Helpful Links

National Center for Missing & Exploited Children:

NCMEC was established in 1984 as a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization to provide services nationwide for families and professionals in the prevention of abducted, endangered, and sexually exploited children.

Parent Resources:

Parenting Resources for the 21st Century links parents and other adults responsible for the care of a child with information on issues covering the full spectrum of parenting.

For the Silent

To protect youth from commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking through prevention, crisis intervention, and community transformation.

Child Welfare League of America

Provides free publications online focusing on children's issues including federal legislation and policy and other valuable resources.

National Parent Information Network

This site has many articles on child development and related issues, plus an excellent Internet resource page.

I Am Your Child:

I Am Your Child is a national public awareness and engagement campaign to make early childhood development a top priority for our nation. This Web site provides useful information and helpful links.

Zero to Three

This site is dedicated to the healthy development of infants and toddlers, including a section for parents that provides information on parenting, including childcare and developmental issues.

Prevent Child Abuse America:

This Web site provides information about Prevent Child Abuse America's activities to promote and implement prevention efforts.

Family Support America

This web site describes family support principles and practices and includes numerous articles and publications for parents and professionals.

Department of Health & Human Services Administration for Children & Families

This site provides many useful resources including links to related government Web sites and fact sheets on many topics.

Kids Health

This site, from the Nemours Foundation, offers extensive articles on childhood illness and health issues, and provides information to parents, children and even professionals.  The articles are well written and annotated.

Children’s Advocacy Centers of TX:

State organization which promotes, assist, and supports the development, growth and continuation of children's advocacy centers in the State of Texas.

Internet Resources Related to Children and Families

Parents Anonymous® :

Provides information about Parent Leadership, Shared Leadership, National Parent Leadership Month activities, finding a local Parents Anonymous®  Group, tips on parenting and child abuse prevention, as well as links to other sites.

National Children's Alliance:

National organization which provides training, technical assistance and networking opportunities to communities seeking to plan, establish and improve Children's Advocacy Centers across the nation.

Office of Juvenile Justice:

OJJDP, a component of the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, accomplishes its mission by supporting states, local communities, and tribal jurisdictions in their efforts to develop and implement effective programs for juveniles. The Office strives to strengthen the juvenile justice system's efforts to protect public safety, hold offenders accountable, and provide services that address the needs of youth and their families.

Traffick911 is a team of passionate people driven to stop the sale of American children into sexual slavery for the profit and pleasure of their perpetrators.

Child Abuse Prevention Network:

The World Wide Internet Nerve Center for professionals in the field of child abuse and neglect.

Darkness to Light:


Darkness to Light is a non-profit committed to empowering adults to prevent child sexual abuse. Our work is guided by the vision of a world free from child sexual abuse, where children can grow up happy, healthy and safe We know that prevention is possible, and we believe that it is an adult responsibility to protect children.

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