Check Out These Web Sites!

More and more organizations and resource groups are developing Internet contact with home pages on the World Wide Web. We have highlighted just a few to start you "browsing"!

California Mentor Initiative

National Center for Children in Poverty

National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect

National Head Start Association

American Academy of Pediatrics

ADA and Disability Information

The Child Development Programs Advisory Committee. On this site you will find a "Meetings and Events Schedule", "Meeting Minutes", "Listing of CDPAC Local Child Care Planning Update Letters", "California's Rules for Child Care Facilities", and links to several government agency websites.

National Child Care Information Center (NCCIC)
The NCCIC Home Page brings you the following: a list of national organizations with their web-site links (where applicable); past issues of the Child Care Bulletin; information on the healthy Child Care America Campaign; and the ability to contact NCCIC staff with questions related to support of quality, comprehensive services for children and families.

National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care
Check the Center's Home Page to see development of a National Child Care Standards Database, including child care regulations for all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and a National Comparison Matrix identifying priority health and safety standards for children in child care.

ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education
This site provides multiple access routes to an extensive body of information related to child development, care and education of young children, and parenting. You can link directly to the National Parent Information Network that includes these selections: short articles written for parents; listings of professional associations that have materials designed for parents and parent educators; and a parent question-answer service.

Stand for Children
This site introduces the Stand for Children Action Center as a means for individuals and groups to share information, ask questions, and learn about ongoing opportunities to Stand for Children Every Day.

THOMAS Legislative Information on the Internet
This web site was initiated with the 104th Congress to make federal legislative information freely available to the Internet public. It provides summaries of legislation searchable by bill number and by topic. daily proceedings on the House and Senate floors, as well as a web site. A newly added feature is the ability to browse Committee Reports to the 104th Congress.

Don't miss NAEYC's Home Page

Urban Institute
Assessing the new Federalism Project (Impact of Welfare Reform nationwide) A policy think tank located in Washinton D.C. Visit for "Hot Topics", "nine policy research centers", and "publications" and "periodicals".

Kids can make a difference.

Children's resources

Kids Connect - ask a librarian anything online

George Lucas Education Foundation

Indianapolis Children's Museum

Kids World 2000

Ask ERIC virtual library -
The ultimate education resource and homework helper.

Jobs for the future -
Center for career development in early care and ecucation.

Write to the Dental Health Foundation for information & Brochure

4340 Redwood Hwy. Suite 319
San Rafael, CA 94903

Resources for Youth:

Through an automated fax on demand line, Resources for Youth provides up to date information on violence prevention and tools to help promote California's potential to reduce youth violence. For immediate access to materials and a violence prevention "Activity of the Month", please call Toll free......888-329-4409.

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