Florida's Center for


Information and Training Resources for Child Welfare Professionals

Additional Websites

Administration and Workforce

Alliance for Children and Families

American Public Human Services Association

California Evidence Based Clearinghouse

Casey Family Programs

Council on Accreditation

National Association of Public Child Welfare Administrators

National Child Welfare Resource Center for Organizational Improvement

National Child Welfare Training and Technical Assistance Network

National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (SAMHSA)

National Wraparound Initiative

Nonprofit Network


Adoptive Families Magazine


Child Welfare Information Gateway - Adoption Resources

Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption

Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute

Explore Adoption

Florida State Foster/Adoptive Parent Association

Florida's Adoption Reunion Registry

Heart Gallery

National Adoption Center

North American Council on Adoptable Children

One Church One Child of Florida, Inc.

Child Protective Investigations

Action for Child Protection

Child Welfare Information Gateway - Responding to Child Abuse & Neglect

How to Report Abuse (Florida DCF)

Cross-Reporting Among Responders to Child Abuse and Neglect: Summary of State Laws (CWIG)

Child Well Being

Early Learning and Education

Child Care and Early Educations Research Connections

Do 2 Learn (Learning activities for young children)

Florida Department of Education

Legal Center for Foster Care & Education

National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth

Health and Development

Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc

Center on the Developing Child (Harvard University)

Children's Medical Services (Fl Dept of Health)

Healthy Foster Care America - AAP

Kids Health

Spoon Foundation - Nutrition for International Orphans, Adoptees and Foster Children

Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Help Guide

National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)


Center for Prevention and Early Intervention Policy (FSU)

Child Trauma Academy

National Center for Children in Poverty

National Child Traumatic Stress Network


Child Trends Data Bank

Child Welfare Information Gateway - Child Abuse and Neglect Statistics

Children's Bureau - Monitoring


Kids Count-State Level Data Online

Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation - Research Projects

Dependency Court

American Bar Association--Center on Children and the Law

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for children)

Florida's Legal Online Resource, Information Driven Access (Access restricted to Judges and Lawyers)

Florida Bar

Florida Court Clerks

Florida Court Reporters

Florida Guardian Ad Litem Program

Florida State Courts

Florida Supreme Court

National Association for Counsel of Children

National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse

National Drug Court Resource Center

U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit - Opinions

U.S. District Court-Northern District of Florida

U.S. District Court-Southern District of Florida

US Code Search

Youth Law Center

Disaster Planning

American Red Cross

Individual Diaster Assistance

FEMA Flood Insurance Claims


National Hurricane Center

Domestic Violence

Asian and Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence

Battered Women's Justice Project

DCF Domestic Violence Batterer Intervention Programs

DCF Domestic Violence Program Website

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Futures Without Violence

Institute for Family Violence Studies (FSU)

National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence

National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women

National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

Office on Violence Against Women (U.S. Department of Justice)

Supervised Visitation Network


Administration for Children and Families – Grant Opportunities

Federal Grant Opportunities



General Child Welfare Resources

American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children

Annie E. Casey Foundation

Casey Family Programs

Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare (Univ of Minnesota)

Chapin Hall Center for Children

Child Abuse Evaluation and Treatment for Medical Providers

Child Help

Child Welfare Information Gateway

Child Welfare League of America

Children's Bureau

Florida Coalition for Children

National Clearinghouse on Families and Youth

National Children's Advocacy Center

Social Security

Urban Institute

Independent Living/Youth

American Association of Caregiving Youth

Big Brothers/Big Sisters

Florida Youth SHINE

Foster Care Alumni

Job Corps

Students Against Destructive Decisions

Indian Child Welfare Act

Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida

National Child Welfare Resource Center for Tribes

National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA)

Native American Rights Fund (ICWA Practical Guide)

Seminole Tribe of Florida

Tribal Directory (Nat'l Congress of American Indians)

Interstate Commission for Juveniles

Interstate Compact

Association of Administrators of the ICPC

Association of Administrators of the Interstate Compact on Adoption and Medical Assistance

Interstate Commission for Juveniles

Missing and Runaway Children

FDLE Missing Children Information Clearinghouse

Florida Crime Information Center Public Access System

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

National Runaway Safeline

National Safe Place

US Department of State: International Child Abduction

Out of Home Care


Casey Family Programs

F.A.S.T. Foster Allegation Support Team (FSFAPA)

Fostering Connections Resource Center


National Foster Parent Association

National Resource Center for Recruitment and Retention of Foster and Adoptive Parents

National Center for Child Welfare Excellence

Parents and Caregivers

CDC Parent Portal

Lives in the Balance

National Parent Helpline

National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

Rise Magazine - By and For Parents Affected by the Child Welfare System

Raising Grandchildren

Stop Bullying

Think Kids: Rethinking Challenging Kids


Child Abuse Prevention Network

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Violence Prevention

National Alliance of Children's Trust and Prevention Funds

National Child Abuse Prevention Month

National Family Preservation Network

National Resource Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention

National Resource Center for Healthy Marriage and Families

Nurse-Family Partnership

Ounce of Prevention - Florida

Prevent Child Abuse America

Project ChildSafe (Provides a free gun safety kit)


Safe Haven for Newborns

Safe Kids USA

Strengthening Families (at the Center for the Study of Social Policy)

Quality Assurance

ACTION for Child Protection

Child Welfare Monitoring (Children's Bureau)

Nation Resource Center for Organizational Improvement

Children's Bureau - Training and Technical Assistance

Sexual Exploitation of Children (aka Human Trafficking)

The Anti-Trafficking in Persons Program(ACF)

Florida Coalition Against Human Trafficking

Florida Statewide Human Trafficking (DCF)

Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service

National Human Trafficking Resource Center (Polaris Project)

Refugee Services Program (DCF)

Shared Hope International

U.S. Department of Justice's Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit


Florida Child Welfare Certification Board

National Association of Social Workers

National Child Welfare Workforce Institute

Practice Notes

SD Adam Walsh Screening Form