Georgia Health Associations & Organizations

Health Organizations

Aid Atlanta
– a non-profit, community-based AIDS services


, Georgia

AIDS Research Consortium of Atlanta (ARCA)

, Georgia

AIDS Survival Project

, Georgia

ALS Association of Georgia

 – Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), aka “Lou
Gehrig’s Disease”

Alzheimer’s Association Georgia Chapter

American Lung Association of Georgia

American Red Cross – Atlanta Chapter

, Georgia

American Red Cross – Augusta Chapter
– Augusta, Georgia

American Red Cross – Central Georgia Chapter
– Macon, Georgia

American Red Cross – East Georgia Chapter
– Athens, Georgia

American Red Cross – Griffin Chapter
– Griffin, Georgia

American Red Cross – Middle Flint Chapter
– Americcus, Georgia

American Red Cross – Northeast Georgia Chapter
– Gainesville, GA

American Red Cross – Oconee Valley Chapter
– Milledgeville, GA

American Red Cross – Savannah Chapter
– Savannah, Georgia

American Red Cross – Southwest Georgia Chapter
– Albany, Georgia

American Red Cross – Thomas County Chapter
– Thomasville, GA

American Red Cross – Upson County Chapter
– Thomaston, GA

American Red Cross – Walton County Chapter
– Monroe, GA

American Red Cross – West Central Georgia Chapter
– Columbus, Georgia

Atlanta Alliance on Developmental Disabilities (AADD)

, Georgia

Atlanta Area School for the Deaf (AASD)

, Georgia

Atlanta Medical Group Management Association (AMGMA)

, Georgia

Basic Trauma Life Support – Georgia – Emergency medical organization

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia

Brain Injury Association of Georgia (BIAG)

Camp Kudzu
– camping and health education for children with

, Georgia.

Chattahoochee Valley Down Syndrome Support Group

Children’s Advocacy Centers of Georgia

Clayton County Community Service Board (CSB)

Compeer Atlanta – Mental health patient support -

, Georgia

Council on Auxiliaries/Volunteers of the Georgia Hospital
Association (CoA/V)

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) – Georgia Chapter

DeKalb Community Service Board (CSB) 

Dekalb Rape Crisis Center

Disability Law and Policy Center of Georgia (DLPCG)

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) – Department of Georgia

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) – Hinesville Chapter

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) – Muscogee
Chapter  7

Down Syndrome Association of Atlanta (DSAA)

, Georgia

Easter Seals East Georgia – Disabilities – Augusta, Georgia

Easter Seals North Georgia – Disabilities

Family Connection Partnership – GA public/private partnership – Children’s health.

Families of Children Under Stress (FOCUS)
– support for children with disabilities or medical needs

Friends of Disabled Adults and Children (FODAC)
– Stone Mountain, Georgia

Georgia Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League

Georgia Academy for the Blind (GAB)

Georgia Academy of Family Physicians (GAFP)

Georgia Access Management Association (GAMA)

Georgia Addiction Counselors Association (GACA)

Georgia Advocacy Office (GAO)   disabled/mentally ill

Georgia – Alcohol and Tobacco Division

of DOR

Georgia Alcohol Policy Partnership (GAPP) – youth and underage drinking

Georgia ALFA –  State Affiliate of the Assisted Living
Federation of America

Georgia Alliance for Tobacco Prevention (GATP)

Georgia Association for Food Protection (GAFP)

Georgia Association for Health, Physical Education and

Georgia Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

Georgia Association for Play Therapy (GAPT)

Georgia Association for Primary Health Care (GAPHC)

Georgia Association Medical Staff Services (GAMSS)

Georgia Association of Community Care Providers (GACCP)

Georgia Association of Community Service Boards

Georgia Association of Disability Service Providers in
Higher Education (GADSPHE)

Georgia Association of Emergency Medical Technicians

Georgia Association of Homes and Services for Children

Georgia Association of Kidney Patients (GAKP)

Georgia Association of Neonatal Nurses (GANN)

Georgia Association of Nurse Anesthetists (GANA)

Georgia Association of Nursing Students (GANS)

Georgia Association of Pathologists (GAP)

Georgia Association of Physician Assistants (GAPA)

