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District of Columbia Mental Health Services

ACLU of the National Capitol Area
1400 20th St. NW, Suite 119
Washington, DC 20036-

Phone Number: (212) 549-2500
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL: www.aclu.org

The American Civil Liberties Union is a legal advocacy, major impact issues organization that represents cases where civil rights have been violated.



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Advocates for Youth
1025 Vermont Avenue, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20005-

Phone Number: (202) 347-5700
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 347-2263
URL: www.advocatesforyouth.org

Advocates for Youth works to educate the public about family planning therefore increasing adolescents' opportunities and abilities to make healthy decisions about sexual activity. They provide information and education to agencies serving youths, professionals, policy makers and the media.



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American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)
3615 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016-3007

Phone Number: (800) 333-7636
Secondary Phone Number: (202) 966-7300

Fax: (202) 966-2891
URL: www.aacap.org

The Academy is a membership organization with over 6000 Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists. They publish and distribute information and publications relating to adolescent and child psychiatry for parents and professionals. The Academy is not able to make referrals to child and adolescent psychiatrists.



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American Association of Children's Residential Centers
2020 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, #745
Washington, DC 20006

Phone Number: (877) 33-AACRC
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (877) 36-AACRC
URL: www.aacrc-dc.org

The Association represents residential care facilities for children. They provide trainings, seminars, and conferences for member organizations and publish a journal.



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American Association of People with Disabilities
1629 K Street NW, Suite 503
Washington, DC 20006-

Phone Number: (800) 840-8844
Secondary Phone Number: (202) 457-0046

Fax:
URL: www.aapd-dc.org

Membership organization for people with disabilities, and their families and friends. Offers benefits to its members in the form of services. Further productivity, independence, full citizenship and total integration of people with disabilities.



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American Association of Retired Persons
601 E. Street, NW
Washington, DC 20049-

Phone Number: (800) 424-3410
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 434-7550
URL: www.aarp.org

AARP is a National advocacy organization for older persons that provides information on issues of importance to seniors and their families. AARP has a Mental Health and Aging Program that provides information related to mental health such as spousal bereavement and grief, late life depression, memory loss, suicide in older persons and late on-set substance abuse and alcohol disorders.



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American Association on Mental Retardation
444 North Capitol Street NW Suite 846
Washington, DC 20001-1512

Phone Number: (202) 387-1968
Secondary Phone Number: (800) 424-3688

Fax: (202) 387-2193
URL: www.aamr.org

The AAMR is an organization of professionals working in the field of mental retardation. The Association offers workshops and seminars on topics related to mental retardation and publishes journals, testing materials, and information on social and legislative issues. The Association has chapters across the country.



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American Council on Education
1 Dupont Circle NW Suite 800
Washington,, DC 20036-

Phone Number: (202) 939-9300
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 775-8578
URL: www.acenet.edu

The Council represents and advocates for higher education in the United States. It is a membership association of 1600 accredited degree granting colleges and universities. They conduct research and analysis of data on American Higher Education and provides assistance to colleges and universities on minorities and women's issues.



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American Family Therapy Academy
1608 20th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009

Phone Number: (202) 333-3690
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 333-3692
URL: www.afta.org

The AFTA is a membership association for family therapists. They sponsor an annual meeting, training events, and continuing education.



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American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)
1625 L Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036-

Phone Number: (202) 452-4800
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 429-1084
URL: www.afscme.org

The AFSCME is a union that represents employees in the public sector.



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American Managed Behavioral Healthcare Association
1101 Pennsylvania Avenue NW 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20004

Phone Number: (202) 756-7726
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 756-7308
URL: www.ambha.org

The American Managed Behavioral Healthcare Association is a professional association made up of leading managed behavioral healthcare companies. The Association works to promote the behavioral healthcare industry's interests in Federal and State regulatory actions.



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American Nurses Association (ANA)
600 Maryland Avenue, SW Suite 100 W
Washington, DC 20024-2571

Phone Number: (202) 554-4444
Secondary Phone Number: (202) 651-7000

Fax: (202) 651-7001
URL: www.nursingworld.org

The ANA works for the improvement of health standards and the availability of health care services for all people. The Association establishes high standards of nursing and promotes the professional development of nurses and advances their economic and general welfare.



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American Psychological Association
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242

Phone Number: (800) 374-2721
Secondary Phone Number: (202) 336-5500

Fax:
URL: www.apa.org

The American Psychological Association is a scientific and professional society of psychologists that works to advance psychology as a science and profession. They also publish journals, abstracts, public education materials, and many other materials. To order publications, call 800-374-2721.



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American Psychological Society
1010 Vermont Avenue NW Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005-4907

Phone Number: (202) 783-2077
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 783-2083
URL: www.psychologicalscience.org

The American Psychological Society is a professional membership organization dedicated to advancing the best of scientific psychology in research, application, and improvement of the human condition. The Society publishes journals, sponsors conferences, and is involved in public policymaking.



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American Public Health Association
800 I (eye) St., NW
Washington, DC 20001-

Phone Number: (202) 777-2742
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 777-2534
URL: www.apha.org

Membership organization that deals with public health. Publications are available



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American Red Cross - National Headquarters
2025 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006

Phone Number: (202) 303-4498
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL: www.redcross.org

Emergency assistance to victims of disasters such as fires, floods, earthquakes, tornadoes, etc. This number is to help locate local chapters, in order to receive assistance



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American Sociological Association
1307 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005-

Phone Number: (202) 383-9005
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 638-0882
URL: www.asanet.org/

ASA is the national membership organization for sociologists, dedicated to advancing sociology as a scientific discipline and profession serving the public good. TDD: 202-872-0486



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Americans With Disabilities Act Information LineU.S. Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section NYAV
Washington, DC 20530-0001

Phone Number: (800) 514-0301
Secondary Phone Number: (202) 514-0301

Fax: (800) 514-0383
URL: www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/

TTY: 800-514-0383. The ADA Information Line is available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 10-6 and Thursday 1-6 EST for questions about Titles II and III of the ADA.



