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Family Supports Links

Atkinson Centre

Resources, news, and events focus on child development and early learning policy and practice.

Canadian Council on Social Development

CCSD brings together people from all sectors and the public to engage and share perspectives.

Child care Canada: Childcare Research and Resource Unit

Browse a large catalogue publications, resources, documents, and events related to early childhood programs and policies, with resources specifically for parents. 

Childfriendlycommunities.ca

"This site offers measurement and planning tools to make your community more livable for children and families."

Children, Youth and Families Education and Research Network  

Under Parent/Family>Parent Education tabs, educators will find “practical research-based information” for supporting parents, from America’s leading universities. The Community tab also offers information for developing individual and community capacity.

Community-University Partnership for the Study of Children, Youth, and Families

This collaboration among the University of Alberta, community agencies, and organizations in and around Edmonton and across Alberta generates and shares knowledge about child and family development. Researchers will find information about past and current projects, in addition to reviews of assessment, screening, and evaluation tools.

Early Years Community Development Institute

This website provides news, resources, and events relevant to strengthening the capacity of Early Years Commmunity Development (EYCD) professionals in British Columbia. EYCD Professionals can find mentors through the website.

European Union: European Platform for Investing in Children: Policy Briefs

The policy briefs on this web page focus on child and family well-being.

Fatherhood Institute (UK)

Researchers can read summaries of research conducted by the Fatherhood Institute or other organizations in the UK and internationally. Policymakers can read articles and blog entries regarding UK policies that affect fathers.

FRP Canada (The Canadian Association of Family Resource Programs)

Read policy papers and publications related to family supports in Canada.

Human Early Learning Partnership

"We are a collaborative, interdisciplinary research network, based at UBC. Our research explores how different early environments and experiences contribute to inequalities in children’s development."

Indicators of Well-being in Canada

Various measures of Canadians' individual and societal well-being are shared and update on this site.

Parentsmatter.ca Research Links

Research Shop

"The PCYI Research Shop is a one-stop-shop to help you find quality, relevant research and documents related to children and youth (0-24) quickly and easily" (para. 1).

The Vanier Institute of the Family

Obtain information about family trends and issues and analyses of family programs, in video and text formats.

Inclusion Links

Asperger’s  Society of Ontario

Submit research invitations through the website.

The California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare

Rates screening and assessment tools related to child welfare, including Ages and Stages Questionnaire.

Community-University Partnership for the Study of Children, Youth, and Families (CUP)

Assessment, screening, and evaluation tool reviews from Community-University Partnership for the Study of Children, Youth, and Families (CUP).

European Union: European Platform for Investing in Children: Policy Briefs

The policy briefs on this web page focus on child and family well-being, covering such topics as education for children with disabilities.

Human Early Learning Partnership

Library includes documents about assessments, publications, and videos.

Hincks-Dellcrest Centre

Remain apprised of research conducted by the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre related to mental health for children and families.

Infant Mental Health Promotion Special Projects

Infant Mental Health Promotion engages in community-based special research projects.

Institute for Research and Development on Inclusion and Society

Publications, presentations, projects, and news promote inclusion for people with disabilities.

Research Shop

"The PCYI Research Shop is a one-stop-shop to help you find quality, relevant research and documents related to children and youth (0-24) quickly and easily" (para. 1).

Ryerson University School of Disability Studies

Read research conducted through the School and access resources relevant to your research.

Universal Design for Learning  

The National UDL Center supports the effective implementation of UDL by connecting stakeholders in the field and providing resources and information including: advocacy, community, and implementation.