NHSC Support Network

As an NHSC member, you will be supported throughout your service commitment by a variety of resources aimed at helping you succeed.


Resources on this page

NHSC Support

Resources in Your Community


Train and Connect


NHSC Support

Headquarters staff

Staff located in the Washington, DC, area support the needs of Corps members.

Regional office staff

Ten regional offices provide dedicated contacts who know your area of the country.

NHSC Support Network Regional Contacts Map.


Region I – Boston: CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT
Region II – New York: NJ, NY, PR, VI
Region III – Philadelphia: DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV
Region IV – Atlanta: AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, TN
Region V – Chicago: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI
Region VI – Dallas: AR, LA, NM, OK, TX
Region VII – Kansas City: IA, KS, MO, NE
Region VIII – Denver: CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY
Region IX – San Francisco: AS, AZ, CA, CNMI, FM, GU, HI, MH, NV, PW
Region X – Seattle: AK, ID, OR, WA


Customer Care Center – 1-800-221-9393

Web site – NHSC.hrsa.gov


Customer Service Portal – Access your information and complete transactions online—at any time!

You can:

  • View payment and W-4 information
  • Ask NHSC a question
  • Submit customer service requests (i.e., update contact information)


Resources in Your Community

Primary Care Offices (PCOs)

PCOs are State-level offices that work to improve access to health care services for residents of their State. They know providers and sites in their State—including NHSC-approved sites.

PCOs can help you:

  • Identify available jobs at NHSC-approved sites
  • Learn about primary health care needs in your State

Find your local PCO.

Primary Care Associations (PCAs)

PCAs are nonprofit organizations located in States that provide training and technical assistance to safety-net providers.

PCAs can help you:

  • Identify available jobs at NHSC-approved sites
  • Answer questions about the NHSC

Find your local PCA.

Area Health Education Centers (AHECs)

AHEC programs help recruit, train, and retain a health professions workforce committed to underserved populations.

AHECs can help you:

  • Link to community and academic educational partnerships
  • Connect to educational opportunities, continuing education, and rotations for residents

Find your local AHEC.

State Offices of Rural Health (SORHs)

SORHs work to improve access to health care in rural and underserved areas to reduce health disparities.

SORHs can help you:

  • Access tools and resources for those serving in rural areas
  • Find out about job opportunities at rural NHSC-approved sites
  • Access networking opportunities with other rural providers

Find your SORH.

Train and Connect

Corps Connections

Read about what is happening with your fellow Scholars and the NHSC SP in the latest issue of Corps Connections. View past issues.

NHSC Community Connections

NHSC Community Connections are ongoing and informal regional networking events where NHSC Scholars and other NHSC members have the opportunity to come together in person to share resources, best practices, and new ideas, and to connect with:

  • Area Health Education Centers
  • Primary Care Offices
  • State Offices of Rural Health
  • Primary Care Associations
  • Student Experiences and Rotations in Community Health (SEARCH) grantees, and more.

Free to participate; RSVP requested. Please note that NHSC is unable to provide travel reimbursement to attend.