1. Boys & Girls Clubs of America Main Site
2. These sites are recommended to protect the youth that we serve here. If you have any suspicion of any adult please notify staff members immediately. We want to protect our club members by any means possible.
3. A great resource full of in depth information to share with youth!
4. These sites will target bullying issues as well as gossiping around the peer groups and will give you tips to help stop these behaviors.
5. A Great tool to learn about managing money.
6. To help with a career & job search.
7. Share graffiti prevention resources with your Club members and community. The Graffiti Hurts® program is dedicated to raising awareness about the harmful effects of graffiti vandalism on communities. The Web site provides graffiti prevention resources, including tip sheets for home and business owners.
8. Childhelp USA is one of the largest and oldest national organizations dedicated to the treatment and prevention of child abuse and neglect. The Web site features a listing of upcoming events and a free newsletter about the latest issues and activities.
9. Institute for Youth Development (IYD) is a non-partisan, non-profit organization that promotes a comprehensive risk avoidance message to youth for five harmful risk behaviors: alcohol, drugs, sex, tobacco and violence. The Web site is designed for both professionals in the field of youth development and for mothers, fathers, and teens looking for current information and advice. IYD believes that children and teens, provided with consistent and sound messages, are capable of making positive choices to avoid these risk behaviors altogether, especially if they are empowered by strong parent and family connections.
10. This is a Web site about learning disabilities and Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. It features news about learning disability research and offers information for parents and teachers who work with children requiring special education.
11. Partners Against Hate offers education and counteraction strategies for young people and the wide range of professionals who work and interact with youth including parents, law enforcement officials, educators and community and business leaders. An innovative collaboration of the Anti-Defamation League, the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund and the Center for the Prevention of Hate Violence, Partners Against Hate features online and offline resources and support in the fight against youth-initiated hate violence.
12. A comprehensive online resource that provides youth development professionals with important information concerning funding opportunities, employment listings, conferences and training, new research findings and e-learning opportunities.
13. The 15th annual Kids Count Data Book is available free online now. Through the Web site, you’ll have access to data supporting that while national trends in child well-being have been positive, there are wide variations along critical indicators, indicating there’s much more that needs to be done. Here you’ll find an easy-to-use online database to generate custom graphs, maps, ranked lists and state-by-state profiles; or, you may download the entire data set as text files.
16. Harvard Family Research Project (HFRP) helps organizations develop strategies to promote the educational and social success and well-being of children, families and their communities. The Web site offers a free searchable database of after-school program evaluations and a quarterly newsletter.