The roles and activities of our community health workers (CHWs) are tailored to meet the unique needs of the communities we serve. CHW's role depends on factors such as their education, training, lived experience, and experience working with specific populations. Our trained and certified CHWs may perform the following roles: Create connections between vulnerable populations and healthcare providers., Help patients navigate healthcare and social service systems, Manage care and care transitions for vulnerable populations. As well as reduce social isolation among patients. We determine eligibility and enroll individuals in health insurance plans, ensuring cultural competence among healthcare providers serving vulnerable populations. In addition, educate healthcare providers and stakeholders about community health needs. Provide culturally appropriate health education on topics related to chronic disease prevention, physical activity, and nutrition Advocate for underserved individuals or communities to receive services and resources to address health needs. More importantly, we collect data and relay information to stakeholders as an overview of our program and policies.
Our CHWs provide informal counseling, health screenings, and referrals. Build community capacity to address health issues and address social determinants of health. The specific roles of our CHWs may depend on: Services provided by the program, such as Advocacy, Outreach, and enrollment. Along with, Navigation, Education, Health Services, and Social-emotional support.
This is a FREE program for individuals that are facing financial hardship.
Our nutrition mission strives to Improve a healthier and more productive lifestyle throughout the community. With the help and assistance from our CHWs, we aim to restore the nutritional status of women and children from 0-to 6 years, Adolescent girls and boys, Pregnant Women and Lactating Mothers, as well as, Senior Citizens. Healthful eating has many health benefits, such as reducing the risk of heart disease, stroke, obesity, and type 2 diabetes. It can also boost a person's mood and provide them with more energy.
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