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There were 19 links found relating to California. Please feel free to recommend a link for this or any other state.  Click here to recommend a link.

100% Campaign, Health Insurance for Every California Child

The 100% Campaign, a collaborative effort of Children Now, Children's Defense Fund and The Children's Partnership with primary funding from The California Endowment, was created to ensure that every California child has health insurance.

Application for Child Health Insurance in California

This page features health insurance applications and information on how to submit completed forms in California.

California Food Policy Advocates

California Food Policy Advocates is a private nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the health and well-being of low-income Californians by increasing their access to nutritious and affordable food. Topics such as child care food, school breakfast and lunch, summer food, WIC, direct certification and food ordering.

Community/Federal Information Partnership

A presentation by Dr. Mark Schaefer, U.S. Department of Interior, on a Community/Federal Information Partnership that aims to advance the National Spatial Data Infrastructure. The slides contain information on GIS and Community Demonstration Projects, including Baltimore, MD, and San Diego, CA.

Connect for Kids - California

Most people want to know what's happening closer to home. That's where Connect for Kids' State Pages can help. Find announcements of new reports, events and services or post announcements to let your state colleagues know about your work. You may also add your organization to the state organization database.

Contra Costa County, CA Children's Report Card

The Report Card functions as a powerful communication tool to inform citizens, service providers and government about the status of Contra Costa children, families and communities: a "history" lesson through its growing body of baseline information; a "snapshot" of present circumstances; and a "prediction" of future progress toward "turning the curve" on indicators which align with broad community outcomes for children and families.

County Demographic and Economic Profiles for Your State

The US Census Bureau has developed a map that allows users to click on their individual county and get demographic and economic profiles.

County of San Diego, California

View the expression of interest from our Boost4Kids partner, the County of San Diego, California. (NOTE: Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view this document.)

Covering Kids Grantees

For increasing health insurance coverage: Your State Covering Kids grantees funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Getting Services from the California Department of Social Services (CDSS)

Interested in becoming a foster or adoptive parent?

KIDS COUNT Data Book 2000!

Kids Count is widely regarded as the nation's pre-eminent data analysis project on children's well-being. Each year, Kids Count compares states and counties on specific indicators and tracks trends over time. Kids Count 2000 looks at the difference a strong community makes in helping parents raise their kids through good schools, safe recreational opportunities, and adequate social connections.

National Survey of America's Families - Public Use Data

The National Survey of America's Families can now be viewed using a simple point-and-click prgram availabe for free on the web. The NSAF Tabulator has data on 33,703 children. Variables include demographic characteristics such as age, sex, race, income, and family structure; health insurance and status; and children's and adults' behanivor and attitudes. The Tabulator will generate national data, as well as state-specific dta for Alabama, California, Colorado, Flroida, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin.

SCHIP - California's State Plan

This Health Care Financing Administration site contains California's plan, approval letters, fact sheets and other official correspondence for the State Child Health Insurance Program.

SCHIP: Matching Rates and Allotments by State

State-by-State information regarding available resources for child health care funding and where it comes from.

SCHIP: NGA's Annual Report 1999

Two years after the passage SCHIP, all 50 U.S. states, three territories and three commonwealths have submitted plans, received approval from the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), and begun implementation. NGA’s site contains state-by-state reports.

Snapshots of America’s Families: Variations in Health Care across States

This paper presents preliminary findings from the 1997 National Survey of America’s Families (NSAF), a household survey providing information on over 100,000 children and non-elderly adults representing the noninstitutionalized civilian population under age 65. The primary focus is on health insurance coverage and several measures of access to care. (NOTE: Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view this report.)

State and Local Government on the Net

A Piper Resources Guide to government sponsored state and local Internet sites.

Urban Health Initiative

The purpose of the Urban Health Initiative (UHI) is to work closely for a period of up to ten years with five U.S. cities--Baltimore, Detroit, Oakland, Philadelphia and Richmond--to help bring about improvements in the health and safety of children living in these areas. A goal of the Initiative is to document and share with others strategies that make a difference, as well as those that prove less fruitful.

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