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Virginia Community Health Worker Association

A group of hands coming together.


Virginia Community Health Workers Association (VACHWA) is led by community health workers and industry professionals committed to serving, developing, and building Virginia communities through access to education and equity in public health.

Virginia Community Health Worker Association (VACHWA) logoVACHWA builds relationships with community health workers to provide training and industry and community resources. The association creates networking opportunities (through monthly meetings and trainings).


VACHWA is a membershipbased association. Members have access to vote on association policies and events. Membership provides opportunities to serve on the associate board, conference discounts, meetings, peer listserv, and the VACHWA newsletter. Standard membership also provides corporate discounts (retail and businesses), banking, and networking opportunities.

To learn more about the Virginia Community Health Worker Association, please contact Executive Director Shanteny Jackson at [email protected] or visit: