Join POCA as a Patient/ Community Member!

Community acupuncture is healthcare by, of, and for the people. YOU can join the movement to bring affordable, safe, and effective healthcare to everyone.

Annual dues are sliding scale from $25 to 100/year.

Your membership immediately helps POCA to:

  • Create and expand POCA clinics in under-served areas via our micro loan program.
  • Train new community acupuncturists (aka: “acupunks” or “punks”) in our own acupuncture school, POCA Tech (
  • Connect Community Acupuncture patients and providers via our “Locate-a-Clinic” listing.
  • Share information on best practices in community acupuncture among patients and punks via our website forums and blogs.
  • Provide affordable continuing education classes to punks via POCA Online CEUs and POCA Fest workshops.
  • Promote regulatory changes to encourage and support affordable community acupuncture.

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. Introduce friends and family to community acupuncture.
  • Sticking Together – our 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.

One Of The Major Benefits Of Membership Is Proprietary Information. Because Of This, No Refunds Are Available.

Ready to join? Start by selecting your membership payment amount: