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Administration for Child and Families
An agency within the Department of Human Services, ACF includes policy and planning links to several statistical reports including statistics on adoption/foster care, Head Start programs, and child abuse.
Child Care and Early Education Research Connections
"Offering a comprehensive, up-to-date, and easy-to-use collection of more than 17,000 resources from the many disciplines related to child care and early education."
Children's Defense Fund
Provides reports, charts, studies, and more in the topic areas of child poverty, child health, and education. Much of the data retrieved is found in the online report from CDF, “The State of America’s Children.”
Compiled by the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, this site serves as a portal to data on children and families reported by 22 government agencies. “America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being” is an annual online publication of the Forum. Users can view the full report or scan through its highlights. In addition to demographic statistics, data are available on emotional and behavioral difficulties, health care, family and social environment, and more.
- National Center for Health Statistics
This easy-to-use Web site provides simple access to basic mental health statistics. The More Data section includes statistical surveys and publications like Depression in the United States Household Population; access to the mental health trend tables from Health, United States; and more. Data sets are available for downloading and searching.
- National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect
Maintained by Cornell University, data archived on child welfare and maltreatment allows for secondary analysis. Nearly all data sets are free.
Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH) Office of Suicide Prevention
Nevada Office of Suicide Prevention
- Office of Head Start
"Head Start is a national program that promotes school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children through the provision of educational, health, nutritional, social and other services to enrolled children and families."
National Partnership for Women and Families
Dedicated to fighting for policies that protect women and their families.
Psychologist World: Erikson's Stages of Human Development
A table showing the stages as described by Erikson.
- USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center
"The Children's Nutrition Research Center is one of six federally funded human nutrition research centers in the nation and the first to conduct scientific investigations into the role of maternal, infant and child nutrition in optimal health, development, and growth."
- Zero to Three
"a national, nonprofit organization that informs, trains, and supports professionals, policymakers, and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers."
Sponsored by UNICEF, this site includes basic international statistics on issues such as HIV/AIDS, education levels, and infant mortality. UNICEF's online publications "The State of the World's Children" and "Progress for Children" are also available.