|Organization name||Primary partnership type||Organizational level||Brief (1-2 sentences) organization description||Website||Contact||Address (line separated)||5-digit zipcode||Primary phone number||Secondary phone number||Resource/publication links (line separated)||YouTube||Other social media||Your Name|
|Council for Exceptional Children||Academics||National||The largest international professional organization devoted to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities. Covering many aspects related to exceptional children including learning disabilities, behavioral disorders, mental retardation & developmental disabilities, gifted, and visual handicaps.||https://www.cec.sped.org/|
2900 Crystal Dr. Suite 100
Arlington, VA 22202
|National Council of Teachers of English||Academics||National||The National Council of Teachers of English is devoted to improving the teaching and learning of English and language arts at all levels of education.||http://www.ncte.org/||N/A|
1111W. Kenyon Rd.
Urbana, IL 61801
|61801||(217) 328-3870||submission form on website|
|National Education Association||Academics||National||The National Education Association (NEA) is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA’s 3 million members work at every level of education - from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States. NEA is a volunteer-based organization supported by a network of staff at the local and national levels.||http://www.nea.org||N/A|
1201 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036-3290
|20036||202-833-4000||Submission form on website|
|National Parent Teacher Association||Academics||National||"Parent Teacher Association's mission is to make every child’s potential a reality|
by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.
Working in partnership with a wide array of individuals and organizations
to broaden and enhance our ability to serve and advocate for all children and families"
1250 N. Pitt Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
|22314||(800) 307-4782||(703) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Children's Defense Fund||Advocacy||National||Children's Defense Fund exists to provide a strong and effective voice for all the children of America who cannot vote, lobby, or speak for themselves. CDF focuses on health, education, child welfare, mental health, child care, adolescent pregnancy, family income and youth employment.||www.childrensdefense.org|
25 E Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
|Advocacy||National||The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) works to ensure justice for every family and every child in every court throughout this country.||http://ncjfcj.org/|
Joey Orduna Hastings, JD, Chief Executive Officer
|P.O Box 8970 |
Reno, NV 89507
|National Institute for Play||Advocacy||National||The National Institute for Play is a 501c(3) non-profit public benefit corporation committed to bringing the unrealized knowledge, practices and benefits of play into public life. It is gathering research from diverse play scientists and practitioners, initiating projects to expand the clinical scientific knowledge of human play and translating this emerging body of knowledge into programs and resources which deliver the transformative power of play to all segments of society.||www.nifplay.org||N/A|
PO Box 1398
Carmel Valley, CA 93924
|Association of Children’s Museums||Arts||National||The Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) is the world's foremost professional member service organization for the children’s museum field. With more than 400 members in 48 states and 20 countries, we leverage the collective knowledge of children's museums through convening, sharing, and dissemination.|
2711 Jefferson Davis Highway, Suite 600
Arlington, VA 22202
|Puppeteers of America||Arts||National||Puppeteers of America, a national nonprofit organization founded in 1937, provides information, encourages performances, and builds a community of people who love puppet email@example.com|
|Child Care Aware of America||Childcare||National||The nation's leading voice for child care, working with more than 600 state and local Child Care Resource and Referral agencies to ensure that families in every community have access to quality affordable child care||http://childcareaware.org/|
727 15th Street NW, 12th floor
Washington, DC 20005
|National Institute on Out-of-School Time||Childcare||National||The National Institute on Out-of-School Time's mission is to ensure that all children, youth, and families have access to high quality programs, activities, and opportunities through collaborative work with communities, individuals and organizations, and to raise the level of public awareness about the importance of children’s out-of-school time.||www.niost.org||N/A|
Wellesley Centers for Women, Wellesley College
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
|Girl Scouts of the USA|
Childhood Development--School Age
|National||Girl Scouts of the USA is the world's preeminent organization dedicated solely to girls where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and success in the real world. Founded in 1912 by Juliette Gordon Low, Girl Scouts' membership has grown from 18 members in Savannah, Georgia, to 3.6 million members throughout the United States, including U.S. territories, and in more than 90 countries through USA Girl Scouts Overseas.|
420 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10018
|YMCA of the USA|
Childhood Development--School Age
|National||Together, the nation's more than 2,400 YMCA's are the largest not-for-profit community service organizations in America, working to meet the health and social service needs of 17.9 million men, women and children in 10,000 communities in the USA. The YMCA strives to build strong kids, strong families and strong communities. Every Y makes it's own decision on what programs to offer and how to operate.|
