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Child Welfare

The following websites provide data, resources and news from members of the child welfare community.


  • American Humane Association
    Network of individuals and organizations working to prevent cruelty, abuse, neglect and exploitation of children and animals and to assure that their interests and well being are met.
  • American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children
    APSAC works to ensure that everyone affected by child maltreatment receives a professional response by providing scholarly and clinical materials.
  • Child Welfare Information Gateway
    Child Welfare Information Gateway provides access to information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families. Visit often for the latest on a wide range of topics from prevention to permanency, including child welfare, child abuse and neglect, foster care and adoption.
  • CWLA: Child Abuse - Facts and Figures 
  • ChildTrauma Academy
    This organization works to improve the lives of traumatized and maltreated children by identifying best practices in child protection through evaluation of research in child development.
  • Children Now
    Children Now utilizes research and the mass media to make children a top priority across the country.
  • Missing and Exploited Children's Training Programs
    This website lists courses offered on many topics related to child welfare and serves law enforcement, social workers, prosecuters, judges, probation officers, and elected officials.
  • National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
    This website offers success stories, eduational resources, and current events.
  • National Children's Advocacy Center
    This agency provides prevention, intervention, and treatment services to physically and sexually abused children and their families.
  • Prevent Child Abuse American
    PCA America is a nationally recognized organization for the prevention of child abuse through media, training and technical assistance.
  • Voices for America's Children
    Voices is a nationwide network of child advocacy organizations working at the level of America's statehouses, county commisions, and city councils.






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