Minority Health Information

Various government agencies and some private groups

The Office of Minority Health has a Health Resource Center at (800)444-6472. They are part of the Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, serving: African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Hispanic/Latinos, American Indians, Alaskan Natives and Pacific Islanders.

National Asian Women’s Health Organization is lcoated at 250 Montgomery Street, Suite 410, San Francisco, CA 94104 (415)989-9747 email

African American Women In Touch, Memorial Regional Cancer Center, 615 N Michigan Street, South Bend, IN 46601-6944 (219)284-6944 or (800)284-6944

Summit Health Coalition, a national network organized to ensure that health care reform benefits communities of color. 1424 K Street NW, Suite 500, Washington, D.C. 20005 (202)371-0277

Minority Health Project, Department of Biostatistics, CB#7400 The University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7400 This group sponsors a Summer Public Health Research Institute on Minority Health.

African American Breast Cancer Alliance, P.O. Box 8981, Minneapolis, MN 55408 (612)825-3675

Intercultural Cancer Council, 1720 Dryden , Suite C, Houston, TX 77030 (713)798-4617

National Black Women’s Health Project, 1237 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. SW, Atlanta, GA. 30310 (404)758-9590

Native American Women’s Health Education Resource Center, P.O. Box 572, Lake Andes, SD 57356 (605)487-7072

National Women’s Health Network, 514 10th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20004 (202)347-1140

There are many community-based health organizations that offer services specific to various ethnic and racial groups.

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