Acronyms List

The following list is a comprehensive list of acronyms that are included throughout the OCWCOG website.
AAA – Area Agency on Aging
AAMPO – Albany Area Metropolitan Planning Organization
ACT – Area Commissions on Transportation
ADRC – Aging and Disability Resource Connection
AFH – Adult Foster Care Homes
APS – Adult Protective Services
AIRS – Alliance of Information and Referral Systems
Board – Board of Directors
C2C – OCWCOG’s Cascades to Coast Research initiative
CAMPO – Corvallis Area Metropolitan Planning Organization
CCO – Coordinated Care Organization
CDBG – Community Development Block Grant
CDC – Certified Development Corporation
CED – OCWCOG’s Community and Economic Development Department
CEDS – Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy
CMS – Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services
CWACT – Cascades West Area Commission on Transportation
CWEDD – Cascades West Community Economic Development District
DSAC – Disability Services Advisory Council
EDA – U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration
EDD Economic Development District
EPD – Employed Persons with Disabilities
FFY – Federal Fiscal Year
FGP – Foster Grandparent Program
FHWA – Federal Highway Administration
FTA – Federal Transit Administration
FY – Fiscal Year
GIS – geographic information systems
HCBS – home based community services
IHN-CCO – InterCommunity Health Network Coordinated Care Organization
I&R – Information and Referral
IBL – individually based limitations
IT – Information Technology
LBAofG – Linn-Benton Association of Governments
LBCC – Linn-Benton Community College
LPAC – Loan Program Advisory Council
MOWAC – Meals on Wheels Advisory Council
MOW – Meals on Wheels
MPO – Metropolitan Planning Organization
NEMT – non-emergent medical transportation
NESS – North End Senior Solutions
NOAA – National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration
NWD – no wrong door
NWSDS – Northwest Senior and Disability Services
OCWCOG – Oregon Cascades West Council of Governments
OCCC – Oregon Coast Community College
ODOT – Oregon Department of Transportation
OOA – Older Americans Act
Oregon DHS – Oregon Department of Human Services
OHP – Oregon Health Plan
OPH+ – Oregon Health Plan Plus
OPI – Oregon Project Independence
OSU – Oregon State University
OTC – Oregon Transportation Commission
PEARLS – Program to Encourage Active and Rewarding Lives
PERS – Oregon Public Employees Retirement System
RSVP – Retired and Senior Volunteer Program
RTP – Regional Transportation Plan
SBA – U.S. Small Business Administration
SDS – OCWCOG’s Senior and Disability Services’s Department
SEIU – Services Employees International Union
SHIBA – Senior Health Insurance Benefit Assistance Program
SNAP – Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
SSAC – Senior Services Advisory Council
STF – Special Transportation Fund
STIP – Statewide Transportation Improvement Program
TAC – Transportation Advisory Committee
TBAC – Transportation Brokerage Advisory Council
UPWP – Unified Planning Work Program
USDA – U.S. Department of Agriculture
VA – U.S Department of Veterans Affairs