Kids Count Data Center | Access hundreds of measure and statistics of child well-being.
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services oversees the following agencies, among others:
PovertyNet | Sponsored by the WorldBank, PovertyNet offers comprehensive coverage, including measurements, trends, and strategies to reduce poverty. Special sections address the intersection of poverty with culture and health. Includes the Poverty Monitoring database and an online library.
Brookings Institution: Welfare Reform and Beyond Initiative | The objectives of this initiative are to synthesize current research on welfare reform, making it available to policymakers and the public, and to encourage the development and discussion of new policy options for low-income families, with a special focus on policies that encourage work by and raise incomes for the "working poor."
Child Poverty Facts | A series of reports from the National Center for Children in Poverty, Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University, New York.
ChildStats.gov | The Official Web Site of the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics.
Child Trends DataBank | Features up-to-date data and research on over 70 indicators of child and youth well-being, with new indicators added each month.
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. A service of the Children's Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
National Children's Alliance | (NCA) is the national association and accrediting body for Children’s Advocacy Centers (CACs). Formed in 1988, NCA has been providing support, technical assistance, and quality assurance for CACs, while serving as a voice for abused children.
Urban Institute | A nonprofit policy research organization in Washington, D.C. This page provides access to a number of online health-related press releases, periodicals, and publications.
U.S.Census Bureau: Children | Information about children is available from several data sources
NASW Research Guides | An A-Z list of research guides on various social science topics. Click "Older Research Articles" link at the bottom of page to continue to the rest of the research guide topics available.
Statistical Abstract of the United States | The standard summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. It is also designed to serve as a guide to other statistical publications and sources, both government and private.