Community Action Partnership Association of Idaho
Consists of a partnership of six community action
organizations and two special purpose agencies with the
shared mission of combating the causes and conditions of
poverty in Idaho through member education, training, and
the provision of technical assistance.
Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
Administers programs to mitigate social, economic, and
individual issues. Works to strengthen families and promote
self-reliance. Includes programs such as the State Office
of Rural Health and Primary Care, Mental Health, Hunter
Health, Assisted Living and Developmental Disabilities.
Idaho Primary Care Association
Promotes and supports community health centers and health
communities in Idaho. Provides education, advocacy,
training, and technical assistance. Works on community
development, quality improvement, workforce development,
and health center operations.
Idaho Public Health Association
Promotes public health policy and provides education for
policy makers and interested parties on public policy
issues. Supports the training of future public health
professionals in Idaho.
Idaho Rural Health Association
Provides leadership on rural health issues in Idaho through
advocacy, communication, and education. Represents a
variety of people and organizations committed to the health
and welfare of rural Idahoans.
Northwest Regional Primary Care Association
Serves community and migrant health centers in Alaska,
Idaho, Oregon, and Washington by providing education,
training, workforce development, community health
improvement, and business model services for organization
Northwest Regional 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. Includes
Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and
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.
Western Rural Development Center
Participates in rural development research and extension projects cooperatively with universities in the West. Includes a rural health initiative. Serves Washington, Utah, Wyoming, Nevada, Idaho, Hawaii,
California, Arizona, Alaska, Oregon, New Mexico, Montana, Colorado, and 4 U.S. Pacific Territories.
WWAMI Area Health Education Center Program
Consists of a program office and six independent Area
Health Education Centers (AHECs) in the five WWAMI states:
Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho. Works to
alleviate shortages of healthcare personnel in medically
underserved rural and urban areas.
WWAMI Rural Health Research Center
One of the Rural Health Research Centers currently funded
by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy. Focuses on
policy-oriented research with an emphasis on the rural
healthcare workforce and access to care. Based in the
Department of Family Medicine at the University of
Washington School of Medicine.