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NATIONAL AND STATEWIDE RESOURCES

The following sites provide valuable information for advocacy, continuing education and research. While we strive to keep this list accurate and up-to-date, please contact Tyler Woodcook with any corrections or to report broken links.

Child Welfare

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Affordable Colleges Guide for Kids with Disabilitieshttp://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/resources-for-students-with-disabilities/
Better Kid Carewww.betterkidcare.psu.edu
Capital Area Early Childhood Training Instituteecti.hbg.psu.edu
Carolina Abcedarian Projectwww.fpg.unc.edu/~abc
Center for Schools and Communitieswww.center-school.org
Center for the Childcare Workforcewww.ccw.org
Child Care Matterswww.pccy.org
Child Care Quality: Does It Matter and Does It Need to be Improved?aspe.hhs.gov/hsp/ccquality00/

Children's Defense Fund Child Safe Blogs & Websites

www.childrensdefense.org | http://safesoundfamily.com/blog/best-family-safety-websites-and-blogs/
Early Childhood Education Linkage System (American Academy of Pediatrics)www.paaap.org
Education Commission of the States - Early Childhoodwww.ecs.org
ERIC- Educational Resources Information Centerwww.eric.ed.gov

ERIC-EECE Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education

www.ecap.crc.uiuc.edu/eecearchive/books/projcat3/section5/eece.html
Focus On Our Futurewww.unitedway-york.org/what-focus
FPG Child Development Institute, Univ. of North Carolinawww.fpg.unc.edu
HHS Early Childhoodwww.acf.hhs.gov
National Academy of Scienceswww.nas.edu
National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencieswww.naccrra.org
National Center for Early Development & Learning

www.fpg.unc.edu/projects/national-center-early-development-learning

National Head Start Associationwww.nhsa.org
NICHD - Publications On-linewww.nichd.nih.gov/Pages/index.aspx
Office of Children, Youth and Families, PA Dept of Public Welfarewww.dhs.state.pa.us/dhsorganization/officeofchildrenyouthandfamilies/
Pennsylvania Child Care Associationwww.pacca.org
Pennsylvania Head Start Associationwww.paheadstart.org
Pennsylvania Pathways Programwww.papathways.org
Philadelphia Citizens for Children and Youthwww.pccy.org
Starting Points-Pittsburgh-Office of Child Developmentwww.ocd.pitt.edu/Early-Head-Start-%28EHS%29/28/default.aspx
The White House Early Childhood Education Initiativewww.whitehouse.gov/issues/education/early-childhood
University, Community, Leaders and Individuals with Disabilitieswww.uclid.org
21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC)www.ed.gov/21stcclc/
After-school Alliancewww.afterschoolalliance.org
American Youth Policy Forumwww.aypf.org
KIDS COUNTwww.kidscount.org
National Youth Development Information Center (NYDIC)www.nydic.org
Pennsylvania SACCA - School Age Child Carewww.pennsacca.net
The Forum for Youth Investmentwww.forumforyouthinvestment.org
Youth Transitions (YTFG)www.youthtransitions.org
Zero to Threewww.zerotothree.org

Community Resources

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Affordable Online Schools http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/degrees/social-work-programs/
Community Foundations of PAwww.tgci.com/funding-sources/PA/community
County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvaniawww.pacounties.org
Guide to Public Servicehttp://www.firescience.org/public-service-careers/
Guide to Home Remodeling for Disability and Special Needs

www.expertise.com/home-and-garden/home-remodeling-for-disability-and-special-needs

Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania

www.gwpa.org
Philadelphia Citizens for Children and Youthwww.pccy.org
Philadelphia Hoarding Task Forcewww.philadelphiahoarding.org
The Foundation Centerwww.fdncenter.org
The Heinz Endowmentswww.heinz.org
United Way of Americawww.unitedway.org
United Way of Pennsylvaniawww.uwp.org
Womens Wayww.womensway.org

Education

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Adult Education in PAwww.paadulted.org/able/cw
Education Commission for the Stateswww.ecs.org
Education Law Center and the Pennsylvania School Reform Networkwww.elc-pa.org
Education Weekwww.edweek.com
ERIC- Educational Resources Information Centerwww.eric.ed.gov/
Guide to Careers in Non-Profit Sector www.learnhowtobecome.org/volunteer-and-nonprofit-careers/
Good Schools Pennsylvania Every Kid Countswww.goodschoolspa.org
Mon Valley Education Consortiumwww.mvec.org
Online Educationhttp://www.onlinecolleges.net/pennsylvania/
National Academy of Sciencewww.nas.edu
National Center for Education Statisticsnces.ed.gov
Pennsylvania Association of Rural and Small Schoolwww.parss.org
Council on Social Work Education www.cswe.org/
Pennsylvania Dept of Educationwww.pde.state.pa.us
Pennsylvania PTAwww.papta.org
Pennsylvania School Boards Associationwww.psba.org
Pennsylvania Association of School Administratorswww.pasa-net.org
Pennsylvania State Education Associationwww.psea.org
Research Reports from the National Research and Development Centerswww.ies.ed.gov/ncer/randd/
Rural School and Community Trustwww.ruraledu.org
School of the 21st Centurywww.yale.edu/21C
The Education Policy and Leadership Centerwww.eplc.org
U.S. Department of Educationwww.ed.gov
Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA)www.idra.org
Non-Profit Career Resource Guide www.jobhero.com/nonprofit-career-guide/

