RESOURCES

Foster Care Information

Foster Care Alumni of America
Foster Care Support Network
Foster Parenting.com

Recruitment/Retention

National Foster Parent Assocation
AdoptUSKids

Foster Care Programs

Foster Care Support Foundation
Angels’ Arms
Bay Area Homes for Kids
Casey Family Programs
Casey Family Services
Concept 7
DARE Family Services
Devereux Foundation
Foster Family-Based Treatment Association
KidsPeace Foster Care and Family Services
Kennedy Krieger Institute
Lutheran Social Services of the South
National Foster Care Coalition
New Alternatives
Our Children’s Homestead
Pathways Youth and Family Services
Professional Association of Treatment Homes (PATH)
Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth
FamiliesFirst
Families for Kids
Fostering Solutions
The Village Network
The Foster Care Life Book

Legal Advocates for Permanent Parenting
National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
American Bar Association (ABA) Center on Children and the Law
Education Law Center

Scholarships

Horatio Alger Association
Jim Casey Youth Opportunities
National Foster Parent Association
Orphan Foundation of America
Discover Scholarship

Abuse and Neglect

American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children
Children’s Institute International
Child Abuse.Org
American Humane Association

Current Issues/Statistics

AFCARS
Child Abuse Statistics and Resources
Children are Waiting
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Child Welfare League of America
Children’s Bureau, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Children’s Defense Fund
Connect for Kids
Kids Count
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
National Foster Care Coalition
National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
US House of Representatives
US Senate
Out of the Foster Care Box

Open Forest Blog

Education

Online College Courses – FREE
Casey National Working Group on Foster Care and Education
Educational Resources Search Engine
Family & Advocates Partnership for Education
Ideal Lives Project
Internet Special Education Resources Directory
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Parenting Special Needs Children
www.education.com

Research

Attachment Disorder Site
Attention Deficit Disorder Resources
Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center
Child & Family WebGuide at Tufts University
Children’s Guild
A Compassionate Heart
Economic Success Clearinghouse
Emotional Wellness Matters
Foster Swap
National Child Care Association
National Child Welfare Resource Center for Organizational Improvement
National Coalition for Child Protection Reform
National Family Week
The National Grange
National Parent Information Network
National Resource Center for Foster Care and Permanency Planning
Parent Soup
Presidio
Safer Child
State Regulatory Standards for Children NCCIC.org
Suitcases for Kids
Adoption in Child Time, Inc.-FOSTER PARENT JOURNAL

Training

Child Trauma Academy
Child Welfare League of America
Child Welfare Institute
Critters and Company
FosterCare.org
Foster Parents.com
National Foster Parent Association
FosterParentCollege.com
Red Cross
Social Learning Foster Parents and Drug Endangered Children (DEC) Webinar

Adoption Resources

Adoption Help
AdoptUSKids
North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC)
Adoption i Resource Directory
Black Adoption Placement and Research Center
AdoptionInformation.com
National Council for Adoption
Adoption.com
www.aspiranet.org

Legal Advocates for Permanent Parenting
National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
American Bar Association (ABA) Center on Children and the Law
Education Law Center

Recruitment/Retention

National Foster Parent Assocation
AdoptUSKids

Scholarships

Horatio Alger Association
Jim Casey Youth Opportunities
National Foster Parent Association
Orphan Foundation of America
Discover Scholarship

Abuse and Neglect

American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children
Children’s Institute International
Child Abuse.Org
American Humane Association

Research

Attachment Disorder Site
Attention Deficit Disorder Resources
Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center
Child & Family WebGuide at Tufts University
Children’s Guild
A Compassionate Heart
Economic Success Clearinghouse
Emotional Wellness Matters
Foster Swap
National Child Care Association
National Child Welfare Resource Center for Organizational Improvement
National Coalition for Child Protection Reform
National Family Week
The National Grange
National Parent Information Network
National Resource Center for Foster Care and Permanency Planning
Parent Soup
Presidio
Safer Child
State Regulatory Standards for Children NCCIC.org
Suitcases for Kids
Adoption in Child Time, Inc.-FOSTER PARENT JOURNAL

Training

Child Trauma Academy
Child Welfare League of America
Child Welfare Institute
Critters and Company
FosterCare.org
Foster Parents.com
National Foster Parent Association
FosterParentCollege.com
Red Cross
Social Learning Foster Parents and Drug Endangered Children (DEC) Webinar

