Useful Links

Data and Statistics

Indiana Census Data

National Child Care Information Center

Reports and Studies

The IARCA Outcome Measures Project Children’s VOICE Article 032015.compressed

Building Strong Families: A Preliminary Study from the YMCA

Helping Teens Developing Healthy Social Skills and Relationships: What the Research Shows About Navigating Adolescence

How Living Wage Laws Affect Low-Wage Workers & Low-Income Families

Low Income and the Development of America’s Kindergartners

Parent Power: What Parents Need to Know and Do to Help Prevent Teen Pregnancy

Unique Strengths, Shared Strengths: Developmental Assets Among Youth of Color

Kids’ Health

CDC Growth Charts

Child Development Chart (birth to 6 yrs)

Child Health Guide (growth charts)

Parents Network for the Post-Institutionalized Child (articles, medical research)

Adoption – Disruption

Adoption – Funding

Adoption Subsidies

Affording Adoption

Adoption – Research

Council on Accreditation

ADA Homepage (from the U.S Department of Justice)

Foster Parenting

Foster Care Alumni of America


National Foster Parent Assocation


Legal Resources

Legal Advocates for Permanent Parenting

National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges

American Bar Association (ABA) Center on Children and the Law

Education Law Center