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Promoting Alabama Youth Development Designed to enhance adolescents' personal and social competencies in order to strengthen their abilities to anticipate and cope with day-to-day problems, make good life choices, and create positive alternatives for their futures California Foster Care Ombudsman Program Ensures the voice of foster children and youth is heard, and acts on their behalf; Creates an avenue for foster children and youth to file complaints regarding their placement, care and services without fear of retribution from those who provide their care and services; Acts as an independent forum for the investigation and resolution of complaints made by or on behalf of children placed in foster care and makes appropriate referrals; Provides children and youth with information on their rights when placed in foster care; Maintains a toll-free telephone number which foster children and youth may call from anywhere in California to express their concerns and complaints
Florida Network of Youth and Family Services A not-for-profit statewide association representing agencies which serve homeless, runaway and troubled youth ages ten and older and their families Georgia Association of Homes and Services for Children Providing leadership and resources to the dedicated agencies and professionals serving our State's at-risk children and their families
Hawaii Youth Services Network HYSN provides a vehicle for the cooperative sharing of resources and information among the members as well as collective advocacy for the rights and alternative funding for youth, their families and their communities Child Care Association of Illinois A voluntary, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the delivery of social services to the abused, neglected, and troubled children, youth and families of Illinois
Illinois Collaboration on Youth Advocates on behalf of young people and their families, and provides support for organizations and individuals that serve them within their communities
Indiana Youth Institute A leading source of information and tools for nonprofit Indiana youth organizations. We also reach educators, policymakers, government officials, and others who can impact the lives of Hoosier children and promote healthy youth development in Indiana communities Maine Maine youthwork resources from Youthwork Links and Ideas
Michigan Network for Youth and Families Assists and supports runaway, homeless youth and juvenile diversion programs in meeting their primary goal: ensuring that youth in crisis have an alternative to the streets and the juvenile justice system Minnesota Children Youth and Families Consortium Brings together the varied competencies of the University of Minnesota and the vital resources of Minnesota's communities to enhance the ability of individuals and organizations to address critical health, education, and social policy concerns in ways that improve the well-being of Minnesota children, youth, and families
Minnesota Alliance With Youth A statewide alliance of communities, non-profits, businesses, faith communities, families, and young people. It is dedicated to improving youth access to the five Promises of the Presidents' Summit for America's Future
New York: The Empire State Coalition The Empire State Coalition brings together agencies and individuals from throughout New York State who share our ideals and who, by serving youth in the full context of their families, their cultures and their communities, provide a continuum of services that works towards making that ideal a reality Oregon Partnership Oregon Partnership is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to substance abuse prevention and treatment referral. We have youth resources, a peer-to-peer YouthLine where teens can call to talk with other teens about issues (alcohol, drugs, or other issues), and we can also hook you up with treatment referral or ideas on how to get help
Texas Network of Youth Services The Texas Network of Youth Services (TNOYS) is an organization of nonprofit youth service agencies and private individuals who share the common goal of creating better options and improving available services for youth and families in crisis
Texas Child and Youth Care Worker Certification Institute Information about a program for credentialing of youthworkers

Mid-Atlantic Network of Youth and Family Services MANY is a regional network (Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington DC) designed to strengthen and coordinate resources and services for youth and families in high-risk situations New England Network for Child, Youth and Family Services Dedicated to promoting innovation and excellence in child, youth, and family service organizations, NEN provides sound leadership, high quality training and critical support services that help professionals and agencies keep abreast of the latest developments in a rapidly changing environment
Northwest Network for Youth A membership organization that ensures youth-serving programs throughout the Pacific Northwest receive the information and support they need to provide the best care possible for our youth Southeastern Network of Youth and Family Services, Inc.The Southeastern Network of Youth and Family Services is a private, non-profit membership organization of youth service agencies in eight southeastern states (AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, and TN)

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