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
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 – Community Economic Development
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
IHN-CCO – InterCommunity Health Network Coordinated Care Organization
IT – Information Technology
LBAofG – Linn-Benton Association of Governments
LPAC – Loan Program Advisory Council
MOW – Meals on Wheels
MPO – Metropolitan Planning Organization
NEMT – non-emergent medical transportation
NWD – no wrong door
OCWCOG – Oregon Cascades West Council of Governments
ODOT – Oregon Department of Transportation
OHP – Oregon Health Plan
OPH+ – Oregon Health Plan Plus
OPI – Oregon Project Independence
OTC – Oregon Transportation Commission
PEARLS – Program to Encourage Active and Rewarding Lives
RSVP – Retired and Senior Volunteer Program
RTP – Regional Transportation Plan
SBA – U.S. Small Business Administration
SEIU – Services Employees International Union
SHIBA – Senior Health Insurance Benefit Assistance Program
SMAC – Senior Meals Advisory Council
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