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RESOURCES

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary Federal agency for improving access to health care by strengthening the health care workforce, building healthy communities and achieving health equity.  HRSA’s programs provide health care to people who are geographically isolated, economically or medically vulnerable.
Vision
Healthy Communities, Healthy People
Mission
To improve health and achieve health equity through access to quality services, a skilled health workforce and innovative programs.
Goals
Goal I: Improve Access to Quality Care and Services.
Goal II: Strengthen the Health Workforce.
Goal III: Build Healthy Communities.
Goal IV: Improve Health Equity.

Clinical Resources 

Behavioral Health
Child Care
Child Health Services
Communities of Practice
Cultural Competence/Minority Health
Emergency Care
Hansen's Disease
Health Disparities
Health Promotion
HIV/AIDS

Maternal & Child Health
Mental Health
Newborn Screening
Oral Health
Primary Care for Underserved People
Quality

Research
Rural Health
Smoking Cessation
Veterans
Women's Health

Community Resources

Indian Health
Opportunities for collaboration with Indian Health Service facilities and tribal organizations to improve access to care for American Indian/Alaska Native people.
Healthy Women Build Healthy Communities Toolkit
This toolkit from the Bright Futures for Women’s Health and Wellness (BFWHW) Initiative is for women who want to improve the health of their communities. The toolkit provides 10 Building Blocks—ideas and tools to help you. Each building block starts with a question to get you thinking about the “who, what, when, where, why, and how” of planning a community activity.
A Community Organization's Guide to Promoting Emotional Wellness
Information for community organizations about emotional wellness, as well as tips and ideas for how your organization can incorporate wellness themes into your existing programs and activities.
My Bright Futures Resources
A list of “My Bright Futures” resources for promoting maternal, physical and mental health in the community.
Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program
Healthy Tomorrows stimulates innovative community-based programs that employ prevention strategies to promote access to health care for mothers and children.
HHS Center for Faith-based & Neighborhood Partnerships
The HHS Center for Faith-based & Neighborhood Partnerships (The Partnership Center) is a resource for secular and faith-based nonprofits and community organizations seeking to increase their impact in their communities, make the most of what HHS has to offer, and understand federal grant opportunities and responsibilities.
National Health Service Corps
The NHSC can make your community in a Health Professional Shortage Area healthier by helping you recruit and retain qualified health care clinicians who care about underserved people and choose to work where they are needed most.
Health Center Program Requirements
Program requirements for being designated as a Health Center. Health centers are non-profit private or public entities that serve designated medically underserved populations/areas or special medically underserved populations comprised of migrant and seasonal farmworkers, the homeless or residents of public housing.
Community Rural Health Resources
Find information on grants and technical assistance for health care centers in rural communities.
Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program
Information about the Ryan White HIV/AIDS treatment programs.
Ryan White Program Testimonials
Testimonials and background on the Ryan White HIV/AIDS program.
CAREAction Newsletter
Sign up for the CAREAction Newsletter, which highlights HIV/AIDS care issues being addressed by Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program grantees and consumers.
HIV/AIDS Program Special Project
List of community-based outreach projects, funded by HRSA, targeting young (ages 13-24) men who have sex with men (MSM) of color.

Resource: http://www.hrsa.gov/index.html

 

The St. Johns River Rural Health Network was awarded a three year HRSA Rural Small Healthcare Provider Quality Improvement Grant. The ultimate goal is to promote the development of an evidence-based culture and delivery of coordinated care in the primary care setting.  

Additional objectives of the program include:

  • improved health outcomes for patients
  • enhanced chronic disease management
  • better engagement of patients and their caregivers