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Organizations in Support of Promoting Safe and Stable Families Program

Current List of Signatories

National Organizations

Alliance for Children and Families, Washington, DC
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Washington, DC
American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Washington, DC
American Friends Service Committee, Philadelphia, Washington DC
Bethany Christian Services, Grand Rapids, MI
CASA(Court Appointed Special Advocate) St. Louis County, St. Louis County
Center for Law and Social Policy, Washington, DC
Child Welfare League of America, Washington DC
Children Awaiting Parents, Inc., Rochester, NY
Children's Defense Fund, Washington DC
Church Women United
Coalition on Human Needs, Washington, DC
Council for Health and Human Service Ministries (CHHSM), Cleveland
Daniel Memorial Institute, Jacksonville
Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute, New York
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Office for Governmental Affairs, Washington, DC
Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health, Alexandria, VA
Foster Family-based Treatment Assn., Hackensack
Girls and Boys Town, Louisiana
Kidsave International, Washington, DC
Lutheran Services in America, Washington
McAuley Institute, Silver Spring
National Adoption Center, Philadelphia
National Advocacy Center of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd, Silver Spring. MD
National Alliance to End Homelessness
National Association for Social Workers (NASW), Washington DC
National Association of Social Workers, Washingon, DC
National Center for Youth Law, Oakland, CA
National Collaboration for Youth, Washington, DC
National Council of Jewish Women, DC
National Crime Prevention Council, Washington DC
National Family Preservation Network
National Foster Care Coalition, Washington, DC
National Independent Living Association, Jacksonville
National Respite Coalition
NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby, Washington, DC
North American Council on Adoptable Children, St Paul, MN
Orphan Foundation of America
Society for Adolescent Medicine, Blue Springs, MO
The Children's Foundation, Washington, DC
Voice For Adoption, Washington, DC
Volunteers of America
Youth Law Center, San Francisco/Washington, DC


Alabama Foster & Adoptive Parent Association, Decatur
Gateway, Birmingham
The Alliance, Birmingham


Arizona Council of Human Service Providers, Phoenix
Arizonas Children Association, Tucson
Children's Action Alliance, Phoenix
Florence Crittenton Services, Phoenix
Oesterle & Associates, Scottsdale
Umom New Day Centers, Phoenix


Treatment Homes, Inc., Little Rock


Amador ILP, Jackson
Chrysalis House, Inc., Fresno
County Welfare Directors Association of California, Sacramento
Department of Childrens Services, Victorville
Department of Children's Services, San Bernardino
Department of Children's Services, Barstow
Department of Children's Services, Yucca Valley
Family Linkage Adoption, Gilroy
Five Acres The Boys' and Girls' Aid Society of Los Angeles, Altadena
Human Social Services-DCS, San Bernardino
Kinship Center, Salinas
Lilliput Children's Services, Sacramento
National Center for Youth Law, Oakland
Olive Crest Adoption Services, Santa Ana
San Bernardino County Dept of Children's Services, San Bernardino
San Bernardino County, Adoptions, Rancho Cucamonga
Southern California Foster Family/Adoption Agency, Los Angeles
The Community College Foundation
The Sycamores, Pasadena


Adoption Alliance, Denver
Colorado Association of Family and Children's Agencies, Denver
Mount St. Vincent Home, Denver
Shiloh House, Littleton
The Coalition for Child Support Enforcement, Colorado Springs


Children & Families First, Wilmington

District of Columbia

Volunteers for Abused & Neglected Children, Washington


Child Watch Partnership, Jacksonville
Florida's Children First!, Inc., Orlando
Kids@Home, Boca Raton
Pasco Kids First, Inc., New Port Richey
St. George Catholic Church Social Ministry, Ft. Lauderdale
The Children's Home, Inc., Tampa
Youth & Family Alternatives, Inc., New Port Richey


