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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 topic guide. To find organizations and agencies serving a specific state, please see RHIhub's state resources.

Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC)
Supports economic and social development in all of West Virginia and parts of twelve other states: Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Includes grants and funding, research, data, and maps.
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Delta Regional Authority (DRA)
Consists of 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.
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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.
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Western Governors' Association (WGA)
Represents the Governors of 19 Western states and 3 U.S.-flag islands. Focuses on bipartisan policy development, information exchange, and collective action on issues of critical importance to the Western United States.
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Directories

Area Health Education Centers Directory
Lists contact information for regional Area Health Education Centers (AHECs) by state. AHECs work to recruit, train, and retain health professionals committed to underserved populations.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: National AHEC Organization
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State and Regional Primary Care Associations Directory
Lists 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.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Community Health Centers
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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.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: Bureau of Health Workforce
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United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development: State Offices Directory
Provides contact information for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development state offices.
Type: Directory
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