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Alliance of Professional Health Advocates

This professional membership organization offers a locator on its website to find advocates in your geographic area, as well as some interview questions you can use when hiring an advocate.

Caring National Advocates

The website of this nonprofit organization offers information and articles about patient advocacy, in addition to a search for advocates based on category of need.

Patient Advocate Foundation

A national nonprofit organization that provides case management services and financial  aid to people with chronic, life-threatening and debilitating illnesses.

Pulse Center for Patient Safety Education & Advocacy

This Long Island-based nonprofit is dedicated to raising awareness about patient safety through advocacy, education and support. Pulse has been a leader in providing patient safety training and discussion programs, including advocacy training for families and the community and promoting healthcare equality. Its TakeCHARGE Campaign works directly with the public, teaching people how to take charge of their health care decisions before they become patients.

Suffolk County Department of Health—Patient Advocate Unit

The Patient Advocate Unit provides services to county residents who need assistance accessing health care or health-related resources.