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Willis N. Hackney Library

Social Work

A guide to Social Work resources at Barton College.

Social Work Course Guides

Local/State/Federal Social Work Agencies

Wilson County Home Page
Contains links to the Wilson County Department of Social Services and the Health Department. 


NC Department of Health and Human Services
Home page of the state agency overseeing and/or administering state-sponsored social work programs. 


United Way of North Carolina
Home page of the state United Way, the agency which supports United Ways throughout North Carolina. 


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Home page of the national agency overseeing social work programs.

Professional Organizations

SWAN (Social Work Access Network) Provides links to social work-related resources, including conferences, newsgroups, listservs, and schools of social work.


NASW Online (National Association of Social Workers)

Home page of the member organization; provides information on a variety of issues relating to the social work profession.

NASW-NC (National Association of Social Workers - North Carolina Chapter)Home page for the North Carolina Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers; includes links to state-related social work sites.

Statistics on Children

America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being
This Forum on Child and Family Statistics/ site provides data gathered from federal agencies and private experts on the status of children on some 24 different indicators such as demographics; childcare; family, health and educational experiences; children's behavior; and the child's social environment. Also provides links to compare US data with data on children in other countries.