The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is a nearly 50,000 member-strong 501(c)(3) National non-profit organization dedicated to giving a voice to the individual affected by the disease of obesity and helping individuals along their journey toward better health through education, advocacy and support.
They work to raise awareness and improve access to the prevention and treatment of obesity, provide evidence-based education on obesity and its treatments, fight to eliminate weight bias and discrimination, elevate the conversation of weight and its impact on health and offer a community of support for the individual affected.
The website includes topics such as : Understanding Obesity, Obesity in Children, Educational Resources, Advocacy & Support, Obesity Treatments, Weight Bias & Stigma, Ways to Give.
Online Only Service
|Type of Organization||Nonprofit (501c3)|
|Categories||Conferences, Emotional Support, Health & Fitness, Medical, Resource/Lending Library, Social Media, Trainings|
|Spanish Services Offered?||No|
|Child Care Available?||No|
|Age Range||All ages|
|Disability Categories||Medical Condition|
|This organization pertains to all disabilities?||No|
|This organization pertains to these specific diagnoses||Obesity|
|Is this a statewide service?||No|
|Contact Name||Eileen Blake Outreach Coordinator|
|Phone Number||800 717-3117|