NASW is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world. Works to enhance the professional growth and development of the members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.
Find reports, databases, and other sources of statistics and demographic data on children and families in the United States, child abuse and neglect, child welfare services, children and youth in foster care, and domestic and international adoption.
A compilation of data on social, economic, and physical aspects of the State. The volume is a cooperative effort of various government agencies, coordinated and issued annually by the California Department of Finance, Economic Research Unit.
This department is responsible for making fiscal projections on proposed legislation, developing population estimates and projections, and developing economic forecasts for the state. Creates the California Statistical Abstract, County Profiles, Economic Indicators for the state and other data of importance to projecting the economy of the state.
CFDA provides a full listing of all Federal programs available to State and local governments, federally-recognized Indian tribal governments, Territories of the United States, profit and nonprofit organizations and institutions, specialized groups, and individuals.
In the spirit of Thomas Jefferson, legislative information from the Library of Congress. Contains information about federal legislators, bills, laws, Congress, Congressional members and the legislative process.
Withing the Administration for Children & Families of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Connects child welfare and related professionals to comprehensive information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families.
Resources in this section can help child welfare professionals protect children's safety, support families, and help prevent child maltreatment. They include resources for administrators and managers and information on reporting suspected child abuse and neglect; intake, investigation, and assessment of reports; addressing trauma; and collaborative responses.
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is committed to preventing violence and exploring innovative approaches to address this complex issue through the lens of public health. CDPH focuses on preventing multiple forms of violence and has established the Violence Prevention Initiative (VPI), with the purpose of elevating violence as a departmental priority, integrating and aligning efforts across multiple CDPH programs, and framing the public health governmental role in addressing violence.
The California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare (CEBC) provides child welfare professionals with easy access to vital information about selected child welfare related programs. The primary task of the CEBC is to inform the child welfare community about the research evidence for programs being used or marketed in California.
The Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research (NKI) investigates the causes, treatment, prevention, and rehabilitation of severe and persistent mental illnesses. Founded in 1952, NKI has earned a reputation for landmark contributions in the areas of psychopharmacological treatments for schizophrenia and major mood disorders, dementia research, clinical trials methodology, therapeutic drug monitoring, and the application of computer technology to mental health services.
An information source for housing and community development researchers and policymakers. This is the primary source for Federal Government reports and information on housing policy and programs, building technology, economic development
The National Alliance to End Homelessness is a nonprofit, non-partisan, organization committed to preventing and ending homelessness in the United States. Has a substantial online library for homelessness and poverty information reports.
The National Low Income Housing Coalition is dedicated solely to achieving socially just public policy that assures people with the lowest incomes in the United States have affordable and decent homes.
The Census Bureau provides poverty data from several household surveys and programs. Here you can find poverty estimates, learn about these surveys and programs, and get guidance on how to choose the right estimate for your needs.
Poverty Solutions leverages the assets of the university to provide insights on preventing and alleviating poverty. This work can affect the lives of millions of Americans through partnerships with community groups and policy makers to test the most promising solutions possible.