Georgia Association of Physicians for Human Rights

Georgia Association of Recovery Residences (GARR)

Georgia Association of School Nurses (GASN)

Georgia Association of School Psychologists (GASP)

Georgia Association of the Deaf (GAD)

Georgia Beer Wholesalers Association (GBWA)

Georgia Board of Dentistry

Georgia Board of Examiners of Licensed Practical Nurses

Georgia Board of Nursing

Georgia Breast Cancer Coalition (GBCC)

Georgia Center for Nonprofits

Georgia Chapter – American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

Georgia Chapter – American Liver Foundation (ALF)
– 1-866-GA LIVER

Georgia Chapter – Healthcare Financial Management

Georgia Chapter of the National Association of Pediatric
Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)

Georgia Chiropractic Association (GCA)

Georgia Coalition for Physical Activity and Nutrition

Georgia College of Emergency Physicians (GCEP)

Georgia Council for the Hearing Impaired (GaCHI)

Georgia Council of Chiropractic (GCC)

Georgia Council on Substance Abuse (GCSA) – prevention and treatment

Georgia Council on Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Georgia D.A.R.E. Officers Association (GDOA) – Youth Drug Education

Georgia Dental Association (GDA)

Northern District Dental Society (NDDS)

, Georgia

Georgia Dental Hygienists’ Association (GDHA)

Georgia Dental Society (GDS)

Georgia Department of Community Health

Georgia Department of Corrections

Georgia Department of Human Resources

Georgia Department of Revenue

Alcohol and Tobacco Division

Georgia Dietetic Association (GDA)

Georgia Division of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and

Addictive Diseases

Georgia Division of Public Health (GDPH)

Georgia Emergency Nurses Association (GENA)

Georgia EMS Online

Georgia Environmental Health Association (GEHA)

Georgia Environmental Protection Division

Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation (GFBF)

Georgia Friends of Midwives (GFOM) 

Georgia Gastroenterologic and Endoscopic Society (GGES)

Georgia Head Start Association (GHSA) – child development program

Georgia Health Foundation (GHF)

Georgia Health Information Management Association

Georgia Health Sciences Library Association (GHSLA)

Georgia Association for Home Health Agencies (GAHHA)

Georgia Law Center for the Homeless

Georgia League for Nursing (GLN)

Georgia Medical Group Management Association (GMGMA)

Atlanta Medical Group Management Association


, Georgia

Georgia Mental Health Network (GMHN)

Georgia Mutual Aid Group (GMAG) – Fire & Rescue

Georgia Narcotic Officers’ Association

Georgia Network to End Sexual Assault (GNESA)

Georgia Nurses Association (GNA)

Georgia Nurses Association (GNA) 3rd District

Georgia Nurses Association (GNA) 10th District

Georgia Nurses Association (GNA)  13th

Cobb, Cherokee, Douglas, Gilmer, Pickens, Paulding and
Spalding Counties, Georgia.

Georgia Nursing Home Association (GNHA)

Georgia Occupational Therapy Association (GOTA)

Georgia Optometric Association (GOA)

Georgia Organization of Nurse Leaders (GONL)

Georgia Orthopaedic Society

Georgia Osteopathic Medical Association (GOMA)

Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance (GOCA)

Georgia Partnership for Caring Foundation (GPCF)
private, non-profit organization of health care providers
who donate  non-emergency health care services to
Georgia’s low-income uninsured persons

Georgia Perinatal Association (GPA)

Georgia Pharmacy Association (GPhA)

Georgia Poison Center (GPC)

Georgia Prevention Network (GPN)

Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association (GPPA)

Georgia Psychological Association

Georgia Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (GRID)

Georgia Rehabilitation Association (GRA)

Georgia Rehabilitation Services (GRS)
– Part of


Georgia Rural Water Association (GRWA)

Georgia School for the Deaf (GSD)

Atlanta Area School for the Deaf (AASD)

Georgia Self Help for Hard of Hearing People (SHHH)

Georgia Self-Insurers Guaranty Trust Fund (SIGTF) – Workers compensation

Georgia Society for Healthcare Engineers (GSHE)

Georgia Society for Respiratory Care (GSRC)

Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists (GSA)

