National Clearinghouse on Families & Youth is a winner in the 2011 New Media Award's Website Awards Competition.

Site Name: National Clearinghouse on Families & Youth
URL: http://ncfy.acf.hhs.gov
Category of Entry: Government - Education
Award: Standard of Excellence
Screen Capture: NCFY

The National Clearinghouse on Families & Youth website aims to help youth workers stay abreast of evidence-based and promising practices and thereby improve the lives of young people and their families. The site is a free information service of the Family and Youth Services Bureau. It includes daily news, resources, and articles on effective practices in youth work in the section called The Beat. The site also features live chat support, a popular funding opportunities section, NCFY's "Guide to Starting and Managing a Youth Program" publications for youth workers, and podcast interviews with young people and experts in the field. The topics section enables visitors to find every NCFY article or podcast on mentoring, runaway and homeless youth, teen pregnancy prevention, and other topics with the click of a mouse.

  • National Clearinghouse on Families & Youth Project Team

  • Family and Youth Services Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

  • JBS International, Inc.






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