The National SUID/SIDS Project
at the National Center for Cultural Competence
The federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau funds four Centers to address the issues of SUID/SIDS. The National Center for Cultural Competence works in close collaboration with the other three Centers.
The National SUID/SIDS Project IMPACT with ASIP supports state and local infant death programs through sharing information, promoting policy and legislative changes, building upon resources, and fostering partnerships and communication. Project IMPACt hosts a lively and informative listserv for the SUID constituency.
The National SUID/SIDS Program Support Center (PSC) at First Candle provides programs and services for professionals working in the Health and Human Service arena. The Program Support Center provides guidance and materials for educational efforts on reducing the risk of infant death as well as providing compassionate grief support to those affected by an infant death.
The National SUID/SIDS Resource Center at Georgetown Universityprovides information services and technical assistance on sudden infant death syndrome (SUID) and related topics. Their goal is to promote understanding of SUID and provide comfort to those affected by SUID through information sharing. Products include fact sheets and journal updates on topics related to SUID.