Helpful NonProfits

There is an expansive list of helpful nonprofits organizations assisting families with childhood lead exposure. Three national databases provide listings of these organizations for each state and most cities and towns:

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Other national organization with helpful websites include:

American Lead Poisoning Help Association
Raise awareness about lead poisoning and to provide a national support network for families affected by lead.

Alliance for Health Homes
National non-profit interest organization working to protect children from home environmental health hazards by advocating for policy solutions and builds the capacity of communities to prevent in-home hazards from harming the health of children, their families and all residents.

Green and Healthy Home Initiative
Develops, implements, and promotes programs and policies to eradicate childhood lead poisoning and further the creation of healthy homes.
Raises awareness of lead hazards and alerts the public (especially parents and caregivers of children under six) to lead prevention resources. The organization represents a joint effort of with the Ad Council, the Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Coalition to End Childhood Lead Poisoning.

Lead Poison Information
Provides information and resources addressing childhood lead poisoning.

Lead Safe America
Works to protect children from hazards created by lead found in their homes, schools, childcare centers, playgrounds, parks and environment with Emergency Intervention & Support, Outreach & Education and Parent Advocate Support.

Lead Safe DC
A National Nursing Centers Consortium program that combines a broad family education initiative and a grassroots public policy task force with the goal of ridding the nation’s capital of childhood lead poisoning.