Information Clearinghouses

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    Taxonomy Code: TJ-4500.3000

    Programs that collect, classify and distribute information about specific topics or problems which requires wide dissemination. Included are specialized information centers and organizations that provide reference assistance for the public regarding a wide variety of general and technical areas. The centers generally offer copies or reprints or allow people to come to the facility to do research but usually do not provide telephone information or refer people to specific resources.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    FOUNDATION FOR ADVANCEMENT IN CANCER THERAPYAn educational organization that provides a global hub of information about prevention and non-toxic therapies for cancer. Supports and funds biological cancer research and nutritional science investigations, works to eliminate carcinogenic substances from the environment and produces a newsletter via their website where there are several Resources and Practitioner Directory. Also offers books, DVD's and eBooks for donations.FOUNDATION FOR ADVANCEMENT IN CANCER THERAPYFOUNDATION FOR ADVANCEMENT IN CANCER THERAPY (FACT)
    HEATH RESOURCE CENTERThe HEATH Resource Center of The George Washington University is the (Online) national clearinghouse on post-secondary education for individuals with disabilities. Support from the United States Department of Education enables HEATH to serve as as information exchange about educational support services, policies, procedures, adaptations, and opportunities at American campuses, vocational-technical schools, and other post-secondary training entities.HEATH RESOURCE CENTERTHE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY HEATH RESOURCE CENTER
    LONG ISLAND WORKS COALITIONRegional initiative to bridge the gap between business and education. It targets businesses, academia, parents, students (kindergarten through college) and the community at large. Prepares students with the knowledge, skills, and experience to be successful in the workforce and increases awareness of the educational and career opportunities that exist on Long Island. Provides development and oversight to school advisory boards. Supports presentations to agencies, professionals, parents and students that evaluate trends in the workplace. Also explores and develops ways to prepare a skilled workforce. Develops and supports collaborative efforts to academia, business and individuals. Seminars, job fairs, and resource coordination is available through website. Provides electronic internship clearinghouse for college and high school students.SuffolkLONG ISLAND WORKS COALITIONLONG ISLAND WORKS COALITION
    NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR RARE DISORDERSActs as a clearinghouse and referral service for information on rare diseases. Maintains a comprehensive rare disease database, which provides families with information on over 1,100 rare disorders. Its networking program links families with other families who are afflicted with similar disorders. Accumulates and disseminates information about orphan drugs and devices, making known their availability. Advocates the needs of people with rare disorders. Provides disease specific medical reports written in lay language. Also offers a Medication Assistance Program for specific drugs and a medical equipment exchange program. Publishes Orphan Disease Update and Resource Guide . Call for more information.NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR RARE DISORDERSNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR RARE DISORDERS
    NATIONAL WOMEN'S HEALTH NETWORKDevelops and promotes a critical analysis of health issues in order to affect policy and support consumer decision-making. The Network aspires to a health care system that is guided by social justice and reflects the needs of diverse women. Offers The Women's Health Voice, a program that provides clear, well-researched and independent information on a variety of women's health topics in a variety of different formats.NATIONAL WOMEN'S HEALTH NETWORKNATIONAL WOMEN'S HEALTH NETWORK
    PUBLICATIONSPublishes and offers for sale The Directory of Suffolk County Public Schools and Educational Organizations Serving Long Island , an annual directory of all public schools, boards of education, administration, including educational associations, and organizations in Suffolk County. Also publishes a Directory of Private and Parochial Schools on Long Island. Long Island Education Review is published twice per year and is available by subscription. Also now available:SuffolkPUBLICATIONSSCOPE EDUCATION SERVICES

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