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Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs
1220 19th St, NW, Suite 801
Washington, DC 20036-

Phone Number: (202) 775-0436
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 775-0061
URL: www.amchp.org

The Association is a national non-profit organization which brings together public health programs addressing the needs of women in their reproductive years, children and their families. The mission of these programs and of AMCHP is to assure the health of all mothers, children, and families.



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Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
1101 15th Street, NW Suite 1212
Washington, DC 20005-

Phone Number: (202) 467-5730
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 223-0409
URL: www.bazelon.org

The Bazelon Center is a National legal advocacy organization for people with mental disabilities. Staff attorneys provide training and technical assistance to legal services, state protection and advocacy programs, and other advocates for low-income individuals and families. The Center advocates for effective community based alternatives, home support, expanded housing and employment options, health insurance coverage, and to end discrimination on the basis of perceived mental disability. Publications on the aforementioned topics are available as well as materials pertaining to children, elders, and minorities. They do not handle requests from individuals.



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Black Women's Health Imperative (fomerly National Black Women's Health Project)
600 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Suite 310
Washington, DC 20003-

Phone Number: (202) 548-4000
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 543-9743
URL: www.blackwomenshealth.org

Black Women's Health Imperative seeks to develop and communicate highly effective and beneficial health information, products and programs to African American women. The organization's aim is to deepen the public's resolve to invest in health prevention strategies and research that contribute to Black women leading healthier, longer lives.



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Bureau of Justice Statistics Clearinghouse
810 Seventh Street, NW
Washington, DC 20531-

Phone Number: (800) 732-3277
Secondary Phone Number: (202) 307-0765

Fax: (410) 792-4358
URL: www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs

The Bureau is the statistical agency of the U.S. Department of Justice. They distribute documents/publications on criminal justice statistics and have a mailing list.



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Center for Community Change
1000 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20007-

Phone Number: (202) 342-0519
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 333-5462
URL: www.communitychange.org

The Center is a technical assistance organization that helps low income, community based organizations raise money, develop effective boards and leaders, and devise long range plans. They also provide information on Federal housing programs, and on building and rehabilitating affordable housing..



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Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI)
1875 Connecticut Ave. NW Suite 300
Washington, DC 20009

Phone Number: (202) 332-9110
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 265-4954
URL: www.cspinet.org

The CSPI is a "watchdog organization". They disclose deceptive marketing practices, dangerous food additives or contaminants, and bad science propagated by industries concerned primarily with profits. CSPI focuses on health and nutrition issues.



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Child Welfare League of America
440 First Street NW, Third Floor
Washington, DC 20001-2085

Phone Number: (202) 638-2952
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 638-4004
URL: www.cwla.org/

The Welfare League is a membership association of organizations that provide services to protect abused, neglected, and otherwise vulnerable children and youths and to strengthen and support families.



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Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) DC
CSHCN Unit DC Department of Health Office of Maternal and Child Health 825 N. Capitol St. NE
Washington, DC 20002

Phone Number: (202) 442-9338
Secondary Phone Number: (202) 675-5218

Fax: (202) 442-4950
URL:

The Children with Special Health Care Needs Program provides specialty services to children with special needs and their families.



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Children's Defense Fund
25 E Street NW
Washington, DC 20001-

Phone Number: (800) 233-1200
Secondary Phone Number: (202) 628-8787

Fax: (202) 662-3510
URL: www.childrensdefense.org

The CDF's mission is to provide a strong and effective voice for the children of America who cannot vote, lobby, or speak for themselves. CDF gathers data and disseminates information on key issues affecting children. It is a non-profit organization supported by foundations, corporate grants and individual donations.



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Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law - American Bar Association
740 15th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005-1019

Phone Number: (202) 662-1570
Secondary Phone Number: (202) 662-1570

Fax: (202) 662-1032
URL: www.abanet.org/disability

The Commission distributes reports and publications that cover the issues related to disabilities and the law on the State and National level. They provide training and research on mental and physical disability law. A publications catalogue is available.



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Community Transportation Association of America
1341 G St. NW, 10th Floor
Washington, DC 20005

Phone Number: (202) 628-1480
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 737-9197
URL: www.ctaa.org

Provides information and answers to questions about transportation issues such as accessibility, coordination, funding opportunities, training, management and legislation, and regulations. Assistance in planning transportation services for clients. BBS system (202-628-2537), publications.



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Consortium for Social Science Associations
1522 K Street, NW Suite 836
Washington, DC 20005-

Phone Number: (202) 842-3525
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 842-2788
URL: www.cossa.org

The Consortium is an organization that advocates for federal support for the social and behavioral sciences. They are the only organization that represents the full range of social and behavioral sciences. They publish bi-weekly newsletter "Washington Update".



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Council of Large Public Housing Authorities
1250 I St. N.W. Suite 901A
Washington, DC 20005-

Phone Number: (202) 638-1300
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 638-2364
URL: www.clpha.org

The Council is an association of the largest public housing authorities in the United States. Their mission is to work for adequate funding and program improvements to support residents of public housing.



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Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates
1321 Pennsylvania Ave, SE
Washington, DC 20003-3027

Phone Number: 202-544-2210
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL: www.copaa.net

Provides legal help and information for parents of children with disabilities.



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Crisis and Families Stress Hotline
PO Box 57194
Washington, DC 20037-0194

Phone Number: (202) 223-0020
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 296-4046
URL: pcamw.org

24 hour anonymous phone hotline offering support and referrals.



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Deaf Reach
3521 12th Street NE
Washington, DC 20017-

Phone Number: (202) 832-6681
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 832-8454
URL: www.deaf-reach.org

TDD: 202-832-7558. Deaf Reach is a psychosocial program for the deaf providing group homes and day programs - one for people with mental illness and one for people with mental retardation. They provide information, referral and counseling services, as well as case management services to persons with psychiatric and hearing disabilities. They also have a 25 bedroom housing unit for persons that are independent but cannot afford housing.



