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MothersRights.org - An online support area for mothers who are raising their children alone or feel as though they are. Provides links to websites that focus on helping mothers and their children, and who are in need of child custody, support, parenting time, family law information and more.

Child Support Enforcement
All states run a child support enforcement program, either in the human services department or department of revenue, often with the help of district attorneys and other law enforcement agencies and officials of family or domestic relations courts. Families seeking child support services must apply directly through their state or local agency which is running the program. Almost $18 billion in child support is distributed to a caseload of about 17 million. read more

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National Organization of Women - An organization dedicated to creating positive change for women. This website covers the news, views, and battles on a local and national level.

National Alliance for Family Court Justice - Volunteer grass-roots activist organization dedicated to addressing system failure in family courts for mothers. Women and mothers fighting gender bias and retaliation against women in family court, including addressing the misuse of goverment program fraud in the name of "fatherhood", but at the expense of motherhood. Mothers are also welcome to join their online forum FamilyCourtReform@yahoogroups.com.

The National Association of Non Custodial Moms - NANCM is a national web-based organization based in Florida. Its core belief is that children need both parents in their life. NANCM is dedicated to providing emotional support to non-custodial moms through the provision of educational and supportive resources. It is NANCM's goal to continually update and seek out additional resources and support methods.

League of Women Voters - The website for the League of Women Voters (LWV).

Organizing Self Help Groups - Provides a free keyword-searchable database of over 1,100 member-run national, international, model self-help support groups for general and specific parenting groups, and other groups for any illness, disability, addiction, bereavement situation, caregiver concern, or other stressful life situation.

SENATE.GOV - Communicate to representatives in the senate. Email them today.

Vote-Smart - Vote for people who believe in your causes. For information on local, state and national candidates visit this website.

WorkingForChange.com - Provides news and an Activism button that allows you to send letters to Congress to communicate your opinion.

Attachment Parenting International (API) - The mission of Attachment Parenting International is to promote parenting methods that create strong, healthy emotional bonds between children and their parents. These methods nurture and fulfill a child's need for trust, empathy and affection, providing a lifelong foundation for healthy enduring relationships.

Family Violence Prevention Fund - An organization dedicated to the theme: "every person has the right to live in a home free of violence". Learn about programs on health care, public education, public policy, immigrant women and more .

Familes For Natural Living - Families for Natural Living (FNL) provides resources, education, support and camaraderie to parents who wish to make conscious, compassionate, informed choices for their children and themselves. FNL families are typically interested in natural living issues, such as holistic health care, natural birthing, attachment parenting, alternative schooling, nutritious whole foods, and environmentally conscientious living.

KeepYourChildSafe.Org - A non-profit site, dedicated to child safety and sexual abuse prevention. They offer a variety of free resources and book downloads for parents and teachers.

Mother's Support Network - Their mission is "to support parents in their quest to raise happy, healthy children." They have regular support meetings, scheduled play days, a mother/baby program, childbirth preparation classes, parent/toddler classes, community events, a library and a newsletter.

The National Association of Mothers' Centers (NAMC) - Their mission is to enable members to be effective in using their individual and collective knowledge and experience as catalysts for personal and societal changes that benefit mothers and fathers. The NAMC will help you find or start a mother's center in your area.

MomsRising - An organization trying to make a difference in Balancing Work and Family.

The Moms Clubs - For at home Moms. The organization's goals are to provide a support group for mothers who choose to stay at home to raise their children.

The Moms Clubs - For at home Moms. The organization's goals are to provide a support group for mothers who choose to stay at home to raise their children.

The Motherhood Project - Working to promote a Mother's Renaissance-fresh thinking, discussion and activism by mothers about motherhood and mothering, and about who mothers are, what we do, our importance to our children, families and society, and our potential as catalysts for cultural and social change for the benefit of children and families.

Mothers and More - They provide a nationwide network of local chapters for "mothers who are-either by choice or by circumstances-altering their participation in the paid workforce over the course of their active parenting years." The group serves mothers at home as well as mothers working outside the home.

Mothers Acting Up - This group is dedicated to "mobilizing the gigantic political strength of Mothers." "We realize that we live in a world that does not prioritize or protect our children's well-being and that will not change without each of us finding the courage and commitment to speak out on their behalf.

The Motherhood Movement - The Mothers Movement Online (MMO) provides resources for mothers and others who think about social change." They provide "an open source for the distribution of information about social, cultural, economic and political conditions that impact the lives of mothers." They serve as a clearinghouse for resources and ideas that support social change to improve the status of mothers and others who are responsible for care work in our society.

SJ Mothering NOW - Serving Southern New Jersey. They are a support group for mothers which concentrates on several issues including NJ Citizen Action on Paid Family Leave, Prescription Equity, Breastfeeding in the workplace, Social Security, and more.


HOUSE.GOV - Communicate to representatives in the house of representatives. Email them today.

The Feminist Majority Foundation - provides links to websites that focus on women and politics.

Are There Self-Help Groups or Organizations in Your Area for Mothers and their Children? If so, Contact us and Let Us Know the Details. We will Post Calendar, Lobbying, Activism and other types of meeting related information. Please specify City and State.

Starting a Support Group in Your Area - Support groups for Single Mothers (or mothers who are raising their children alone or feel as though they are) provide a valuable service not only for counseling and support, but also for socializing and information gathering. If there is not a support group in the area they live, people frequently ask how they can start one in their area. The process of beginning this support group can initially seem daunting, however, it is easier when broken into steps. Click the link above to see what steps can be taken to start a support group in your area.

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