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Alabama Organizations

Alabama Department of Human Resources
Works to partner with communities to promote family stability and provide for the safety and self-sufficiency of vulnerable Alabamians.
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Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH)
Works with the community to preserve and protect the public's health. Includes offices of Minority Health, Emergency Medical Preparedness, Primary Care & Rural Health, Disability & Health and Home Health.
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Alabama Department of Public Health: Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Facilitates and supports activities which improve access to health care services for rural Alabamians, with special concern concern for children, the elderly, minorities and other medically underserved vulnerable populations.
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Alabama Hospital Association (AlaHA)
Assists member hospitals in effectively serving the health care needs of Alabama through advocacy, representation, education and service. Members of the association include primarily hospitals and health systems, as well as other companies and organizations related to health care.
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Alabama Public Health Association, Inc. (AlPHA)
Shares expertise, influence, and resources on public health in Alabama, and advocates for common priorities at the local, state, and federal levels.
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Alabama Regional Extension Center (ALREC)
Alabama State Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center (REC) that helps health care providers become meaningful users of electronic health records by providing information and technical assistance.
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Alabama Rural Coalition for the Homeless (ARCH)
Promotes and supports the development of housing for people who are homeless through safe, decent and affordable housing.
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Alabama Rural Health Association (ARHA)
Strives to preserve and enhance the health of the rural citizens of Alabama.
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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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Community Action Association of Alabama
Works to reduce poverty by better focusing available local, state, private, and federal resources to assist low-income individuals and families to acquire useful skills and knowledge, gain access to new opportunities and achieve economic self-sufficiency.
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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. Designed to remedy severe and chronic economic distress by stimulating economic development and fostering partnerships that will have a positive impact on the region's economy.
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Institute for Rural Health Research at the University of Alabama
Performs ongoing research projects focusing on current health issues that affect people living in rural areas.
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Southeast Center for Agricultural Health and Injury Prevention
A NIOSH Agricultural Safety and Health Center located at the University of Kentucky supporting and conducting research, and education to prevent occupational illness and injury, and improve the safety and health of agricultural workers and their families in the Southeast.
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Southeastern Telehealth Resource Center (SETRC)
One of the telehealth resource centers funded by the federal Office for the Advancement of Telehealth. Assists health care organizations, health care networks, and health care providers in the implementation of cost-effective telehealth programs to serve rural and medically underserved areas and populations. Includes Georgia, South Carolina and Florida.
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Southern Rural Development Center (SRDC)
Strengthens the capacity of the region's 29 land-grant institutions to address critical contemporary rural development issues impacting the well-being, including health and social services, for people and communities in the rural South. Serves a 13 state area in the Southern region which includes TX, LA, AR, OK, AL, MS, GA, FL, KY, SC, NC, VA, and TN.
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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Alabama
Works to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing. The HUD state office provides information about HUD housing programs and local contacts for the state.
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USDA Rural Development Alabama State Office
Committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in all of rural America. The Rural Development State Office provides information about Rural Development programs and applications for financial assistance.
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Last Reviewed: 3/30/2015