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Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition Subcommittee on Breastfeeding Promotion. n.d.. List of selected state professional organizations and agency contacts for the promotion of breastfeeding. White Plains, NY: March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, 25 pp.

National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center. 2017. Dental sealants: A resource guide (4th ed.). Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 20 pp.

Annotation: This resource guide provides information to health professionals about the use and application of dental sealants. The first section describes materials, such as brochures, fact sheets, guide- lines, curricula, and reports. The second section lists federal agencies, national professional associations, and resource centers that may serve as resources. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Bibliographies, Children, Dental sealants, Directories, Disease prevention, Oral health, Resource materials

Seattle Children's Hospital, Washington State Department of Health, Within Reach. 2017. Starting point guide: Resources for parents of children with special health care needs. Seattle, WA: Seattle Children's Center for Children with Special Needs, 31 pp.

Annotation: This directory provides an overview of resources for families who have children with health conditions or special health care needs in Washington. Topics include tips from parents, legal help, child care and respite care, child growth and development, community health, oral health, family support, financial information, health insurance information, hearing and vision services, information and referral, medical supplies and equipment, mental health, nutrition, recreation programs, school, and transportation. A form for use in case of an emergency is included

Contact: Seattle Children's Center for Children with Special Needs, P.O. Box 5371, M2-16, Seattle, WA 98105, Telephone: (206) 987-3736 Fax: (206) 884-5741 E-mail: cshcn@seattlechildrens.org Web Site: http://www.cshcn.org Available from the website.

Keywords: , Child care, Child health services, Children, Community based services, Directories, Families, Family support services, Forms, Infants, Information services, Parents, Referrals, Special health care needs, State programs, Washington

Bertness J, Holt K, eds. 2017. Oral health care during pregnancy: A resource guide (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 26 pp.

Annotation: This resource guide includes information for health professionals to help them provide pregnant women with appropriate and timely oral health care. The guide describes materials, such as brochures and handouts, curricula, guidelines, reports, and tools. It also lists federal agencies, national professional associations, and resource centers that may serve as resources. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available at no charge; also available from the website.

Keywords: Bibliographies, Directories, Disease prevention, Health promotion, Health services, Oral health, Pregnant women, Resource materials

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health. 2016-. Resource guide. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health, irregular.

Annotation: The Resource Guide to Health Disparities Resources is an easy-to-use guide published by the Office of Minority Health. This guide lists phone numbers and addresses to OMH regional coordinators, Public Health Service minority liaisons, Federal information centers and clearinghouses, and national organizations, categorized by target population. There is also a section on minority colleges.

Contact: U.S. Office of Minority Health Resource Center, P.O. Box 37337, Washington, DC 20013-7337, Telephone: (800) 444-6472 Secondary Telephone: (301) 251-1432 Fax: (301) 251-2160 E-mail: info@minorityhealth.hhs.gov Web Site: http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/omh/browse.aspx?lvl=1&lvlid=3 Available from the website.

Keywords: American Indians, Asian Americans, Asian language materials, Blacks, Directories, Federal agencies, Health services, Hispanic Americans, Minority health, Organizations, Pacific Islanders, Public health services, Resource centers, Resource materials, Spanish language materials, State agencies

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Consumer Affairs. 2016. Consumer action handbook. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Consumer Affairs, 152 pp.

Annotation: This handbook provides information how to be a smart consumer, with information on what to do before you buy, common scams, banking, cars, credit, paying for college, work-at-home companies, food and nutrition, heath care, housing, insurance, investing, privacy and identity theft, telecommunications, telemarketing and unwanted mail, travel, utilities, and wills and funerals. It also describes how to file a complaint and includes a consumer assistance directory including federal and state agencies and industry programs such as the Better Business Bureau. Information for persons with disabilities, military personnel, and seniors is included.

Contact: Consumer Information Center, P.O. Box 100, Pueblo, CO 81009,

Keywords: Advocacy, Consumer protection, Consumers, Directories, Educational materials, Spanish language materials

Delta Dental of Oklahoma Oral Health Foundation. 2016. Resource for dental care: A guide to free and low-cost dental care. Oklahoma City, OK: Delta Dental of Oklahoma, quarterly.

Annotation: This guide provides information to help individuals in Oklahoma who cannot afford oral health care find free and low-cost resources, assist referral sources in helping those who need care to find it, and connect free and low-cost programs to one another to leverage limited resources and improve outcomes. The guide also provides information about the foundation and some of its activities.

Contact: Delta Dental of Oklahoma Oral Health Foundation, 16 N.W. 63rd Street, Suite 201, Oklahoma City, OK 73116, Telephone: (405) 607-4771 Secondary Telephone: (800) 522-0188, ext. 771 Fax: (405) 607-4778 E-mail: foundation@DeltaDentalOK.org Web Site: http://www.DDOKFoundation.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Dental care, Directories, Financing, Oklahoma, Oral health, Referrals

Bertness J, Holt K, eds. 2016. Fluoride varnish: A resource guide (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 22 pp.

Annotation: This guide provides an annotated list of resources on the use and application of fluoride varnish, including materials on data and surveillance; policy; professional education, tools, and training; public education; and state and local program reports. The guide also lists federal agencies, national professional associations, resource centers, and national coalitions that may serve as resources. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Bibliographies, Child health, Children, Dental care, Directories, Disease prevention, Fluorides, Oral health, Resources for professionals

Federal Interagency Health Equity Team. 2016. Compendium of publicly available datasets and other data-related resources. [Rockville, MD?]: National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities, 184 pp.

Annotation: This resource compiles descriptions of and links to 132 public datasets and resources that include information about health conditions and other factors that impact the health of minority populations. The compendium includes data and data-related resources from the following federal agencies within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Administration for Community Living (ACL); Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS); Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA); Indian Health Service (IHS), National Institutes of Health (NIH); and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). It also includes data from the U.S. Census Bureau at the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Contact: U.S. Office of Minority Health, The Tower Building, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 600, Rockville, MD 20852, Telephone: (240) 453-2882 Secondary Telephone: (240) 453-2883 Fax: (240) 453-2883 E-mail: info@minorityhealth.hhs.gov Web Site: http://www.minorityhealth.hhs.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Data, Directories, Statistics

Collective Impact Forum. 2014–. Initiative directory. Boston, MA: Collective Impact Forum, multiple items

Annotation: This website provides information about initiatives that are using the collective impact approach to address social and environmental problems. Users can search for existing initiatives by state/locality, social issue, region, and country. Users can also create a page to highlight the work they are doing; submit information about their progress; hold discussions; and share reports, photos, news, and more.

Contact: Collective Impact Forum, 500 Boylston Street, Suite 600, Boston, MA 02116, Telephone: (866) 351-8484 E-mail: info@collectiveimpactforum.org Web Site: http://www.collectiveimpactforum.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Collaboration, Communities, Community action, Community programs, Directories, Interdisciplinary approach, International programs, Local initiatives, National initiatives, Networking, Problem solving, Social interaction, State initiatives, Teamwork

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities. 2014. Maryland cultural competency technical assistance resource kit: Health literacy, language services, workforce diversity (upd. ed.). Baltimore, MD: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, 24 pp.

Annotation: This document is designed to assist health professionals in Maryland improve the cultural competency of their facilities and programs. Contents include contact information for individuals and organizations with expertise in health equity and cultural competency and information about free and fee-based training resources on topics such as cultural competency and cross-cultural communications, health literacy, language services, and limited English proficiency. Resources for clinical and nonclinical staff and information about health disparities research academic centers, and information are included.

Contact: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, 201 West Preston Street, Room 500, Baltimore, MD 21201, Telephone: (410) 767-7117 E-mail: https://health.maryland.gov/Pages/contactus.aspx Web Site: http://dhmh.maryland.gov/mhhd/Pages/home.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Consultants, Cultural competence, Cultural diversity, Directories, Health literacy, Languages, Maryland, Resources for professionals, Training materials, Work force

Baer R, Bowser EK, de la Cruz C, Horky S, Lorenzo SB, Marshall J, Miney A, Panzera A, Schladant M, Toro M. 2014. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Resources for professionals. Washington, DC: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, 1 p.

Annotation: This brief directs readers to a selection of resources about the Affordable Care Act and its major provisions, policy developments, and implementation efforts. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.ncemch.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Directories, Health care reform, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Resources for professionals

Baer R, Bowser EK, de la Cruz C, Horky S, Lorenzo SB, Marshall J, Miney A, Panzera A, Schladant M, Toro M. 2014. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Resources for families (upd.). Washington, DC: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, 1 p.

Annotation: This brief is designed to help families find resources about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and learn more about the ACA and how it will affect them. The brief includes resources to help families learn more about their health coverage options under the ACA and find health insurance and health care. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.ncemch.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Consumer education materials, Directories, Families, Health care reform, Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Maine Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health Program. 2013. Dental clinics and services for low income persons in Maine (upd. ed.). Augusta, ME: Maine Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health Program, 31 pp.

Annotation: This directory to assist health and social service professionals and their clients in locating dentists in Maine. Contents include lists of clinics and health centers organized by county; lists of state-funded assistance programs including MaineCare and regional offices; and other resources such as American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal programs, state agencies and organizations, rural and community health centers, statewide resources, and preventive dental hygiene programs.

Contact: Maine Department of Health and Human Services, Oral Health Program, 11 State House Station, Key Plaza, Fifth Floor, Augusta, ME 04333, Web Site: http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/population-health/odh Available from the website.

Keywords: Access to health care, Adults, Children, Dental care, Directories, Financing, Low income groups, Maine, Oral health, Special health care needs, State programs, Work force

Pickett OK, DeFrancis Sun B. 2013. Home visiting: Resource brief (upd. ed.). Washington, DC: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, multiple items.

Annotation: This brief describes websites, databases, and other sources of information on high-quality programs that offer home-based, family-centered services for pregnant women with infants and young children. The brief directs visitors to policy statements, journal articles, reports, data and research, news and events, model programs, evaluations, grants and legislation, technical assistance and training, state campaigns, and blogs and videos. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.ncemch.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Directories, Health care reform, Home visiting, Resources for professionals

Richards J, DeFrancis Sun B. 2013. Infant mortality toolkit: Resources for a public health approach. Washington, DC: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health,

Annotation: This tookit comprises resources to help the maternal and child health work force strategically integrate the evidence base into plans for addressing infant mortality. The resources are organized according to a four-part conceptual model of public health (surveillance and monitoring, identifying risk factors and protective factors, developing and testing prevention strategies, and ensuring widespread adoption). Each section begins with a brief description of the resources included and the significance of the topic. The section on ensuring widespread adoption provides resources for families as well as professionals. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.ncemch.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Directories, Infant mortality, Prevention programs, Resources for professionals

Richards J. 2013. Evaluation toolkit. Washington, DC: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health,

Annotation: This toolkit is designed to help maternal and child health (MCH) professionals easily access high-quality information and resources on evaluation. Contents include an evaluation primer, key resources, and a search tool (Choose and Use Guide). The Choose and Use Guide draws from over 200 selected resources in the MCH Library collection and can be searched by format, type, methodology, target population, topic, and date. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.ncemch.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Bibliographies, Directories, Program evaluation, Resources for professionals

National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs. 2013. Social media in the states: Providing instant access to emerging issues. Washington, DC: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health,

Annotation: This resource offers information about the growing importance of online information, including social media, for obtaining information about health and medical issues. The toolkit discusses how emerging issues can be tracked through social media in the states and provides links to resources, including a live feed of Twitter accounts, a list of state Facebook and Twitter accounts, and other resources to help states use social media. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.ncemch.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Bibliographies, Directories, Interactive media, Resources for professionals, State initiatives

American Self-Help Clearinghouse. 2012. The self-help group sourcebook online. Cedar Knolls, NJ: American Self-Help Clearinghouse,

Annotation: This online resource directory lists national self-help groups that focus on specific life problems including abuse, addictions, bereavement, disabilities, family and parenting, health, mental health, and miscellaneous topics. It also lists clearinghouses that can help the reader identify local groups and specialty toll-free numbers by topic, and discusses what self-help groups do and how to set one up.

Contact: American Self-Help Group Clearinghouse, , 375 East McFarland Street , Dover, NJ 07801, Telephone: 973-989-1122 Secondary Telephone: Fax: 973-989-1159 E-mail: Web Site: http://www.mentalhelp.net/selfhelp/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Directories, Self help groups, Support groups

Bertness J, Holt K, eds. 2012. Oral health in Head Start: A resource guide (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, 32 pp.

Annotation: This guide describes resources to help professionals working in states and communities in planning, developing, and implementing efforts to ensure that pregnant women, infants, and children enrolled in Head Start receive optimal oral health services. The guide is divided into three sections. The first section lists journal articles appearing in the peer-reviewed literature from January 2007 to 2011. The second section describes materials published from 2007 to 2011, including brochures, fact sheets, directories, guides, kits, papers, reports, and multimedia. The third section lists federal agencies, resource centers, and national professional associations that may serve as resources. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center, Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9771 E-mail: OHRCinfo@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchoralhealth.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Bibliographies, Directories, Disease prevention, Head Start, Health promotion, Oral health, Pregnant women, Resource materials, Young children

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.