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Social Work


Data Search Engines:

Data & Statistics:


  • Children's Bureau (n.d.). Child abuse and neglect statistics.

Searching Government Websites

  • "It's like Google for the Government! This search engine for government websites includes results from federal, state, and local government websites" (Donlin, 2021).

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) Programs & Services: This is a resource for the following populations:

  • Unaccompanied children
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Head Start
  • Adoption
  • And other populations 


Donlin, M. (2021, May 24). Social work resources. LibGuides.

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. (n.d.) Social services. HHS.

News Evaluation: The following websites serve to check the credibility of news sources. 

  • FactCheck: "We are a nonpartisan, nonprofit 'consumer advocate' for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. We monitor the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players" (The Annenberg Public Policy Center, 2021).
  • All SidesAll Sides rates news articles as "from the right," "from the left," or "from the middle." You can search articles from within these categories, as well. 
  • Media Bias Fact Check: This website generates reports on biased news information. It  lists online news sources according to their level of bias, and whether they lean to the left or the right. You will also find a list of the least-biased online news sources.


The Annenberg Public Policy Center. (2021). Our mission. FactCheck.