Community Health Worker Successes and Opportunities for States
Source: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials
Brief/Report | June 2017

Community health workers (CHWs) can address significant health system barriers and community health issues, though funding and financial stability remain an issue. CHWs rely on a variety of funding sources, such as grants or state budgets, to provide health services and outreach in their communities. This brief provides an overview of how state public health departments can utilize CHWs to improve community health outcomes and generate cost-savings.

Posted: September 2018

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