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THE FOLLOWING LINKS ARE INFORMATION RESOURCES USE THEM WISELY AND STAY EMPOWERED!

 

Domestic Violence Links

http://www.paacp.pa.gov/Pages/default.aspx#.VS1Mq3aj7aAAddress Confidentiality Program in Pennsylvania.

www.thehotline.org – domestic violence assistance.

www.ndvh.org – domestic violence assistance.

www.ovw.usdoj.gov – the national office on violence against women.

www.ncdsv.org – domestic violence assistance

www.ncvc.org – domestic violence assistance

www.ncadv.org – domestic violence assistance.

www.trynova.org a national organization for victim’s assistance.

http://www.victimsofcrime.org/Programs and resources that prevent victims of domestic violence from being stalked.

 

Education Links

www.ed.gov – info on grants, loans, work-study etc.

www.fafsa.ed.gov -financial aid.

www.studentaid.ed.gov – financial aid info.

www.college.gov – an inspiration for students to achieve their college dreams.

www.aessuccess.org – federal student loan management assistance.

www.youcandealwithit.org – student loan management assistance.

www.finaid.org – aid estimator and scholarship search.

www.petersons.com – aid estimator and scholarships.

www.collegeboard.com – scholarship search and financial planning resource.

www.mappingyourfuture.org – resources for selecting a college, paying for school, and choosing a career.

www.educationplanner.org – one-stop career and college planning website.

www.collegescholarships.org – scholarships for non-traditional and adult students.

www.gmsp.org – the Gates Millennium Scholarship Program.

www.blackstudentfund.org – a comprehensive program serving African American students.

www.uncf.org – the United Negro College Fund.

www.rankinfoundation.org– scholarships for low-income women ages 35 and older.

www.truman.gov – provides funding for students pursuing graduate degrees in public service fields.

www.hsf.net – scholarships for Hispanic/Latino students.

www.aarpfoundationwlc.org – scholarships through the AARP Women’s Scholarship Program.

www.princetonreview.com – the Princeton Review standardized test prep.

www.actstudent.org – the ACT test and other test prep resources.

www.powerprep.com – complete SAT ACT preparation for students.

www.nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator – National Center for Education Statistics, links, and searches to colleges and universities.

www.collegesource.org – Accreditation and profiles on various institutions offering higher education.

http://ala.org/yalsa/Young Adult Library Services Association, outstanding books for college-bound students.

www.collegeresults.org – a college search engine site.

http://www.pa529.com/ Tap 529 is a savings program to pay for college tuition, books, room and board at any college/university that gives students federal aid.

http://www.affordableschoolsonline.com/cheap-online-colleges/ – Frugal Dad is a comprehensive and informative resource that allows you to search for affordable online colleges.

http://www.edtrust.orgAn education resource site that promotes high academic achievement for all students at all levels pre-kindergarten through college.

https://mystudentloancenter.com/ a loan assistance resource for student loan help with Defaulted Loans, Loan Forgiveness or Loan consolidation.

http://www.howtogetin.com/ – a college search engine to assist with the post-secondary process.

 

Employment Links

www.findnonprofitjobs.org – non-profit job search website (The Nonprofit Center).

www.idealist.org – non-profit job search website.

www.careerbuilder.com – job search site.

www.craigslist.org – job search site.

www.indeed.com – job search site.

www.jobcentral.com – job search site.

www.jobster.com – job search site.

www.jobserve.com – job search site.

www.beyond.com – job search site.

www.usa.gov – government job search site.

www.bls.gov – career assessment and statistics.

www.dol.gov – department of labor.

www.osha.gov – occupational safety and health administration.

www.ssa.gov – social security benefits info.

www.dol.gov/wb/ – women’s bureau.

www.onetonline.org – job search site.

www.sexualharassmentlawfirms.com – attorney search for sexual harassment in the workplace.

www.eeoc.govUS equal employment opportunity commission, a law enforcement agency that investigates and educates claims of employment discrimination.

www.dol.gov/ofccpOffice of federal contract compliance programs to aid, ensure, investigate and enforce equal opportunity in the workplace.

www.careerjet.com a job search engine.

