California Community Action Partnership Association
Provides services to members throughout California,
including: Head Start, senior nutrition, job training,
community economic development, homeless shelters, after
school and other youth programs, food banks, community
gardens and other anti-hunger programs, energy assistance
and home weatherization services.
California Department of Health Care Access and Information
Administers programs which strive to implement the vision
of equitable healthcare accessibility for California.
Includes the Health Workforce Development Division and
provides scholarships and loan repayment programs. The
Office is the federally designated primary care office
(PCO) for the state. Formerly the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD).
California Department of Health Care Services
Protects and promotes the health status of Californians through the financing and delivery of healthcare services. Programs and services include: Long-Term Care, Persons with Disabilities, Mental Health, Primary and Rural Health, Veterans Health, Seniors Health, Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services, and Suicide Prevention. Serves as the State Medicaid Agency for California.
California Department of Public Health
Provides state leadership in public health and healthcare financing and creates a more effective public health infrastructure in California. Programs include: Emergency Preparedness Office, Center for Environmental Health, Center for Health Care Quality, and the Office of Health Equity (OHE).
California Health Care Foundation
An independent, philanthropic organization committed to improving California's healthcare delivery and financing systems. Focuses on informing health policy decisions, advancing efficient business practices, improving the quality and efficiency of care delivery, and promoting informed healthcare and coverage decisions.
California Hospital Association
Provides member hospitals and health systems with
representation and advocacy in the legislative and
regulatory arenas. Includes a Rural Healthcare Center
that represents small and rural hospitals. CHA advocates
maintaining and improving access to safe, high-quality,
California Indian Health Program
California Department of Health Care Services agency that serves to improve the health status of California's Native American population in urban, rural, reservation, and rancheria communities. Programs include American Indian Maternal Support Services program and technical training to support emergency preparedness and response for tribal communities.
California Office of Binational Border Health
An office within the California Department of Public Health that facilitates communication, cooperation, and collaboration among California and Mexico health officials, health professionals, and communities to support and strengthen binational and border health. Available in Spanish.
California Primary Care Association
A federally designated PCA that promotes and facilitates equal access to quality healthcare for individuals and families through community health centers and clinics that maintain cost-effective, affordable medical services, and seek meet the linguistic and cultural needs of California's diverse population. Provides technical assistance and training.
California Primary Care Office
Seeks to improve health status for targeted groups in medically underserved areas of California. Includes the California State Office of Rural Health and J-1 Visa Waiver Program.
California State Office of Rural Health
Collaborates with public and private entities statewide and at the regional and national levels to increase rural access to health care and to link small rural communities with state and federal resources.
California Telehealth Resource Center
One of the telehealth resource centers funded by the
federal Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (OAT).
Assists healthcare organizations, healthcare networks, and
healthcare providers in the implementation of
cost-effective telehealth programs to serve rural and
medically underserved areas and populations in California.
Health Services Advisory Group
A Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) working with patients, providers, facilities, and government agencies to improve the health of people in Arizona and California.
Healthforce Center at UCSF
Works to help healthcare professionals, schools, organizations, and policymakers respond to the challenges of educating and managing the healthcare workforce in rural and urban areas. Part of the University of California, San Francisco.
Rural Community Assistance Corporation
Helps rural communities in Alaska, Arizona, California,
Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico,
Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming improve community
infrastructure through housing, water, and wastewater
program initiatives. Offers numerous services including
loans for housing and environment.
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 10 border states, and prominent community health professionals from both nations. Includes a directory of border state outreach offices.
USDA Rural Development California 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 for the state.
Western Rural Development Center
Participates in rural development research and extension projects cooperatively with universities in the West. Serves Washington, Utah, Wyoming, Nevada, Idaho, Hawaii,
California, Arizona, Alaska, Oregon, New Mexico, Montana, Colorado, and 4 U.S. Pacific Territories.