(Related pages include: Child Protection / Welfare, Child Sexual Abuse / Assault / Violence, Children & Youth, Girls and Teen Dating Violence.)
Child Support / Custody / Visitation
Association for Children for Enforcement of Support (ACES) – a non-profit child support organization dedicated to assisting disadvantaged children whose parents fail to meet their legal and moral child support and/or visitation obligations, Fredericksburg, VA.
Cappuccino Queen – a mama honoring the memory of her son by pursuing justice.
Child Custody, The Law Offices of Margaret Dore, P.S. – has special knowledge and interest in child custody and has written several publications and related materials on friendly parent provisions, guardians ad litem and other custody topics, Seattle, WA.
Clearinghouse on Supervised Visitation, Florida State University’s School of Social Work – provides technical assistance on issues related to the delivery of supervised visitation services to providers, the judiciary and child protection agencies, Tallahassee, FL.
Custody Preparations for Moms – a support site provided by those that have been through the process.
National Child Support ~ at last ... the power to collect.
Protective Mothers' Alliance International – a international protective mother-driven organization that includes a global network of like-minded organizations working as a team for positive change. Protective Mothers Alliance International (PMA INTL) is co-founded by Lundy Bancroft and Janice Levinson. The PMA INTL family consists of protective mother-driven advocates working together as a tight team for change. PMA INTL is working toward bringing about dramatic reform in family court for protective mothers and their children. PMA INTL supports the efforts of protective mothers in keeping themselves and their children safe from the abuse of a former partner, and in empowering these mothers to become advocates for themselves and others.
Resource Center on Domestic Violence: Child Protection and Custody – is a part of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges. The Resource Center provides training and technical assistance to professionals seeking to improve outcomes on child protection cases that involve domestic violence, while engaging in policy reform in those areas. The Resource Center provided technical assistance related to the Greenbook Initiative, a federally funded project that saw child welfare workers, domestic violence advocates, and family court judges change their approach to domestic violence to better help battered women and their children achieve safety. The Resource Center also provides support and consultation around custody and parenting time decision-making and safe options for victims of domestic violence and their children, Reno, NV.
Safe Havens: Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange Grant Program – since its inception, the Safe Havens: Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange Grant Program (Supervised Visitation Program) has helped more than 20,000 families by providing supervised visitation and exchange services for families experiencing domestic violence, dating violence, child abuse, sexual assault or stalking. This website is dedicated to supporting Supervised Visitation Program grantee communities and allied professionals who are providing these important services.
Supervised Visitation Initiative – during custody proceedings, batterers often use access to children to continue to batter, control, stalk, and intimidate their victims. Providers of supervised vitiation and safe exchange services need to understand the dynamics of battering and be equipped to intervene appropriately. The Center on Victimization & Safety's Supervised Visitation Initiative is helping the Office on Violence Against Women enhance its supports for supervised visitation programs in ways that ensure the safety of domestic violence victims and their children, New York, NY.
Supervised Visitation Network – a multi-national non-profit membership organization that is literally a network of agencies and individuals who are interested in assuring that children can have safe, conflict-free access to parents with whom they do not reside. Some of the children who need these services live in foster homes or with relatives. Some live with one parent who is estranged from the other. The SVN champions a world in which all vulnerable families have access to safe and quality visitation services, Jacksonville, FL.
WomensLaw.org (English and Español) – information on filing for, modifying, and enforcing a child support order (by state), New York, NY.