Community Health Worker Diabetes Education Program – American Diabetes Association®
This course is available in English and Spanish.
[email protected]

Care Coordination Systems CHW Core Competency Training
Virtual or In-person (available nationally)
[email protected] 
CHW (care coordination), CHW Supervisor, Care Transitions Intervention (CTI)

Jefferson County and throughout the Black Belt region of Alabama
Phone: (205) 777-4738
[email protected]

The Wellness Coalition
Montgomery, AL
Phone: 334-293-6493 
Community Health Workers will be trained as Certified Application Counselors for the Health Insurance Marketplace and will be certified as Alabama Medicaid Application Assisters.

Community Health Aide Program
Anchorage, AK
Contact: Carolyn Craig, PA-C, Director
(907) 729-2433 [email protected]
Certification required for Medicaid reimbursement

Central Arizona College Community Health Worker Certificate Program
Coolidge, AZ
Contact: Kim Bentley
Voluntary certification

Arizona Western College
Yuma, AZ
Contact: Cinthia Reyes MSN, RN, [email protected]
(928) 317-6000
Voluntary certification

Arkansas Community Health Worker Association
Little Rock AR
Contact: [email protected]

City College of San Francisco
San Francisco CA
Contact: Darouny Somsanith, Coordinator
(415) 452-5266 [email protected]
Voluntary Certification

Berkeley City College Bridge to Community Health Work Certificate
Berkeley, CA
Contact: Midhun Joseph, BCC Transitions Coordinator and Sonja Herbert, MPH, Instructor 500A & B
[email protected] [email protected]

Vision y Compromiso, The Promotores Institute
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Contact: Alma Esquivel, Training and Education Director
Email: [email protected]
1000 North Alameda Street

El Sol Neighborhood Education Center
San Bernadino, CA and various California locations
Email: [email protected]

Community Health Workers/Promotores Academy
San Bernardino, CA
San Manuel Gateway College
Loma Linda University Health

Futuro Health
Virtual for all of California 

Opioid Use Disorder Community Health Worker Training Online
Colorado Area Health Education Center

Connecticut Department of Health – CHW certification requirements and application Online
Connecticut State DPH
[email protected]–Investigations/Community-Health-Worker/Certification-Requirements

Southwestern Connecticut Area Health Education Center – CHW Core Competency Training
Shelton, CT

Delaware Health and Social Services
Voluntary certification 

Donaldson Edge Consulting, LLC
Pensacola, FL

Florida Certification Board – Certification application
Tallahassee, FL
Community Health Worker Coalition
850-888-2495 – English 305-243-8433 – Spanish
Voluntary certification

Florida Community Health Worker Coalition – Training and education opportunities
Tampa, FL
Contact: [email protected]

Morehouse School of Medicine – Online CHW Curriculum
Atlanta, GA
Contact: Britni Knott, MPH
404.756.1287, [email protected] 

Morehouse School of Medicine – Community Health Worker Training Program for High School Students & Young Adults
Atlanta, GA
Contact: Britni Knott, MPH
404.756.1287 [email protected]

University of Hawaii – Maui College
Kahului HI
Contact: Selene LeGare, MPH or Charlie Schlather, PhD, LCSW, CSAC
[email protected], 808.984.3338 or [email protected], 808.984.3218

University of Hawaii – Kaua’I Community College
Līhu‘e, HI

Idaho State University CHW Training Academy
Meridian, ID

South Suburban College -CHW Training Program
South Holland IL
(708) 596-2000

Malcolm X College – Community Health Care Worker Certificate Program
Chicago IL
(312) 850-7000

ASPIN Certified Community Health Worker Certification Program
Carmel IN
(317) 471-0000 

Health Visions Midwest – Certified Community Health Worker (CCHW) Training Indianapolis
Fort Wayne, IN
219-844-2698 Ext. 102

Appalachian Kentucky Health Care Access Network
[email protected]

Kentucky Department for Public Health Community Health Worker
Frankfort, KY
502) 564-7996; [email protected]

Louisiana Community Health Worker Institute – Training programs
New Orleans LA
Contact: Ashley Wennerstrom, PhD, MPH – Director
(504) 568-5723, [email protected]

Lowell Community Health Education Center (CHEC)
Lowell MA
[email protected]

