About Us

To be an innovative leader, promoting improved health care outcomes and equal access to the highest quality health care for all Arkansans.

To advocate for and facilitate the success of health centers and promote access to health care in Arkansas.


Community Health Centers of Arkansas, Inc. (CHCA), Arkansas’ Primary Care Association is a nonprofit organization which strives to ensure 100% access and zero disparities through promoting and facilitating shared resources, collaborative partnerships, and by providing technical assistance, training, and resources to positively impact the expansion of affordable, quality, comprehensive healthcare services in and among Arkansas communities. CHCA works to advocate and publicize the unique interests and contributions of the 12 nonprofit Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) referred to as Community Health Centers (CHCs) and their more than 100 service sites. CHCA is governed by a board of directors composed of the Chief Executive Officer from each CHC organization member.