The CHAP Implementation Guide has been put together with the end-user in mind. It contains the information and resources needed to successfully implement CHAP in any community. All of the required documents referred to throughout the Guide can be downloaded and edited to best suit an individual community’s needs. This Implementation Guide builds on the tools and processes developed, the feedback received, and the successes experienced since CHAP was initiated in 2000. The goal of this Guide is to provide a “road map” for communities interested in implementing CHAP. The time and effort needed to successfully implement CHAP will vary in each community. Accordingly, this Guide is meant to provide direction and assistance with implementation. While some aspects of the Program are considered critical and necessary, local lead organizations and their CHAP Coordinators should be aware that the Guide’s proposed approach and schedule is flexible and written so that it can be tailored to meet individual community needs.