Non-Profit Organizations Research
P.O. Box 6037, FDR Station, New York, NY 10150, United States Tel : 888-467-2183 www.alsoknownas.org
“Also-Known-As” is a non-profit organization that serves adult adoptees’ adoption life. They create bridge between cultures gaps, languages, perception, races, and adoptee’s identity as he/she moves into another family.
CHINAR (Child Nurture and Relief)
21029 Roaming Shores Terrace, Ashburn, VA 20147, United States Tel : 703- 858-9983 www.chinar.org
CHINAR is a non-profit that working for the psychosocial rehabilitation of orphaned and vulnerable children in conflict areas – irrespective of race, religion culture or gender. They consulting with children in different situation such as war, abandon, and any kind children in need; they enhance their social skill and help them cope with life.
Suite 230A 45 Dunlevy Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 3A3, Canada Tel : 604-633-1180 www.givemeaning.com
GiveMeaning is a fundraising site emphasizing on creative fundraising ideas and charity donation. Although it does not fall on the topic that I am interest, this could be a helpful organization to understand how organization works.
morning tears vzw, Rijkelstraat 33, B-3511 Hasselt (Belgium) Tel : +32 479 208585 www.morningtears.com
It is an organization that helps to care children who have suffered or are suffering heavy emotional pain due to parents in prisons, abandon, abused or neglected, abandon, street child. They have social workers that take care of lost child’s basic need such as clothes and food. They improve psychological care for the children and help them in coping with life.
CRIN (Child Rights Information Network)
c/o Save the Children, 1 St John's Lane, London EC1M 4AR, United Kingdom Tel : +44 20 7012 6866 www.crin.org
CRIN is an international information network that helps to presses right for the child; they focus on addressing root causes and promoting systematic change. They have more than 2,000 member organizations and countless activists to research, promote and act for the Child Right. This is a reliable network resource that allows me to have deep research on connecting organizations.
Better Care Network (resource under CRIN) http://www.crin.org/bcn/
The ChildTrauma Academy
5161 San Felipe, Suite 320, Houston, Texas 77056 Tel : 866-943-9779 childtraumaacademy.org
The ChildTrauma Academy is an organization that collaborate with individuals and organizations working to improve the lives of high-risk children. They usually involve parenting, education, the law, child protection systems, mental health, law enforcement and a host of related systems to have a positive social change for children.
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