See also: Aging

General

Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA)
Toll Free:  800/445-8106, 415/434-3388
www.caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/home.jsp
National Family Caregiver Association (NFCA)
NFCA supports, empowers, educates, and speaks up for the more than 50 million Americans who care for a chronically ill, aged, or disabled loved one.
Toll Free: 800/896-3650, 301/942-6430
Email: info@thefamilycaregiver.org
www.thefamilycaregiver.org
National Center on Elder Abuse
The NCEA serves as a national resource center dedicated to the prevention of elder mistreatment. First established by the AoA in the 1992 amendments made to Title II of the Older Americans Act.
Toll Free: 800/677-1116
Monday through Friday, 9am to 8pm excluding federal holidays
www.ncea.aoa.gov
Elder abuse helplines and hotlines: www.ncea.aoa.gov/NCEAroot/Main_Site/Find_Help/Help_Hotline.aspx

Parents

Beach Center on Disability at the University of Kansas –
Together with families and individuals affected by disability, the Beach Center on Disability strives to make a significant and sustainable difference in the quality of life of families and individuals.
Phone:  785/864-7600 (V), 785/864-3434 (TTY)
www.beachcenter.org
Exceptional Parent – Eparent.com
Online resource providing information, support, ideas, encouragement and outreach for parents and families of children with disabilities and the professionals that work with them. 
Toll Free:  800/372-7368
www.eparent.com
Family Village Coffee Shop – Regional Parent-to-Parent Programs
Email:  familyvillage@waisman.wisc.edu
Locate a Regional Parent-to-Parent Program: www.familyvillage.wisc.edu/cof_p2p.htm
www.familyvillage.wisc.edu
KidsHealth - Parents Portal
KidsHealth is the largest and most-visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence.KidsHealth has separate areas for kids, teens, and parents — each with its own design, age-appropriate content, and tone. Created by The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media.
www.kidshealth.org/parent
National Resource Center for Parents with Disabilities Through the Looking Glass
Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST
Toll Free: 800/644-2666 (V), 800/804-1616 (TTY), 510/848-1112
lookingglass.org/parents
Parenting with a Mental Illness: Programs and Resources Guide
A comprehensive resource guide from the UPenn Collaborative to help parents, providers, and advocates find information about programs in their area.
www.upennrrtc.org/var/tool/file/128-PARENTResourcesGUIDE(5.18.07).pdf
Technical Assistance Alliance for Parent Centers (TAAPC)
The is an innovative project that supports a unified technical assistance system for the purpose of developing, assisting and coordinating Parent Training and Information Projects and Community Parent Resource Centers under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
Toll Free:  888/248-0822, 952/838-9000 (V), 952/838-0190 (TTY)
Email: alliance@taalliance.org
www.taalliance.org
Locate Parent Training and Information Centers and Community Parent Resource Centers:  www.taalliance.org/centers

Children

Childhelp Natioanl Abuse Hotline
Phone: 800/422-4453
Children/Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (CHADD)
Improving the lives of people affected by AD/HD through collaborative leadership, advocacy, research, education and support (CARES).
Toll Free:  800/233-4050, 301/306-7070
www.chadd.org
Locate a Local CHADD Chapter: www.chadd.org/findchap
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted.
Phone:  703/620-3660 (V), 866/915-5000 (TTY)
www.cec.sped.org/index.html
KidsHealth - Children/Teen Portal
KidsHealth is the largest and most-visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence.KidsHealth has separate areas for kids, teens, and parents — each with its own design, age-appropriate content, and tone. Created by The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media.
www.kidshealth.org/kid
www.kidshealth.org/teen
Listing of National Organizations Serving Families with Disabilities
mpd.la-archdiocese.org/NOSFD.htm
Morgan Project
Provides support to parents/caregivers and acts as a reference source for information, financial resources, used equipment exchanges, research and clinical studies, support groups, web links, etc. Makes small individual grants (products & services only) to parents/caregivers of children with special needs for travel expenses, adaptive devices, durable medical equipment not covered by Medicaid, vehicle modifications, respite services, and non-covered items that would enhance caring for children with special needs easier and improve their quality of life.
Email: info@themorganproject.org
www.themorganproject.org
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY)
Toll Free:  800/695-0285 (V/TTY)
www.nichcy.org
National Endowment for the Arts - Children with Disabilities Resource List
This is a partial listing of resources compiled by the Office for AccessAbility at the National Endowment for the Arts.
Phone:  202/682-5532 (V), 202/682-5496 (TTY)
www.nea.gov/resources/Accessibility/rlists/children.html
Rehabilitation Research and Training Center for Children's Mental Health (RRTCforCMH)
Addressing the need for improved services and outcomes for children with serious emotional/behavioral disabilities and their families.
Phone:  813/974-4661
rtckids.fmhi.usf.edu
Rehabilitation Research and Training Center to Improve Services for Children with Serious Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities and Their Families
Dedicated to promoting effective services for families and their children with emotional, behavioral or mental health disorders.
Phone:  503/725-4040
www.rtc.pdx.edu
Support for Families of Children with Disabilities (SFCD)
Ensuring that families of children with any kind of disability or special health care need have the knowledge and assistance they need to make informed  choices that support their child’s health, education and development.
Phone:  415/282-7494
www.supportforfamilies.org