Administration for Children and Families - Children's Bureau
As the oldest Federal agency for children, the Children's Bureau within the Administration for Children and Families has primary responsibility for administering Federal child welfare programs. The Children's Bureau seeks to provide for the safety, permanency, and well-being of children through leadership, support for necessary services, and productive partnerships with States, Tribes, and communities.
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Formerly the National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information and the National Adoption Information Clearinghouse, Child Welfare Information Gateway provides access to information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families.
The Office of Justice Programs' CrimeSolutions.gov Web site is meant to help practitioners and policymakers understand what works in justice-related programs and practices. Included on CrimeSolutions.gov is program and topical information related to child protection/health.
In the Spotlight: Family Violence
This NCJRS resource lists publications from various government agencies and national organizations on child physical and sexual abuse, child neglect and maltreatment, intimate partner violence, and elder abuse. Also covered in this resource is legislation, programs, technical assistance, and grant and funding information.
MedlinePlus: Child Abuse
MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from the National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health, and other government agencies and health-related organizations.
National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) works to ensure justice for every family and every child in every court throughout the United States.
National Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Association
Supported by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, National CASA Association is a network of nearly 1,000 programs that recruit, train and support volunteers to represent the best interests of abused and neglected children in the courtroom and other settings.
National Institute of Justice (NIJ): Child Abuse and Maltreatment
This compilation of child abuse and maltreatment resources from NIJ includes ongoing research and future directions, publications, funding opportunities, events, and more.
NCJRS: Children Exposed to Violence Special Feature
NCJRS's Children Exposed to Violence Special Feature contains publications and related resources which focus on children's exposure to violence and the impact such exposure may have on the children.
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
OJJDP provides national leadership, coordination, and resources to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization.
U.S. Department of Justice: Defending Childhood
The Defending Childhood initiative was launched in September 2010 to address a national crisis: the exposure of America’s children to violence as victims and as witnesses.
U.S. Department of Justice: Project Safe Childhood
Initiated in May 2006, Project Safe Childhood combines law enforcement efforts, community action, and public awareness to combat child exploitation.