TRIAD Americorps Resources

TRIAD Americorps for the advancement of disability service

The following web links are subject to change. Information provided through these websites is not necessarily endorsed by IDS or the granting agency.

 

 

 

Online Resources

Mississippi Commission for National and Community Services (MCVS) 

Our TRIAD AmeriCorps program is funded through the state commission office (MCVS). In partnership with the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning, Mississippi Department of Education, Mississippi Center for Nonprofits, and other organizations, the state office provides national community service opportunities and support to organizations statewide. They also provide resources and program support to grantees, assist with mobilizing volunteers during natural disasters, and provide technical support to enhance statewide AmeriCorps programs.

Corporation for National and Community Services (CNCS) 

CNCS is a federal agency that engages millions of Americans in service through its core programs –Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, and Social Innovation Fund – and the national volunteer efforts through Serve.gov. The agency also serves as a national resource organization that provides grants to organizations committed to strengthening their communities through volunteering. Its strategic plan outlines strategy for addressing six focus areas identified in the Serve America Act: disaster services, economic opportunity, education, environmental stewardship, healthy futures, and veterans and military families.

HealthMatters Program 

The HealthMatters Program helps to improve health of individuals with disabilities. The program is an evidence-based health promotion resource to aid in health promotion. The website provides helpful interactive resources and health tips that can be used to supplement health and wellness training.

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services 

This website provides tools and resources for individuals and professionals to learn more about Healthy living and to improve health in the community.

American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) 

AAHD provides resources to advance health promotion and wellness initiatives for children and adults with disabilities. The organization also helps to reduce health disparities between individuals with disabilities and the community while providing support for full community inclusion and accessibility.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 

CDC’s Disability and Health Branch promotes state disability and health programs. Currently they have 19 State Disability and Health Programs that help to improve the health and quality of life for individuals with disabilities.