Health Care Workforce in the South Central Region

The South Central region of Virginia, including the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, Campbell, Franklin, Henry, Patrick and Pittsylvania and the cities of Bedford, Danville, Lynchburg and Martinsville, is home to hospitals, health systems, Community Health Centers (CHC), community colleges and universities that offer health professions career studies, internships, training and job opportunities.


  • Bedford
  • Danville
  • Lynchburg
  • Martinsville


  • Amherst
  • Appomattox
  • Bedford
  • Campbell
  • Franklin
  • Henry
  • Patrick
  • Pittsylvania

AHEC Event Calendar

Explore our upcoming events by clicking into the interactive calendar below.

Center Director - Anjanette Farmer

AHEC Director

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Anjanette Farmer assumed the role as the South Central AHEC Director in 2015. She has proven to be a highly effective manager with success in collaboration with various local organizations to build awareness of AHECs while building vital community linkages. She provides oversite in the development and implementation of organizational outreach and health careers initiatives. In her current role, she also develops and participates in relevant community events for the purpose of promoting health career options and overall mission and services of the organization. Anjanette also currently works as a Community Health Worker Supervisor to a team of 5 Community Health Workers and a Community Health Worker team lead.

Prior to her becoming the AHEC Director for the South Central AHEC, she worked in various other roles for PATHS, including functioning as a case worker, and an outreach and enrollment department supervisor. Anjanette is also an active member of the Dan River Region Health Collaborative Community Committee, the Cancer Taskforce Community Committee, and she also serves on the Virginia Community Health Worker Advisory Group.

South Central AHEC

Piedmont Access to Health Services, Inc.
2524 Houghton Ave.
South Boston, VA 24529

Piedmont Access to Health Services, Inc.
315/317 Hospital Dr.
Martinsville, VA 24112

Phone: (434) 791-3630 ext. 1018
PATHS Phone: (434) 791-4122

Map of location

Health Facilities


District Health Organization and Hospitals

  • Centra Health
  • Carilion Bedford Memorial Hospital
  • Central Virginia Health District
  • Danville Regional Medical Center
  • Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital
  • Lynchburg General Hospital
  • Martinsville Memorial Hospital
  • Pittsylvania/Danville Health District
  • West Piedmont Health District
  • Virginia Baptist Hospital

Community Health Centers (CHC)

  • Bassett Family Practice
    324 T B Stanley Highway
    Bassett, VA 24055
    Phone: (276) 629-6108

  • Danville Community College
    1008 S. Main Street
    Danville, VA 24541
    Phone: (434) 797-8502

  • Health Center of Piedmont-Chatham
    4 S. Main Street
    Chatham, VA 24531
    Phone: (434) 432-4443

  • Health Center of Piedmont-Danville
    705 Main Street
    Danville, VA 24541
    Phone: (434) 791-4122

  • Health Center of Piedmont-Martinsville
    287 Commonwealth Boulevard, West
    Martinsville, VA 24112
    Phone: (434) 432-4443

  • James River Dental Clinic
    239 Trojan Road
    Lynchburg, VA 24572
    Phone: (434) 847-4691

  • Johnson Health Center Administrative Office
    2316 Atherholt Road
    Lynchburg, VA 24501
    Phone: (434) 455-2480

  • Johnson Health Center OB-Prenatal Clinic
    1003 5th Street
    Lynchburg, VA 24504
    Phone: (434) 229-0383

  • Martinsville Henry County Coalition HHS
    22 E Church Street
    Suite 311
    Martinsville, VA 24112
    Phone: (276) 638-2523 x319

  • Tri-Area Community Health Center at Ferrum
    40 Wiley Drive
    Ferrum, VA 24088
    Phone: (540) 365-4469


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