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Dept. of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy
200 Constitution Avenue, NW Room S-1303
Washington, DC 20210

Phone Number: (202) 693-7880
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 693-3888
URL: www.dol.gov/odep

The President's Committee is an independent Federal program whose mission is to facilitate the communication, coordination, and promotion of public and private efforts to enhance the employment of people with disabilities. The Committee provides information, training, and technical assistance to the business community, industry, organized labor, rehabilitation and service providers, advocacy organizations, and people with disabilities and their families.



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District of Columbia Board of Medicine
825 N Capital, NE, 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20002-

Phone Number: (202) 442-9200
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 442-9431
URL: www.dchealth.dc.gov

The State Office responsible for the licensing and accreditation of medical professionals.



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District of Columbia Board of Professional Counseling
825 North Capitol St., NE, Room 2224
Washington, DC 20002-

Phone Number: (202) 442-9200
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 442-9431
URL: dchealth.dc.gov/prof_license/services/app_main_action.asp?strAppId=21

Reviews applications for licensure in professional counseling in DC.



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District of Columbia Board of Psychology
825 North Capitol Street, NE, 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20002-

Phone Number: (202) 442-4766
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 442-9431
URL: dchealth.dc.gov/prof_license/services/boards_main_action.asp?strAppId=22

Reviews license applications for psychologists in DC.



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District of Columbia Board of Social Work
825 North Capitol Street, NE, 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20002

Phone Number: (202) 442-4774
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 442-9431
URL: dchealth.dc.gov/prof_license/services/boards_main_action.asp?strAppId=18

Ms. Pointer can be reached at extension 442. Reviews applications for social work licensure in DC.



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District of Columbia Department of Mental Health
77 P Street, NW 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20002

Phone Number: (202) 673-7440
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 673-3433
URL: dmh.dc.gov/dmh/site/default.asp

District of Columbia city mental health agency.
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District of Columbia State Insurance Commissioners
810 1st St. NE, Suite 701
Washington, DC 20002-

Phone Number: (202) 727-8000
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 535-1196
URL: www.disr.washingtondc.gov

Insurance commission for DC.



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Domiciliary Care for Homeless Veterans Program
U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs 810 Vermont Ave NW
Washington, DC 20420

Phone Number: (202) 273-8545
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 273-9131
URL:

The VA developed the Domiciliary Care for the Homeless Veterans Program to address the unmet clinical needs of homeless veterans. The program uses a biopsychosocial rehabilitation model and interdisciplinary services include outreach and referral, screening and assessment, medical and psychiatric evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation, and post-discharge community support. Staff help veterans secure employment and housing.



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Eldercare Locator
927 15th Street,6th Floor
Washington, DC 20005

Phone Number: (800) 677-1116
Secondary Phone Number: (202) 296-8130

Fax: (202) 296-8134
URL: www.eldercare.gov

The Eldercare Locator is a nationwide directory assistance service that helps older persons and caregivers locate local suppport resources for aging Americans.



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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
1801 L Street NW
Washington, DC 20507-

Phone Number: (800) 669-4000
Secondary Phone Number: (202) 663-4900

Fax: (202) 663-4912
URL: www.eeoc.gov

The EEOC is a Federal agency that oversees complaints related to job discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). There are local EEOC offices in each state. TTY: (800) 669-6820



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Families USA Foundation
1334 G Street, NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20005-

Phone Number: (202) 628-3030
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 347-2417
URL: www.familiesusa.org

Families USA is a national nonprofit, non-partisan organization dedicated to the achievement of high-quality, affordable health and long-term care for all Americans.



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Family Advocacy and Support Association
1289 Brentwood Road NE
Washington, DC 20002

Phone Number: (202) 526-5436
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 265-7877
URL:

Parent Advocacy Group



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Forum for State Health Policy Leadership
444 N. Capitol Street, N.W., Suite 515
Washington, DC 20001-

Phone Number: (202) 624-5400
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 737-1069
URL: www.ncsl.org

The Project, based at the National Conference of State Legislatures, is dedicated research and tracking, analyzing, and reporting on states and localities on the topic of health policy. Works with State legislators, officials, and organizations that implement and influence policy. Reports, newsletters, Legislative Tracking Service, other publications.



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Green Door
1623 16th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20009-

Phone Number: (202) 462-4092
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 462-7562
URL:

Green Door is a non-profit organization assisting individuals to live and work independently through job placement and training, housing, assisted living, education assistance, and social work. DC area only. They also offer a mental health day program.



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Health Insurance Association of America Consumer Information Line
1201 F Street NW Suite 500
Washington, DC 20004-1204

Phone Number: (202) 824-1600
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 824-1722
URL: www.hiaa.org

The Health Insurance Association of America is a trade association representing the private health care system. They offer information on health insurance to consumers.



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HEATH Resource Center
2121 K St., NW
Washington, DC 20037-

Phone Number: (800) 544-3284
Secondary Phone Number: (202) 973-0903

Fax: (202) 973-0908
URL: www.heath.gwu.edu

The Clearinghouse offers information on higher education and training for people with disabilities. It also offers a newsletter, information on choosing a college for students with disabilities, fact sheets and resource papers. Staff can also assist with planning for workshops and training sessions.



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Homeless Provider's Grant and per Diem Program
U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs 810 Vermont Ave NW
Washington, DC 20420

Phone Number: (877) 332-0334
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (877) 332-0335
URL: www.appc1.va.gov/homeless/page.cfm?pg=3

VA's Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program is offered annually (as funding permits) by the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) Programs to fund community agencies providing services to homeless veterans. The purpose is to promote the development and provision of supportive housing and/or supportive services with the goal of helping homeless veterans achieve residential stability, increase their skill levels and/or income, and obtain greater self-determination.



