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The following information centers offer minority specific health information, as well as materials that benefit all people. Contact organization directly for information. All 800, 888, 877 and 866 numbers are toll-free.For information on additional topics, please go to www.Healthfinder.gov

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ADOLESCENT HEALTH
Office of Adolescent Health
http://www.hhs.gov/ash/oah/

GirlsHealth.gov
(800) 994-9662
http://www.girlshealth.gov


ADOPTION
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Children's Bureau/ACF
(800) 394-3366
http://www.childwelfare.gov

AGING
Administration on Aging
Administration for Community Living

(202) 401-4634
(202) 357-3555 Fax
http://www.aoa.gov

Elder Care Locator
800-677-1116
http://www.eldercare.gov

National Institute on Aging
(800) 222-2225
(800) 222-4225 TTY
https://www.nia.nih.gov/health

ALCOHOL/DRUGS/SUBSTANCE ABUSE
See Behavioral Health

ALLERGY/INFECTIOUS DISEASES
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
(866) 284-4107 (301) 496-5717
(800) 877-8339 TDD
(301) 402-3573 Fax
http://www.niaid.nih.gov

ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
(888) 644-6226
(866) 464-3615 TTY
http://www.nccam.nih.gov

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center
(800) 438-4380
https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/alzheimers


ARTHRITIS
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) Information Clearinghouse
(877) 226-4267
(301) 495-4484
(301) 565-2966 TTY
(301) 718-6366 Fax
http://www.niams.nih.gov

ASTHMA
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Information Center
P.O. Box 30105
Bethesda, MD 20824-0105
(301) 592-8573
(240) 629-3255 TTY
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA)
(301) 443-1124
https://www.drugabuse.gov/

Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
(877) 726-4727
(800) 662-4357 (National Helpline)
(800) 487-4889 TTY
(240) 221-4292 Fax
877-767-8432 Español
http://samhsa.gov

CANCER
Cancer Information Service (CIS) Online
National Cancer Institute
800-4-CANCER (800-422-6237)
http://www.cancer.gov

CHILD ABUSE
Child Welfare Information Gateway
800-394-3366
http://www.childwelfare.gov

CHILDREN AND FAMILY
Childstats.gov
Forum on child and family statistics
http://www.childstats.gov

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Information Resource Center
(800) 370-2943
(888) 320-6942 TTY
(301) 984-1473 Fax
http://www.nichd.nih.gov

CHILDREN'S HEALTH INSURANCE
InsureKids Now!
877-KIDS NOW (877-543-7669)
http://www.insurekidsnow.gov


CHRONIC DISEASE
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP)
800-CDC-INFO
(800) 232-4636
http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp

CLINICAL TRIALS
ClinicalTrials.gov
http://www.clinicaltrials.gov

CONSUMER INFORMATION
Federal Citizen Information Center
(719) 295-26759
http://www.gsa.gov

USA.gov
(844) 872-4681
http://www.usa.gov

Consumer.gov
http://www.consumer.gov

Government Recalls
http://www.recalls.gov

Hospital Compare
https://www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare/search.html

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
(800) 638-2772
(301) 504-7923
(800) 638-8270 TTY
(301) 504-0025 Fax
http://www.cpsc.gov

CRIMINAL JUSTICE
National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)
(800) 851-3420
(877) 240-6310 TTY
(301) 240-5830 Fax
http://www.ncjrs.org Exit Disclaimer

CULTURAL COMPETENCY
Think Cultural Health
(844) -899-8057
www.thinkculturalhealth.hhs.gov

DEAFNESS AND OTHER COMMUNICATION DISORDERS
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
(800) 241-1044
(800) 241-1055 TTY
301-402-0018 Fax
http://www.nidcd.nih.gov

DIABETES
National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP)
301-496-3583
http://ndep.nih.gov

Diabetes Information
http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov

Indian Health Service Division of Diabetes Treatment and Prevention
(844) 447-3387
diabetesprogram@ihs.gov
http://www.ihs.gov/MedicalPrograms/Diabetes


DIGESTIVE DISEASES
National Digestive Diseases Information
http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov

DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION
Administration for Community Living
aclinfo@acl.hhs.gov
www.acl.gov
National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC)
(800) 346-2742
(301) 459-5900
(301) 459-5984 TTY
(301) 459-4263 Fax
http://www.naric.com
National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
(202) 707-5100
(202) 707-0744 TDD
(202) 707-0712 Fax
http://www.loc.gov/nls


Domestic Violence/Intimate Partner Violence/Sexual Assault
National Human Trafficking Resource Center
(888) 373-7888
help@humantraffickinghotline.org
https://www.humantraffickinghotline.org Exit Disclaimer

National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800) 799-SAFE
(800) 787-3224 TTY
http://www.ndvh.org Exit Disclaimer

Notalone.gov
www.notalone.gov/

Office on Violence Against Women
(202) 307-6026
(202) 305-2589 Fax
http://www.usdoj.gov/ovw
Office on Women’s Health
(202) 690-7650 OWH HELP LINE: 800-994-9662
www.womenshealth.gov

