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  • Warm Blankets Orphan Care International
    non-profit Christian mission, dedicated to the rescue of orphans and widows through third world church planting and orphanage outreach.

  • Amit Children
    AMIT gives thousands of needy Israeli youngsters a first-rate education and loving care. Since our founding in 1925, we have helped Israeli children to become fulfilled and productive citizens, giving them practical skills as well as the timeless values of Torah and Zionism.

  • Australian Children's Contact Services Association
    The Australian & New Zealand Association of Children's Contact Services was established in April 1994. In October 1998 the name of the Association changed to the Australian Children's Contact Services Association (ACCSA) in recognition of the formation of the new New Zealand Children's Supervised Access Association.

  • Canadian Feed The Children
    Canadian Feed The Children is an independent, registered charity whose goal is to alleviate the impact of poverty on children. We work with local partners overseas and in Canada to enhance the well-being of children and the self-sufficiency of their families and communities.

  • CARE
    CARE is committed to facilitating this right and encourages the relationship between the child and the non-custodial parent, by exploring all avenues which serve the best interests of the child, and liaising with and supporting any group or individual concerned with children's rights.

  • CARE
    CARE reaches out to people whose lives are devastated by humanitarian emergencies, or who are struggling each day in poor communities to survive and improve their lives. CARE focuses its approach at the family and community levels. We believe that each family should enjoy a basic level of livelihood security.

  • Catholic Children's Aid Society
    The CCAS is one part of a province-wide network of agencies in Ontario working to protect children from neglect and physical, sexual and emotional abuse. It is one of three mandated protection agencies in Toronto.

  • ChildExplotation.Org
    ChildExploitation.org is the global leader in documenting and exposing the horrors of child exploitation in all of its forms. For too long, the problem has gone virtually unnoticed by the general public. We've learned from experience that once people know the vast extent of this issue, they become outraged. When that happens, laws get changed and enforced, corporations are held responsible for their actions, and shelters and safe-havens get built and run. Any evil that is allowed to go on in dark silence will grow. The key to change is exposing it to the light.

  • ChildLine
    ChildLine is the free, 24-hour helpline for children and young people in the UK. Children and young people can call our helpline on 0800 1111 about any problem, at any time - day or night. Children who are deaf or find using a regular phone difficult can try our textphone service on 0800 400 222. ChildLine's counsellors are there to help you find ways to sort things out.

  • Children Aid Society of London
    The Society protects and cares for children at risk and is committed to the healthy development of children and the strengthening of families.

  • Children of Chornobyl Relief Fund
    The Children of Chornobyl Relief Fund is a humanitarian organization established to protect and save the lives of children confronting the human legacy of the world's worst environmental disaster. It serves as an informational resource bridge for the United States, Ukraine and the world community.

  • Children of Persia
    Children of Persia, established in 1999, is dedicated to providing health care, education and related facilities that promotes the well-being of needy children in Iran.

  • Childrens Safety Association of Canada
    CSAC association mission is to provide as much information on children safety to as many parents as possible in order to reduce the number of preventable accidents in children.

  • Children's Welfare Association of Victoria
    The Children's Welfare Association of Victoria is the peak body for the community based and non-profit family, adolescent and children's welfare services field - a position we have held for more than 85 years.

  • Child Research Net
    CRN's aim is to be able to examine specific issues that concern children and youth in today's Japan. We also hope to explore the various, already existing, meanings of research, children and youth as well as to come up with new definitions and pose new challenges in this arena.

  • Christian Children's Fund
    In 1938, a man in Richmond, Virginia launched an appeal. Would the citizens of the world reach out to help the children orphaned by the Sino-Japanese War? As they say, the rest is history. In the sixty years since then, Christian Children's Fund has been supported by generosity of sponsors the world over. And Christian Children's Fund has helped children from every hemisphere to overcome the ravages of war, natural disasters, and disease.

  • Christina Noble Childrens Foundation
    Christina Noble Childrens' Foundation in Vietnam and Mongolia to provide medical and educational programs for poor children and families.

  • Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers
    The Coalition's goal is to promote the adoption and adherence to national, regional and international legal standards (including the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child) prohibiting the military recruitment and use in hostilities of any person younger than eighteen years of age; and the recognition and enforcement of this standard by all armed forces and groups, both governmental and non-governmental. In short, we are a coalition to stop the use of children as soldiers - to prevent their recruitment and use, to secure their demobilisation, to ensure their rehabilitation and reintegration into society.

  • Coffee Kids
    Coffee Kids is an international non-profit organization established to inprove the quality of life for children and familes who live in coffee growing communities around the world.

  • Commission for Children and Young People
    The Commission for Children and Young People serves to promote and protect the rights, interests and well-being of all children and young people in Queensland

  • Cross-Cultural Solutions
    Cross-Cultural Solutions is a non-profit organization that sends volunteers abroad to provide humanitarian assistance with our Volunteer Programs in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

  • Daya Vihar Boys Home
    Daya Vihar Boys Home is a non-profit charitable Christian institution. It was started by faith in 1986 with a street boy along with my own children in a rented house.

  • Edith Wilkins Hope Foundation
    Irish registered charity providing aid and support to underprivialged children and people in Calcutta

  • End Child Prostitution, Pornography and Trafficking International (EPCAT)
    ECPAT is a global network of organisations and individuals working together for the elimination of child prostitution, child pornography and the trafficking of children for sexual purposes. It seeks to encourage the world community to ensure that children everywhere enjoy their fundamental rights free and secure from all forms of commercial sexual exploitation

  • European Children's Trust
    The European Children's Trust helps children across Eastern Europe who have no real home to call their own.

  • European Forum for Child Welfare
    The European Forum for Child Welfare (EFCW) is a network of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) concerned with child welfare across Europe. EFCW is itself part of a wider network, the International Forum for Child Welfare

  • Family and Childrens Services Western Australia
    Welcome to Family and Children's Services site. On this site you'll find one of the most comprehensive parenting sites in Australia complete with up to date information, services and resources to help parents and carers in the important role of looking after kids.

  • ForgottenChildren.org
    The Ministries is a non-profit ministry designed to assist the forgotten children around the globe. We collect, pack & distribute new and used clothing for orphans & street children.

  • Frank Foundation
    Frank Foundation Child Assistance International (FFCAI) was founded in 1992 in response to the tremendous need of Russian orphans. FFCAI's mission is to provide assistance to children in need throughout the Newly Independent States (NIS) of the former Soviet Union through an extensive orphanage assistance and adoption program. This mandate quickly expanded to include numerous cultural, humanitarian and educational programs that have benefited hundreds of children and youth throughout Russia, Kazakstan and Georgia.

  • Frank Foundation Child Assistance International
    Frank Foundation Child Assistance International (FFCAI) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide assistance to children throughout the world. FFCAI undertakes a variety of activities that are guided by two objectives: delivering immediate relief for children with the greatest need and sustaining ongoing efforts to eradicate suffering for all children.

  • Free The Children India
    Working for the rights, education and well being of the children of India.

  • Friends of the Orphans
    Friends of the Orphans is dedicated to supporting the needs of orphaned and abandoned children in Mexico, Honduras, Haiti, Nicaragua, Guatemala, El Salvador and the United States.

  • Help In Crisis International
    Our mission is to protect and support less fortunate children around the world: especially in the United States and Eastern Europe.

  • Home-Start International
    Home-Start is an independent voluntary organisation that is committed to promoting the welfare of families with at least one child under the age of five. Non-paid volunteers offer regular support, friendship and practical help to young families, primarily in their homes, helping prevent family crisis and breakdown as well as promoting the enjoyment of family life.

  • Human Rights Watch: Children's Rights
    We stand with victims and activists to prevent discrimination, to uphold political freedom, to protect people from inhumane conduct in wartime, and to bring offenders to justice. (child rights)

  • International Child Center
    The ICC is a department of InterGov that is devoted to child, teen, and minor issues is general. We are here to provide minors, adults, and the general public with information concerning child safety and child welfare issues.

  • International Human Rights Instruments
    From the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights - a section devoted to "the rights of children".

  • International Parental Child Abduction
    Information on international adoption and child abduction issues provided by the Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State.

  • International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect
    The International Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN), founded in 1977, is the only multidisciplinary global organization advocacy group that brings together a worldwide cross-section of people to work toward the prevention of child abuse, neglect and exploitation throughout the world. ISPCAN fosters an exchange of knowledge among professionals who work for the well-being of children, including professionals who work in the medical field; legal and welfare services; education, therapeutic or voluntary organizations; those in research and academia; sociology; clergy; and others. They work to prevent maltreatment of children in every form: physical abuse, neglect, sexual abuse, child labor, street children, emotional abuse, child prostitution, child soldiers, and others.

  • International Society for Traumatic Stress
    The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies is a nonprofit organization whose goal is to ensure that everyone affected by trauma receives the best possible professional response, and to reduce traumatic stressors and their immediate and long-term consequences worldwide.

  • Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
    The Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC) is Ireland's leading children's charity specialising in the prevention of cruelty to children.

  • Kids For Kids.org
    KIDS FOR KIDS - was launched last spring to help people to help themselves. It is raising money to provide long term, self sustaining, community led projects aimed at helping the children of the poorest families in Sudan The campaign will raise funds for vital work to help people in Darfur, in the west of Sudan, an area almost forgotten by the International community, yet three times larger than the United Kingdom.

  • Kids Helping Kids in Crisis
    Kids Helping Kids in Crisis, Inc, is a non-for-profit corporation which collects funds for the medical services of children in countries and areas of war and/or natural disaster.

  • Missing Persons.org
    National Mising Persons Helpline is a UK charity that helps find missing persons and supports the family & friends of missing people as they wait for news.

  • National Childminding Association
    National Childminding Association - informs childminders, parents, employers, and central and local government about best practice in childcare.

  • National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
    The aim of the FULL STOP Campaign is to end cruelty to children. FULL STOP. To succeed in this great challenge, the NSPCC has developed five action programmes.

  • Native Child and Family
    Native Child and Family Services of Toronto strives to provide for a life of quality, well being, caring and healing for our children and families in the Toronto Native Community.