Georgia Society of Health-System Pharmacists (GSHP)

Georgia Society of Radiologic Technologists (GSRT)

Georgia – South Carolina Society of Nephrology (GSCSN)

Georgia Speech Language Hearing Association (GSHA)

Georgia State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language
Pathology and Audiology

Georgia State Board of Examiners of Psychologists

Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles

Georgia State Board of Pharmacy

Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation

Georgia State Firefighters Association (GSFA)

Georgia State Society of Medical Assistants (GSSMA)

Georgia State Society of the American Medical Technologists

Georgia Thoracic Society (GTS)

Georgia Veterinary Medical Association (GVMA)

Georgia Water & Pollution Control Association

Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD)

Greater Atlanta Association of Diabetes Educators

Gwinnett, Rockdale, and Newton  Community Service
Board (CSB)

Harris County Medical Society (HCMS)

Harris County
, Georgia

Health Physics Society (HPS) – Atlanta Chapter

Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) -
Georgia Chapter

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia

Hemophilia of Georgia (HOG)

Hepatitis Education, Awareness, and Liver Support (HEALS)
of North Georgia

Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA) – Georgia

Learning Disabilities Association of Georgia (LDAG)

Licensed Professional Counselors Association of

Lifekeeper Foundation Suicide Awareness – Tucker, Georgia

LifeLink Foundation – Organ and tissue donation and transplantation -
Florida, Georgia & Puerto Rico

LifeSouth Community Blood Centers

Lookout Mountain Community Service Board (CSB)

Lupus Foundation of America, Georgia Chapter

The Mad Housers – Homelessness  -

, Georgia

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Georgia & Alabama
– for children under the age of 18 with life-threatening

March of Dimes – Georgia Chapter – Birth defects

Medical Association of Georgia (MAG)

Harris County Medical Society (HCMS)

Harris County
, Georgia

Medication Access Program (MAP) – organ transplant & pharmacy

Metro Atlanta Council on Alcohol and Drugs (MACAD)

Metropolitan Columbus Task Force for the Homeless

Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America (MGFA) – Georgia
 – a neuromuscular disorder characterized by
fluctuating weakness of the voluntary muscle groups. 

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) Central

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) Columbus

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) Georgia

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) Central

National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)

National Association of Social Workers – Georgia Chapter

National Federation of the Blind of Georgia (NFBGA)

National Kidney Foundation of Georgia (NKFG)

National Mental Health Association of Georgia 

National MS Society – Georgia Chapter

Nicholas House
– operates two shelters for homeless families. Atlanta,

Northern District Dental Society (NDDS)

, Georgia

Oconee Valley Chapter American Red Cross (OVRC)
– Milledgeville, GA

Our House  – a child care and support center for homeless
families. Decatur, Georgia

Parent to Parent of Georgia – Parents of children with disabilities

PeachCare for Kids
– Free or low-cost health insurance for Georgia’s

Peachtree Rainbow Deaf Society (PRDS)
Gay, Lesbian, BT

Physical Therapy Association of Georgia (PTAG)

Planned Parenthood of Georgia (PPG)

Prader Willi Syndrome Association (PWSA) – Georgia

Prevent Blindness Georgia (PBG)

Right from the Start Medicaid (RSM)
– provides medical assistance to pregnant women and to
children ages 0 through 18 years.

The Salvation Army – Georgia

Samaritan House of Atlanta – homelessness & recovery

Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia (SCFG)

Spina Bifida Association of Georgia

South Georgia Physicians Association (SGPA)

Southeast Georgia Rural Hospital EAWP Network

Special Olympics Georgia (SOGA)

Statewide Independent Living Council of Georgia (SILC)

Teen Challenge – Middle Georgia Headquarters

Tourette Syndrome Association of Georgia and South Carolina

Travelers Aid of Metro Atlanta

Vegetarian Society of Georgia (VSG)

United Cerebral Palsy of Georgia

United Way of Central Georgia

United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta

, Georgia

United Way of the Coastal Empire
– Savannah, GA

University of Georgia Institute for Behavioral Research

Volunteers Of America Southeast (VOASE)

YMCA Athens, Georgia

YWCA Cobb, Paulding, Cherokee, Douglas & Bartow

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