 

Entrepreneurship Links

www.sba.gov – entrepreneurial development assistance and info.

http://www.score.org/ an organization of retired business owners that helps mentor new business owners. Many of their resources are free.

www.toolkit.com – business owners toolkit.

www.managementhelp.org – business planning for non-profits and for-profits.

www.score513.org – entrepreneur education and the formation, growth and success of small business.

www.grants.govOnline resource for finding and applying for federal grants for businesses, nonprofits, and individuals.

http://fedworld.ntis.gov/ FedWorld Info network, provides information on government and businesses.

www.census.govUS census bureau info, can be used for business research and statistics.

http://thomas.loc.gov/links/Research for the US congress legislative info.

www.sam.govSystem for award management is a free website allows businesses and organizations to do business with the federal government and manage federal awards process.

www.business.usa.govassists with starting growing and maintaining businesses.

www.gsa.govassists with doing business with and staying informed of the federal government, as well as helps to make the government more transparent to users.

www.ftc.gov The FTC works for the consumer to prevent fraudulent, deceptive, and unfair practices in the marketplace and to provide information to businesses to help them comply with the law. To file a complaint or to get free information on consumer issues.

http://www.uspto.gov/ The United States Patent and Trademark Office, the Federal agency for granting U.S. patents and registering trademarks.

 

Women Owned Businesses

http://otentilove.com/ – Natural hair care consultant and natural hair care products.

http://www.marykay.com/smatthews23462/en-US/_layouts/MaryKayCoreCatalog/ProductsAndShop.aspx?dsNav=N:2000040Independent skin care consultant contracted for company merchandise.

www.singleonasaturdaynighttv.com Single on a Saturday Night TV Philadelphia, PA.

www.projectwomantowoman.orgEmpowerment, Motivation, and Education of Women and Young ladies in Jacksonville, Florida.

http://tearsofablackwombman-com1.webs.com/ The official site for Moz Lyric a talented poetess, lyricist, and author of works for the empowerment of women.

http://withthesehandsdecor.com/ Provides handcrafted specialty decor items at reasonable prices, being sold by Former Philadelphia Radio Personality Moshay Lauren.

 

Financial Assistance Links

http://www.thebenefitbank.com/– a web-based service that simplifies and centralizes the process of applying for many state and federal benefits for low- and moderate-income individuals and families.

https://clarifi.org/ – Financial literacy and credit counseling.

www.solutionsforprogress.com – a web-based service to help low to moderate-income families with assistance.

www.irs.gov – Internal Revenue Service tax info.

www.annualcreditreport.com – free credit report w/out score(s).

www.nfcc.orgConsumer Credit Counseling Services offer consumer credit education.

 

Legal Aid Services Links

www.lsc.gov – legal aid service assistance by state.

 

Medical Assistance Links

http://affinityhome.net/index.html – high-quality home care assistance services for low-income individuals.

www.selectplanforwomen.com – medical info for women.

www.womenshealth.gov – medical info for women.

www.healthcare.gov – health care info.

www.hrsa.gov – health resources service info.

www.fertibella.com – free pregnancy and ovulation tests for women.

www.medicare.govUS department of health and human services Medicare and Medicaid info.

http://medicaid.gov/ – Federal policy and program information about Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program and the Basic Health Program.

 http://www.drugwatch.com/women/ Information on drugs and medical devices that endanger women.

 

Performers/Artists Links

www.copyright.gov – search, register, and record an creative works to gain copyrights.

www.ascap.com – performing rights management organization to license and collect royalties for performances of works.

www.bmi.com – performing rights management organization to license and collect royalties for performances of works.

www.sesac.com – performing rights management organization to license and collect royalties for performances of works.

www.wga.org – Writers Guild of America, a place to register written works of art.

www.actorsequity.org – Actors Equity Association, an association to protect the rights of performers.

www.sagaftra.org – Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television and Television Artists, an association to protect the rights of performers.

www.musicalartists.orgAmerican Guild of Musical Artists, an association to protect the rights of performers.

www.agvausa.comAmerican Guild of Variety Artists, an association to protect the rights of performers.

www.kickstarter.comKickstarter is a funding platform for creative projects.

 

Public Assistance Links

www.socialserve.org – affordable housing search engine for low-income people.

http://cap4kids.org/whatiscap4kids.html The Children’s Advocacy Project of America.

www.benefits.gov – government assistance search engine.

www.hhs.gov – health and human services.

www.minorityhealth.hhs.gov – minority health and human services.

http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/occ – a search and info resource for parents to find available and affordable childcare services.

www.hud.gov – housing assistance info.

www.cbp.gov the US department of homeland security provides comprehensive info on law enforcement and security to safeguard citizens.

www.fema.govFederal Emergency Management Agency, provides assistance to those in need after an emergency or disaster.

www.disasterassistance.govprovides victims of disaster with relief and access to resources.

www.data.govincreases public access to high value, machine-readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government.

www.recovery.govshows the public how Recovery funds are being spent by recipients of contracts, grants, and loans, and the distribution of Recovery entitlements and tax benefits.

http://www.lung.org/ Information on the American Lung Association and related fresh air initiatives.

http://quitsmokingcommunity.org Assistance on aiding those wishing to stop smoking.

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