nrcyd.ou.edu/youth-port
SparkAction is managed by the Forum for Youth Investment.
STRYVE is a national initiative, led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which takes a public health approach to preventing youth violence before it starts. STRYVE Online provides communities with the knowledge and resources to be successful in preventing youth violence.
Training Specific: The Training Section provides online links to modules specifically produced for STRYVE. The Online Training is designed to help individuals, groups, organizations, and communities become acquainted with the key concepts and strategies of youth violence prevention. For more information, please see http://vetoviolence.cdc.gov/stryve/training.html.
To search for other child welfare-related national organizations by topic, use the Related Organizations Search.
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