Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Child Welfare Information Gateway (website)

Authors/Editors

Children's Bureau, Administration for Children and Families (ACF) , U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Publisher(s)

Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Children's Bureau

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

Description of Resource

Formerly the National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information (NCCANI) and the National Adoption Information Clearinghouse (NAIC), Child Welfare Information Gateway provides access to information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families.

This Web site includes information on:

  1. Child Abuse and Neglect (overview)
  2. Family-Centered Practice
  3. Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect
  4. Supporting and Preserving Families
  5. Out-of-Home Care

It also has information on Responding to Child Abuse and Neglect, including:

  1. State Laws on Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect
  2. Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect
  3. Numbers to Call to Report Child Abuse (by state)

Languages

English, Spanish

Availability

http://www.childwelfare.gov/