Community Health Advocates: Connecting You to Affordable Health Care
Community Health Advocates (CHA) services are free to everyone regardless of age, income, or health status.
We have answers to your healthcare questions.
How we help.
• Provide one-on-one consultation with people in need of assistance and information.
• Assist individuals in navigating New York’s healthcare systems and finding the best price on prescription medications.
• Help people understand and access Medicaid, Medicare, Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, commercial insurance, and other health care options.
To speak with a Community Health Advocate, please call (800) 475.2430 or email CHA@AIDSCommunityResources.com.
Community Health Advocates Steve Wood and Melissa Camman provide services in nine counties: Cayuga, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Oswego, and St. Lawrence.
CHA offers community presentations on a wide variety of topics relating to healthcare and insurance. Presentations are always free; take no more than one hour; and are available to health and human service agencies, community groups, senior centers and businesses.
Community presentation topics include:
Health Care Reform:
What it is, and what it is not.
Prescription Discount Programs:
Where to find the best price on your medicine.
Women's Reproductive Health and Public Insurance
Hospital Charity Care and Consumer Assistance Programs
“I talked to CHA, asked a few
questions, and the next thing
I know I saved about $2,000
a year in prescription costs.”
To schedule a presentation: