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Center for Healthy Families and Cultural Diversity
Department of Family Medicine/UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
http://www2.umdnj.ed u/fmedweb/chfcd/INDEX.HTM

Center for International Rehabilitation Research Information and Exchange

Centro Nacional De Diseminación de Información para Niños con Discapacidades.
Address: P.O. Box 1492 , Washington , D.C. 20013 . 800-695-0285.
Sitio del Web con Preguntas Comunes, Publicaciones, Buscar información, y más.

Cross Cultural Health Care Program

Disability Information
Helps you access a wide variety of resources quickly and easily. The site organizes information and issues concerning disabilities into nine categories, listed as color-coded tabs at the top of every page.

Diversity in Medicine

DiversityWeb, Association of American Colleges and Universities


Family Support Center of New Jersey provides access to up-to-date information on specific disabilities, health problems, diseases, family support resources, services and programs, in ONE phone call. Mimi Walsh, (732) 974-1144. 1-800-FSC-NJ10 (NJ Only). Fax: (732) 974-0940. Email:

Georgetown University-National Center for Cultural Competence

HRSA-funded national Health Disparity Collaboratives

Information Service on Disabilities ( Servicio de Información sobre discapacidad)
This is an international web page in Spanish, based in Spain.

Medicare and Mental Health Services

National Council on Interpreting in Health Care

Newark Public Library
Sala Hispanoamericana houses the largest Spanish-language collection of any public library in the state. It regularly provides information, resources and materials in Spanish to other libraries throughout New Jersey .

National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) in Health Care
Office of Minority Health Resource Center

New Jersey Department of Health & Senior Services, Office of Minority and Multicultural Health

Office for Civil Rights

Resources for Cross Cultural Health Care

Self Help Groups
New Jersey Self Help Clearing House coordinates information on a number of support groups around New Jersey that are run in Spanish, or in English/Spanish. You can get the list by calling 1-800-367-6274 or going to They include groups in Spanish related to visual impairments, mental illness, disabilities, Down Syndrome, and others.

El Club de Padres/Multilingual Center of Catholic Family and Community Services. Run by Rose Kardashian or SPAN. Offers informational materials in Spanish and technical assistance to families.

The Power of Diversity: Supporting the Immigrant Workforce .
Curriculum designed for front line supervisors of agencies to help them work with a diverse workforce. $68.00. email: Guides can be downloaded from and .

A bi-lingual web site for Latinos with disabilities from the World Institute on Disability in California .

The Provider's Guide to Quality and Culture

United Spinal
They have a booklet for self advocates called Taking Action, also published in a Spanish version. Call 718-803-3782 or visit web site.

UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School – Center for Healthy Families and Cultural Diversity/Department of Family

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health’s National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) in Health Care

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights

U.S. Department of Justice

Video/CD-ROM/Facilitator's Guide, Contributors:

Community Voices: Exploring Cross-Cultural Care Through Cancer . Video and Facilitator's Guide by Jennie Greene, MS & Kim Newell, MD (Available from the Harvard Center for Cancer Prevention, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Bldg 2, Rm 105, Boston, MA 02115; Phone (617) 432-0038; Fax: (617)-432-1722;, or Fanlight Productions,

The Angry Heart: The Impact of Racism on Heart Disease Among African Americans . By Jay Fedigan. (Available from Fanlight Productions,


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