Care-giving Advocacy Organizations

American Hospital Association National organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities. 

American Public Health Association The American Public Health Association (APHA) is the oldest and largest organization of public health professionals in the world, representing more than 50,000 members from over 50 occupations of public health. 

Direct Care Alliance A national, practitioner-based coalition of long-term care consumers, direct-care workers, and concerned healthcare providers who have come together to pursue a common goal: broad-based reforms to ensure a stable, valued, and well-trained direct-care workforce that can meet consumers' demands for high-quality paraprofessional healthcare services. 

National Clearinghouse on the Direct Care Workforce Provides reliable up-to-date information for people who are working to improve direct caregiving jobs. 

National Private Duty Association The National Private Duty Association (NPDA) is a non-profit national voice for organizations that provide private duty home care services and an advocate for services which benefit the consumers for whom they care: seniors, children, persons with disabilities, those with chronic health conditions and anyone whose quality of life can be improved by having a care worker help in their home.