Central Louisiana Area Health Education Center (CLAHEC), a community-based, non-profit organization, connects health career professionals and local citizens in a 17-parish area of central and south central Louisiana. The agency works with a volunteer Advisory Board of local healthcare professionals, community leaders, educators, and citizens.

A primary goal of CLAHEC is to identify local needs, and develop programs that will encourage future health care professionals to practice in rural and underserved communities where their services are most urgently needed. Career enticement and health education programs are designed to help students plan for their futures and make informed decisions. CLAHEC works with existing health providers to provide continuing education programs, medical employment opportunities, and medical information resources.

Events and Notices

Applications for 2023-2024 Health Career Programs will be available here on our website in August 2023!!!

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Camp Fast Forward Student Participant Surveys

(Campuses of: Alexandria, Cottonport, Ferriday, Jena, Leesville, Natchitoches, and Winnfield)

Code of Ethics

CLAHEC requires directors, officers, and employees to observe high standards of business and personal ethics in the conduct of their duties and responsibilities. As employees and representatives of the organization, we must practice honesty and integrity in fulfilling our responsibilities and comply with all applicable laws and regulations.