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Children's Bureau/ACYF

1250 Maryland Avenue SW, 8th Floor
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Internet Resources


Child Welfare Information Gateway promotes the safety, permanency, and well-being of children, youth, and families by connecting child welfare, adoption, and related professionals as well as the general public to information, resources, and tools covering topics on child welfare, child abuse and neglect, out-of-home care, adoption, and more. A service of the Children's Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the organization provides access to print and electronic publications, websites, databases, and online learning tools for improving child welfare practice, including resources that can be shared with families.


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7.6.11: Updated abstract - AR


Date Entered: 3/1/1998
Date Edited: 3/5/2013
Date Revised: 11/7/2007 12:51:06 PM
Health Referral Number: HR0017
Accession Number:

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