Certified Community Health Worker (CHW)​

What is a Certified Community Health Worker?

A certified community health worker (CHW) is a frontline public health worker who is a trusted member of and/or has a close understanding of the community served. This trusting relationship enables the CHW to serve as a liaison between health/social services and the community to facilitate access to services and improve the quality and cultural competence of service delivery.


  • CHW I application: $75
  • CHW I renewal application: $50
  • CHW II application: $150
  • CHW II renewal application: $50
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