Child Welfare

Association of Native Child and Family Services Agencies in Ontario - committed to policy analysis, resource development, and the conducting of research that informs the development and implementation of culturally competent services to Aboriginal children and families throughout the province of Ontario. First Nations Child and Family Caring Society – promote the well being of all First Nations children, youth, families and communities with a particular focus on the prevention of, and response to, child maltreatment. California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare (US) - Serve as an online connection for child welfare professionals, staff of public and private organizations, academic institutions, and others who are committed to serving children and families. Centre of Excellence for Child Welfare - encourages collaborative projects that integrate child maltreatment prevention and interventions across a variety of sectors, including health care, education, justice and recreation. Child Welfare League of America – oldest and largest membership-based child welfare organization in United States; committed to engaging people everywhere in promoting the well-being of children, youth, and their families, and protecting every child from harm. CIHR Team in Child & Youth Injury Prevention - Child and youth injury prevention will be addressed through partnerships among researchers, knowledge-users and stakeholders; addressing child and youth injury by developmental stages to target relevant causes of injury within these high risk groups, including the burden, risks and circumstances of injury among First Nations and Inuit children and youth. International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect - founded in 1977, it is the only multidisciplinary international organization that brings together a worldwide cross-section of committed professionals to work towards the prevention and treatment of child abuse, neglect and exploitation globally. National Clearinghouse on Family Violence - Canada’s resource centre for information on violence within relationships of kinship, intimacy, dependency or trust. Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies - In support of its members, is the voice of child welfare in Ontario, dedicated to providing leadership for the achievement of excellence in the protection of children and in the promotion of their well-being within their families and communities. Child Welfare Information Gateway (US) - formerly the National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information, provides access to information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families. Includes links to the following topics: family centered practice; child maltreatment; preventing child maltreatment; responding, supporting and preserving families; out-of-home-care; achieving and maintaining permanency; adoption.