Local, Statewide and Nationwide
Adult Residential Treatment Facility
Program that provides an intensive and highly structured behavioral health or substance abuse treatment service in a community-based facility for adults who do not require inpatient psychiatric hospitalization.
Advance Medical Directives
Programs that provide assistance for people who want to use the state specific tools to express their wishes regarding future medical treatment should they become incapacitated and/or to name the individual they would like to make health care decisions on their behalf.
Programs including service dogs, hearing dogs and pet therapy to help individuals who have disabilities increase their mobility and independence and/or maximize their ability to communicate effectively. Programs also include services related to the wellbeing and care of animals such pet food pantries, discounted veterinarians services and animal welfare organizations.
Also referred to as adaptive technology it includes programs, devices, and resources that help people with disabilities increase their mobility and/or ability to communicate and live more comfortably.
Programs that provide assistance for people who are having difficulty understanding and/or obtaining services or other benefits for which they are eligible. The programs may help people understand the eligibility for benefits, the benefits provided by the program, and/or help them complete benefit application forms.
Blind and Low Vision Aids
Devices and services that assist people with vision loss. Includes the sale, rental or loan of assistive technology, audio books, Braille materials and other adapted media.
Blood banks and other blood donation sites and programs.
Support groups, services, and programs that alleviate caregiver burden.
Case Management, Aging
Assessment of needs and coordination of services for seniors provided by a social worker, certified geriatric care manager or other professional.
Case Management, Rehabilitation
Programs that develop plans for the evaluation, treatment and/or care of individuals who, because of age, illness, disability or other difficulties, need assistance in planning and arranging for services. Programs assess the individual's needs, coordinate the delivery of needed services, ensure that services are obtained in accordance with the case plan, and follow-up and monitor progress to ensure that services are having a beneficial impact on the individual.
Programs and services focused on health problems associated with the body's muscular, nervous, and skeletal systems, especially the spine.
Colleges that often provide adult or continuing education (also called lifelong learning) to area adults.
Consumer Protection and Advocacy
Organizations that promote consumer protection services and advocacy and may provide consumer education. In many situations, this information can be used to file complaints on the consumer’s behalf.
Programs that provide emotional support, information and guidance to help people resolve whatever personal or interpersonal difficulties they are experiencing.
Programs that offer therapeutic sessions that focus on the system of relationships and communication patterns among family members and which attempt to modify those relationships and patterns to achieve greater harmony. The therapist focuses on the family as a unit rather than concentrating on one of the members who is singled out as the person in need of treatment.
Programs designed to educate diabetes patients and help them to manage the disease and control their blood sugar levels.
Dialysis and Kidney Care
Programs and services for individuals with kidney failure and/or those on dialysis.
Programs that offer opportunities for training, scholarship and educational activities.
Job search, training and career counseling services for employment seekers.
Estate Disposition Services
Programs offered by community organizations that specialize in helping people dispose of their personal property, usually on a consignment basis, for a percentage of the proceeds which is then used to support the organization's activities. The program may include transportation of the property to the sales site, appraisal services, pricing, cataloguing, appliance repairs, merchandise display, cashiering and preparation of itemized receipts for tax purposes.