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Nevada Organizations

California/Nevada Community Action Partnership
Provides services to members throughout California and Nevada 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.
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Nevada Area Health Education Center Program
Works to enhance access to quality health care, particularly primary and preventive care, by improving the supply and distribution of health care professionals through community/academic educational partnerships.
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Nevada Community Action Association
A statewide group designed to implement programs and activities to eliminate poverty and improve our Nevada communities. Provides training, technical assistance, and collaborative partnering of Nevada Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) recipient agencies.
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Nevada Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHS)
Promotes the health and well-being of Nevadans through the delivery or facilitation of essential services to ensure families are strengthened, public health is protected, and individuals achieve their highest level of self-sufficiency. Includes the Office of Minority Health, Office of Suicide Prevention and the Division of Public Health and Mental Health.
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Nevada Hospital Association (NHA)
Statewide membership organization representing and advocating on behalf of Nevada's hospitals and other health-related agencies.
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Nevada Public Health Association (NPHA)
Works to improve and promote the overall health of the residents of Nevada by providing opportunities for collaboration, education, professional development, and advocacy.
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Nevada Rural Hospital Partners (NRHP)
An alliance of 14 small and rural hospitals in Nevada.
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Nevada Rural Housing Authority (NRHA)
A public housing authority that administers affordable housing programs across the State of Nevada.
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Nevada State Office of Rural Health
Provides technical assistance activities to rural communities through workshops, dissemination of information, and recruitment and retention of health care practitioners. A division of the Center for Education and Health Services Outreach at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.
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Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC)
Helps rural communities in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming improve community infrastructure with initiatives that include housing, water and wastewater programs. Offers numerous services including loans for housing and environment.
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Southwest Telehealth Resource Center (SWTRC)
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 Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, and Nevada.
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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Nevada
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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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: VA Sierra Pacific Network
Consists of 21 healthcare networks operated nationwide. Includes sites of care located in northern Nevada, central/northern California, Hawaii, and the Pacific Rim including Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, and the Philippines.
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USDA Rural Development Nevada 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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Western Rural Development Center (WRDC)
Participates in rural development research and extension (outreach) projects cooperatively with universities in the West. Includes a rural health initiative. Serves a 13 state area (WA, UT, WY, NV, ID, HI, CA, AZ, AK, OR, NM, MT, and CO) and 4 U.S. Pacific Territories.
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Last Reviewed: 10/31/2016