Social services websites
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
NASW, California Chapter
New Social Worker - Websites of Interest to Social Workers
Beyond Google - subject directories
Administration for Children and Families. ACF includes policy and planning links to several statistical reports including statistics on adoption/foster care, Head Start programs, and child abuse.
Childinfo.org. Sponsored by UNICEF,this site includes international statistics on issues such as HIV/AIDS, education levels, and infant mortality. UNICEF’s online publications “The State of the World’s Children” and “Progress for Children” are also available.
Children’s Defense Fund (CDF). Provides reports, charts, studies, and more in the topic areas of child poverty, child health, and education. Much of the data retrieved is found in the online report from CDF, “The State of America’s Children.”
National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect. Maintained by Cornell University, data archived on child welfare and maltreatment allows for secondary analysis. Nearly all data sets are free.
See also the many links on the Statistical Information page.