Statewide and Nationwide
Adult Protection, Prevention and Assistance (APS)
Prevention and reporting of abuse, violence, neglect, or financial exploitation against an adult.
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.
Advocacy Groups, Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer
Organizations that support the passage and enforcement of laws and other social measures that protect and promote the rights and interests of gays, lesbians, bisexuals, transgender individuals, intersexed individuals (people born with reproductive organs and/or genitalia that are ambiguous or atypical), cross-dressers and/or people who are in the process of coming out or are questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity.
Allergy and Asthma Services
Services and programs for those suffering from respiratory problems due to allergies or asthma.
Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia
Programs and support for adults with Alzheimer's Disease and other dementias.
Programs that provide comprehensive rehabilitation services for individuals who have lost a limb and need pre-prosthetic care which includes wound and skin care, exercises and other activities to strengthen and condition the affected area and increase mobility skills, and other types of therapy to prepare them to make effective use of a prosthetic device. Some programs may also ensure the proper fitting of a prosthetic device and provide instruction in prosthesis utilization and safety techniques. Emotional support and patient and family education services are also part of the program.
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.