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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 industries.

Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) A non-profit association committed to improving the support for research among social workers.

Philanthropy Organizations

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 descent.

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 issues worldwide.

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.

Topix: Charitable Organizations News about charitable organizations, collected from various sources on the web. [RSS]


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