"To be a leader in developing and providing innovative, culturally competent, customer-directed, quality behavioral health services and to form community partnerships that make a difference in the lives of the people we serve."



"To give our communities a choice and our consumers a voice."


About us

Community Health Associates, Inc., is a company dedicated to serving the mental health and physical health needs of children, adolescents, adults and families living in Yuma County, South County, La Paz County, Cochise County, Santa Cruz County, Pima County and Pinal County.  


We are also a provider of Certified DUI Screening, Education, and Treatment services, and Certified Misdemeanor Offender Domestic Violence Counseling services. CHA is a Certified AHCCCS provider and a contracted network provider for Arizona Complete Health Services of Arizona.

Referrals to our treatment programs may come from physicians, schools, social service agencies, courts, and through self referrals.

We are committed to delivering mental health treatment services to consumers/clients by providing services in the least restrictive environment and in locations where the consumer/client is most comfortable. The goal of each service is to assist the consumer/client in achieving optimal functioning in their daily lives.

Crisis support services are provided 24 hours-a-day, seven days a week.

Each individual's treatment process is guided and monitored by a multi-disciplinary staff.

All aspects of service delivery are monitored to assure quality treatment and ethical business practices.  


Our philosophy

Our philosophy of care is dedicated to helping improve the quality of lives of children, adults, and families, and the communities they live in, by building upon strengths. The Recovery Model is our standard. Empowered recovery is the backbone of what we do. We believe that "empowered recovery" comes from the individual and means that our staff are committed to helping individuals and families learn how they can fully manage their mental health illness or emotional and behavioral health problems. We hope that you find your visit to our website helpful. Please use our Contact page if we may be of assistance to you.  


Our philosophy supports every consumer's right to receive care in the least restrictive setting, to live independently when possible, to be employed and to be educated. Our staff are committed to helping consumers fully exercise their rights, and learn how to use local resources, and systems of care, to meet individual and family needs. We also believe each our clients and consumers must have decision-making authority and "choice" regarding their care. Respect must be mutual, with an understanding that Recovery is a life-long process and that success requires support and involvement of staff, family members, and school and community representatives.



If you, or someone you care about, is in crisis or may be at risk of harming themselves or someone else, call 9-1-1 immediately.




Usted siempre debe llamar a 9-1-1 si usted, o alguien a quien conoce, está al riesgo de lastimarse a si mismo/a o lastimar a otra persona y necesita ayuda inmediata





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(877) 320-1587
CHA Services

CHA Services

Prevention | Treatment | Promotion

Crisis Services

Crisis Services

Referrals | Benefits | Screening | Medical Records

Adult Services

Adult Services

Adult Case Management & Support

Children Services

Children Services

Yuma County

Corporate Office
2851 S. Avenue B, Suite 27
Yuma, AZ 85364
Office: (928) 376-0026
Toll Free: (877) 320-1587
Fax: (928) 782-2298
Crisis Support Services
2851 S. Avenue B, Bldg. 11
Yuma, AZ 85364

Title XIX CMDP Program Expansion

CMDP Rapid Response


1) Child safety

2) 72-hour urgent enrollment and immediate initiation of evidence based intervention (EBP)

3) Services provided in-home or least restrictive environment

4) Coordination of care between DCS, ICCA, and supports associated with CMDP children

Program Description:

Beginning 06/06/2016, Community Health Associates (CHA) intends to subcontract Medical Social Work

Solutions (MSW-S) to enhance CHAs behavioral health service capacity to children, families, and

supports associated with DCS. MSW-S will coordinate directly with DCS and CHA to complete required

72 hour urgent enrollments and initiate appropriate in-home services. MSW-S strictly adheres to both the

Cenpatico and CMDP Provider Manuals while deploying specialized teams to provide services in the

least restrictive environment. MSW-S teams staffed by (2) therapist, (4) behavioral health technicians, and

(1) behavioral health professional.

Program Purpose/Outcome:

Immediately enhance CHAs capacity to serve children placed out of the home.

Early enrollment and intervention to best support family preservation.

In-home services intended to reduce barrier and costs without sacrificing quality of care.


Locations: Yuma, Arizona

Realistic Projection of Dollars Encountered by September 30th:

Between 06/06-09/30/2016 (116 days), CHA is confident that MSW-S increase service capacity by $250,000