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Hospice Foundation of America
2001 S Street, NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20009

Phone Number: (800) 854-3402
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 638-5312
URL: www.hospicefoundation.org

Information about hospice, resources for caregivers and families, and referrals to local hospice programs. Many local hospices offer support groups for caregivers.



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Housing Assistance Council, Inc.
1025 Vermont Ave. NW Suite 606
Washington, DC 20005-

Phone Number: (202) 842-8600
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 347-3441
URL: www.ruralhome.org

The HAC provides funding, technical assistance, program and policy analysis, research and demonstration projects, training, and information services to organizations that work to create the availability of housing for rural low income people. They distribute publications including a monthly newsletter



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HUD User
P.O. Box 23268
Washington, DC 20026-3268

Phone Number: (800) 245-2691
Secondary Phone Number: (800) 927-7589 (TDD)

Fax: (202) 708-9981
URL: www.huduser.org

HUD funds a variety of programs that provide housing and services for various segments of the homeless population. They provide referrals to local HUD Field Offices for community resources information.



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Institute for Mental Health Initiatives
2175 K Street, NW Suite 700
Washington, DC 20037-

Phone Number: (202) 467-2285
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 467-2289
URL: www.gwumc.edu/sphhs/imhi/index.cfm

The Institute for Mental Health Initiatives (IMHI) promotes mental health through public information. IMHI helps television, film, radio, and print media professionals gain insight into human emotions and portray conflict and violence responsibly.



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Legal Action Center
236 Massachusetts Avenue NE Suite 505
Washington, DC 20002-

Phone Number: (202) 544-5478
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 544-5712
URL:

Law and policy office providing assistance for people recovering from substance abuse.



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Library and Information Services Gateway, Georgetown University
Georgetown University Box 571212
Washington, DC 20057-1212

Phone Number: (202) 687-8099
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL: www.georgetown.edu/research/nrcbl/

Literature collection related to ethical issues in medicine and biomedical research. Serves as a reference library for the public and as an in depth research resource for scholars.



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Medical Assistance AdministrationDistrict of Columbia Department of Health
825 North Capitol St, NE, Suite 5135
Washington, DC 20002-

Phone Number: (202) 442-9054
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 442-9790
URL:

State Medicaid agency.



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Mental Health Association of DC
1628 Sixteenth St, NW
Washington, DC 20009-

Phone Number: (202) 265-6363
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 265-3265
URL: www.mhadc.org

Affiliate of the NMHA. They provide information and referral services, advocacy and educational programs.



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NAMI DC
422 Eight St. SE
Washington, DC 20003-2832

Phone Number: (202) 546-0646
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 546-6817
URL: dc.nami.org/

NAMI DC offers support and education for families and friends of people with mental illness. They advocate for better treatment and services for persons with mental illness. The group runs weekly support groups and a monthly education meeting for families and friends.



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National Adoption Information Clearinghouse
330 C Street, SW
Washington, DC 20447-

Phone Number: (888) 251-0075
Secondary Phone Number: (703) 352-3488

Fax: (703) 385-3206
URL: naic.acf.hhs.gov/

The Clearinghouse provides information on all aspects of adoption including listings of adoption agencies, crisis pregnancy centers, support groups, and adoption experts across the country. Database searches and publications are available.



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National Aging Information CenterUS Administration on Aging
330 Independence Avenue SW, Room 4656
Washington, DC 20201

Phone Number: (202) 619-7501
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 401-7620
URL: www.aoa.dhhs.gov/naic

Central source for a wide variety of program and policy related materials, demographic, and other statistical data on health, economic, and social status of older Americans. NAIC develops special reports on key aging issues for publication and dissemination in the aging community; produces statistical reports and data tables; and compiles an annual compendium of Title IV products. Eldercare Locator: (800) 677-1116



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National Alliance for Hispanic Health
1501 16th St. NW
Washington, DC 20036-1401

Phone Number: (202) 387-5000
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 797-4353
URL: www.hispanichealth.org

The Coalition focuses on health, mental health and human services needs of Hispanic communities. Services include consumer education and outreach, training programs, technical assistance, model community based programs, policy analysis research, advocacy, and the development and adaptation of materials.



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National Alliance to End Homelessness
1518 K Street NW Suite 206
Washington, DC 20005-

Phone Number: (202) 638-1526
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 638-4664
URL: www.endhomelessness.org

The Alliance is a nationwide federation of public, private, and nonprofit organizations. Alliance members form a powerful network of concerned individuals and organizations advancing practical, community-based solutions to homelessness.



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National Assembly on School-Based Mental Health Care
666 11th Street, NW Suite 735
Washington, DC 20001-

Phone Number: (888) 286-8727
Secondary Phone Number: (202) 638-5872

Fax: (202) 638-5879
URL: www.nasbhc.org

Non-profit professional association of school-based mental health centers. Provides advocacy, information, and technical assistance on the community, State, and national levels.



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National Association of Area Agencies on Aging
927 15th Street, NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20005-

Phone Number: (202) 296-8130
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 296-8134
URL: www.n4a.org

The NAAAA represents the interests of a network of local agencies that help Americans aged 60 and older remain healthy and independent and in their own homes and communities with maximum self dignity for as long as possible. Advocacy; publications; Eldercare Locator service.



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National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies
1319 F Street NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20004-

Phone Number: (202) 393-5501
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 393-1109
URL: www.naccrra.org

The National Association of Child Care Resources and Referral Agencies promotes the development and expansion of quality child care resources. The Association provides information to parents about local child care and early education programs and providers, and sources of financial aid. They maintain a clearinghouse for child care information and publish a newsletter.



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National Association of Counties
440 First Street NW 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20001-

Phone Number: (202) 393-6226
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 393-2630
URL: www.naco.org

Represents local governments on a national level. Public affairs department covers local information and services for each county.



