Social Work & Human Services Resources
Social Work and Service
232-HELP Information and Referral Center
232-HELP is a comprehensive information and referral agency for health and human
services providing crisis intervention, advocacy, resource referral and case management
for southwest Louisiana.
Child Care in Practice Quarterly
peer-reviewed journal publishing research and practice from all disciplines involved
in the provision of children's services. Site contains full index of articles published,
notes for authors, subscription and advertising rates.
Children's Services Practice Notes
Newsletter designed to enhance the practice of North Carolina's child welfare
workers by providing them with information about research and practice models.
Community Care Publication "for
everyone in social care" carrying news and views on UK social services
Creative Outcomes Providing expertise
in social work services to Local Authorities and Child Care Solicitors. Registered
with the Social Care Council and Member of the Professional Association for Childrens
Guardians, Family Court Advisers and Independent Social Work Practioners and Consultants.
Dr. Siu-kau Cheung, CityU of Hong
Kong A registered social worker in Hong Kong and a social work educator, specializing
in parent education and researching on family relationships. Site linking to useful
ideas on planning social work programmes.
Help Starts Here This web site is
a gateway to articles written by licensed social workers that are of interest to
the general public. The articles are geared toward (1) individuals and families
who need reliable, accurate information about health, behavioral, environmental,
social, and mental health issues; and (2) people who are considering a career in
social work or who would like to know more about the profession.
Jenny Gilmore Personal web site
of social worker Jenny Gilmore detailing her practice, research and teaching. The
site also includes resources, discussions and links to other interesting sites.
Joy Leftow, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Personal web site that contains poetry, images, and essays of a social worker
in private practice.
The New Social Worker Online An electronic
companion to the print magazine devoted to social work students and recent graduates.
Includes full-text articles, an online career center, and social work links.
Nurtured Heart Path The Nurtured
Heart Path provides counseling, consultation, parent coaching, conference services
and training to individuals, families, agencies and school systems throughout Michigan.
Prin's Links for Social Work Students
Personal blog of undergraduate social work student that contains humorous stories
and a collection of Internet resources for students.
Respond UK-based charity supporting
people with learning disabilities, their relatives and professionals affected by
trauma and abuse. Carries 'easy-read' information.
Social Care Institute for Excellence UK
resource of good practice and knowledge aimed at improvement of social care services
with focus on central role of people who use services.
Social Work News A live, global
social work news portal updated every few minutes. Includes a searchable database
of thousands of categorized and geographically tagged news items.
Social Work Search Directory of
social work links.
Social Workers Speak This site
developed by the National Association of Social Workers gives students, professionals
and the general public a forum for critiquing and improving the way social workers
and social issues are covered in the news media and portrayed in the entertainment
Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR)
A non-profit association committed to improving the support for research among
Active 20/30 International Membership-based
service organization for young adults between the ages of 20 and 39. Provides young
adults with an opportunity for personal growth, friendships, and leadership development
while improving the quality of life for the special needs children in its community.
ALNAP: Active Learning Network for Accountability
and Performance in Humanitarian Action An international interagency forum working
to improve the quality and accountability of humanitarian action.
Cabrillo Civic Clubs of California
Founded by Californians of Portuguese ancestry in honor of compatriot, John
Rodrigues Cabrillo, discoverer of California. The Clubs have many charitable activities
including blood drives, fund raising for polio and cancer research, assisting candidates
for U.S. citizenship, and, providing college scholarships for students of Portuguese
Canstruction A national charity of
the design and construction industry created by the Society of Design Administration.
Daniel Pearl Foundation Promotes cross-cultural
understanding through journalism and music. Provides overviews of current initiatives,
projects, and events along with organization leadership information.
Dialogue on Diversity Mission
is the social and political advancement of women and men from diverse cultural,
ethnic, and national traditions.
Emmaus International Secular
international movement of solidarity for justice based on communities that take
in people who are marginalized or wounded by life. Multilingual English/French/Spanish.
Farm Aid Campaigns to keep family farmers
on their land and offers immediate assistance and long-term solutions.
Foundation For A Better Life A foundation
working to communicate the ethical values that it believes make a difference such
as honesty, caring, optimism, hard work, and helping others.
Global Giving Enables individuals
and companies to find and support high-impact, grassroots social and economic development
projects around the world.
Green Cross Projects International, membership-based,
humanitarian assistance organization, non-profit corporation, which responds to
emergency situations and disasters upon request.
The Karen Hilltribes Trust A
charity dedicated to working with the Karen people of Northern Thailand.
National 211 Collaborative The national 2-1-1
initiative seeks to reserve these three digits nationwide as quick, easy to remember
telephone number for finding human services answers.
NGO Global Network Site with links to non-governmental
organizations associated with the United Nations.
Northwestern Settlement A social
service organization serving the northwest side of Chicago. Emergency, recreation
and other services offered.
Online Volunteers Collective Volunteers
collective using virtual space for collaborative voluntary projects on social justice
ReliefWeb United Nations website providing
information to humanitarian relief organizations. Updated daily. There is also a
directory of non-governmental organizations. The website is a project of the United
Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
Royal Humane Society of Australasia Nominates
awards for acts of bravery and provides funds to those disadvantaged or physically
handicapped by their gallant actions.
Sarvodaya Organization Homepage A movement
in Sri Lanka involved in development and reconstruction, active in thousands of
villages in all regions of the country, commanding the services of hundreds of thousands
of volunteers and trained workers.
Sharing Tree Volunteer organization bringing
clothes, food and toys to needy Oklahoma County, Oklahoma residents at Christmas
time. Contains donation form, event listing and contact information.
Society of Singers Non-profit foundation
offering food, medical and financial help to professional singers. Donation levels,
awards, notable members.
Tibet Poverty Alleviation Fund U.S.-based
organization which funds poverty alleviation programs in rural Tibet.
Charitable Organizations News about charitable organizations, collected from
various sources on the web. [RSS]
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