  • Nobody's Children
    Nobody's Children provides medical and humanitarian resources for needy children throughout the world.

  • North America Missing Children Organization
    North America Missing Children Association (NAMCA) is a nationally registered not-for-profit organization (Charitable Registration #89969-6553-RR0001). Our purpose is to help locate missing, lost or abducted children and adults. We work with policing agencies by passing on important information that will assist in locating missing individuals.

  • Ontario Association of Childrens Aid Societies
    The voice of child welfare in Ontario since 1912.

  • Parent and Child Advocacy Coalition of Canada
    This Child advocacy Site has been established to provide a National Resource for all groups in Canada who are advocating for a child's right not to be abused, manipulated, alienated, or denied the emotional and physical contact or support from their fathers or mothers.

  • Plan International
    PLAN's Identity PLAN is an international, humanitarian, child-focused development organisation without religious, political or governmental affiliation. Child sponsorship is the basic foundation of the organisation.

  • Potters House Trust Inc.
    A Non Profit Organization for the care, welfare and defense of Street Children. Operating Internationally in focus areas of Street kids, child labour and Juvenile Justice

  • Project Concern International
    Project Concern is an international health organization that saves the lives of children by preventing disease and by providing access to clean water and nutritious food.

  • Safer Kids Education Campaign
    The Safer Kids Education Campaign is committed to seeing children in New Zealand grow up safely - free from bullying, abuse and violence, in the home, at school, and in the community.

  • Save The Children
    A long history of helping children in need. Operating with the efficiency of a successful business, we remain faithfully committed to directing the lion's share of our resources to serving children and families in need. We work in 18 states across the United States and in 46 developing nations around the world. Save the Children celebrates the role of sponsorship in improving the lives of children.

  • Save the Children
    Save the children is a children's charity that helping to end world hunger and poverty. Their sponsorship program is proven to work because this charity has over 70 years of experience. Through child sponsorship you can help starving children in their fight against world hunger and poverty. Join Save the Children today!

  • Save The Children Canada
    Save the Children Canada is a non-political, non-sectarian organization that has spent 80 years working to protect the children of the world from neglect, cruelty and exploitation. The organization's role has ranged from giving emergency aid to starving young victims, to supporting children, families and communities in developing countries and at home in Canada.

  • Save the Children - U.K.
    We are the UK's leading international children's charity, working to create a better future for children. We are active in the UK, as well as more than 65 countries worldwide. We involve children in what we do - we believe in listening and learning from them.

  • SOS Children's Villages of India
    SOS Children's Villages of India is a non-political and non-denominational welfare organisation. It is part of the worldwide SOS Children's Village movement now in 131 countries and a member of the Umbrella organisation, SOS Kinderdorf International.

  • Spafford Childrens Center
    Spafford Children's Center is a medical and educational resource for the poorest children of Jerusalem and the West Bank. Since 1925, we've been serving needy children from our location just inside Damascus Gate of the walled Old City of Jerusalem.

  • Street Orphans International
    Street Orphans International, a registered 501c3 non-profit organization, seeks to aid and assist disadvantaged children throughout the world.

  • Swedish save the Children
    Radda Barnen's (Swedish save the Children) runs web pages in English and Swedish. Their pages include the full text in English of Radda Barnen's newsletter on child soldiers and material published in association with the August conference, the World Congress against the commercial sexual exploitation of children.

  • The Centre for Children and Families in the Justice System of the London Family
    The Centre for Children and Families in the Justice System of the London Family Court Clinic is a non-profit agency in London, Ontario, Canada, which advocates for the special needs of children and families involved in the justice system.

  • The Children's Society UK
    Children and young people are shaped by the communities they live in, and by the people who surround them.

  • The Children's Society (U.K.)
    As a national charity working to improve the lives of vulnerable children and young people, The Children's Society has a key role to play in driving public debates on issues concerning children, in developing new ideas to protect their welfare and in shaping the relevant government policy and practice.

  • The Consultative Group on Early Childhood Care and Development
    The Consultative Group on Early Childhood Care and Development's site contains an Introduction to International Early Childhood Care and Development, Arguments in Support of ECCD, Benefits of Early Childhood Programs, Complementary ECCD Programming Strategies, The Costs and Affordability of Early Childhood Care and Development Programs and Financing Early Childhood Programs.

  • UK Missing Childrens
    Based on an idea from America, the UK Missing Childrens' Web site is dedicated to help reunite missing children with their families.

  • UNESCO's Early Childhood and Family Education Unit
    UNESCO's Early Childhood and Family Education Unit co-ordinates research, activities and initiatives undertaken by UNESCO in early childhood care and education, parent and family education, and early childhood research.

    Founded in 1946, UNICEF advocates and works for the protection of children's rights, to help the young meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential.

  • Voices For Children Organization
    Voices for Children grew into a respected source of quality information on issues affecting children, youth and their families.

  • Women Commission for Refugee Women and Children
    The Women's Commission for Refugee Women and Children works to ensure that refugee and displaced women, children and adolescents are given protection, encouraged to participate, and have access to education, health services and livelihood opportunities.

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