Advocates for Bartow's Children, Cartersville
Athens Regional Attention Home, Athens
Athens Religous Society of Friends, Athens
Barton Child Law and Policy Clinic, Atlanta
Bartow County CASA, Cartersville
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Laurens County, Dublin
CASA, Jonesboro
Cherokee Child Advocacy Council, Inc. , Woodstock
Child and Family Guidance, Richmond Hill
Clarke County Department of Family and Children Services, Athens
Community Partnership for Protecting Children, Athens
Connecting Henry, McDonough
Creative Community Services, Stone Mountain
Department of Family and Children Services, Athens
East Cobb Middle PTA, Atlanta
Elks Aidmore Children's Center, Conyers
Families First, Atlanta
Fulton County Foster & Adoptive Parent Association, Atlanta
Georgia Association of Homes and Services for Children (GAHSC), Atlanta
Georgia PTSA, Marietta
Jeff Davis Department of Family and Children Services, Hazlehurst
Multi-Agency Alliance for Children, Douglasville
NAACP, Statesboro
Prevent Child Abuse Bulloch, Statesboro
Prevent Child Abuse Georgia, Atlanta
Prevent Child Abuse Henry County, Stockbridge
Prevent Child Abuse Liberty, Hinesville
Prevent Child Abuse Rockdale, Conyers, Rockdale, Conyers
Quality Care for Children, Atlanta
Rockdale County Juvenile Court, Conyers
School of Social Work, Georgia State University, Atlanta
Stepping Stone CAC, Dublin
Stepping Stone CAC, Dublin
The Depot, Inc., Stone Mountain, GA
The Methodist Home for Children and Youth, Macon
The Tree House, Inc., Winder
UGA School of Social Work, Athens
United Methodist Children's Home, Decatur
WINGS, Dublin


Allendale Association, Lake Villa
Casa Central Social Services, Chicago
Central Baptist Family Services
Chicago Child Care Society, Chicago
Chicago Jobs Council, Chicago
Child Care Association of Illinois, Springfield
Uhlich Children's Advantage Network, Chicago


Campagna Academy, Schererville
Children's Sanctuary, Inc, Fort Wayne
Crisis Center, Inc., Gary
Elkhart Youth Services Bureau, Inc., Elkhart
Group Homes For Children, Lafayette
Indiana Youth Advocate Program, Scottsburg
Lutheran Child and Family Services, Indianapolis
The Villages of Indiana, Inc., Indianapolis
White's Residential & Family Services, Wabash
Whitewater Valley Care Pavilion, Connersville
Willowglen Academy-Indiana, Gary
Youth Services Bureau of Monroe County, Bloomington


Children and Families of Iowa, Des Moines
Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Des Moines
Quakerdale, New Providence


The Farm, Inc., Overland Park


Bellewood Presbyterian Homes for Children, Louisville
Kentucky Youth Advocates, Louisville
University of Kentucky Parenting Assessment Support and Training Program, Lexington
University of Kentucky Training Resource Center, Lexington


Acadiana Youth, Inc., Lafayette
Agenda For Children, New Orleans
Girls & Boys Town of Louisiana, New Orleans
Health Access, Shreveport
LACCA, Destrehan
Office of Mental Health, Region One, Area A, New Orleans
On Giant Shoulders, Inc, New Orleans
Reclaiming Our Youth, New Orleans
Substance Abuse Services Alliance, New Orleans
Volunteers of America, Baton Rouge
Youth Oasis, Baton Rouge


Department of Human Services, Augusta
Sweetser, Saco
Youth, Portland


New Pathways Independent Living Program, Baltimore
People Encouraging People, Baltimore
Street Law, Inc, Silver Spring
The Children's Home, Baltimore


Children's Friend, Inc., Worcester
Children's League of Massachusetts, Boston
Community Care Services,Inc, Tauton
DSS Community Connections/Cape Cod Neighborhood Support Coalition, Mashpee
Massachusetts Alliance for Families, Boston
Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, Boston
NE Associaiton of Child Welfare Commisioners and Directors, Boston
School of Social Work, Salem State College, Salem
SPIN USA, Inc., Carlisle


Family Service & Children's Aid, Jackson
Vista Maria, Dearborn Hghts
Wedgwood Christian Services, Grand Rapids


Kandiyohi County Girls Group Home, Willmar
Little Sand Group Home, Remer
Minnesota Council of Child Caring Agencies, St. Paul
St. Joseph's Home for Children/Catholic Charities of St. Paul/Minneapolis, St Paul/Minneapolis
Woodland Hills, Duluth