DRUG POLICY
Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)
https://www.whitehouse.gov/ondcp

EDUCATION
Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)
http://www.eric.ed.gov


EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
(800) 621-FEMA (800 621-3362)
(800) 427-5593 TTY/TDD
http://www.fema.gov

HHS Public Health Emergencies
(800) 232-4636
http://www.hhs.gov/disasters

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Emergency Readiness Information for Citizens
Ready Campaign
(800) 621-3362
(202) 462-7585 TTY
http://www.ready.gov

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH)
(800) CDC-INFO (800-232-4636)
(888) 232-6348 TTY
http://www.cdc.gov/nceh

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease (ATSDR)
Registry Information Center
(800) CDC-INFO (800-232-4636)
888-232-6348 TTY
http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
202-272-0167
http://www.epa.gov Environmental Justice
www.epa.gov/environmentaljustice/

EYE HEALTH
National Eye Institute (NEI)
301-496-5248
http://www.nei.nih.gov

FAITH-BASED INITIATIVES
HHS The Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships
202-358-3595
202-401-3463 Fax
http://www.hhs.gov/fbci


FOOD AND DRUG SAFETY
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
(888) INFO-FDA (888-463-6332)
http://www.fda.gov

FoodSafety.gov
(866) 300-4374
(To report a problem with food)
http://www.foodsafety.gov

FOOD AND NUTRITION
Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC)
301-504-5414
-504-6409 Fax
http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic

Nutrition.gov
National Agricultural Library
Food and Nutrition Information Center
http://www.nutrition.gov

Global Health
Office of Global Affairs
(202) 690-6174
(202) 690-7127 Fax
www.globalhealth.gov

Healthcare Access
HealthCare.gov
(800) 318-2596
(855) 889-4325 TTY
www.healthcare.gov

Find a Health Center
www.findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov

HEALTH CARE RESEARCH
Agency for Health Care Research and Quality (AHRQ) Publications Clearinghouse
(301) 427-1364
http://www.ahrq.gov
National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC)
http://www.guideline.gov
National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR)
National Library of Medicine
(301) 496-0176
(301) 402-3193 Fax
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/nichsr/nichsr.html

HEALTH INFORMATION GATEWAYS
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
(800) 232-4636
(888) 232-6348 TTY
http://www.cdc.gov

Healthfinder
National Health Information Center (NHIC)
http://www.healthfinder.gov
MEDLINEplus
http://medlineplus.gov

National Library of Medicine (NLM)
(888) FIND-NLM (888-346-3656)
(301) 594-5983
(800) 735-2258 TDD
(301) 402-1384 Fax
http://www.nlm.nih.gov


HEALTH STATISTICS
National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)
(800) 232-4636
(888) 232-6348
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs

HEART DISEASE/HEART HEALTH
Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for Chronic Disease
Prevention and Health Promotion
(800) 232-4636
(888) 232-6348 TTY
http://www.cdc.gov/dhdsp

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Information Center
301-592-8573
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov

HIGHWAY SAFETY
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
888-327-4236
800-424-9153 TTY
http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov

HIV/AIDS
AIDS.gov
http://www.aids.gov/
AIDSinfo
800-448-0440
888-480-3739 TTY/TDD
(301) 315-2818 Fax (301) 519-2818 International http://www.aidsinfo.nih.gov

CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN)
(800) 232-4636
(404) 679-3860 (888) 232-6348 TTY
http://www.cdcnpin.org Exit Disclaimer

Immigrant and Refugee Health
Administration for Children & Families
www.acf.hhs.gov/new-americans

Office of Refugee Resettlement
www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/orr/programs Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov/healthcommunication/toolstemplates/entertainmented/tips/irmhealth.html

Immunization
Flu.gov
www.Flu.gov

National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(800) CDC-INFO (800-232-4636)
(888) 232-6348 TTY
(770) 488-4760 Fax
www.cdc.gov/vaccines
Vaccines.gov
http://www.vaccines.gov/

INJURY PREVENTION
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636)
888-232-6348 TTY
770-488-4760 Fax
http://www.cdc.gov/injury

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
800-638-2772
301-595-7054 TTY
301-504-0025 Fax
http://www.cpsc.gov

KIDNEY AND UROLOGIC DISEASES
National Kidney Disease Education Program (NKDEP)
(866) 4-KIDNEY (866-454-3639)
301-402-8182 Fax
http://www.nkdep.nih.gov


LEAD POISONING
National Lead Information Center
(800) 424-LEAD (800-424-5323)
585-232-3111 Fax
http://www.epa.gov/lead/pubs/nlic.htm

LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENCY
Limited English Proficiency
Civil Rights Division
Department of Justice
(202) 514-4609
(202) 514-0716
https://www.justice.gov/crt

Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
(800) 421-3481
(877) 521-2172 TTY
(202) 245-6844 Fax
http://www.ed.gov/ocr
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
800-368-1019
800-537-7697 TDD
http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/index.html

