Plus: Learn more about your State government
Know How Your State Government Functions!
In order to find ways to become more involved in your community, it is important to understand how things work in your State.
To learn more about your State's government and how it is run, go to their website. You can find a link to your State's webpage by clicking here.
National Organizations that Provide Local Assistance
* American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.
For cancer information, call 1-800-227-2345 anytime, day or night, or visit www.cancer.org
* The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world and provides free information and support services.
* Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels are prepared nutritious meals that are delivered to homebound seniors age 60 or older and their spouses. The drivers who deliver the meals make daily contact and check on the well-being of seniors they visit. The drivers report any health or other problems they see during their visits.