Community Health Worker Training

A Community Health Worker is an individual who contributes to improved health outcomes in the community where they reside and/or share ethnicity, language and life experiences.

They proactively serve as a liaison between communities and healthcare agencies, provide guidance and social assistance to community residents, advocate for individuals and community health, provide referrals and follow up services for care and so much more.

Community Health Workers can be employed in community-based, inpatient or other healthcare settings.

To enroll, please visit

  • Funding may be available to eligible participants through PA CareerLinkĀ®.

    Please call 610-332-6585 or e-mail with questions.

    For more information contact: Liz Schaffer at or 610-379-2001>>

  • Eastcentral and Northeast PA Area Health Education Centers
    5662 Interchange Road, Lehighton, PA 18235
    610.379.2001 ...

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