Member Opportunities

As an Organizational Member, you are eligible for benefits from several partner organizations. Please explore the following descriptions and contact us if you have any questions.
If you are not an Organizational Member, learn about our membership program and how to join.

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NEW OPPORTUNITYVerified Volunteers delivers high quality background screening that helps organizations save time and money, recruit good people, and help mitigate risk. The platform’s self-service features, sharing capabilities, and management tools make a once-burdensome process easy while their extensive expertise in screening and compliance make them a trusted industry resource.
We at the Council know running background checks is required for most health centers, so we partner with Verified Volunteers to provide our members steep discounts on screening packages for their prospective staff and volunteers. Learn more and watch our corresponding webinar Mitigating Risk: Seven Important Things You Need to Know about Volunteer Background Checks.

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NEW OPPORTUNITY: The National Health Care for the Homeless Council partners with Convenience Kits International to offer discounts on Outreach Kits containing personal hygiene products. Outreach workers love these kits because they are pre-assembled with everything you need. Organizational Members are eligible for a special 25% discount on the first order of stock outreach kits and a 10% discount on all subsequent purchases. If you are interested, please use this special website to make your order.

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CommonWealth Purchasing Group (CPG) is the leading group purchasing organization for community health centers and other community-based, not-for-profit organizations. Founded in 1998 by the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers —the Primary Care Association for the state— CPG today has more than 450 members in 35 states. Beginning with a single contract, CPG now provides members with access to over 50 vendors, with deep price discounts and the highest level of customer service. Discounts are available on purchases ranging from office supplies to cell phone plans. View the full list of participating vendors.
Members of the National HCH Council are encouraged to join for free; please contact us for more information.

 

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AmeriCares U.S. Program provides free medicine, vaccines, medical and dental supplies, and hygiene products to the health care safety net, partnering with more than 900 health centers, clinics and health departments in every state. AmeriCares invites your organization to apply to receive these free products for use at your organization and with the patients you serve. AmeriCares is the largest provider of medicines to the U.S. health care safety net, empowered by donations from 200 pharmaceutical and medical supply corporations.
Members of the National Health Care for the Homeless Council are encouraged to apply online.

 

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Health Affairs is the leading journal of health policy thought and research. The peer-reviewed journal was founded in 1981 under the aegis of Project HOPE, a nonprofit international health education organization. Health Affairs explores health policy issues of current concern in domestic and international spheres. Its mission is to serve as a high-level, nonpartisan forum to promote analysis and discussion on improving health and health care, and to address such issues as cost, quality, and access.
Members of the National HCH Council are eligible for free access to Health Affairs articles. Contact us for more information.

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Innovative Cost Solutions helps healthcare facilities across the country reduce their Medical Waste as well as their Solid Waste and Recycling costs. They’re now working with over 60 FQHCs throughout the country and they’re saving them an average of 57% on medical waste alone!
Here are some benefits to working with ICS:

  • No Savings, No Fee!  If they can’t find savings for you, there’s absolutely no fee for their service!
  • They’ll manage all of your waste removal services so that you don’t have to including your Trash, Recycling, Medical Waste, and Shredding services.
  • This is all that they do. They’re experts in the waste industry so put their expertise to work and put some money back into your budget.

View video client testimonials online. To learn more and take advantage of this opportunity, contact us.

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The National HCH Council is grateful for our partnership with Noyah, a manufacturer of natural cosmetic products whose lip balm and lipstick has been distributed to thousands of people experiencing homelessness through our members. The Council has many shades of high-quality Noyah lipstick in stock (as of January 2017) available to organizational members upon request, though restrictions may apply. Contact us to learn more.