State and Regional Agencies and Organizations
The organizations listed on this page are state-based or
region-based and have an interest in rural health and
human services. To find organizations and agencies that
focus on a specific topic, please consult the related topic guide. To find organizations and
agencies serving a specific state, please see RHIhub's
Appalachian Regional Commission
A regional economic development agency that represents a
partnership of federal, state, and local government.
Supports the economic and social development throughout
West Virginia and parts of 12 other states: Alabama,
Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North
Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee,
and Virginia. Includes grants and funding, research, data,
Delta Regional Authority
A federal-state partnership serving 252 counties and parishes in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee. Fosters local and regional partnerships that address economic and social challenges to strengthen the Delta economy and the quality of life for Delta residents.
United States-México Border Health Commission
Provides international leadership to optimize quality of life and health along the U.S.-Mexico border. Comprised of the federal secretaries of health, the chief health officers of the ten border states, and prominent community health professionals from both nations. Includes a directory of border state outreach offices.
Area Health Education Centers Directory
Directory of Area Health Education Centers (AHECs) and AHEC Programs by state. AHECs work to recruit, train, and retain health professionals committed to underserved populations.
Sponsoring organization: National AHEC Organization
State and Regional Primary Care Associations Listing
Directory listing address, phone, email, and web addresses for state and regional Primary Care Associations (PCAs). PCAs work to promote, expand, and optimize access to primary care.
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Community Health Centers
State Primary Care Offices Directory
Contact information for state Primary Care Offices (PCOs). These offices can provide shortage designation application help and shortage information, as well as information on the Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver program, loan repayment programs, and recruitment and retention.
Sponsoring organization: Bureau of Health Workforce