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Rhode Island Organizations

Hospital Association of Rhode Island (HARI)
Works to be an advocate for the hospitals in Rhode Island. The purpose of such advocacy is to facilitate the hospitals' mission of providing quality health care to the people in and near Rhode Island.
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New England Rural Health RoundTable (NERHRT)
Composed of a diverse group of individuals and organizations committed to improving health and health care throughout rural New England communities. Serves as a regional rural health advocate for Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.
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Northeast Center of Agricultural Safety and Health (NEC)
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.
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Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development (NERCRD)
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: CT, DE, MA, NJ, NY, RI, PA, WV, NH, ME, MD, and VT.
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Northeast Telehealth Resource Center (NETRC)
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 Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York.
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Northern Rhode Island Area Health Education Center (nriAHEC)
Provides recruitment, retention and continuing education strategies to the providers and the agencies which serve the most vulnerable of northern Rhode Island's citizens (1 of 2 AHECs in Rhode Island).
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Resources for Communities and People Solutions (RCAP Solutions)
Works with communities of all sizes to address a broad range of needs to promote public, environmental and economic health.
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Rhode Island Community Action Agency Network
A statewide network of community action programs which are the safety net for economically disadvantaged and working poor families.
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Rhode Island Department of Health
The primary mission is to prevent disease and to protect and promote the health and safety of the people of Rhode Island.
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Rhode Island Department of Human Services
Offers services for families, adults, children, the elderly, those with disabilities and veterans in Rhode Island.
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Rhode Island Health Center Association (RIHCA)
Works to improve the quality and delivery of primary health care in Rhode Island, particularly for medically indigent and under-served people.
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Rhode Island Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Promotes continued improvement in the health status of residents in rural Rhode Island. Works to see that all people in Rhode Island have the opportunity to live a safe and healthy life in a safe and healthy community. A division of the Rhode Island Department of Health's Office of Primary Care, Health Disparities and Access to Care Team.
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Rhode Island Public Health Association
Promotes public health policy and public health practice in Rhode Island. Provides members an opportunity to network and collaborate with other public health professionals and leaders.
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Rhode Island Quality Institute (RIQI)
Rhode Island 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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Southern Rhode Island Area Health Education Center (sriAHEC)
Provides recruitment, retention and continuing education strategies to the providers and the agencies which serve the most vulnerable of southern Rhode Island's citizens (1 of 2 AHECs in Rhode Island).
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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Rhode Island (HUD)
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 State Office: Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island
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: 7/3/2017