Web Resources


The Center addresses key policy issues to improve physical and mental health of children and families.

The website for the MCH Leadership Training Program at the University of Maryland at Baltimore School of Social Work.

Membership association of almost 1,000 public and private nonprofit agencies; links to member agencies and information on protecting America's children.

Information on preventative action from a private nonprofit organization devoted to giving every child a Healthy Start, a Head Start, a Fair Start, a Safe Start, and a Moral Start. Includes Parent Resource Network.

Research and education focus on child development and health, especially risk factors that may attribute to developmental problems in children.

Information about evaluation strategies, new evaluation approaches, and promising methodologies.

Approximately 30,500 links divided into 8 categories (Government, Higher Education, Journals and Newsletter, Professional Associations, Reference, Social Work etc.); maintained by Prof. Gary Holden at New York University.

Early childhood care and education; child and family health; family and community support; cross-cutting, multi-state policy analyses; demographic and evaluation research; and communications. Sponsored by Columbia University School of Public Health.

Multidisciplinary center for the study of early childhood development and of children and families, especially children at risk for developmental problems. Sponsored by the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute.

One-stop shopping site for maternal and child health resources.

Information and referrals concerning specific disabilities, early intervention, education, family issues, and much more. Includes publications in Spanish.

NECTAC works with the U.S. Department of Education to help states, territories, and communities implement programs and develop services for young children with disabilities and their families.

International resources addressing the needs of children 0-8 years old and their families.

A scholarly journal emphasizing objective analysis and evaluation, translation of existing knowledge into effective programs and policies, and promotion of constructive institutional change.

This center, based at Johns Hopkins University, conducts research to inform the policies, programs, and practice of maternal and child health.