Organizations Supporting Women
Affiliates of the Los Angeles County Commission for Women
The Los Angeles County Commission for Women works closely with state and local governments, as well as nonprofit organizations to improve the quality of life for women and children of all racial and ethnic groups in Los Angeles County. The resources offered below provides a vital link to websites of major organizations whose area of expertise are specific to health, social, ethnic, legal and other topics pertaining to women.
The National Association of Commission for Women
NACW is the national advocate for government commissions for women which holds a unique and positive position for women's equity and justice and touches millions of women, playing a significant role in national policy and legislative development. NACW, the advocate for all women, is the bridge between government and the private sector. Our membership reflects all age, economic, ethnic and social groups.
The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services
This website will provide you with information on the latest health alerts and advisories, such as Mad Cow Disease; the West Nile Virus; information about the flu; hospitals; nursing homes (medi-care); clinics; programs; restaurant ratings; children's health and programs; homeland security; bioterrorism, and much more.
The Los Angeles County Office of Women's Health
The Office of Women's Health (OWH) was established in 1998 to improve the health status of women in Los Angeles County by serving as the focal point for strategic planning, promoting comprehensive and effective approaches to improving women's health, and promoting the expansion of funding for research activities.