Health and Welfare Resources

Shown on this page are associations and foundations which are excellent sources for additional information related to specific conditions and diseases.

Association or Foundation Phone Number Website
Administration on Aging 1-202-619-0724
Alzheimer’s Association 1-800-272-3900
American Academy of Dermatology 1-888-462-DERM
American Cancer Society 1-800-ACS-2345
American Diabetes Association 1-800-232-3472
American Dietetic Association 1-800-877-1600
American Foundation for the Blind 1-800-232-5463
American Heart Association 1-800-242-9236
American Kidney Fund 1-800-638-8299
American Liver Foundation 1-800-223-0179
American Lung Foundation 1-800-LUNG-USA
American Podiatric Medical Association 1-800-FOOTCARE
American Sleep Apnea Association 1-202-293-3650
American Thyroid Association 1-800-THYROID
Arthritis Foundation 1-800-283-7800
Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America 1-800-7-ASTHMA
Birth Injury Guide 1-877-415-6603
Brain Injury Association 1-800-444-6443
Centers of Disease Control and Prevention 1-800-311-3435
Center for the Partially Sighted 1-800-481-3937
Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America 1-800-343-3637
Elder Care Locator 1-800-677-1116
Epilepsy Foundation of America 1-800-EFA-4050
Glaucoma Research Foundation 1-800-826-6693
Health Finder
Huntington’s Disease Society of America 1-800-345-HDSA
Interstitial Cystitis Association 1-800-435-7422
International Hearing Society 1-800-521-5247
Lupus Foundation of America 1-888-38LUPUS
Medic Alert Foundation 1-800-432-5378
Medicare Hotline 1-800-MEDICARE
Mental Health America 1-800-969-6642
Muscular Dystrophy Association 1-800-572-1717
Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America 1-800-541-5454
National Cancer Institute 1-800-422-6237
National Council on Aging 1-800-424-9046
National Easter Seal Society 1-800-221-6827
National Family Caregivers Association 1-202-772-5050
National Health Information Center 1-800-336-4797
National Hemophilia Foundation 1-800-42-HANDI
National Hospice Organization 1-800-658-8898
National Institute on Deafness 1-800-241-1044
National Institutes of Health 1-301-496-4000
National Kidney Foundation 1-800-622-9010
National Library of Medicine 1-888-346-3656
National Multiple Sclerosis Society 1-800-242-3358
National Osteoporosis Foundation 1-800-223-9994
National Paralysis Foundation 1-800-925-2873
National Psoriasis Foundation 1-800-723-9166
National Spinal Cord Injury Association 1-800-962-9629
National Stroke Association 1-800-787-6537
Paget Foundation 1-800-23-PAGET
Prevent Blindness America 1-800-331-2020
Recordings for the Blind and Dyslexics 1-800-221-4792
United Ostomy Association of America 1-800-826-0826