101 North Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
Childhood Development--School Age
|National||The YWCA USA is the oldest multicultural women's membership movement in the world. The YWCA strives to create opportunities for women's growth, leadership, and power in order to attain a common vision: peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all people. The YWCA will thrust its collective power toward the elimination of racism wherever it exists and by any means necessary. Hallmark Programs, although specific programs vary from one community to another, are Racial Justice and Women's Economic Advancement. These programs strive for meaningful change and direct impact.||http://www.ywca.org|
1015 18th St.NW Ste. 1100
Washington, DC 20036
|ASPIRA Association, Inc.||Diverse communities||National||The ASPIRA Association, a 501(C)(3) organization, is the only national Hispanic organization dedicated exclusively to developing the educational and leadership capacity of Hispanic youth. Since 1961, ASPIRA has been working at the grass-roots level to provide programs that encourage Hispanic students to stay in school, prepare them to succeed in the educational arena, develop their leadership skills, and to serve their community.|
1444 I Street NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20005
Association for Childhood Education International
|Early Childhood Development||National||To promote innovative solutions to education challenges and inspire action that creates positive, sustainable futures for children and youth worldwide.||http://www.acei.org||N/A|
1200 18th St, NW, Suite 700
Washington DC 20036
Head Start/NHSA (National Head Start Association)
|Early Childhood Development||National||The National Head Start Association is a non-partisan, not-for-profit organization committed to the belief that every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability to succeed in life. The opportunities offered by Head Start lead to healthier, empowered children and families, and stronger, more vibrant communities. NHSA is the voice for more than 1 million children, 200,000 staff and 1,600 Head Start grantees in the United States.|
1651 Prince St
Alexandria, VA 22314
|Zero to Three||Early Childhood Development||National||Zero To Three is a national, nonprofit organization that informs, trains, and supports professionals, policymakers, and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.||https://www.zerotothree.org/|
2000 M Street, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036
|GLSEN||LGBTQ||National||GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, is the leading national education organization focused on ensuring safe schools for all students. Established in 1990, GLSEN envisions a world in which every child learns to respect and accept all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. GLSEN seeks to develop school climates where difference is valued for the positive contribution it makes to creating a more vibrant and diverse community.||https://www.glsen.org|
110 William Street, 30th Floor
New York, NY 10038
|Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America|
|National||Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 6 through 18, in communities across the country. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.|
2202 N. Westshore Blvd, Suite 455
Tampa, FL 33607
|Reading is Fundamental||Reading/Literacy||National||RIF creates needs-based content and targeted programs that align key literacy issues with proactive and measurable solutions. Our efforts begin with books and continue with resources, activities, and professional development for educators, parents, and literacy volunteers to ensure that reading turns into a journey of opportunity for all children.||www.rif.org||Alicia Levi, CEO||750 First Street, NE|
Washington, DC 20002
|National Science Teacher Association||Sciences||National||The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), is the largest organization in the world committed to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all. NSTA's current membership of 55,000 includes science teachers, science supervisors, administrators, scientists, business and industry representatives, and others involved in and committed to science education.||https://www.nsta.org/|
1840 Wilson Blvd.
Alexandria, VA 22201
|National Center for Children in Poverty||Socioeconomic/Social Services||National||The National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) is one of the nation’s leading public policy centers dedicated to promoting the economic security, health, and well-being of America’s low-income families and children. NCCP uses research to inform policy and practice with the goal of ensuring positive outcomes for the next generation. It promotes family-oriented solutions at the state and national levels.||http://www.nccp.org|
" Renée Wilson-Simmons, DrPH, Director"
215 W. 125th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10027
|Prevent Child Abuse America||Socioeconomic/Social Services||National||Prevent Child Abuse America, founded in 1972, is focused on changing the way our nation thinks about prevention, focusing on community activities and public policies that prioritize prevention from the start to make sure child abuse and neglect never occur. We work to ensure the healthy development of children nationwide while recognizing that child development is a building block for community development and economic development.||www.preventchildabuse.org|
228 South Wabash Avenue, 10th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604
|Salvation Army||Socioeconomic/Social Services||National|
The Salvation Army exists to meet human need wherever, whenever, and however we can.
|615 Slaters Lane||22313||1-800-SAL-ARMY|
|Feeding America||Food Insecurity/Food Based||National|
Our mission is to feed America’s hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage our country in the fight to end hunger.
