​​Practice Areas

NACo provides information, training and assistance to members on a wide range of issues to help counties increase knowledge, build capacity, and foster innovative local policies, programs and practices. 

NACo partners with federal agencies, private foundations, corporate supporters and other organizations to deliver these programs and services.  Activities vary by project but often include: workshops, webinars and in-depth educational forums; newsletters, publications and toolkits; peer networking; competitively awarded cash grants; and individualized technical assistance.

Our programs, accessed below, are organized into broad categories covering Health and Human ServicesJustice and Public SafetyCommunity and Economic Development, and Technology and Innovation.

​In this Section

Health and Human Services
Information, training and assistance on topics such as public health; workforce and economic development; and preparing for an aging population.

Justice and Public Safety
Information on county criminal and juvenile justice issues.

Community & Economic Development​
Information, training and assistance to support county leaders on topics including economic development, transportation and infrastructure, environmental restoration, coastal issues and water resources, workforce development, resiliency, energy efficiency and sustainability

Technology and Innovation​​

County Solutions and Innovation