Angel Flight East
Provides free, volunteer-based, non-emergency air transportation to medical treatment for people who lack access to transportation for financial or medical reasons. Services communities in 14 northeastern states and provides flights up to 1,000 miles.
Appalachian Regional Commission
A regional economic development agency that represents a
partnership of federal, state, and local government.
Supports the economic and social development throughout
West Virginia and parts of 12 other states: Alabama,
Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North
Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee,
and Virginia. Includes grants and funding, research, data,
Center on Rural Education and Communities
Located at Pennsylvania's State University's College of Education and works to conduct and support both research and outreach activities that address rural education and community-related issues in Pennsylvania.
Community Action Association of Pennsylvania
Statewide association represents and assists the 43 Community Action Agencies as they work to empower people, giving them the opportunity to gain the skills and confidence they need to succeed. CAAP is dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other as they move from poverty to self-sufficiency.
Mid-Atlantic 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
Virginia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia,
Kentucky, Maryland, Delaware, North Carolina, and the
District of Columbia.
Northeast Center for Occupational Safety and Health
A NIOSH Agricultural Safety and Health Center located at the New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health promoting health and safety research, education, and prevention activities in the high-risk areas of farming, commercial fishing, and logging in the Northeast.
Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development
Focuses on rural issues including community and economic
development, food systems, natural resources, and
entrepreneurship. Serves Washington D.C. and a 12 state
area in the Northeast: Connecticut, Delaware,
Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island,
Pennsylvania, West Virginia, New Hampshire, Maine,
Maryland, and Vermont.
Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
Mission is to promote, improve and sustain the quality of family life; break the cycle of dependency; promote respect for employees;
protect and serve Pennsylvania's most vulnerable citizens; and manage our resources effectively.
Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health
Works to improve the health of rural communities and their residents by compiling, analyzing, and disseminating information to policy makers. Also works to encourage partnerships and identify opportunities for collaboration and cooperation.
A Quality Innovation Network-Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) working with patients, providers, and government agencies to improve the healthcare and health of people in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
Rural Health Redesign Center
Provides technical assistance to rural healthcare organizations participating in innovative delivery and payment systems. Serves as the lead facilitator of the Pennsylvania Rural Health Model (PARHM) and a member of the Peer Recovery Expansion Project. RHRC is also the technical assistance center for the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) and Rural Emergency Hospital (REH) programs.
Last Reviewed: 12/30/2021