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National Association of Developmental Disabilities Councils
1234 Massachusetts Ave. NW Suite 103
Washington, DC 20005-

Phone Number: (202) 347-1234
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 347-4023
URL: www.naddc.org

NADDC is the national organization of Developmental Disabilities Councils that advocate and work for change on behalf of people with developmental and other disabilities and their families. NADDC promotes national policy to enhance the quality of life for all people with developmental disabilities. NADDC works with Congress and others in the reauthorization of the Developmental Disabilities Act, to strengthen Councils' systems change and advocacy role. NADDC is one of the few organizations advocating on behalf of people with the most severe disabilities in policy areas of primary importance to DD Councils. Councils are located in each State.



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National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials
630 I St., NW
Washington, DC 20001-

Phone Number: (202) 289-3500
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 289-8181
URL: www.nahro.org/

NAHRO advocates for adequate and affordable housing and strong communities, particularly for those with low or moderate incomes. NAHRO is a membership organization for individuals and agencies concerned with public housing. They represent numerous housing authorities.



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National Association of Private Special Education Centers
1522 K Street NW Suite 1032
Washington, DC 20005-

Phone Number: (202) 408-3338
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 408-3340
URL: www.napsec.com

The National Association provides free referrals to private special education programs.



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National Association of Protection and Advocacy Systems, Inc.
900 2nd Street NE Suite 211
Washington, DC 20002-

Phone Number: (202) 408-9514
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 408-9520
URL: www.napas.org

NAPAS is a membership association for the State Protection and Advocacy Agencies and Client Assistance Programs. NAPAS facilitates coordination among its members, represents their interests before Congress, and provides training and technical assistance.



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National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems
325 Seventh Street, NW, Suite 625
Washington, DC 20004-2802

Phone Number: (202) 393-6700
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 783-6041
URL: www.naphs.org

The National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems is a membership organization that represents mental health and substance abuse service organizations that are committed to the delivery of responsive, accountable, and clinically effective treatment and prevention services. They publish weekly news updates and provide workshops, teleconferences, and technical assistance. They are involved in lobbying efforts on behalf of providers and consumers.



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National Association of Social Workers
750 First Street, NE, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20002-4241

Phone Number:
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 589-1853
URL: www.naswdc.org

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with nearly 150,000 members. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.



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National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD)
808 17th St. NW, Suite 410
Washington, DC 20006-

Phone Number: (202) 293-0090
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 293-1250
URL: www.nasadad.org/

NASADAD is a private, not-for-profit educational, scientific, and informational organization. Its basic purpose is to foster and support the development of effective alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and treatment programs throughout every State. Publishes reports on drug and alcohol abuse policy and research.



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National Black Child Development Institute
1101 Fifteenth St., NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005

Phone Number: (202) 833-2220
Secondary Phone Number: (800) 556-2234

Fax: (202) 833-8222
URL: www.nbcdi.org

The National Black Child Development Institute works to improve the quality of life for African-American children and youth. The Institute supports and provides program workshops and resources in child care, health care, education, and welfare for black children, youth, families, and communities.



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National Caucus and Center on Black Aged Inc.
1220 L Street, NW; Suite 800
Washington, DC 20005-

Phone Number: (202) 637-8400
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 347-0895
URL: www.ncba-aged.org

Advocacy and service organization that assists individuals over 50 years of age, who are primarily low income and black.



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National Center on Elder Abuse
1201 15th Street Suite 350
Washington, DC 20005

Phone Number: (202) 898-2586
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 898-2583
URL: www.elderabusecenter.org

NCEA exists to provide elder abuse information to professionals and the public; offer technical assistance and training to elder abuse agencies and related professionals; conduct short-term elder abuse research; and assist with elder abuse program and policy development. NCEA's website contains many resources and publications to help achieve these goals.



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National Citizens' Coalition for Nursing Home Reform (NCCNHR)
1424 16th St, NW, Ste. 202
Washington, DC 20036-

Phone Number: (202) 332-2275
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 332-2949
URL: www.nccnhr.org

The Center is operated by the National Citizens' Coalition for Nursing Home Reform (NCCNHR), in cooperation with the National Association of State Units on Aging (NASUA) and is funded by the Administration on Aging. They provide technical assistance and training to State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs and regional programs.



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National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information
330 C Street S.W.
Washington, DC 20447-

Phone Number: (800) 394-3366
Secondary Phone Number: (703) 385-7565

Fax: (703) 385-3206
URL: nccanch.acf.hhs.gov/index.cfm

The Clearinghouse is a resource for professionals and the general public seeking information on child maltreatment. Information on prevention, identification, investigation, and treatment of child abuse is developed and disseminated. Products and services available include: Publications, Database Searches, Annotated Bibliographies, Fact Sheets and Resource Listings, and References and Referrals.
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National Coalition for the Homeless
1012 14th St, NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20005-3410

Phone Number: (202) 737-6444
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 737-6445
URL: www.nationalhomeless.org

National advocacy network of homeless persons, activists, service providers, and others committed to ending homelessness through public education, policy advocacy, grassroots organizing, and technical assistance.



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National Committee for Quality Assurance
2000 L Street NW Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036

Phone Number: (202) 955-3500
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 955-3599
URL: www.ncqa.org/

The National Committee for Quality Assurance assesses, measures, and reports on the quality of care provided by managed care organizations. Their mission is to provide information that enables purchasers and consumers of managed health care to distinguish among plans based on quality. The National Committee's efforts are organized around accreditation and performance measurement.



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National Community Development Association (NCDA)
522 21st Street, NW, Suite 120
Washington, DC 20006-

Phone Number: (202) 293-7587
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 887-5546
URL: www.ncdaonline.org

NCDA is comprised of local governments that administer federally-supported community and economic development, housing and human service programs. NCDA provides information and technical support to its members and serves as a national clearinghouse for local officials and federal policy-makers.