35 East Wacker Drive, Suite 2000
|One Warm Coat||Socioeconomic/Social Services||National|
One Warm Coat is a national non-profit organization that works to provide a free, warm coat to any person in need. One Warm Coat supports individuals, groups, companies and organizations across the country by providing the tools and resources needed to hold a successful coat drive. Coats are distributed in the communities where they were collected, to children and adults in need, without charge, discrimination or obligation.
2443 Fillmore St. #380-5363
San Francisco, CA
|National Lekotek Center||Disabilities||National|
The National Lekotek Center, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, provides an array of services to improve the lives of children with special needs through the utilization of toys and play. Lekotek Centers offer therapeutic PLAY-based family sessions for families of children with disabilities structured to help children learn, develop and thrive in a world that presents them with many unique and complex challenges.
2001 N. Clybourn Ave.
773-528-5766 ext. 408
|Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy||Disabilities||Local|
Rainbow Animal Assisted Therapy is an organization that works with trained, registered therapy dogs to help people, especially children and those with special needs, to improve their health, activities of daily living and quality of life.
6042 West Oakton Street
Morton Grove, IL
|Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library||Reading/Literacy||National|
Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library is a book gifting program that mails free books to children from birth to age five in participating communities within the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia.
111 Dollywood LN
Pigeon Forge, TN
|Jewish Family Service of Metro Detroit||Advocacy||Local|
Since 1928, Jewish Family Service has served Detroit’s Jewish community, and we’re proud to help carry that important work forward. JFS is able to provide compassionate, personalized services that help thousands in our community each year. Our services uniquely tailored to the specific needs of each individual or family, and center around three core areas: services for older adults, mental health and wellness, and safety net services.
25900 Greenfield Rd #405, Oak Park, MI
|48237||248 592 2313||248 592 firstname.lastname@example.org||Shari Fesko|
4‑H is delivered by Cooperative Extension—a community of more than 100 public universities across the nation that provides experiences where young people learn by doing. Kids complete hands-on projects in areas like health, science, agriculture and citizenship, in a positive environment where they receive guidance from adult mentors and are encouraged to take on proactive leadership roles.
7100 Connecticut Ave.
Chevy Chase, MD
directly through website under contact
To develop optimism as a philosophy of life utilizing the tenets of the Optimist Creed; to promote an active interest in good government and civic affairs; to inspire respect for the law; to promote patriotism and work for international accord and friendship among all people; to aid and encourage the development of youth, in the belief that the giving of one’s self in service to others will advance the well-being of humankind, community life and the world.
4494 Lindell Blvd. St. Louis, MO
|63108||(314) 371-6000||(800) 500-8130|
use this link https://www.optimist.org/onlineforms/Inquiry.cfm?SelOID=4
Leo clubs provide young people with an opportunity for development and contribution – individually and collectively – as responsible members of their local, national and international communities.
300 West 22nd Street Oak Brook, IL
various see this link for specific emails http://www.lionsclubs.org/EN/who-we-are/contact-us/
Lions Clubs http://www.lionsclubs.org/EN/who-we-are/contact-us/#.WkVpgi25mWw.twitter
|Bilingual Birdies||Diverse communities||National|
At Bilingual Birdies, our mission is to encourage cross-cultural awareness through our foreign language and live music curriculum. We teach Spanish, French, Mandarin, Hebrew and English (ESL) through live music, movement, dance, puppetry, and theatre-based games.
They ensure that all children have access to affordable, quality afterschool programs.
1101 14th St NW Suite 700
|Drag Queen Story Hour||LGBTQ||National|
Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) is just what it sounds like—drag queens reading stories to children in libraries, schools, and bookstores.
In partnership with schools and at Girls Inc. centers, we focus on the development of the whole girl. She learns to value herself, take risks, and discover and develop her inherent strengths.
|https://girlsinc.org||120 Wall Streetemail@example.com|
R.E.A.D Reading Education Assistance Dogs
R.E.A.D is recognized world-wide as the first and foremost reading with therapy dogs program improving children's reading levels, communication and social skills.
4050 South 2700 East, Salt Lake City, Utah
|WIC||Food Insecurity/Food Based||National|
To safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care.
Jumpstart is a national early education organization working toward the day every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed. We provide language, literacy, and social-emotional programming for preschool children from under-resourced communities and promote quality early learning for all children.
