National Center for Children in Poverty

The National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) is one of the nation’s leading public policy centers dedicated to promoting the economic security, health, and well-being of America’s low-income families and children. NCCP uses research to inform policy and practice with the goal of ensuring positive outcomes for the next generation. We promote family-oriented solutions at the state and national levels.

Our vision:

  • Family economic security
  • Strong, nurturing families
  • Healthy child development

Founded in 1989 as a division of the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. NCCP is a nonpartisan, public interest research organization.