We want to see Virginia communities having better health outcomes [so] that individuals and families can live healthier and happier lives.
A community health worker also builds individual and community capacity by increasing health knowledge and self-sufficiency through a range of activities such as outreach, community education, informal counseling, social support and advocacy.
How We Work
Who is a CHW and What do we do?
(II) is trained to work in a variety of community settings, partnering in the delivery of health and human services to carry out one or more of the following roles: (a) providing culturally appropriate health education and information; (b) linking people to direct service providers, including informal counseling; (c) advocating for individual and community needs, including identification of gaps and existing strengths and actively building individual and community capacity.
- Community Mobilization and Outreach
- Health Promotion and Coaching
- Service System Access and Navigation
- Care Coordination/Management
- Community-Based Support
- Participatory Research
The Virginia Community Health Worker Association (VACHWA) is led by industry professionals; who are committed to serving, developing and building their community through access to education and equity in public health.
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