LUNG DISEASE/LUNG HEALTH
Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) U.S. EPA/Office of Radiation and Indoor Air
http://www.epa.gov/iaq

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Information Center
301-592-8573
240-629-3255 TTY
240-629-3246 Fax
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov

LUPUS
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) Information Clearinghouse
877-226-4267
301-495-4484
301-565-2966 TTY
301-718-6366 Fax
http://www.niams.nih.gov

MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH
Maternal and Child Health Information Resource Center (MCHIRC)
http://www.mchb.hrsa.gov

MEDICAID AND MEDICARE
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Applying for coverage
www.medicaid.gov/apply-for-coverage/applyfor- coverage.html

MEDICARE
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
(800) MEDICARE (800-633-4227)
877-486-2048 TTY
http://www.medicare.gov

Men’s Health
Men’s Health
800-232-4636
http://www.cdc.gov/men/

MENTAL HEALTH
Mental health.gov
http://www.mentalhealth.gov

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
http://www.nimh.nih.gov


MINORITY HEALTH
Office of Minority Health Resource Center
800-444-6472
301-251-1797
301-251-1432 TDD
301-251-2160 Fax
http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov

OBESITY
Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity
National Center for Chronic Disease
Prevention and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

(800) 232-4636
(888) 232-6348
http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa

Aim for a Healthy Weight
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/index.htm

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
(800) CDC-INFO (800-232-4636)
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh

ORAL HEALTH
National Oral Health Information Clearinghouse (NOHIC)
Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
National Institutes of Health
(866) 232-4528
(301) 480-4098
http://www.nidcr.nih.gov

National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center
202-784-9771
OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu
http://www.mchoralhealth.org Exit Disclaimer

ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION
Division of Transplantation
http://www.organdonor.gov

ORPHAN DRUGS AND RARE DISEASES
Genetic and Rare Diseases (GARD)
888-205-2311
888-205-3223 TTY
http://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/

Office of Orphan Products Development
301-796-8660
(301) 847-8621
http://www.fda.gov/orphan

OSTEOPOROSIS
NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center
(800) 624-BONE (800-624-2663)
202-223-0344
202-466-4315 TTY
202-466-2315 Fax
http://www.niams.nih.gov/bone

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND FITNESS
President's Council on Physical Fitness,Sports & Nutrition (PCPFSN)
240-276-9567
240-276-9860 Fax
http://www.fitness.gov

Recreation.gov
1-877-444-6777
http://www.recreation.gov

Population Affairs/Family Planning/Reproductive Health
Office of Population Affairs (OPA) Clearinghouse
(240) 453-2800
(240) 453-2801
http://www.hhs.gov/opa/

Veteran’s Affairs Mental Health
www.mentalhealth.va.gov/index.asp

Primary Care
www.findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov

POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER
National Center for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (NCPTSD)
(800) 273-8255 Press 1 (Veterans Crisis Line)

Veteran’s Affairs Mental Health
www.mentalhealth.va.gov/index.asp
Primary Care
http://www.findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov


RURAL HEALTH
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy-HRSA
www.hrsa.gov/ruralhealth/ Rural Assistance Center
School of Medicine and Health Sciences
800-270-1898
http://www.raconline.org Exit Disclaimer

Rural Information Center
National Agricultural Library
800-633-7701
301-504-5181 Fax
http://www.nal.usda.gov/ric

SICKLE CELL DISEASE
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Information Center
301-592-8573
240-629-3255 TTY
240-629-3246 Fax
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov

SLEEP DISORDERS
National Center on Sleep Disorders Research (NCSDR)
301-435-0199
301-480-3451 Fax
http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/sleep

SMOKING AND TOBACCO
BeTobaccoFree.gov
www.BeTobaccoFree.gov Office on Smoking and Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

(800) CDC-INFO (800-232-4636)
888-232-6348 TTY
http://www.cdc.gov/tobacco

SmokeFree.gov
800-QUIT-NOW
800-332-8615 TTY
http://www.smokefree.gov

STROKE
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
NIH Neurological Institute

800-352-9424
301-496-5751
301-468-5981 TTY
http://www.ninds.nih.gov

SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME (SIDS)

SUICIDE PREVENTION
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-8255 24-hr suicide crisis hotline
(800) 799-4889 TTY
http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/ Exit Disclaimer


VETERANS AFFAIRS
Veterans Health Administration
800-827-1000
800-829-4833 TDD
http://www.va.gov
www.va.gov/healthequity/

VIOLENCE PREVENTION
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC): Division of Violence Prevention
www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/

Department of Justice: Youth Violence Prevention
(202) 514-2000

WEIGHT CONTROL
Weight-control Information Network (WIN)
877-946-4627
202-828-1028 Fax
http://win.niddk.nih.gov

WOMEN'S HEALTH
National Women's Health Information Center
(202) 690-7650
OWH HELP LINE: 800-994-9662
http://www.womenshealth.gov
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