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Addiction and Substance Abuse: bulletAlcoholics Anonymous bulletAMERSA - Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse
bulletCenter for Education & Drug Abuse Research - Univ. of Pittsburgh
bulletCenter for Substance Abuse Prevention - The Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) Technical Assistance Services to Communities is a unique federally funded program designed to disseminate information, increase dialog, and promote community empowerment to combat alcohol and other drug problems.
bulletThe Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) -One of three centers under SAMHSA, was established with the Congressional mandate to expand the availability of effective treatment and recovery services for alcohol and drug problems.
bulletCenter of Alcohol Studies - Rutgers University - is a multidisciplinary institute dedicated to acquisition and dissemination of knowledge on psychoactive substance use and related phenomena with primary emphasis on alcohol use and consequences.
bulletCocaine Anonymous
bulletThe Higher Education Center for Alcohol & Other Drug Prevention - U.S. Department of Education Site - contains extensive links to educational resources and grants regarding alcohol prevention and education
bulletJoin Together - highlights the latest news in alcohol and
substance abuse treatment and education.
bulletNational Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors
bulletNational Association on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
bulletThe National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information - One of three centers under SAMHSA, NCADI is the world's largest resource for current information and materials concerning substance abuse prevention.
bulletNational Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) - The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) supports and conducts biomedical and behavioral research on the causes, consequences,treatment, and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems.
bulletNational Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
bulletThe Research Institute on Addictions
bulletSubstance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - SAMHSA's mission is to assure that quality substance abuse and mental health services are available to the people who need them and to ensure that prevention and treatment knowledge is used more effectively in the general health care system.

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Children and Families: bulletAdolescence Directory Online - Adolescence Directory On-line (ADOL) is an electronic guide to information regarding adolescent issues and secondary education.
bulletAdoption Network - a volunteer operated information resource for the adoption community
bulletChild Net - news, information, resources and referrals for and about kids and teens on the World Wide Web. You will find every subject area there is for and about children and youth, from child psychology to teens volunteering, substance abuse prevention to parenting, brought to you by the National Children's' Coalition.
bulletChild Support Enforcement System - This site hosts the federal Child Support Enforcement web page, run by HHS' Office of Child Support Enforcement, provides information on the child support enforcement program, tell parents where they can apply for child support assistance, and links them to the states that currently have their own home pages.
bulletChildren's Bureau -(DHHS) is responsible for assisting States in the delivery of child welfare services - services designed to protect children and strengthen families. The agency provides grants to States, Tribes and communities to operate a range of child welfare services including child protective services (child abuse and neglect) family preservation and support, foster care, adoption and independent living.
bulletChild Welfare Homepage - a gateway to information related to the welfare of children, containing an electronic journal, Child Welfare Review, a Library, a resource on issues related to sources on child welfare.
bulletDaycare Providers Homepage
bulletDHHS Administration for Children and Families
bulletDHHS Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
bulletFamily Education Network - " To help parents help their children
learn." A huge and well-organized site for parents. The page can be
customized to suit your specific needs for information.
bulletMental Health Risk Factors for Adolescents - collection of electronic resources is intended for parents, educators, researchers, health practitioners, and teens.
bulletNational Center for Children in Poverty
bulletNational Immunization Program
bulletNational Parent Information Network
bulletNational Parenting Center - An extensive source of parenting information.
bulletParents Place
bulletResources For Parents With Disabilities - written by disabled parents.
bulletThe Whole Family Center -This site doesn't just offer support and discussion but features real life dramas illustrating many of the problems faced in families. They can be either read on the page or listened to with Real Audio. One of the best sites on the web.

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Disabilities:
bulletADA Home Page - at the U.S. Department of Justice.
bulletADA Information on the Web
bulletAmerican Council for the Blind
bulletAmerican Foundation for the Blind
bulletARC - a national organization on mental retardation
bulletNational Down Syndrome Society
bulletERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education
bulletAllude Research Institute
bulletKansas Commission on Disability Concerns - web sites all over the world
bulletNational Federation for the Blind
bulletNational Library Service - for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
bulletNational Technical Institute for the Deaf
bulletResources For Parents With Disabilities - written by disabled parents.

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Federal Agency Resources:
bulletAdministration for Children & Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Web Site - contains information about organization structure and agency publications and child support state links and Presidential Actions.
bulletAdministration on Aging , U.S. Department of Health and Human Services -site contains topics such as Internet resources for the Aging.
bulletDHHS Administration for Children and Families
bulletDHHS Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
bulletDHHS Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
bulletU.S. Department of Health & Human Services - (DHHS) contains agency news, publications and Internet site links.
bulletU.S. Dept of Housing and Urban Development - considerable information about the agency and its services with links to its publications and related Internet sites.
bulletU.S. Public Health Service
bulletU.S. Social Security Administration Web Site - Social Security Online - a wealth of information about the agency and its services (text for this site is also available in Spanish)
bulletVeterans Affairs