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National Council of State Housing Agencies
444 North Capitol Street NW, Suite 438
Washington, DC 20001-

Phone Number: (202) 624-7710
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 624-5899
URL: www.ncsha.org/

Membership non profit organization for Housing Finance Agencies (HFAs) with statewide authority. Works to advance the interests of lower income and underserved persons through financing, development, and affordable housing.



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National Council on Child Abuse and Family Violence (NCCAFV)
1025 Connecticut Ave. NW Suite 1012
Washington, DC 20036-

Phone Number: (202) 429-6695
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (831) 655-39304924
URL: www.nccafv.org

NCCAFV handles spousal, elder, child and domestic abuse cases and makes referrals to public.



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National Education Association (NEA)
1201 16th St., NW
Washington, DC 20036-

Phone Number: (202) 833-4000
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 822-7974
URL: www.nea.org

NEA offers information on school violence and other education issues.



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National Health Information Center
P.O. Box 1133
Washington, DC 20013-1133

Phone Number: (800) 336-4797
Secondary Phone Number: (301) 565-4167

Fax: (301) 984-4256
URL: www.health.gov/nhic

NHIC helps the public and professionals locate health information through identification of health information resources, an information and referral system, and publications. Also, they publish directories on health information resources. A publication list is available and includes English and Spanish documents



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National Housing Conference
1801 K Street NW Suite M100
Washington, DC 20006

Phone Number: (202) 466-2121
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 466-2122
URL: www.nhc.org

Coalition of housing leaders from the public and private sectors advocating for affordable and decent housing.



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National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY)
P.O. Box 1492
Washington, DC 20013-1492

Phone Number: (800) 695-0285
Secondary Phone Number: (202) 884-8200

Fax: (202) 884-8441
URL: www.nichcy.org

NICHCY is an information clearinghouse that provides information on disabilities and disability-related issues, with a special focus on children and youth with disabilities (birth to age 22) e.g. special education rights, early intervention services for infants and toddlers and transition into adulthood. They offer services in English and Spanish.



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National Injury Information Clearinghouse
USCPSC Room 504
Washington, DC 20207-

Phone Number: (301) 504-7921
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (301) 504-0124
URL: www.cpsc.gov

Provides injury data and distribute publications. Disseminates information and statistics related to the prevention of death and injury associated with consumer products.



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National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty
1411 K St, NW, Suite 1400
Washington, DC 20005-

Phone Number: (202) 638-2535
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 628-2737
URL: www.nlchp.org

Works to alleviate and end homelessness by serving as the legal arm of the nationwide movement to end homelessness.



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National Legal Aid and Defender Association
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20036

Phone Number: (202) 452-0620
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 872-1031
URL: www.nlada.org

The National Legal Aid and Defender Association provides information to the public about legal assistance services across the country.



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National Low Income Housing Coalition
1012 14th Street NW Suite 610
Washington, DC 20005-

Phone Number: (202) 662-1530
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 393-1973
URL: www.nlihc.org

Through a network of local grassroots organizations throughout the States, the Coalition educates, advocates and organizes for affordable, adequate, and safe housing for low income people. They also provide publications on policy and research and publish a weekly newsletter.



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National Network for Youth
1319 F St. NW Suite 401
Washington, DC 20004-1106

Phone Number: (202) 783-7949
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 783-7955
URL: www.nn4youth.org

The National Network is made up of over 1,200 community based youth-serving agencies. Its mission is to provide effective programs and services to youth in high-risk situations such as runaways and substance abusers. The Network provides training and technical assistance to agencies in a variety of areas such as peer education, HIV/AIDS and substance abuse prevention, grant writing, and organizational development. The Network conducts an annual conference, operates YOUTHNET, a nationwide telecommunication system, and publishes newsletters.



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National Organization on Adolescent Pregnancy, Parenting, and Prevention
2401 Pennsylvania Ave. Suite 350
Washington, DC 20037-

Phone Number: (202) 293-8370
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 293-8805
URL: www.noappp.org

The National Organization on Adolescent Pregnancy, Parenting, and Prevention is a national resource network of individuals and organizations dedicated to solving the problems associated with teen pregnancy, sexuality, and parenting. The Organization disseminates information about successful program models, available resources, and publications.



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National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS)
216 G Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-

Phone Number: (202) 785-4585
Secondary Phone Number: (800) 666-6327

Fax: (202) 466-6456
URL: www.nofas.org

NOFAS provides information on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome related to prevention, education, intervention and advocacy.



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National Partnership for Women and Families (Was the Womens Defense Fund)
1875 Connecticut Ave Suite 650
Washington, DC 20009-

Phone Number: (202) 986-2600
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 986-2539
URL: www.nationalpartnership.org

The National Partnership for Women and Families does not provide direct services, however, they do offer information on law and policy. They also distribute free publications such as guides for women's health issues and family issues.



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National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology
1120 G St., NW, Ste 330
Washington, DC 20005-

Phone Number: (202) 783-7663
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 347-0550
URL: www.nationalregister.com

The National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology maintains a online searchable database of credentialed psychologists. Use of the database requries free registration. For those without web access, referrals can also be obtained by phone.



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National Sleep Foundation
1522 K Street, NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20005-

Phone Number: (202) 347-3471
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 347-3472
URL: www.sleepfoundation.org

The National Sleep Foundation is a nonprofit organization that promotes public understanding of sleep and sleep disorders and supports sleep-related education, research and advocacy to improve public health and safety.



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National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health (NTACCMH)
3307 M Street, NW, Suite 401 Georgetown University Child Development Center
Washington, DC 20007-3935

Phone Number: (202) 687-5000
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 687-8899
URL: www.georgetown.edu/research/gucdc

The National T.A. Center for Children's Mental Health, formerly known as the CASSP T.A. Center, provides technical assistance to organizations and agencies involved in the systems of care for children's mental health. They provide information, monographs, articles, and publications on children and adolescents with serious emotional disturbances. The Center sponsors conferences and training institutes on the planning, delivery, and financing of services and provide consultation on systems change and service development and delivery.



