Adoption

National Adoption Clearinghouse

www.adoption.org
National Adoption Clearinghouse provides factual information from all aspects of adoption, with a focus on adoptee's, adoptive and birth parents, and other individuals involved in adoptions. Includes links to statistics, adoption laws, and search resources on both national and local levels.

Adopting.org

www.adopting.org
This comprehensive site offers informal forum for both factual and opinion-based information on adoption. Contains personal stories, links to agencies assisting in adoption and location of birth families by adoptee's, and media coverage. Includes free access to chat rooms, list services and bulletin boards related to all aspects of adoption.

Resources for Children

Austin Child Guidance Center87

www.austinchildguidance.org
Austin-based counseling center for children and families, Austin Child Guidance Center. Lists services, including individual, family, and group counseling. Includes links to articles, books, and resources focusing on children.

Austin Independent School District

www.austin.isd.tenet.edu
Includes Spanish Version. Austin Independent School District site offers information about school campuses, curricula, and community supportive education services. Includes press releases, and links to related media and education resources

Health Insurance for Kids

www.texcarepartnership.com
Affordable health insurance for eligible Texas children. Has both English and Spanish versions of the site and includes insurance application for users to download. Includes linkds to Medicaid and CHIP information.

Legal

American Bar Association

www.abanet.org
American Bar Association's site is a clearinghouse of resources for all aspects of American law. The ABA is a professional association that focuses on education and advocacy for lawyers, judges, and the general public. Includes a 'Site of the Week,' links to international legal resources, and an online version of the ABA Journal.

Association of Family & Conciliation Courts

www.afccnet.org
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts site. International organization maintains interests of children in family law with a focus on developing ideas in mediations, resolving family conflict, and parent education.
Austin Bar Association

www.austinbar.org
The Austin Bar Association's website provides a list of legal resources for the community.

Office of the Attorney General Child Support Enforcement Division

www.oag.state.tx.us/cs
Office of the Attorney General site includes a section on Child Support Enforcement, as well as a section focusing on services for Crime Victims in addition to other services provided by the Office of the Attorney General. Site provides phone numbers and addresses for the Office of the Attorney General.

Safeplace (Rape Crisis Center and Help with Family Violence)

www.safeplace.org
SafePlace provides safety and healing services to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. All programs including shelter, counseling and hospital advocacy can be accessed through our 24-hour Hotline.

Texas Advocacy Project

http://www.texasadvocacyproject.org/
The Texas Advocacy Project (formerly Women's Advocacy Project) provides free legal services statewide to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Administration for Children & Families
Child Support Enforcement

www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cse
Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement provides users with a general, as well as state-by-state outline of its child support enforcement program. It includes frequently asked questions, and provides a user-friendly search format for unlisted questions related to child support. Includes announcements and Spanish language formats for all reports generated by the Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement.