Who We Are

The Community HealthCare Association of the Dakotas (CHAD) is a 501(c)3 membership organization serving as the Primary Care Association for North and South Dakota.

Our Mission 

Foster healthy communities by promoting and supporting programs that increase access to affordable high quality care for all

Our Vision

Access to a High Quality System of Care for all Dakotans

Who We Serve

CHAD works with Community Health Center (CHC) members and other community leaders to find solutions for improving healthcare options in areas of the Dakotas that need it most.

Our Impact

CHAD supports 9 Community Health Centers (CHCs) in North and South Dakota through training, technical assistance, and advocacy. CHAD has supported the efforts of CHCs, which offer a unique model of high quality, cost-effective patient centered primary care, for over 25 years.