Agency Partner Resources

Research

Attachment Disorder Site
Attention Deficit Disorder Resources
Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center
Child & Family WebGuide at Tufts University
Children’s Guild
A Compassionate Heart
Economic Success Clearinghouse
Emotional Wellness Matters
Foster Swap
International Foster Care Organization
National Child Care Association
National Child Welfare Resource Center for Organizational Improvement
National Coalition for Child Protection Reform
National Family Week
The National Grange
National Parent Information Network
National Resource Center for Foster Care and Permanency Planning
Parent Soup
Presidio
Safer Child
State Regulatory Standards for Children NCCIC.org
Suitcases for Kids
Adoption in Child Time, Inc.-FOSTER PARENT JOURNAL

Training

Child Trauma Academy
Child Welfare League of America
Child Welfare Institute
Critters and Company
FosterCare.org
Foster Parents.com
National Foster Parent Association
FREE Online College Classes
FosterParentCollege.com
Red Cross
Social Learning Foster Parents and Drug Endangered Children (DEC) Webinar

Social Work

American Public Human Services Association
National Association of Public Child Welfare Administrators (NAPCWA)
National Association of Social Workers
Perspectives on Youth
Social Work History Station

Natural Parent Resources

Support Groups

North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC)
Foster Care Support Foundation
A Compassionate Heart
FosterParentNet
North Georgia Foster Parent Support Group Foundation
Adoption in Child Time, Inc.-FOSTER PARENT JOURNAL

Substance Abuse Issues

Children of Alcoholics Foundation

AddictionResource.com

HealthCorps

Dangers of Drinking and Driving
more to follow…

Teen in Foster Care Resources

Youth Information and Resources

Foster Care Alumni of America
California Youth Connection
Child Welfare League of America
Elevate-Desire to Inspire
Fostered Abandoned Children Together
HRC FamilyNet
Jim Casey Youth Opportunities
Mockingbird Times
National Independent Living Association
National Resource Center for Youth Services (NRCYS)
Original Foster Care Survival Guide
Youth Today
Love and Respect Youth Foundation
My Stuff Bags
National Network for Youth
Evidence of Humanity

Support Groups

North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC)
Foster Care Support Foundation
A Compassionate Heart
FosterParentNet
North Georgia Foster Parent Support Group Foundation
Adoption in Child Time, Inc.-FOSTER PARENT JOURNAL

Scholarships

Horatio Alger Association
Jim Casey Youth Opportunities
National Foster Parent Association
Orphan Foundation of America
Discover Scholarship

Substance Abuse Issues

Children of Alcoholics Foundation

Legal Advocates for Permanent Parenting
National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
American Bar Association (ABA) Center on Children and the Law
Education Law Center

Adoption Help

AdoptUSKids
North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC)
Adoption i Resource Directory
Black Adoption Placement and Research Center
AdoptionInformation.com
National Council for Adoption
Adoption.com
www.aspiranet.org

Interested in Fostering or Adoption Resources

Foster Care Information

Be a Foster Parent
Foster Care Alumni of America
Foster Care Support Network
Foster Parenting.Org
Foster Parenting.com
Fostering Perspectives
Stanford Home for Children
FosterParentNet.org

Foster Care Programs

Foster Care Support Foundation
Angels’ Arms
Bay Area Homes for Kids
Casey Family Programs
Casey Family Services
Concept 7
DARE Family Services
Devereux Foundation
Foster Family-Based Treatment Association
International Foster Care Organization
KidsPeace Foster Care and Family Services
Kennedy Krieger Institute
Lutheran Social Services of the South
National Foster Care Coalition
New Alternatives
Our Children’s Homestead
Pathways Youth and Family Services
Professional Association of Treatment Homes (PATH)
Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth
FamiliesFirst
Families for Kids
Fostering Solutions
The Village Network

Abuse and Neglect

American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children
Children’s Institute International
Child Abuse.Org
American Humane Association

Advocacy

VOICES for America’s Children
Network For Good
Child Welfare League of America
National Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
National Effective Parenting Initiative
The Center for Improvement of Child Caring
Children are Waiting
US House of Representatives
US Senate

Poverty & Hunger

99 Best Poverty & Hunger Resources

Education

Casey National Working Group on Foster Care and Education
Educational Resources Search Engine
Family & Advocates Partnership for Education
Ideal Lives Project
Internet Special Education Resources Directory
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Parenting Special Needs Children
www.education.com

Current Issues/Statistics

AFCARS
Child Abuse Statistics and Resources
Children are Waiting
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Child Welfare League of America
Children’s Bureau, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Children’s Defense Fund
Connect for Kids
Kids Count
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
National Foster Care Coalition
National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
US House of Representatives
US Senate
Out of the Foster Care Box

Finding Government Offices

County Offices.org