Local, small-business owners are invited to come by and swap business cards. We appreciate you distributing our cards as well!

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Community acupuncture is healthcare by, of, and for the people. YOU can join the movement to bring affordable, safe, and effective healthcare to everyone by becoming a member of the People's Organization of Community Acupuncture. Annual dues are on a sliding scale from $25-100/year.

Benefits for patient and community members include:

  • Free birthday treatment each year.
  • Three “free first treatment" certificates for your friends and family –  good at any POCA clinic.
  • Sticking Together – the POCA e-newsletter.
  • Waiving new patient fees at POCA member clinics.
  • Access to online discussion forums to connect with punks and other patients .
  • Volunteer opportunities in local clinics and in our movement.
  • Voting in annual board elections and running for positions in our cooperative.

Joining POCA puts your membership fees to work immediately as they:

  • Develop a micro-loan program to open and support more clinics.
  • Create affordable educational alternatives to train community acupuncturists (aka punks).
  • Support punks in successfully opening, managing, and improving their clinics.
  • Promote legislative change to encourage and support community acupuncture.
  • Provide a working model for sustainable, ethical, affordable community healthcare practices.
  • Increase access to affordable acupuncture for all.