ACF is a federal agency funding state, territory, local, and tribal organizations to provide family assistance (welfare), child support, child care, Head Start, child welfare, and other programs relating to children and families.
This website contains UNICEF’s statistical information, including data used in UNICEF’s flagship publications, The State of the World’s Children and Progress for Children. Also here are technical resources for conducting UNICEF-supported Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS), which are a major source of global development data.
CDF is affiliated with the U.S. Bureau of the Census as a Census Information Center for data on children and families. In this role, CDF analyzes and disseminates Census data in a variety of formats to concerned citizens, advocates, policy makers and the media.
CDF uses data from a wide range of sources, primarily federal data systems. Among the agencies whose published and unpublished data we use are: the Bureau of the Census, National Center for Health Statistics...(cont'd)
Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Center for Education Statistics, Congressional Budget Office, Office of Management and Budget, Administration for Children and Families, Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and U.S. Department of Defense.
CDF also uses data from nonprofit and educational entities, including but not limited to the following: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Kaiser Family Foundation, Urban Institute, Food Research and Action Center, National Women's Law Center, College Board, National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies, and the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.
"A resource since 1988, NDACAN promotes scholarly exchange among researchers in the child maltreatment field. NDACAN acquires microdata from leading researchers and national data collection efforts and makes these datasets available to the research community for secondary analysis."
Data analysis and dissemination tools available through the Statistical Briefing Book give users quick and easy access to detailed statistics on a variety of juvenile justice topics. These tools allow users to create national, state, and county tables on juvenile populations, arrests, court cases, and custody populations.