MS Human Services Coalition, Jackson
Sarah Isom Center for Women's Studies/ University of Mississippi, University


Adequate Housing for Missourians, St. Louis
Barton Dade Jasper County Special Education Cooperative, Lamar
Camden County Child Advocacy Council, Camdenton
Children's Center of the Ozarks, Monett
Citizens for Missouri's Children, St. Louis
Community Partnerships for Protecting Children, St. Louis
Court Appointed Special Advocates, St. Louis
Covenant House Missouri, St. Louis
Division of Family Services, Jennings
Dunkin County Juvenile Office, Kennett
Family Resource Center, St. Louis
Family Support Network, St. Louis
Kids' Rights , St. Louis
Lutheran Family and Children's Services, Cape Girardeau
Midwest Foster Care and Adoption Association, Independence
Missouri Coalition of Children's Agencies, Jefferson City
Missouri Juvenile Justice Association, Jefferson City
Missouri Mentoring Partnership, Springfield
National Association of Social Workers - Missouri Chapter , Jefferson City
Phoenix Family Housing, Kansas City
Prevent Child Abuse Missouri, Jefferson City
Social Work Program, St. Joseph
Three Rivers Healthcare, Poplar Bluff
Twenty-fourth Judicial Circuit/Washington County Juvenile Court Services, Potosi

New Jersey

Covenant House New Jersey, Newark
IEP Youth Services, Inc., Freehold

New Mexico

La Familia, Inc., Albuquerque

New York

Community Maternity Services, Albany
Episcopal Social Services, New York
Good Shepherd Services, New York
Hillside Family of Agencies, Rochester
Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services, New York
New York State Citizen's Coalition for Children, Inc., Ithaca
Seamen's Society for Children and Families , Staten Island
Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children, New York
The Salvation Army, Social Services for Children, New York
Utica Citizens in Action, Utica

North Carolina

Children's Home Society of NC, Greensboro
Independent Living Resources, Inc., Durham
Student Social Work Association at NC State, Raleigh
Youth Homes Inc., Charlotte


Berea Children's Home and Family Services, Berea
Catholic Charities Health and Human Services, Cleveland
Child Care Resource Center, Lorain
Children's Defense Fund-Ohio, Columbus
Montogomery County Children's Services, Dayton
P.A.L. Mission, Canton
Pathway Caring for Children, Canton
Public Children Services Association of Ohio, Columbus
Richland County Children Services, Mansfield
Richland County Children Services Board, Mansfield
Richland County Juvenile Court, Mansfield
The Linden School, Elyria
Youth Engaged for Success, Dayton


Parents Assistance Center, Oklahoma City


Holt International Children's Services, Eugene
Marion-Polk Food Share, Salem
Sitton Elementary School, Portland


Center for Youth Development at United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Diakon Adoption Services, York
Every Child, Inc, Pittsburgh
Huntingdon County Children's Services, Huntingdon
Methodist Service for Children and Families, Philadelphia
Philadelphia Society for Services To Children, Philadelphia
Somerset County Children and Youth Services Independent Living Program, Somerset
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
Youth Service, Inc., Philadelphia

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth and Families, Providence


CASA, Kingsland
CASA, Tyler
CASA for the Highland Lakes, Kingsland
Northeast Texas CASA, Inc., Texarkana
Spaulding for Children, Houston


Burlington Family Services, Inc., Burlington


City of Richmond-Dept. of Social Services-Foster Care Unit-Independent Living Program, Richmond
Norfolk Department of Human Services, Norfolk
United Methodist Family Services of Virginia, Richmond
Virginians for Adoption Reform and Education, Richmond


Children's Home Society of WA, Seattle
Medina Children's Services, Seattle

West Virginia

Braley and Thomas, Inc., St. Albans
Children's Home Society of West Virginia, Charleston
WV Child Care Association, Charleston


Adoption Resources of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Kenosha Human Development Services, Kenosha


Cathedral Home for Children, Laramie
LifeNet, Douglas

For more information on PSSF, please contact John Sciamanna, CWLA Senior Government Affairs Associate, at 703/412-3161 or

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