Kidney Community

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Living with dialysis is not something you have to do alone. There is a community of support and services available to dialysis patients and their families.

ESRD Network Services

ESRD Network Services

There are 18 ESRD Networks in the United States, each under contract with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to provide assistance for kidney patients. Click on the links below to learn more about the services provided by your ESRD Network.

Services Provided by your ESRD Network

ESRD Network Map

Learning and Action Networks (LAN)

ESRD NCC Community

ESRD NCC Community

The ESRD National Coordinating Center (NCC) is contracted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to support and coordinate national activities for the ESRD Network Program. The ESRD NCC’s vision is to inspire a nationwide collaboration between patients, care partners, and providers to achieve and sustain better health, better care, and lower costs for the ESRD community. Its mission is to serve as a national leader and partner in enhancing the quality of life and care for patients with kidney disease through active engagement, provision of education, and empowering the renal community to make better health choices. Click on the links below to learn more about the ESRD NCC.

National Patient and Family Engagement Learning and Action Network (NPFE LAN)

Together We Can

Patients Speak

News and Current Events

Additional Kidney-Related Links

Educational Materials

Click here to review and download educational materials available to you from the ESRD National Coordinating Center (NCC) and other kidney-related organizations.