Child Abuse and Maltreatment: Other Web Resources
NIJ does not exercise control over external Web sites. Read our Exit Notice
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families, the Gateway provides
information about resources, training, and technical assistance to strengthen families. Topical pages address preventing and
responding to child abuse, family-centered practice, adoption, and out-of-home care.
Division of Violence Prevention
A division of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, DVP
works to prevent injuries and deaths caused by violence, including child abuse and maltreatment.
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Serves children, families, and communities by sponsoring cooperative efforts to prevent delinquency, strengthen the juvenile
justice system, protect children, and enhance public safety. Topical pages address several aspects of child and family violence.
Office for Victims of Crime
Enhances the Nation's capacity to assist crime victims and provides leadership in changing attitudes, policies, and practices
to promote justice and healing for all crime victims. OVC's Child Abuse topical Web pages provide information about resources and referrals for service providers and the general public. Related publications compiled by OVC.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
A federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information. Spotlight on Family Violence provides information about legislation, grants, publications, and training and technical assistance related to all forms
of family violence, including child physical and sexual abuse, child neglect and maltreatment, intimate partner violence,
and elder abuse.
National and International Organizations
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Sexual Exploitation of Children Page
Provides information about the laws and issues surrounding the sexual exploitation of children, with many links to laws, resources,
Nurse-Family PartnershipAn evidence-based home visitation program that sends registered nurses to the homes of low-income, first-time parents from
pregnancy through the child's second birthday.
World Health Organization, Child Injuries and Violence Page
Provides information about WHO's child maltreatment prevention activities, publications, and international and regional child
Date Created: November 14, 2007