Upcoming Events

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

(Re)STORE Survivors of Trauma Obtaining Resilience & Empowerment - Harrisonburg - Nov 11-14, 2019

Monday, November 11, 2019 at 1:00 PM EST to Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 1:00 PM EST

      Application deadline has passed


Advocacy 101 - Montpelier - Feb 10-12, 2020

Monday, February 10, 2020 at 1:00 PM EST to Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 1:00 PM EST

      Application deadline January 10, 2020


Workforce Skills - Fairfax - Apr 23-24, 2020

Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 9:00 AM EDT to Friday, April 24, 2020 at 5:00 PM EDT

      Application deadline March 23, 2020


Facilitator Skills - Wytheville - June 27-28, 2020

Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 9:00 AM EDT to Sunday, June 28, 2020 at 5:00 PM EDT

      Application deadline May 27, 2020


CELT Empowerment & Leadership Training - Harrisonburg - Sep 14-17, 2020

Monday, September 14, 2020 at 1:00 PM EDT to Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 1:00 PM EDT

      Application deadline August 14, 2020

Application Requirements:

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

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

Application Checklist

Initial Application Deadline:

  • Have basic application sent in and received by MHAV 30 days before program start date. Including:
    • Contact Information
    • References (if applicable)
    • 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 if applicable (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