Web sites and resources maintained by organizations outside of Casey Family Programs
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Annie E. Casey Foundation
Annie E. Casey Foundation is a private charitable organization dedicated to helping build better futures for disadvantaged children 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.
California Child Welfare Co-Investment Partnership
The California Child Welfare Co-Investment Partnership is a collaborative group of state agencies, foundations and other nonprofit organizations whose purpose is to improve the lives of children and families who are in or are at risk of entering the state’s child welfare system.
Casey Family Services
Headquartered in New Haven, Conn., Casey Family Services provides comprehensive services that support safe, stable and lifelong family relationships for children and youth both in foster care and in the struggling communities in which it works.
Chapin Hall is an applied research center at the University of Chicago dedicated to conducting and actively disseminating rigorous research that serves children and youth, their families, and the communities in which they live. Their work is driven by the conviction that our society cannot afford to write off a single child, and that policy and programs designed to help children and adolescents-especially the most vulnerable-must be based on facts, not ideology or anecdote.
Child Care and Early Education Research Connections
Provides researchers and policymakers with current research and other analytic tools related to child care and early childhood education. Research connections is a partnership of Columbia University, the University of Michigan, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Child and Family Policy Institute of California
CFPIC is a private non-profit organization incorporated in 2004. The purpose of the CFPIC is to advance the development of sound public policy and promote program excellence in county Human Services Agencies through research, education, training and technical assistance.
Child Welfare League of America
The Child Welfare League of America is committed to engaging people everywhere in promoting the well-being of children, youth, and their families, and protecting every child from harm.
Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption
Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption is dedicated to increasing the adoptions of the more than 130,000 waiting children in North America's foster care system.
Foster Care Alumni of America (FCAA)
FCAA is working to harness the knowledge and strength of the 12 million alumni in the U.S. in order to improve the lives of youth currently in foster care.
Judicial Education Checklist
The Judicial Education Checklist and an accompanying technical brief are published by the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. Designed to help judges nationwide meet the educational needs of children and youth in care, the checklist reflects the experience and input of both judges and foster care alumni.
Lodestar Family Connection Center
Lodestar Family Connections Center (LFCC) is an agency-independent supportive and educational resource center, providing a variety of programs for foster, adoptive, guardianship and kinship families. LFCC is family-centered to help meet the diverse needs of families caring for Arizona’s children.
Marguerite Casey Foundation
Marguerite Casey Foundation is a private, independent grant-making foundation dedicated to helping low-income families strengthen their voice and mobilize their communities.
National Adoption Information Clearinghouse
The "Adoption: Where do I start?" fact sheet is a "gateway" to the many possible paths to building your family through adoption. It will help give you an understanding of the basic steps in any adoption process and guide you to resources at each step.
National CASA Association
The National CASA Association works with community volunteers to advocate for the best interests of neglected and abused children in court.
National Foster Care Month
The 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.
National Foster Parent Association
The National Foster Parent Association is devoted to strengthening foster families through nationally focused legislative advocacy, training and education, publications and networking among foster parents, state and local foster parent associations and child welfare organizations.
National Mentoring Partnership
The National Mentoring Partnership is a resource for mentors, providing an interactive database of opportunities to help connect volunteers to mentoring programs in their area.
Network for Good
Network for Good is dedicated to using the Web to help people get more involved in their communities-from volunteering and donating money, to speaking out on issues you care about.
North American Council on Adoptable Children
The North American Council on Adoptable Children supports adoptive parents, promotes adoption awareness, informs adoption professionals, and helps children find permanent families.
Orphan Foundation of America
Orphan Foundation of America is committed to helping parentless teens make the transition from foster care into independent adulthood with education as the foundation for success.
Positioning Public Child Welfare Guidance (PPCWG)
The guidance represents a set of markers that is based on a solid body of knowledge which enables the field to examine its performance in fourteen critical areas and provides a roadmap from which agencies can maximize their performance, innovate and change.
YouthBuild U.S.A. is a national organization supporting a network of local programs, where unemployed and undereducated young people 16-24 work toward their GED or high school diploma while learning construction skills building affordable housing for homeless and low-income people.