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Homelessness Resource Center

Homelessness Resource Center

“An interactive community of providers, consumers, policymakers, researchers, and public agencies at federal, state, and local levels.” The website offers information for agencies for the homeless including training and best practices. It also features fact sheets for various types of people who are homeless, and a library of articles that can be b …
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Social Work; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Poverty–Homelessness

The National Center for Victims of Crime

The National Center for Victims of Crime

The NCVC, an advocacy organization for crime victims since 1985, has worked with more than 10,000 organizations and criminal justice agencies serving millions of crime victims. The site provides resources to victims of violence. Best viewed on Internet Explorer 6.0 and above.
Subject: Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Public Safety; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Social Work; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Crime

Clara Barton in Dansville NY, 1866 and 1876 -1886

Clara Barton in Dansville NY, 1866 and 1876 -1886

Read about Clara Barton’s work during her years in Dansville, New York, recognized as the site of the first local Red Cross Society of the United States.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–United States–Midatlantic (New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania); Arts & Humanities–History–History By Era–19th Century History; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Social Work; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Human Rights

Pain Resource Center

Pain Resource Center

Bibliographies of print literature and links to online resources about chronic pain management, pain assessment, palliative health care, quality assurance, and ethics in nursing. Offers resources for both consumers and healthcare professionals.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Aging; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Cancer; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Social Work; Health & Medical Sciences–Nursing; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–AIDS; Health & Medical Sciences–Pain Treatment & Management; Health & Medical Sciences–Diseases, Disorders & Syndromes–Blood Disorders