Community Health Aide Program

The Community Health Aide Program (CHAP) consists of a network of approximately 550 Community Health Aides/Practitioners (CHA/Ps) in over 170 rural Alaska villages. CHA/Ps work within the guidelines of the Alaska Community Health Aide Manual (CHAM) in assessing and providing emergent, acute, and chronic care to residents of their respective communities. Alaska CHA/Ps are the front line of healthcare in their communities.


Re-Entry and Biennial Skills

Important Notice regarding changes to CHAPCB standards and procedures requirements for renewal.

For information about Re-Entry and Biennial Skills: read the documents on the Skills Lists page in the Resources tab.


Community Health Aide News


The CHAM update will occur on May 6th, 2024. There will be extensive changes to:

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Community Health Aide Meetings & Events

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