An Bord Comhairleach um Achtanna na Leanaí - The Children Acts Advisory Board

Organisation    Region
Australian Clearinghouse for Youth Studies: The mission is to contribute to the well-being of young people by providing comprehensive and up-to-date information about key issues and practices in the youth field for access by the community   Australia
Centre for Reviews and Dissemination: Undertakes high quality systematic reviews that evaluate the effects of health and social care interventions.    UK
Chapin Hall: Is an independent policy research centre, at the University of Chicago, whose mission is to build knowledge that improves policies and programs for children and youth, families, and their communities.    USA
Child Information Gateway: Promotes the safety, permanency, and well-being of children and families by connecting child welfare, adoption and related professionals as well as concerned citizens to timely, essential information.    USA
Child Welfare League of America: Aims to lead the nation in building public will to ensure safety, permanence, and well-being of children, youth, and their families by advancing public policy, defining and promoting practice excellence and delivering superior membership services.    USA
Child Youth and Family Consortium: The aim is to build the capacity of the University of Minnesota and Minnesota communities to use research, inform policy and enhance practice to improve the well-being of Minnesota’s children, youth and families.    USA
International Juvenile Justice Observatory: It offers a virtual service, conceived as a comprehensive interdisciplinary system, for informing, communicating, debating, analysing and making proposals for the different areas that affect the development of Juvenile Justice all over the world.    EU
IPSCAN: The mission is to prevent cruelty to children in every nation, in every form: physical abuse, sexual abuse, neglect, street children, child fatalities, child prostitution, children of war, emotional abuse and child labour.    USA/International
National Center for Children in Poverty: Is a leading public policy centre dedicated to promoting the: economic security, health, and well-being of America’s low-income families and children.    USA
National Child Protection Clearinghouse: The aim is to inform policy, practice and research into child abuse prevention.    Australia
New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse: Is the national centre for collating and disseminating information about domestic and family violence in Aotearoa/New Zealand.    New Zealand
NSW Government Department of Community Services: Promotes the safety and well-being of children and young people and works to build stronger families and communities.    Australia
Prevention Action: Is an online news publication reporting internationally on innovation and effectiveness among programs for improving children's health and development.    International
Promising Practices Network on Children, Families and Communities: The organisation is dedicated to providing quality evidence based information about what works to improve the lives of children, youth, and families.      USA 
Research in Practice for Adults: The mission is to promote positive outcomes for adult social care through the use of research evidence. Its purpose is to identify effective methods of understanding and using research by providing services to a collaborative network of committed agencies.    UK
Research in Practice: The mission is to promote positive outcomes for children and families through the use of research evidence. Its purpose is to identify effective methods of understanding and using research by providing services to a collaborative network of committed agencies.    England and Wales
Research Unit for Research Utilisation: The overall aim is to facilitate the production and use of practical knowledge that will assist in enhancing the role of evidence in public policy and public services. The role of the unit is to develop a resource concerned with examining and improving the utilisation of evidence across the key public policy and public services areas of healthcare, education, criminal justice and social care.      UK 
Social Care Institute for Excellence: The mission is to identify and spread knowledge about good practice to the large and diverse social care workforce and support the delivery of transformed, personalised social care services.    UK
The California Evidence Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare: Provides child welfare professionals with easy access to vital information about selected child welfare related programs.    USA 
The Campbell Collaboration: Helps people make well informed decisions by preparing, maintaining and disseminating systematic reviews in education, crime and justice, and social welfare.   
The Cochrane Collaboration: Is an international not-for-profit organisation, providing up-to-date information about the effects of health care.    UK/International
Trust for the Study of Adolescence: It aims to help individuals and organisations working with young people and families to provide better services by carrying out research and evaluating services; running projects that develop professional practice; producing practical resources such as guides, toolkits and training packs; training professionals in a wide range of topics, and influencing policy-makers.     UK