Elections

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Issues PAwww.issuespa.net
PA Politicswww.politicspa.com
Pennsylvania League of Women Voterswww.palwv.org/
Project Vote Smartwww.vote-smart.org

Faith-based Organizations

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Lutheran Advocacy Ministry in Pennsylvaniawww.lutheranadvocacypa.org/
National Council of Jewish Womenwww.ncjw.org
Pennsylvania Catholic Conferencewww.pacatholic.org
Pennsylvania Council of Churcheswww.pachurches.org
Pennsylvania Jewish Coalitionwww.pajewishcoalition.org/

Federal Agencies

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Administration for Children and Familieswww.acf.hhs.gov/
Congressional Budget Officewww.cbo.gov
Library of Congresswww.loc.gov
National Center for Health Statisticswww.cdc.gov/nchs/
Office of Management and Budgetwww.whitehouse.gov/omb/
Social Security Administrationwww.ssa.gov
The White Housewww.whitehouse.gov
U.S. Congressthomas.loc.gov
U.S. Department of Educationwww.ed.gov/
U.S. Department of Health & Human Serviceswww.hhs.gov
U.S. Dept of Censuswww.census.gov
U.S. Dept of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statisticswww.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs
U.S. Dept of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statisticswww.bls.gov
U.S. House of Representativeswww.house.gov
U.S. Senatewww.senate.gov
United States Government Accountability Officewww.gao.gov
Virtual Office of the Surgeon Generalwww.surgeongeneral.gov

Health & Mental Health

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Agency for Healthcare Research and Qualitywww.ahrq.gov
American Academy of Pediatrics, Pennsylvania Chapterwww.paaap.org
Center for Disease Control and Preventionwww.cdc.gov
Center for Mental Health Serviceswww.samhsa.gov/about-us/who-we-are/offices-centers/cmhs
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Servicescms.hhs.gov
Children's Health Insurance Programwww.ins.state.pa.us
COMPASS PA Social Services Applicationwww.compass.state.pa.us
Covering Kids and Familieswww.coveringkids.org
Families USAwww.familiesusa.org
Inside Health Carewww.ih-mag.com/
Kaiser Family Foundationwww.kff.org
LearnPsychology.org / Suicide Infohttp://www.learnpsychology.org/suicide-depression-student-guidebook/
Maternity Care Coalitionwww.maternitycarecoalition.org/
Medical Assistance Programs, PA Department of Public Welfarewww.dhs.state.pa.us/foradults/healthcaremedicalassistance/
National Network for Immunization Informationwww.immunizationinfo.org
Office of Children's Health Protection, US Environmental Protection Agencyyosemite.epa.gov/ochp/ochpweb.nsf
Pennsylvania Department of Healthwww.health.state.pa.us
Robert Wood Johnson Foundationwww.rwjf.org
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administrationwww.samhsa.gov
The Health Alliance of Pennsylvaniawww.haponline.org
U.S. Health & Human Srvcs, Reg III
www.hhs.gov/iea/regional/region3/
Virtual Office of the Surgeon Generalwww.surgeongeneral.gov

Legal Aid

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Community Justice Projectwww.communityjusticeproject.org/
Community Legal Services-Philadelphiawww.clsphila.org
Disabilities Rights Network of PA
www.drnpa.org/
Education Law Centerwww.elc-pa.org
Juvenile Law Centerwww.jlc.org
PA Health Law Projectwww.phlp.org
Women's Law Projectwww.womenslawproject.org

Pennsylvania State Departments & Agencies

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Attorney Generalwww.attorneygeneral.gov
Auditor Generalwww.paauditor.gov/
Children's Health Insurance Programwww.ins.state.pa.us
Department of Community and Economic Developmentwww.newpa.com/
Department of Educationwww.pde.state.pa.us
Department of Healthwww.health.state.pa.us
Department of Labor and Industrywww.dli.state.pa.us
Department of Public Welfarewww.dhs.state.pa.us/
Department of Revenuewww.revenue.state.pa.us
Department of Statewww.dos.state.pa.us
Department of Treasurywww.treasury.state.pa.us
Joint State Government Commissionjsg.legis.state.pa.us


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