There have been suggestions for interagency collaboration, so as to increase programming as well as reduce costs. However there is limited theoretical understanding for all this in nursing. There has been a description of a conceptual framework that targets community interagency collaboration. This framework depicts this kind of collaboration as the function of organizational situations, environmental conditions and task characteristics. Transactional patterns in this case include formalization, intensity, structured relationships and interrelation patterns and all these are the outcomes that pattern organization, communities, clients and relations among organizations.