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National Womens Health Network
514 10th Street, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20004-

Phone Number: (202) 628-7814
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 347-1168
URL: www.nwhn.org

Advocates for improved federal women's health policies. Disseminates information to women through its clearinghouse, in an effort to assist women in making health care decisions.



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National Youth Advocacy Coalition (NYAC)
1638 R Street, NW Suite 300
Washington, DC 20009

Phone Number: ((202) 319-7596
Secondary Phone Number: (800) 541-6922

Fax: (202) 319-9513
URL: www.nyacyouth.org

NYAC focuses on improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and, questioning youth through advocacy, education and information. They maintain the largest resource clearinghouse on issues that affect the lives of LGBT individuals. They also make referrals to organizations that serve LGBT youth in each State.



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Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD)
451 7th St. SW Suite 7204
Washington, DC 20410-

Phone Number: (202) 708-4300
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 708-3617
URL: www.hud.gov/offices/cpd/

The Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD) seeks to develop viable communities by promoting integrated approaches that provide decent housing, a suitable living environment, and expand economic opportunities for low and moderate income persons. The primary means towards this end is the development of partnerships among all levels of government and the private sector, including for-profit and non-profit organizations.



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Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO)
451 Seventh St., SW, Room 5204
Washington, DC 20410-2000

Phone Number: (800) 669-9777
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax:
URL: www.hud.gov/offices/fheo/index.cfm

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development sponsors this hotline in Spanish and English, to provide the public with information on fair housing rights and responsiblities. Complaints may also be filed at this number. Publications on fair housing are available.



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Office of Minority Health Resource Center
P.O. Box 37337
Washington, DC 20013-7337

Phone Number: (800) 444-6472
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (301) 251-2160
URL: www.omhrc.gov/

The Minority Health Resource Center is a National resource and referral service for minority health issues. They provide information on funding sources and community programs and do customized database searches. The Resource Center has information pertaining to Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, African Americans, Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Hispanic populations. The Center publishes the newsletter "Closing the Gap" which is available at no charge. TDD: 301-230-7199.



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Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
United States Dept. of Education 330 C Street SW, Room 3132
Washington, DC 20202-2524

Phone Number: (202) 205-8241
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 205-9252
URL: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list...ex.html?src=mr

The mission of the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) is to provide leadership to achieve full integration and participation in society of people with disabilities by ensuring equal opportunity and access to and excellence in education, employment, and community living. OSERS is divided into three program areas: Office of Special Education; the Rehabilitative Services Administration; and the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research.



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Office on Violence Against Women
U.S. Department of Justice 810 Seventh Street, NW
Washington, DC 20531

Phone Number: 202-307-6026
Secondary Phone Number: 202-307-2277 TTY

Fax: 202-307-3911
URL: www.ojp.usdoj.gov/vawo/welcome.html

The Office on Violence Against Women handles the Department of Justice's legal and policy issues regarding violence against women, coordinates Departmental efforts, providesnational and international leadership, receives international visitors interested in learning about the federal government’s role in addressing violence against women, and responds to requests for information regarding violence against women.



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PFLAG
1726 M Street, NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036-

Phone Number: (202) 467-8180
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 467-8194
URL: www.pflag.org/

Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian and bisexual persons, their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights. Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays provides opportunity for dialogue about sexual orientation, and acts to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity. Membership organization. Chapters nationwide.



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Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)
1100 15th St. NW
Washington, DC 20005-

Phone Number: (202) 835-3410
Secondary Phone Number: (202) 835-3450

Fax:
URL: www.phrma.org

Offers the Directory of Prescription Drug Patient Assistance Programs booklet.



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Police Executive Research Forum (PERF)
1120 Connecticut Avenue NW Suite 930
Washington, DC 20036

Phone Number: (202) 466-7820
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 466-7826
URL: policeforum.mn-8.net

PERF is a national membership organization of progressive police executives from the largest city, county and State law enforcement agencies. PERF is dedicated to improving policing and advancing professionalism through research and involvement in public policy debate.



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Policy Information Center of the DHHS
U.S. Dept. of HHS, Hubert H. Humphrey Building , Room 438-F 200 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, DC 20201-

Phone Number: (202) 690-6445
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 401-6228
URL:

A centralized repository of evaluations, short-term evaluative research reports, and program inspections/audits relevant to the US Dept. of Health and Human Services' operations, programs, and policies. It also includes relevant reports from the Government Accounting Office, Congressional Budget Office, Office of Technology Assessment, The Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council. Final reports and executive summaries are available for review on site or for purchase.



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Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)
635 B Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003-

Phone Number: (800) 656-4673
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 544-3556
URL: www.rainn.org/

RAINN is a 24 hour, 7-day-a-week hotline for victims of sexual assault. The Network automatically connects callers to a rape crisis center in their community where they can receive counseling and support.



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S.E. Asia Resource Action Center
1628 16th Street, NW, 3rd Floor
Washington, DC 20009-

Phone Number: (202) 667-4690
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 667-6449
URL: www.searac.org

Non-profit organization for SE Asian refugees.



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Su Familia - The National Hispanic Family Health Helpline
1501 16th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036

Phone Number: (866) 783-2645
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 265-8027
URL:

Su Familia is a program of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health. It offers free, reliable and confidential health/mental health information in Spanish and English. Biligual information specialists are also able to access database referrals to local primary health care services for the uninsured/or under-insured. Call toll free Monday through Friday, 9 am to 6 pm EST.



