Web Sites

Administration for Children & Families - External link opens new window
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is a federal agency funding state, territory, local, and tribal organizations to provide family assistance (welfare), child support, child care, Head Start, child welfare, and other programs relating to children and families.

ACF - Children's Bureau Express - External link opens new window
The Children's Bureau Express is designed for professionals concerned with child abuse and neglect, child welfare, and adoption. The Children's Bureau Express is supported by the Children's Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and published by the National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information and the National Adoption Information Clearinghouse.

Annie E. Casey Foundation - External link opens new window
Since 1948, the Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF) has worked to build better futures for disadvantaged children and their families in the United States. The primary mission of the Foundation is to foster public policies, human service reforms, and community supports that more effectively meet the needs of today's vulnerable children and families.

Child Welfare League of America - External link opens new window
The Child Welfare League of America is the nation's oldest and largest membership-based child welfare organization. It is committed to engaging people everywhere in promoting the well-being of children, youth, and their families and protecting every child from harm.

Child Welfare Institute - External link opens new window
This organization's mission is to provide information, ideas, and guidance in the field of child welfare training and organizational development consultation.

National Children's Alliance - External link opens new window
The National Children's Alliance is a group of 53 national organizations with an interest in the well-being of children and youth.

National Data Archive on Child Abuse & Neglect - External link opens new window
A resource since 1988, NDACAN promotes scholarly exchange among researchers in the child maltreatment field. NDACAN acquires micro data from leading researchers and national data collection efforts and makes these datasets available to the research community for secondary analysis.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - External link opens new window
A wide variety of resources is available on the home page of the federal agency.