Organizations

Redwood Coast Region

California Tribal Epidemiology Center
Engages American Indian communities in collecting and interpreting health information to establish health priorities, monitor health status, and develop effective public health services that respect cultural values and traditions of the communities.

Community Health Alliance (CHA)
The Community Health Alliance of Humboldt - Del Norte, Inc. (CHA) is a network of health care providers, consumers, employers, and community leaders serving as the North Coast's forum for community-based health planning and advocacy.

First 5 Humboldt
FIRST 5 HUMBOLDT, together with families and communities will promote comprehensive, integrated systems of services for early childhood development in order to foster secure, healthy and loving children eager to learn and develop their full potential.

Humboldt Partnership for Active Living (HumPAL)
HumPAL is part of an ‘active living' movement is developing throughout the country to combat the negative health effects associated with community design and physical inactivity and to increase opportunities for active transportation.

State Organizations

Senior Living
Free resource for those looking for all types of care options: Alzheimer’s care, assisted living, independent living, nursing homes, home care and hospitals.

California HealthCare Foundation
The California HealthCare Foundation is an independent philanthropy committed to improving the way health care is delivered and financed in California. By promoting innovations in care and broader access to information, our goal is to ensure that all Californians can get the care they need, when they need it, at a price they can afford.

California State Rural Health Association
The California State Rural Health Association (CSRHA) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, grassroots organization that works to improve the health of rural Californians and the quality and accessibility of the heath care they receive. CSRHA brings together health care providers, consumers, educators, researchers, public health and economic development agencies and others to work on a variety of issues related to preserving and enhancing the health of rural California.

Healthy Cities
Healthy Cities is an information + action resource that unites community voices, rigorous research and innovative technologies to solve the root causes of social inequity. The first of its kind in the country, our team consists of authorities in public policy, research, technology, planning and data analysis. We provide the public sector with actionable information such as data, maps, and service referrals through our easy-to-use online platform.

Insure the Uninsured
ITUP identifies, assists, and promotes new approaches to expand health care and coverage for California's uninsured. The project focuses on developing common ground and establishing connections among interested and influential parties, to bring about public and private health care reform.

Senior Living Map
Resource to locate senior and assisted living facilities across the United States.

National Organizations

100 Quality Resources for Nursing and Medical Law
This list highlights 100 of the best resources covering medical malpractice law, general nursing law, and more.

Senior Living
Free resource for those looking for all types of care options: Alzheimer’s care, assisted living, independent living, nursing homes, home care and hospitals.

Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse
The Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse (SSRC) has been designed as a one-stop portal for self-sufficiency information to connect research to policy and practice. Through a dynamic and interactive interface, the SSRC features a virtual, searchable library where research and resources are organized by topic and can be filtered by topic, subtopic, keyword, year, publisher, geographic focus, research methodology, and/or target population.

Rural Information Center
Provides services for rural communities, local officials, organizations, businesses and rural citizens working to maintain the vitality of America's rural areas.

National Rural Health Association
The National Rural Health Association is a member-driven organization that provides leadership on rural health issues.

Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI)

Provides unbiased analysis and information on the challenges, needs, and opportunities facing rural America. RUPRI’s aim is to spur public dialogue and help policymakers understand the rural impacts of public policies and programs.

Center for Health Improvement
Focusing on health promotion and disease prevention, CHI employs a systems approach, using evidence-based analyses to translate knowledge gained through research into policies and practice, supporting community-based programs that target change at multiple levels, and crafting broad awareness-raising strategies.

Center for Rural Affairs
The Center for Rural Affairs was established in 1973 as a 501(c)3 nonprofit by rural Nebraskans and has since grown to a nationally recognized policy analysis and advocacy organization focused on the upper Midwest and Great Plains.

Center for Rural Strategies
The Center for Rural Strategies seeks to improve economic and social conditions for communities in the countryside and around the world through the creative and innovative use of media and communications. By presenting accurate and compelling portraits of rural lives and cultures, we hope to deepen public debate and create a national environment in which positive change for rural communities can occur.

National Health Law Program (NHeLP)
NHeLP is a national public interest law firm that seeks to improve health care for America's working and unemployed poor, minorities, the elderly and people with disabilities. NHeLP has multiple publication to explain health law and regulations for public benefits programs.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation seeks to improve the health and health care of all Americans. Efforts focus on improving both the health of everyone in America and their health care—how it's delivered, how it's paid for, and how well it does for patients and their families.

Rural Assistance Center
RAC helps rural communities and other rural stakeholders access the full range of available programs, funding, and research that can enable them to provide quality health and human services to rural residents.

Rural Health Research Gateway
The Office of Rural Health Policy funds research activities at rural health research centers and analysis initiatives, as well as research conducted by individual investigators at other institutions. This site provides summaries of current and completed research projects and related publications.