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Suicide Prevention and Advocacy Network (SPAN)
1025 Vermont Avenue, NW Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20005

Phone Number: (202) 449-3600
Secondary Phone Number: (202) 449-3601

Fax:
URL: www.spanusa.org

SPAN is an advocacy organization for suicide prevention initiatives. Works to increase public awareness of the problem; removing stigma associated with suicide; other public education efforts and support for survivors.



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TASC National Association of Protection and Advocacy Systems
900 Second Street NE, Suite 211
Washington, DC 20002-

Phone Number: (202) 408-9514
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 408-9520
URL: www.napas.org/I-4/about%20TASC%20home.htm

The Training and Advocacy Support Center was established to enhance the advocacy functions of the State Protection and Advocacy Organizations. TASC develops program standards and self-assessment tools, provides consultation services, coordinates training events, and develops training manuals, reports, newsletters, and other updates. The Centers primarily serves the four advocacy programs: PADD, PAIMI, PAIR, and PABSS.



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The American Association of Suicidology
4201 Connecticut Ave NW Suite 408
Washington, DC 20008-

Phone Number: (202) 237-2280
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 237-2282
URL: www.suicidology.org

The American Association of Suicidology sponsors conferences and training programs on suicide prevention, intervention, and working with survivors. Publications are available on suicide assessment and prediction, treatment, legal issues, special populations, crisis intervention, and directories of support programs. A publication list is available. They can refer callers to local crisis centers and support groups for survivors.



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The American Nurses Association
600 Maryland Ave SW Suite 100 West
Washington, DC 20024-2571

Phone Number: (202) 651-7244
Secondary Phone Number: (202) 651-7000

Fax: (202) 651-7007
URL: www.ana.org

This program provides monies for the Registered Nurses Fellowship Program and the Clinical Fellowship Program. The programs are geared to educate minority nurses at the doctoral level in clinical psychiatric mental health nursing and in behavioral sciences. The Registered Nurse Fellowship Program supports the education of minority nurses who concentrate in behavioral sciences. The Clinical Fellowship Program helps minority nurses in the area of clinical psychiatric mental health nursing.



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The Association of Black Psychologists
P.O. Box 55999
Washington, DC 20040-5999

Phone Number: (202) 722-0808
Secondary Phone Number: (301) 330-0131

Fax: (202) 722-5941
URL: www.abpsi.org

The purpose of the Association is to address the needs of Black professionals and to positively impact upon the mental health of the national Black community by planning, programs, services, training and advocacy. The Association strives to organize their skills and abilities to influence and effect necessary change and address themselves to significant social problems affecting the Black community. Membership organization. Publications.



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The Federaton of Behavioral, Psychological and Cognitive Sciences
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242

Phone Number: (202) 336-5920
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 336-5953
URL: www.thefederationonline.org

The Federation is a coalition of scientific societies, university departments of psychology, schools of education, research centers, regional psychological associations and science divisions of the APA. Their efforts focus on legislative and regulatory advocacy on behalf of scientists in the behavioral, psychological and cognitive sciences. They also disseminate information to scientists.
The National Council on the Aging
300 D Street, SW, Suite 801
Washington, DC 20024

Phone Number: (202) 479-1200
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 479-0735
URL: www.ncoa.org

The National Council on the Aging is a network of organizations and individuals who promote the well-being of older persons through leadership, service, education, and advocacy. The Council sponsors conferences and distributes publications. They do not offer services/publications in Spanish. The TDD number is (202) 479-6674.



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The United States Conference of Mayors
1620 I Street NW 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20006-

Phone Number: (202) 293-7330
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 293-2352
URL: www.usmayors.org

The United States Conference of Mayors is the official nonpartisan organization of cities with populations of 30,000 or more. Each city is represented in the conference by its chief elected official (the mayor).



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Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, Inc. (TAPS)
2001 S St., NW, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20009-

Phone Number: (800) 959-8277
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (907) 274-8277
URL: www.taps.org

Educates military survivors about grief process and the traumatic effects that can follow the loss of a loved one to sudden, often violent, death. Operates national crisis and information line; provides case workers to support families in tracking benefits following the death of a military service person; peer support through national network of survivors. Newsletter.



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Travelers Aid International
1612 K St. NW
Washington, DC 20006-

Phone Number: (202) 371-1937
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 546-9112
URL: www.travelersaid.org

National association for travelers aid agencies throughout US. The above address is for mail only. They do not offer a walk-in service.



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U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202-0498

Phone Number: (800) 872-5327
Secondary Phone Number: TTY: (800) 437-0833

Fax: (202) 401-0689
URL: www.ed.gov

Addresses critical issues in education.



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United States Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, DC 20201

Phone Number: (202) 619-0257
Secondary Phone Number: (877) 696-6775

Fax: (202) 690-7203
URL: www.os.dhhs.gov/

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is the principal Federal agency that protects the health of all Americans and provides essential human services. DHHS funds and/or operates more than 300 programs including medical and social science research, food and drug safety, financial assistance for low-income families, Medicare and Medicaid, child support enforcement, maternal and infant health, substance abuse and mental health services, child abuse and domestic violence prevention, Head Start, and services for older Americans.



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University Legal Services, Inc.
220 I (Eye) Street NE, Suite 130
Washington, DC 20002-

Phone Number: (202) 547-0198
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 547-2662
URL: www.dcpanda.org/

DC Protection and Advocacy Agency



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Washington Psychiatric Society
1000 Potomac Street, NW Suite 250
Washington, DC 20001

Phone Number: (202) 625-2800
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 625-1364
URL: www.dcpsych.org

Membership organization for psychiatrists. They provide referrals to psychiatrists in the local area.



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Zero to Three National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families
2000 M Street, NW Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036-

Phone Number: (202) 638-1144
Secondary Phone Number:

Fax: (202) 638-0851
URL: www.zerotothree.org

The Zero to Three is a program that works to improve the chances for healthy physical, cognitive, and social development of infants, todlers, and their families. They offer training programs and materials, publications, technical assistance, seminars, and conferences.
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