What is a CHW?
Community health workers are individuals who, with or without compensation, are a liaison and provide cultural mediation between health care and social services and their communities.
CHWs are effective in their role as a community liaison because they:
The Mission of the Community Health Workers Association of Missouri is to unite CHWs, CHW instructors, employers, payers, and other interested individuals for professional development and community outreach to serve the communities in which they are involved.
Our vision is put into action through: