National Cooperative Agreements
The National Training and Technical Assistance Cooperative Agreements (NCAs) provide free training and technical assistance (T/TA) that is data-driven, cutting edge, and focused on quality and operational improvement to support health centers, look-alikes, and newly funded HRSA awardees. This T/TA includes:
- Assessing national trends to assist the health centers in addressing emergent issues, ;
- Providing leadership on emerging issues (such as oral health, workforce, and medical-legal partnerships), and on other topics related to special and vulnerable populations.
Resources include state/regional/national trainings, webinars, newsletters, toolkits, and fact sheets.
Technical Assistance Offered
The NCAs provide training and technical assistance that address the following special/vulnerable populations and topics. To request technical assistance from an NCA, please contact them directly or contact your project officer.
Choose a topic below to find an NCA providing training and technical assistance in this area.
Offers language access, cultural competency, and focuses on the role enabling services have in advancing the health care needs of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and other Pacific Islander communities. Request TA from AAPCHO.
The HITEQ Center collaborates with HRSA Partners to support health centers in full optimization of their EHR and Health IT systems for continuous, data-driven quality improvement. Request TA from HITEQ.
Supportive housing experts. Supportive services for homeless patients who are frequent users of ERs and connects homeless people to sustainable housing with wrap-around services. Key providers of technical assistance where housing and health intersect. Request TA from CSH.
NHCHC works to eliminate homelessness by providing comprehensive T/TA to health centers and look-alikes using over 25 years of experience working with communities to improve delivery of health care for people experiencing homelessness. Request TA from NHCHC.
Provides educational programs, resources, and consultation to health centers with the goal of optimizing quality, cost-effective health care for LGBT people. Request TA from the National LGBT Health Education Center.
Embeds lawyers and paralegals alongside health care teams to detect, address and prevent health-harming social conditions for people & communities. Request TA from NCMLP.
Specializes in providing T/TA related to federal and state policy and legislation impacting access to healthcare for agricultural workers and their families, with a focus on environmental justice and the H2A Agricultural Guest Workers Program. Request TA from FWJ.
Provides T/TA on outreach and enabling services (e.g., transportation), program planning and development, needs assessments and evaluation, and community collaboration, particularly targeting migrant and seasonal agricultural workers. Request TA from HOP.
Provides T/TA to health centers to develop, implement, and sustain Promotoras de Salud (Community Health Workers) programs through culturally-appropriate health education and outreach community development. Request TA from MHP Salud.
Provides T/TA on all aspects of clinical care and issues impacting migratory and seasonal agricultural worker patients, providers and clinic systems through consultation, patient tracking, bridge case management, and clinical education. Request TA from MCN.
Specializes in T/TA related to health center governance, administration and patient education designed to enhance health centers’ delivery of services for the MSAWs and their families. Request TA from NCFH.Populations.
Provides training to public housing-based health centers, PCAs, other federal, state, and local stakeholders. Convener of National/Regional trainings and collaborative health center initiatives with Housing Authorities. Request TA from CHPFS.
Builds relationships at the health center level. Strength is in front line operationalizing of effective public housing-based primary care programs in health centers. Request TA from NCHPH.
Offers T/TA to effectively address the unmet health needs of underserved communities & to implement QI strategies to remain financially sound; deliver high quality clinical care, health information technology and assist health centers to respond to changes in the health care environment. Request TA from NACHC.-Aged.
Provides training, tools, and other resources on clinical workforce recruitment and retention for health centers. Request TA from ACU.
Specializes in T/TA related to clinical workforce development/pipeline, developing postgraduate residencies for new nurse practitioners and postdoctoral clinical psychologists, and implementing team-based models of care. Request TA from CHC, Inc.