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Application Requirements:

Please note that your application will be considered incomplete if all required documentation is not received by the application deadline.

For Advocacy, QUEST, CELT, Workforce Re-Entry and Pathfinders applicants:

  1. Complete the self-assessment questions
  2. Proof of Virginia residency and economic need (for scholarship applicants only)
  3. Two references that can attest to the applicant’s individual recovery and qualities in a group dynamic

For Facilitator Training applicants:

  1. Complete the self-assessment, essay questions and phone interview
  2. Two references that can attest to your leadership and/or facilitation skills
  3. Proof of Virginia residency and economic need (for scholarship applicants only)

For Roots of Resiliency applicants (online applications only please):

  1. Complete the online application with self-assessment questions
  2. Proof of Virginia residency (for scholarship applicants only)
  3. Two references that can attest to the applicant’s individual recovery and qualities in a group dynamic
  4. Have own transportation (Lodging not provided)

Application Checklist

Initial Application Deadline:

  • Have basic application sent in and received by MHAV 30 days before program start date. Including:
    • Contact Information
    • References
    • Dietary restrictions, allergies, physical limitations
    • Completed answers to self-assessment questions

Final Application Deadline:

  • Have all required information sent and received by MHAV 21 days before program start date. Including:
    • Proof of residency
    • Proof of income (SSI/SSDI, pay stub)
    • Proof of public assistance (Medicaid, SNAP, TANF)
    • Proof of severe financial hardship (excessive medical bills, unemployment, etc.)
    • Reference questionnaires (Please follow up with your references to insure timely return of the questionnaire)

Cancellation Deadline:

  • Contact MHAV 14 days before the educational program date to cancel or confirm attendance.


Download the form, fill out and email to info@mhav.org or fax to our office at (804) 447-7786

Program Application
(except Roots of Resiliency & Facilitators)

Facilitators Training Application ~ Coming Soon!

Roots of Resiliency Application ~ Not Available at this Time