Outreach Worker Training Institute, (Center for Health Impact)
Worcester MA
(508) 756-6676

DPH Patient Navigator Training Course Hybrid/Online Course (over a 3 month period, participants will complete 3 in-person days and 12 online modules)
Contact: Marilyn Gardner, R.N.
(617) 624-5403, [email protected]

Northern Essex Community College
Lawrence MA
Contact: Jacqueline Dick, Program Coordinator
(978) 738-7412 [email protected]

MCD Global Health’s Community Health Worker Training Program
Hallowell, ME
Email: [email protected]

Everyday Life Consulting and Training
Virtual, In Person and/or On Demand
Contact: Shannon Lijewski [email protected] 989-272-3022
Offer CHW Core Competency Training for CHW in States without certification, Advanced CHW Training and CHW Supervisor Training

Spectrum Health MiCHWA CHW Training Program
MI Healthier Communities

Minneapolis Community and Technical College
Minneapolis MN
Voluntary certification statewide. Mandatory certification for Medical Assistance reimbursement for services provided to MN Health Care Program enrollees.

Minnesota West Community & Technical College
Online MN
Contact: Roxanne Hayenga
[email protected], 507-372-3468

Normandale Community College
Bloomington MN
Contact: Jeremy McNamara
952-358-8447, [email protected]—16-credits

Northwest Technical College
Bemidji MN
(218) 333-6600 or (800) 942-8324,  [email protected]

Rochester Community and Technical College
Rochester MN

Saint Catherine University, St. Paul Campus
St. Paul MN
Contact: Julie Mumm
[email protected]

Metropolitan Community College
Kansas City MO

St. Louis Community College
St. Louis MO
Contact: Nicole McMeans
[email protected]

Montana Office of Rural Health and Area Health Education Center
Bozeman MT
Contact: Beth Ann Carter – Project Coordinator
406-925-1261, [email protected]

Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Lincoln NE
(402) 471-3121  

Nevada Community Health Worker Association
Las Vegas, Reno, NV
[email protected], (775) 538-2855‬
Voluntary certification through the Nevada Certification Board.

Southern New Hampshire Area Health Education Center
Raymond NH

North Country Health Consortium
New Hampshire

Community Health Worker Online Training Program Online
New Mexico
[email protected]
Voluntary certification through the New Mexico Department of Health CHW Certification Board.

University of New Mexico – Project ECHO CHW training models
New Mexico
Contact: Paige Menking Director, Community Health Worker Programs
(505) 272-5639, [email protected]

Community Health Worker Network of New York
New York City NY

Community Health Worker Network of Buffalo
Buffalo NY

LaGuardia Community College
Long Island City NY
Contact: John Garcia
(718) 482-5394, [email protected]

Catawba Valley Community College
Hickory NC
Contact: Paul Badgley
828-327-7000 x4331, [email protected]

Durham Tech Community Health Worker Continuing Education Program
Durham NC

Ohio State University
Columbus OH
Contact: Katie Larabee
[email protected]
Voluntary certification through the Ohio Board of Nursing

Health Care Access Now – Community Health Worker Certification Program
Cincinnati OH
513-707-5696, [email protected]

Cuyahoga Community College
Cleveland OH
Contact: Shawanna Rice Coordinator, Marquita Rockamore, MAML, GCDF Director
216-987-3171, [email protected] or 216-987-2942, [email protected]

Cincinnati State
Cincinnati OH
Contact: Jennifer Boles
513-569-1684, [email protected]

Mercy College of Ohio
Toledo OH
[email protected], 419-251-1313

Sinclair College
Dayton OH
Contact: Jennifer Spegal
937-512-3285, [email protected]

Cleveland State University
Cleveland OH
(216) 687-2000

Oregon Home Care Commission
Salem OR
[email protected], 1-877-880-8071
Voluntary certification through Oregon Health Authority recommended. Training must be completed through an Oregon Health Authority approved training program. Certification is required for CHWs working with the Oregon Home Care Commission.

Oregon Community Health Workers Association
Portland OR

Oregon State University Burns, Tillamook, Heppner, Online

Multnomah County Community Health Worker Training
Contact: Beth Poteet, Partnerships Coordinator
503-314-3136, [email protected]

Rogue Community College
Medford OR
Contact: Kenton Gould

Temple University
Philadelphia PA
Contact: Michael Clemmons
[email protected] (215) 204-1176

Pennsylvania Area Health Education Centers (PA AHEC) provide an Accredited CHW Training Program in seven regions throughout the state. For more information visit our website at

Eastcentral PA AHEC
Berks, Carbon, Northampton, Lehigh & Schuylkill Counties
[email protected]

Northcentral PA AHEC
Center, Clinton, Columbia, Lycoming, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Tioga & Union Counties
[email protected]

Northeast PA AHEC
Bradford, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Wayne & Wyoming Counties
[email protected]

Northwest PA AHEC
Butler, Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Elk, Erie, Forest, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Potter,
Warren & Venango Counties
[email protected]

Southcentral PA AHEC
Adams, Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Indiana, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry, Somerset & York Counties
[email protected]

Southeast PA AHEC
Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery & Philadelphia Counties
[email protected]

Southwest PA AHEC
Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Fayette, Greene, Washington & Westmoreland Counties
[email protected]

Community Health Worker Association of Rhode Island
Providence RI
Contact: Sarah Lawrence
(401) 456-9039, [email protected]
Voluntary certification through the Rhode Island Certification Board in collaboration with the Community Health Worker Association of Rhode Island.

Community Health Innovations of Rhode Island
Providence RI
[email protected]

University of South Carolina CHW Institute
Columbia SC
Contact: Julie Smithwick, LMSW, CHW
803-576-8379, [email protected]

Center for Community Health Alignment
Columbia, SC
Housed and supported by the Arnold School of Public Health

Lake Area Technical College
Watertown SD
Contact: Heidi Wirtjes, CHW program instructor
[email protected]
Certificate of completion offered by training programs 

Indian Health Service Online
South Dakota

Family Spirit Online
South Dakota

National Community Health Worker Training Center Online
Housed within the Center for Community Health Development (CCHD), located at Texas A&M University’s School of Public Health.
979-436-9360, [email protected]
The NCHWTC is a Department of State Health Services certified Community Health Worker (CHW) training center that provides CHW and CHW Instructor certifications and continuing education units in-person and online, in English and Spanish.

Community Health Training Institute, Inc
Fort Worth, TX
214-801-8399 | 480-862-9001, [email protected]
Online classes available

University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler
Tyler TX
903-877-1437, [email protected]

Harris Health System
713-634-1242, [email protected]

West Texas Area Health Education Center
Lubbock TX
[email protected], 806-743-3644

Baylor Scott & White
Dallas TX
Contact: Vanessa Mendez
214.865.3065, [email protected].

Umemba Health Academy
Dallas, Texas

University of Houston
Houston TX
[email protected]

DFW-CHW Association
Arlington TX
[email protected]

Dia de la Mujer Latina
Pearland TX
281.489.1111, [email protected]

Familias Triunfadoras, Inc.
El Paso, Texas
[email protected] 

New England Public Health Training Center Online
Contact: Karla Todd, Program Manager, Training Specialist
[email protected] 

Institute for Public Health Innovation Washington D.C.
Glen Allen VA
Certified Community Health Worker Credentialing is available through the VCB.

HomeTown Health University
Charlottesville VA
Contact: Lindsay Hauser
(434)243-0433, [email protected]

Washington State Department of Health CHW CORE Training Online
[email protected] 

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) Center for Rural and Community Health CHERP-CHW Training Program Online
Lewisburg WV
Contact: Haylee Heinsberg, CRCH Director of Education
304-793-6574, [email protected]
Community Health Education Resource Person training is offered through the Center for Rural and Community Health.

Milwaukee Area Health Education Center Online
Milwaukee WI

Wisconsin Community Health Worker Network Milwaukee
La Crosse WI
[email protected]

Unite Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
414.435.0506 Wisconsin

Southeast Technical College Community Health Worker Certificate Program
Sioux Falls, SD

Maryland Department of Health Community Health Worker Training Programs
Various Locations, MD

ReInVentU, LLC
Email: [email protected]
Office: (1877) 887-5571
Direct: (904) 561-9890
Florida Certified Community Health Worker provider

Email: [email protected]

Simple Solutions Psychotherapy
CHW Training Certification Program
Email: [email protected]