Community Health Worker Training Programs
Community Health Workers (CHWs) serve as the bridge between patients and the health care system: They are trusted community members who advocate, facilitate and organize access to health and social services.
This tool was designed to help you find existing training and certification options for CHWs in your community and nationally.
PLEASE NOTE: Information for programs will vary. Visit the referred site for more information about the program.
1205 E 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017
The City University of New York hosts multiple CHW training programs at its LaGuardia, Hostos and Kingsborough campuses. These programs are designed to help CHWs develop core competencies around contemporary health issues such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease and chronic illness. The programs range from 100 to 120 hours and include an internship, case management support, literacy and basic skills support, and job search assistance.