308 Congress Street, 6th Floor
Boston, MA 02210
|We Need Diverse Books||Diverse communities||National|
We Need Diverse Books™ is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and a grassroots organization of children’s book lovers that advocates essential changes in the publishing industry. Our aim is to help produce and promote literature that reflects and honors the lives of all young people.
10319 Westlake Drive #104
Bethesda, MD 20817
|RIF (Reading is Fundamental)||Reading/Literacy||National|
RIF believes every child deserves an opportunity to own books, learn how to read, and obtain the fundamental building blocks to achieve their highest potential. Literacy opens doors and enables every child the chance to live their own journey.
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
|20002||1 (877) RIF-READ||Varried|
|Brooklyn Cultural Adventures Program||Cultural Heritage||Local|
Brooklyn Cultural Adventures Program (BCAP) offers summer programs for youth based on a collaboration of six cultural institutions in the heart of Brooklyn: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn Children's Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Prospect Park Alliance and Prospect Park Zoo.
10 grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY
|ROAR (Reach Out and Read)||Early Childhood Development||National|
Reach Out and Read is a nonprofit organization that gives young children a foundation for success by incorporating books into pediatric care and encouraging families to read aloud together.
89 South St, Suite 201
Boston, MA 02111
|National Institute of Mental Health||Health||National|
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the largest scientific organization in the world dedicated to research focused on the understanding, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders and the promotion of mental health.
National Institute of Mental Health
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 6200, MSC 9663
Newsletter - https://www.nimh.nih.gov/news/e-mail-newsletters/index.shtml
New York State Coalition for Children's Behavioral Health
The New York State Coalition for Children’s Behavioral Health Services provides policy, advocacy and member services related to the following areas:
The Children’s Coalition represents children’s best interests in all the areas that affect youth and families with severe emotional disturbances.
The premier resource for policy information, state-of-the-art education and training, and other children’s behavioral health care information.
|http://cbhny.org/||Andrea Smyth||PO Box 7124 |
Through the Next Door / http://cbhny.org/crm/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/whitepaperfinalrev.pdf
Family Initiatives and Best Practices / http://cbhny.org/crm/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Coalition-Family-Initiatives.pdf
The Children’s Plan / http://www.omh.state.ny.us/
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.
5600 Fishers Lane
National Center for the Prevention of Youth Suicide
The AAS National Center for the Prevention of Youth Suicide believes that suicide can often be prevented. For example, many youth give warning signs if they are considered taking their lives, and intervening can save their lives. Other youth maybe kept from reaching the point of even thinking about suicide by individuals reaching out and showing them they care. Strong communities, safe schools, and supportive families all help the development of healthy youth. For youth struggling with mental illness and or substance abuse, effective services make a difference.
5221 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
|National Child Traumatic Stress Network||Health||National|
Established by Congress in 2000, the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) brings a singular and comprehensive focus to childhood trauma. NCTSN’s collaboration of frontline providers, researchers, and families is committed to raising the standard of care while increasing access to services. Combining knowledge of child development, expertise in the full range of child traumatic experiences, and dedication to evidence-based practices, the NCTSN changes the course of children’s lives by changing the course of their care.
NCCTS — University of California, Los Angeles
11150 W. Olympic Blvd., Suite 650
Los Angeles, CA
|Mental Health America||Health||National|
Mental Health America is dedicated to promoting mental health, preventing mental disorders and advocating, educating, and serving all Americans on mental and substance use conditions.
500 Montgomery Street, Suite 820
|22314||(703) 684.7722||(800) firstname.lastname@example.org|
|National Alliance on Mental Illness||Health||National|
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
3803 N Fairfax Drive, Suite 100
|The Latino Family Literacy Project||Reading/Literacy||National|
The literacy programs and training workshops are designed to establish family reading routines for Spanish speaking and English speaking parents and their children at your school site. The Project introduces the teachers to a language acquisition method and a step-by-step literacy instruction process.
The Latino Family Literacy Project
1107 Fair Oaks Ave., #225
South Pasadena, CA 91030
|National Center for Families Learning||Reading/Literacy||National|
NCFL provides support and strategies to a network of entities involved in advancing education and families learning together, including educators, schools, community based organizations, and libraries.
325 West Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202
JA helps students realize that the education they are getting today will help them to have a bright future tomorrow. JA's unique, volunteer delivered programs, show them all of the possibilities that lay before them. They realize they can choose different paths; College? A specific trade? Start their own business?
One Education Way, Colorado Springs CO
|80906||+1 719.540.8000||None Given|