Public Policy Resources

Children's Medical Center promotes children's issues on many legislative fronts, including sponsoring bi-annual advocacy trips to the state Capitol.

Web sites of interest on children's issues


2-1-1 Texas InfoLine Database (Referrals to local resources)

The ChildCareGroup

Community Council of Greater Dallas

Dallas Area Coalition to Prevent Childhood Obesity

North Texas Food Bank

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas


Center for Public Policy Priorities

Children's Hospital Association of Texas

Prevent Child Abuse Texas

Texans Care for Children

Texas CHIP Coalition

Texas Council on Family Violence

Texas Health Institute

Texas Kids Count

TexProtects: Texas Association for the Protection of Children


American Academy of Pediatrics

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Child Statistics from the U.S. Government

Child Welfare League of America

Covering Kids and Families

Future of Children

March of Dimes

National Association for the Education of Young Children

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Improving the Health and Healthcare of All Americans

Safe Kids USA

Voices for America's Children

Women, Infants & Children Program (WIC)

For more information about the Children's public affairs program, send e-mail inquiries to Julia Easley, director of advocacy, at