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Children's Environmental Health Organizations

To find organizations working on specific issues, go to our children's environmental health resources page and click on the issue you're interested in.

Center for Health, Environment and Justice - www.chej.org - www.childproofing.org - The Childproofing Our Communities Campaign is a CHEJ effort to channel the rising concern of parents and communities across the country into effective and coordinated grassroots action aimed at eliminating environmental health hazards from our schools.

Children's Environmental Health Network- http://www.cehn.org/ - The Children's Environmental Health Network is a national multi-disciplinary organization whose mission is to protect the fetus and the child from environmental health hazards and promote a healthy environment. This Web Site provides information on the Network, the issue of children's environmental health, and links to sources of information and resources in the field.

Children's Health Environmental Coalition - www.checnet.org- CHEC is a national non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public, specifically parents and caregivers, about environmental toxins that affect children's health.

Collaborative on Health and the Environment - www.cheforhealth.org- The Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE) is a nonpartisan partnership of individuals and organizations concerned with the role of the environment in human and ecosystem health. CHE seeks to raise the level of scientific and public dialogue about the role of environmental contaminants and other environmental factors in many of the common diseases, disorders and conditions of our time. -Check out their extensive resource list at www.cheforhealth.org/resources/links.html

Institute for Children's Environmental Health - www.iceh.org - The Institute for Children's Environmental Health (ICEH), founded in 1999, is a nonprofit educational organization working to ensure a healthy, just and sustainable future for all children and the planet. ICEH's primary mission is to foster collaborative initiatives to reduce and ultimately eliminate environmental exposures that can undermine the health of current and future generations.

Preventing Harm - http://www.preventingharm.org/ - Clean Water Fund's national Preventing Harm web site contains information on learning more, finding resources, and taking action for our families and communities. Parents and parents-to-be, physicians and health care professionals, educators, environmentalists, community activists, public officials and many others will find valuable information and resources here.

World Health Organization's Children's Environmental Health Portal - http://www.who.int/ceh/en/

This is not a comprehensive list. There are many, many organizations doing fantastic, important work both locally and nationally. If you do not find what you are looking for here, please contact us. We will gladly answer any questions, help you find the information you need or help get you in touch with an organization near you.



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