The Community Health Workers (CHWS) National Library has been compiled by our team from nationwide sources.

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Kentucky Association of Community Health Workers

Authors Kentucky Association of Community Health Workers

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The Kentucky Association of Community Health Workers was formed in 2016 as an advocacy group for the CHW profession. It views CHWs as the missing link between patients and healthcare providers, viewing CHWs as frontline public health professionals. The KACHW’s mission is to unify, promote, and sustain CHWs within the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Indiana Community Health Workers Association

Authors Indiana Community Health Workers Association

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The Indiana Community Health Workers Association aims to promote the CHWs and their role as members of the greater healthcare team. Its mission is to educate and connect CHWs within Indiana, and to serve as an advocate with statewide policy makers for the value of CHWs as healthcare professionals.

Idaho Community Health Worker Advisory Group

Authors Idaho Community Health Worker Advisory Group

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The Idaho Community Health Worker Advisory Group is a statewide organization that engages stakeholders in developing a CHW teaching program in Idaho. Its mission is to promote CHWs as a frontline public health worker who is a trusted member of a given population. It supports CHWs connection and access to the greater healthcare system in Idaho.

Florida Community Health Worker Coalition

Authors Florida Community Health Worker Coalition

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The Florida Community Health Worker Coalition was founded in 2011 via a grant to increase research into CHW models of care awarded to the Florida Department of Health. Its mission is to promote the advancement of the CHW career and its specific model of care. The FCHWC links 305 CHWs in the state of Florida to address common problems and concerns and offer a network of support within the scope of their work.

Diabetes and Healthy Eyes Toolkit

Authors National Eye Institute

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Keywords Health Equity, Selected Health Conditions, Tools and Guides, US- based

En español

A toolkit from the National Eye Institute to assist community health workers in providing eye care education for people with diabetes. Kit includes educational materials for CHWs, a flip chart, healthy eyes brochure, information on Medicare eye care benefit eligibility, and more. Available in English and Spanish.

Conjunto de instrumentos para el diabetes y los ojos sanos

Authors National Eye Institute

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Keywords Health Equity, Selected Health Conditions, Tools and Guides, US- based

In English 

Un conjunto de instrumentos del National Eye Institute para ayudar a promotores de salud proporcionar educación sobre el cuidado de los ojos para personas con diabetes. El conjunto incluye materiales educativos para los promotores, un rotafolio, un folleto sobre los ojos sanos, información sobre la elegibilidad para beneficios de cuidado ocular de Medicare, y más. Disponible en inglés y español

Community Health Workers Toolkit

Authors Rural Health Information Hub

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Keywords CHW models, Health Equity, Tools and Guides, Training and Supervision, US- based

A toolkit from the Rural Health Information Hub. Details community health worker models, offers information on various training approaches, describes implementation and sustainability, and offers tools for measuring impact.

Community Health Workers of Nevada

Authors Community Health Workers of Nevada

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The Community Health Workers of Nevada is a statewide association founded in 2015 to link CHWs. The mission of this group is to increase access to healthcare for all persons, increase acceptance into the healthcare system, and increase patient advocacy and education through CHWs.

Community Health Worker Texas Association

Authors The Community Health Worker Texas Association

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The Community Health Worker Texas Association provides a link via CHWs to improve healthcare access. The CHWs work in association with local healthcare professionals to meet these goals. This association works in collaboration with the Texas Area Health Education Center in an effort to improve community-wide health outcomes.

Community Health Worker Initiative of Maine

Authors Community Health Worker Initiative of Maine

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The Community Health Worker Initiative of Maine was founded in 2013 in response to the emerging field of CHW. It focuses on building community knowledge of CHWs and their role in the healthcare system.