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Grants and Funding Sources On-line:
bulletThe Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Programs (CFDA) - a government-wide compendium of all 1,386 Federal programs, projects, services, and activities that provide assistance or benefits to the American public. These programs provide grants, loans, loan guarantees, services, information, scholarships, training, insurance, etc., to millions of Americans every day.
bulletChronicle of Philanthropy
Corporate Grantmakers on the Internet
bulletCouncil on Foundations -works to support foundations by promoting knowledge, growth and action in philanthropy.
bulletThe Foundation Center - has a mission to foster public understanding of the foundation field by collecting, organizing, analyzing, and disseminating information on foundations, corporate giving, and related subjects.
bulletFoundations.org is a directory of charitable grantmakers.
bulletFundsnet
bulletGlobal Fund for Woman - provides grants/resources for women's projects around the world.
bulletGrants Etc. - is hosted by the University of Michigan School of Social Work. Links to grant information from the government, national and local organizations, and corporate funding is included. As well as links to web sites that assist in proposal writing, workshops, journals and associations in the grant community.
Grants Net - is a tool for finding and exchanging information about HHS and selected other Federal grant programs.
bulletGuide Star - is the donor's guide to the nonprofit universe.
bulletNon-Profit Gateway

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Health:
bulletAbortion Clinics Online
bulletAmerican Public Health Organization
bulletCenter for Disease Control and Prevention Homepage
bulletDepartment of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
bulletDrug Database
bulletHealthfinder® - is a gateway consumer health and human services information web site from the United States government. Developed by the Department of Health and Human Services it focuses on federal, nonprofit, and educational resources.
bulletHealth Index - index of USA Today articles on health topics
bulletHealth Information Index at NIH
bulletHealth Week - PBS Online health pages
bulletHealth Online - CNN pages
bulletHome Health Care
bulletLibrary of Medicine - National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health
bulletMinority Health - Office of Minority Health (HHS)
bulletNational Center for Farmworker Health
bulletNational Health Information Center - The National Health Information Center (NHIC) is a health information referral service. NHIC puts health professionals and consumers who have health questions in touch with those organizations that are best able to provide answers. Established in 1979 by DHHS.
bulletNational Immunization Program
bulletNational Institutes of Health (NIH)
bulletPublic Health Service
bulletThe World Health Organization
bulletWWW Virtual Library : Biosciences: Medicine - at Ohio State University

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Housing and Homeless:
bulletAmerican Housing Survey
bulletHabitat for Humanity International
bulletHousing and Household Economic Indicators
bulletHUD - established by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), income limits are used to determine the eligibility of applicants for HUD's assisted housing programs.
bulletNational Coalition for the Homeless
bulletDepartment of Veterans Affairs' Homeless Initiative

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Human Services:
bulletComputer Use in Social Services Network

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Legislators:
bulletState Senators and Representatives - search by county to contact your representatives in Harrisburg. Also lists your U.S. Senators and Congressional Representative.
bulletU.S. House of Representatives - link to house directory, updates on current legislation, etc.
bulletU.S. Senators - listed by state - includes link to home page, address, phone number and e-mail.
bulletWhite House

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Mental Health:
bulletInternet Mental Health
bulletKEN: National Mental Health Services - Knowledge Exchange Network
bulletWebMD
bulletMental Health InfoSource
bulletMental Health Disorder - a helpful resource for researching mental health disorders on the Internet
bulletNational Alliance for the Mentally ILL
bulletNational Institute of Mental Health
bulletNational Mental Health Information Center
bulletPsych Central : Dr. John Grohol's Mental Health Page
bulletCounselor

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Poverty:
bulletAmerica's Charities
bulletIncome and Poverty - Census data
bulletInstitute for Research on Poverty
bulletMinimum Wage - U.S. Department of Labor Press release and related documents of the Small Business Job Protection Act of 1996.
bulletNational Center for Children in Poverty
bulletPoverty Areas

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Seniors:
bulletAdministration on Aging
bulletAge of Reason - Over 5,000 links for the over 50s.
bulletElder Abuse - The National Elder Abuse Incidence Study: Final Report. The .pdf Version is at: Prepared for the Administration on Aging (AOA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The site offers an introduction, the full text of the findings, background, study design and methods.
bulletFamily Caregiver Alliance
bulletGeroWeb - is designed as an online resource for researchers, educators, practitioners, and others interested in aging and older individuals.
bulletNursing Home Abuse.net - is designed as an online resource for information about nursing home abuse and how to spot and prevent it.
bulletSeniors-Site - dedicated to provide a unique, informative, interesting, and entertaining web site for adults, age 50 and older (senior citizens), and younger folks that help or deal with parents, grandparents, older friends or are caregivers. Topics include Bulletins & Ads, Computers & Internet, Coping or Dealing With Old age, Death & Dying, Education, Finances, Fraud, Scams, & Abuses Help & Assistance, Housing Options, Insurance, Laws & Legislation, Legal Issues, Medical Information, Nursing Homes, Physical Ailments, References, Retirement
bulletStatistical Information on Older Persons - site maintained by the Administration on Aging with links to sites containing statistical data and information.

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Social Work and Social Services Web Sites:
bulletComputer Use in Social Services Network
bulletG. Warren Brown School of Social Work - variety of online resources of interest to social workers and those in the social services fields. Many of these sites will be jumping-off points which will lead you to other interesting, pertinent sites.
bulletNational Organization of Social Workers (NASW)
bulletSocial Issues and Social Services - a meta-site for social services from the Michigan Electronic Library.
bulletSocial Work Online
bulletSocial Work Degree

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State Resources:
bulletBirth/Death Certificates -procedure to obtain birth and death records in Pennsylvania.
bulletCivil Service Applications - this page describes the basic process required to apply for civil service employment.
bulletState of Pennsylvania - website