Resources and Links

Advocacy and Policy
The Future of Children:
The Pew Commission on Children in Foster Care:
Connect for Kids:
Children's Defense Fund:
Children's Rights:

Emergency Preparedness
CA Emergency Management Agency -

Foster Care and Family Resources
National Foster Care Month:
National Resource Center for Family-Centered Practice and Permanency Planning:
A Family's Guide to the Child Welfare System:

Foster Parent Training, Resources and Associations
National Foster Parent Association -
Foster Parent College:

Foster Care Social Network
Foster Care Central:

Legal Assistance
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education -

Foster Youth Resources
CA foster youth website -
California Youth Connection -
FosterClub -
National Center for Youth Law -
National Resource Center for Youth Development-

Foster-Adoption Resources
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:

Mental Health Resources
SAMSHA's Child, Adolescent and Family Program:

Transition Aged Youth Resources
Honoring Emancipated Youth -

Inspirational Links
Playing for Change, "Jay’s favorite, check it out. Stand by Me" -
Country Singer Jimmy Wayne Walks Halfway Across America to Raise Awareness for At-risk Youth -