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We hope that the following list of resources will add value to your social work practice, however, we do not take responsibility for the claims made by these organizations. These resources are simply here for your consideration. While we strive to keep this list accurate and up-to-date, please contact Tyler Woodcook with any corrections or to report broken links.


Call ChildLine to report suspected child abuse or general child wellbeing concerns.
Phone: 1-800-932-0313
2-1-1 is a free and confidential service that helps people across the U.S. and in many parts of Canada find local resources they need. They're available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Phone: dial 211
PA Crisis / Suicide Hotlines
An extensive listing of suicide and crisis hotlines, broken out by county in PA.


Child Welfare

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Affordable Colleges Guide for Kids with Disabilities
Better Kid Care
Capital Area Early Childhood Training Institute
Center for Schools and Communities
Center for the Childcare Workforce
Child Care Matters

Children's Defense Fund Child Safe Blogs & Websites |
Early Childhood Education Linkage System (American Academy of Pediatrics)
Education Commission of the States - Early Childhood

Focus On Our Future

HHS Early Childhood

National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies

National Head Start Association
NICHD - Publications On-line
Office of Children, Youth and Families, PA Dept of Public Welfare
Pennsylvania Child Care Association
Pennsylvania Head Start Association

Philadelphia Citizens for Children and Youth
Starting Points-Pittsburgh-Office of Child Development

21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC)
After-school Alliance
American Youth Policy Forum
National Youth Development Information Center (NYDIC)
Pennsylvania SACCA - School Age Child Care
The Forum for Youth Investment

Zero to Three

Community Resources

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Affordable Online Schools
Community Foundations of PA
Consumer Safety
County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania

Guide to Home Remodeling for Disability and Special Needs

Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania
Philadelphia Citizens for Children and Youth
Philadelphia Hoarding Task Force
The Foundation Center
The Heinz Endowments
United Way of America
United Way of Pennsylvania
Women's Way


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Education Commission for the States
Education Law Center and the Pennsylvania School Reform Network

Guide to Careers in Non-Profit Sector

Online Education
National Academy of Science
National Center for Education Statistics
Pennsylvania Association of Rural and Small School
Council on Social Work Education
Pennsylvania Dept of Education
Pennsylvania PTA
Pennsylvania School Boards Association
Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators
Pennsylvania State Education Association
Research Reports from the National Research and Development Centers
Rural School and Community Trust

Social Work Guide

U.S. Department of Education
Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA)
Non-Profit Career Resource Guide

Elections / Voting

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Register to Vote
PA Politics
Pennsylvania League of Women Voters

Faith-based Organizations

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Lutheran Advocacy Ministry in Pennsylvania
National Council of Jewish Women
Pennsylvania Catholic Conference

Pennsylvania Jewish Coalition

Federal Agencies

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Administration for Children and Families
Congressional Budget Office
Library of Congress
National Center for Health Statistics
Office of Management and Budget
Social Security Administration
The White House
U.S. Congress
U.S. Department of Education
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
U.S. Dept of Census
U.S. Dept of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics
U.S. Dept of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Senate
United States Government Accountability Office
Virtual Office of the Surgeon General

Health & Mental Health

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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
American Academy of Pediatrics, Pennsylvania Chapter
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Center for Mental Health Services
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
COMPASS PA Social Services Application

Families USA
Inside Health Care
Kaiser Family Foundation / Suicide Info
Maternity Care Coalition

Prevent Suicide PA
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
The Health Alliance of Pennsylvania

Virtual Office of the Surgeon General

Legal Aid

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Disabilities Rights Network of PA
Education Law Center
Juvenile Law Center
PA Health Law Project
Women's Law Project

Pennsylvania State Departments & Agencies

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Attorney General
Auditor General

Department of Community and Economic Development
Department of Education
Department of Health
Department of Labor and Industry
Department of Public Welfare
Department of Revenue
Department of State
Department of Treasury
Joint State Government Commission

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