Youth Involvement Related Web Sites

These organizations and agencies offer additional resources, information, technical assistance, and training related to youth engagement and development.

Achieve My Plan
Access resources designed to improve your organization’s efforts to improve outcomes of collaborative team planning by including a youth voice in the planning process.

Children's Mental Health Network

Provides a platform for sharing information and ideas that support the wide-scale adoption of system of care philosophy and practice, and provides an avenue to connect with system of care alumni sites.

Find Student Loans
Preparing for college or helping a young person prepare for college? This Web site is the Federal government’s gateway for free information on preparing for and funding post-secondary education.

The Freechild Project
Learn about the issues young people care about and learn more about the youth voice movement.

Healthy & Ready to Work (HRTW) National Resource Center  

Provides information and resources about healthy transitions for a variety of audiences, including children with special health needs, parents, and educators, among others.

It Gets Better
YouTube channel designed to support LGBTQI2-S youth who feel discouraged and isolated.

Developed by the Financial Literacy and Education Commission, this Web site features money management tools and basic information to help youth and adults alike improve financial competency.

National Youth Advocacy Coalition
Plug into capacity-building, advocacy, and youth engagement resources for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth.

National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center

Features resources for communities working to prevent violence committed by and against young people.

Project for Public Spaces

Provides an opportunity to highlight day-to-day positive contributions of youth around the country and connects youth to programs with which they can become engaged.

The Trevor Project
The Trevor Project is determined to end suicide among LGBTQ youth by providing life-saving and life-affirming resources, including a nationwide, 24/7 crisis intervention lifeline, digital community, and advocacy/educational programs that create a safe, supportive, and positive environment for everyone.

To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA)

A non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for children, youth, and adults struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide by encouraging, informing, inspiring, and directly investing in treatment and recovery.

Voices4Hope – A Website by Youth for Youth
A Web site to connect youth with mental health challenges across the country; designed by young adults who work in the Transitions Research & Training Center (RTC) of the University of Massachusetts.

Youth MOVE National
Connect to national youth movement leaders connected to mental health and other youth-serving systems across the country.

Youth Policy Action Center
Find resources to help young people and adults learn more about getting involved in changing policies that affect young people.

Youth Venture
Access resources, mentoring, and a support network to help start youth-led initiatives focused on social change.