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2011 Directory of National Statewide and Local Homeless Advocacy Coalitions

Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO)

AAPCHO promotes culturally competent, linguistically accessible, and affordable primary health care services to Asian American and Pacific Islander populations across the country by means, for example, of developing patient guidance in languages including Chinese, Korean, Laotian, Samoan, Tagalog, Vietnamese, and English. 

Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs (AFOP)

AFOP provides job training, pesticide safety education, emergency assistance, and an advocacy voice for the people who prepare and harvest our food.

Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Regional Offices     

Children’s Defense Fund – State Data

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Database on Public Housing Residents

The Kids Count Census Data Online

This site consists of population data about age, gender, households, families, and housing units from the Census Short Form (Census SF1) and social, economic, and housing data from the Census Long Form (Census SF3).

Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (HOS)

The Medicare Health Outcomes Survey (HOS) is the first patient reported outcomes measure used in Medicare managed care.  The goal of the Medicare HOS program is to gather valid, reliable, and clinically meaningful health status data in the Medicare Advantage (MA) program for use in quality improvement activities, pay for performance, program oversight, public reporting, and improving health.  All managed care organizations with MA contracts must participate.

Migrant Clinicians Network (MCN)

A national clinical network of health care providers who serve migrant farmworkers and other underserved mobile populations.  The Network has resources to share in subject areas that include environmental, diabetes, and eye care.

The National Agricultural Workers Survey (NAWS)

The NAWS is an employment-based, random survey of the demographic, employment, and health characteristics of the U.S. crop labor force. The information is obtained directly from farmworkers through face-to-face interviews. Since 1988, when the survey began, over 53,000 workers have been interviewed.

National Center for Education Statistics – The Public School Locator

National Center for Farmworker Health (NCFW)

NCFW provides information services and products to organizations and individuals serving the farmworker population.

National Rural Health Association (NRHA)

As a membership organization, NRHA provides publications, resources, advocacy, educational opportunities, and research to improve the health of rural Americans and to provide leadership on rural issues through advocacy, communications, education, and research.  

National Health Care for the Homeless Council, Inc.

The Council publishes and conducts research on both policy issues and operational concerns of homeless health care projects, and works in collaboration with the Health Care for the Homeless Clinicians Network to provide educational and support services for professional staff working homeless health care and mental health programs.

Native Hawaiian Data Book

This publication provides statistical data on Native Hawaiian communities throughout the state, offering a numerical representation of the social and economic status of the Native Hawaiian population.  Statistics ranging from education levels to income profiles provide a clearer picture of the current status of the Native Hawaiian community.

School Health Policies and Practices Study (SHPPS)

The School Health Policies and Practices Study (SHPPS) is a national survey periodically conducted to assess school health policies and practices at the state, district, school, and   classroom levels.

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