CYFC works to improve the lives of children, youth and families by supporting and creating new knowledge and encouraging the use of evidence-based knowledge in public and private policy development and family related professions.
The NCCP is a "...public policy center dedicated to promoting the economic security, health, and well-being of America’s low-income families and children. ...We promote family-oriented solutions at the state and national levels."
The Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development seeks to address the problems of persistent and concentrated urban poverty and is dedicated to understanding how social and economic changes affect low-income communities and their residents. Based at Case Western Reserve in Cleveland, Ohio.
Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics (Forum) works to coordinate the collection and reporting of Federal data on children and families. It issues an annual report titled "America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being."
"IRP is a center for interdisciplinary research into the causes and consequences of poverty and social inequality in the United States...Based at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, (it is) one of three National Poverty Research Centers sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.'
"Drawing on extensive research, Search Institute brings hopeful solutions to pressing challenges in the lives of young people and their communities." Known for creating list of developmental assets to promote positive youth development.
The Administration on Aging (AOA) is the principal agency of the U.S Department of Health and Human Services designated to carry out the provisions of the Older Americans Act of 1965 (OAA), as amended (42 U.S.C.A. § 3001 et seq.).