Annie E. Casey Foundation: Foundation that supports research and innovative programs to help disadvantaged children and families. There is information about states and some cities, particularly with regard to the status of children. They collect a low of data, particularly KIDS COUNT.
Center for Law and Policy Studies:
A national, non-profit organization in
Children's Defense Fund: Advocacy Group that conducts research and champions legislation for children's well-being. The site has many links to other groups.
Institute for Women's Policy Research: The institute is committed to improving women's lives by researching policy in five program areas: employment, earnings and economic change; democracy and society; poverty, welfare and income security; work and family; and health and violence.
University Civil Right Project at the
Health and Human Services: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation. Principal advisor to the Secretary of HHS and responsible for policy development and related research. See for poverty line as well as other policy matters.
Housing and Urban Development (HUD): Agency that focuses on housing, especially for low income people and the elderly. There is a link to each state and information about housing projects and section 8 housing.
Low Income Networking and Communications Project. This is a link
Online Resources as well as links to other projects, organizations, and
information about resources.
National Center for Children in Poverty: Research site and clearinghouse for information at the Columbia University School of Public Health. Web site has links to recent information and other sources.
National Housing Law Project: Advocacy group that offer information about resources and guidelines. Can help you navigate the policies in this area.
National Low Income Housing
Coalition: Established in 1974, the National Low Income
Coalition is dedicated solely to ending
neighborhoods for everyone. Link is to study about housing costs, indicating that decent housing is out of the reach of many individuals. Link for the home page is NLIHC.
Wisconsin, Institute for Research on Poverty
Long established research center that produces many papers.
Urban Institute: Site of research on poverty and related topics with links to other organizations.
Internal Revenue Service: Web site with Tax Information for Individuals. Click on EITC and also you can look at other information. Or go directly to (www.irs.gov/individuals/article/0,,id=96406,00.html)
National Center for Children in Poverty: Research site with link to information about EITC.
Nehemiah Gateway Community Development Corp, 201 West 23 Street,
Food and Nutrition Service: Information on all USDA Programs.
Program and Food Security:
Food and Nutrition Service agency that publishes studies and summaries for the USDA,
Food Bank of Delaware:
organization that provides food to organizations and pantries.
site has much information about community needs as well as ways to
US Dept. of Health and Human Services: Web page for Head Start, which is part of the Administration for Children and Families. Orientation to the Head Start program with links for general information, legislation, policies and research.
Families USA : http://www.familiesusa.org/issues/medicaid/
Link contains other resources in public health.
School Lunch Program
Food and Nutrition Service: Information on USDA Programs.
Healthy School Meals Resource System: Information about child nutrition for users of the system, includes research reports.
Department of Agriculture, National School Lunch Program
Orientation to the Program, including income eligibility guideline, reimbursement rates, and other material.
Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion: USDA agency that studies nutrition issues.
Food and Nutrition Service: Orientation to Women, Infants and Children Program with Links to information.
Review of Nutritional Status of WIC Participants Report on WIC Program and Participants from August 1999.