Health Care Workforce in the Southside Region

The Southside Virginia AHEC (SVAHEC) serves 15 counties of Amelia, Brunswick, Buckingham, Charlotte, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, Greensville, Halifax, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottoway, Prince Edward, Prince George, Surry, and Sussex, and the cities of Emporia, Hopewell, and Petersburg.

The SVAHEC partners with several academic institutions such as Southside Virginia Community College, Danville Community College, Old Dominion University, and Longwood University. In addition, the SVAHEC collaborates with local schools and community health agencies such as Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital to support diverse health-related events.


  • Emporia
  • Hopewell
  • Petersburg


  • Amelia
  • Brunswick
  • Buckingham
  • Charlotte
  • Cumberland
  • Dinwiddie
  • Greensville
  • Halifax
  • Lunenburg
  • Mecklenburg
  • Nottoway
  • Prince Edward
  • Prince George
  • Surry
  • Sussex

AHEC Event Calendar

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

Center Director - Natasha Lipscomb

AHEC Director

Natasha Lipscomb This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Natasha Lipscomb holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences, with a major in Health Care Administration and a double minor in Human Services and Management from Old Dominion University. Prior to accepting the role as the Southside Virginia Area Health Education Center Director located at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center in South Boston, Virginia Natasha served as the SVHEC's Fiscal Technician since August 2018. Natasha is passionate about making an impact on her community and educating her community about the many facets of health care careers and ultimately the improvement of quality of life.

Southside AHEC

820 Bruce Street
South Boston, VA 24592

Phone: (434) 572-5554

Map of location

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Health Facilities


District Health Organization and Hospitals

  • Sentara Halifax Regional Hospital
  • Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center
  • VCU Health Community Memorial Hospital
  • Crater Health District
  • Piedmont Health District
  • Southside Health District
  • Centra Southside Community Hospital
  • Poplar Springs Hospital
  • John Randolph Medical Center
  • Southside Regional Medical Center

Community Health Centers (CHC)

  • Amelia Health Care Center
    8920 Otterburn Road
    Amelia Court House
    Amelia, VA 23002
    Phone: (804) 561-5150

  • Charlotte Primary Care
    165 Legrande Avenue
    Charlotte Court House
    Charlotte, VA 23923
    Phone: (434) 542-5560

  • Health Center for Women and Families
    833 Buffalo Street
    Suite 200
    Farmville, VA 23901
    Phone: (434) 392-8177

  • Hopewell-Prince George Community Health Center
    4260 Crossings Boulevard
    Suite 2
    Prince George, VA 23875
    Phone: (804) 452-5800

  • Ivor Medical Center
    8575 Ivor Road
    Ivor, VA 23866
    Phone: (757) 859-6161

  • Ken Care
    119 7th Avenue
    Kenbridge, VA 23944
    Phone: (434) 676-9355

  • Mannboro Medical Center
    8631 Namozine Road
    Amelia Court House
    Amelia, VA 23002
    Phone: (804) 567-4333

  • PATHS Medical Center
    380 Washington Street
    Boydton, VA 23917
    Phone: (434) 738-6420

  • PATHS Medical Center
    1627 Seymour Drive
    South Boston, VA 24592
    Phone: (434) 575-1336

  • Petersburg Health Care Alliance
    541 S. Sycamore Street
    Petersburg, VA 23803
    Phone: (804) 957-9601

  • Southern Dominion Family Dentistry
    1685 K-V Road
    Victoria, VA 23974
    Phone: (434) 696-4180

  • Southern Dominion Health System Counseling & Behavioral Services
    1685 K-V Road
    Victoria, VA 23974
    Phone: (434) 696-2319

  • Southern Dominion Health System
    1508 KV Road, PO Box 70
    Victoria, VA 23974
    Phone: (434) 696-2165

  • Southside Community Health Center
    8380 Boydton Plank Road
    Alberta, VA 23821
    Phone: (804) 949-7211

  • Stony Creek Community Health Center
    12454 Hartley Street
    Stony Creek, VA 23882
    Phone: (434) 246-6100

  • Waverly Medical Center
    344 W. Main Street
    Waverly, VA 23890
    Phone: (804) 834-8871


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