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Automated Community Connection to Economic Self-Sufficiency

The vision of the Department of Children and Families (DCF) Economic Self-Sufficiency (ESS) Program is to strengthen Florida’s families through private, community, and inter-agency partnerships that promote economic self-sufficiency.

The White House
President Barack Obama Website

General Information & Government Search Engines

FedWorld: U.S. Government Information Online : 27 Million Federal Web Pages
Florida Electronic Federal Depository Library
The premier Federal, State, and Local Government site on the internet.


Department of Education
Department of Homeland Security
Department of Housing & Urban Development
Department of State
Department of Veteran Affairs
GPO Access: Government Printing Office
Internal Revenue Service
Library of Congress
Securities & Exchange Commission Filings & Forms (EDGAR)
Small Business Administration
Social Security Online
U.S. Copyright Office
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
U.S. Patent & Trademark Office


Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Healthfinder: Department of Health & Human Services
Public Health Reports - National Institutes of Health

Law, Legislation & Regulation

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Legislators & Officials

Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
The Cabinet
Congressional Directory
The official directory of the U.S. Congress. Published since 1888, the Congressional Directory presents short biographies of each member of the Senate and House, listed by state or district, and additional data, such as committee memberships, terms of service, administrative assistants and/or secretaries, and room and telephone numbers.
Congressional Membership Directory allows users to identify and contact elected leaders in Congress, the White House, and state legislatures; post letters online and read what other Americans are saying to elected officials;; and have your representative’s votes sent to you weekly via e-mail.
Contacting the Congress
The House of Representatives
The Senate
National Conference of State Legislatures

Miscellaneous Information

O*Net (Occupational Information)
Occupational Outlook Handbook
U. S. Government Manual


National Park Service : National Parks, Wildlife Refuges, Forests and Recreation Areas


Council on Foreign Relations
Public Agenda Online


American FactFinder: Census Info
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Bureau of Labor Statistics: Employment Cost Trends
Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates
Federal Reserve Beige Book: Summary of Commentary on Current Economic Conditions
National Center for Health Statistics: Vital Records
State & County Census Quickfacts
Statistical Abstract of the United States
U.S. Census Bureau