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  • All Children - All Families
    An initiative of the Human Rights Campaign to find permanent families for waiting children by promoting fairness for GLBT foster and adoptive parents. Offers the Promising Practices guide for effective agency practices in working with GLBT foster and adoptive parents.

  • Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services
    Bridging Refugee Youth and Children's Services (BRYCS) is a national technical assistance project working to broaden the scope of information and collaboration among service providers, to strengthen services to refugee youth, children, and their families through targeted training, consultations, resource development, and access to up-to-date information.

  • Camp To Belong
    Camp To Belong is an international nonprofit organization that reunites, through camp programs and reunions, brothers and sisters placed in separate foster, adoptive, or kinship homes.

  • Children's Bureau Express
    Children's Bureau Express is designed for professionals concerned with child abuse and neglect, child welfare, and adoption. 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.

  • Connect for Kids, Foster Care Pages
    Founded by the Benton Foundation, Connect for Kids helps adults make their communities better places for families and children. An alternative news source on the web, Connect for Kids provides solutions-oriented coverage of critical issues for children and families. Our goal is to go far beyond the personal stories that dominate family coverage in most news outlets by bringing together meaningful information, success stories and ideas for action.

  • FosterClub
    FosterClub's mission is to provide encouragement, motivation, and information for foster youth. At its website, kids ask questions and discover other successful former foster youth. FosterClub publications give youth tools to succeed, and the events give youth the opportunity to get involved. Outreach tools provide child welfare professionals effective ways to communicate with youth in care.

  • Foster Family-based Treatment Association
    Committed to enhancing the lives of children with families through strengthening family-based organizations, FFTA is an agency-led organization of treatment foster care providers established in 1988 with an initial purpose of defining and refining treatment foster care practices.

  • National Child Welfare Resource Center on Legal and Judicial Issues
    Dedicated to the topic of educational needs of vulnerable children, including those in foster care or who are homeless. This page can be searched by type of document or by states, depending on your research needs.

  • National Foster Care Coalition
    A unique coalition of national organizations and foster care alumni dedicated to raising public awareness, coordinating advocacy efforts, and building diverse alliances that strengthen foster care and community supports to ensure children, youth, and families reach their full potential

  • National Foster Care Month
    The May is National Foster Care Month effort provides an opportunity for people all across the nation to show their appreciation for the dedication of our foster families and workers. It is also an opportunity to get more people involved, whether as foster parents, volunteers, mentors, employers or in other ways.

  • The National Foster Parent Association
    The National Foster Parent Association is the only national organization that strives to support foster parents, and remains a consistently strong voice in behalf of all children.

  • National Resource Center for Family-Centered Practice and Permanency Planning
    NRCFCPPP, at the Hunter College School of Social Work, in collaboration with partners at CWLA and the National Indian Child Welfare Association, is a training, technical assistance, and information services organization dedicated to helping strengthen the capacity of state, local, tribal, and other publicly administered or supported child welfare agencies. The National Resource Center is a service of the Children's Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

  • National Runaway Safeline
    The National Runaway Safeline works to help keep America's runaway and at-risk youth safe and off the streets. Between 1.6 and 2.8 million youth run away every year. Call 1-800-RUNAWAY if you are a teenager who is thinking of running from home, if you have a friend who has run and is looking for help, or if you are a runaway ready to go home through our Home Free program. Call if you are a teacher looking for information to pass along to your students about alternatives to running from home. Call if you care about a youth and want information on how you can help someone who may be at risk of running from home. The 24-hour crisis line has an experienced team member ready to help you now. It's anonymous, confidential, and free.

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