Please apply online by clicking the link to your preferred event on the left of this page. If you would rather apply by email or fax, please scroll to the bottom of this page to download an application form.

Application Requirements:

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

For Advocacy, CELT, and Workforce Skills 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 Skills applicants:

  1. Complete the self-assessment, and supplemental essay questions
  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)

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

Advocacy Training Application

(Re)STORE Application

CELT and Workforce Skills Application

Facilitator Skills Application