Other Services

Community Health Workers

CHWs promote access to services, provide health education, support care delivery, and promote advocacy. Services provided through the program, are as follows:

  • Advocacy
  • Outreach and enrollment
  • Navigation
  • Education
  • Health services
  • Social-emotional support

The roles and activities of community health workers (CHWs) are tailored to meet the unique needs of the communities they serve.

CHWs hold the following roles:

  • Creating connections/appointments with healthcare systems
  • Connecting clients with basic needs such as housing and food 
  • Helping to manage care 
  • Determining eligibility and enrolling individuals into health insurance plans
  • Providing culturally appropriate health education on topics related to chronic disease prevention, physical activity and nutrition
  • Advocating for clients
  • Providing informal counseling, health screenings, and referrals
  • Address health issues