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.
11010 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA 02118
Hospital-based Training Program
The Boston Public Health Commission–Community Health Education Center provides standardized training for CHWs and has cultivated a network of more than 1,600 members. Its programs teach techniques for conducting outreach and education with various cultural groups as well as methods for expanding health knowledge on a range of topics. Programs are jointly designed by CHWs and experts in various health fields.