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Resources by Social Issue: Service-Learning Template: Home

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This guide provides resources on a variety of social topics and is primarily used to create other guides for service-learning courses/projects.  Each box includes key sources from government agencies and non-profit organizations, but they are not designed to be comprehensive. Topics are arranged alphabetically & include:

Animal Welfare

Charitable Giving/Volunteerism

Child Abuse Prevention

Children & Physical Activity

College Student Transitions

Department of Human Services

Individuals with Disabilities

Domestic & Family Violence

Early Childhood

Elderly

Empowerment for Girls

Financial Literacy (Youth)

Foster Care/Adoption

Health Care: Hospitals

Health Care: Pediatrics

Hospice/Palliative Care

Homelessness/Housing Insecurity

Hunger/Food Insecurity

Immigration & Refugee Resettlement

Language Learning

LGBTA+ Rights

Mental Health

Non-Profits & Social Media

Museums/Cultural Institutions

Older Adults & Physical Activity

Poverty (U.S./Local)

Premature Infants

Pregnancy & Parenting

Service Animals

Spirituality (Young People)

Substance Abuse

Veterans

Workplace Wellness

Youth Development/Mentoring

Advanced Google Searching

Limit by domain name to see results only from .org sites.  Example: Iowa hunger site:.gov

Add the word statistics to your search terms if that's what you need.

Limit to government sites for statistics. Example: hunger statistics site:.gov

Use quotation marks to search for logical phrases. Example: "food insecurity map"

Children & Physical Activity

College Student Transition

College Students & Food Insecurity

Department of Human Services (DHS)

Education & Youth Well-being

Financial Literacy (Youth)

Foster Care/Adoption

Healthcare: Pediatrics

Hospice/Palliative Care

Homelessness/Housing Insecurity

Hunger/Food Insecurity

LGBTQ+ Rights

Mental Health

Older Adults

Older Adults & Physical Activity

Premature Infants

Pregnancy & Parenting

Service Animals

Spirituality (Young People)

Workplace Wellness

Youth and the Arts

Demographic Resources

Iowa Resources

Newspapers