Northeast AHEC

Community Health Worker Training Program

The Northeast and Eastcentral regions of the PA AHEC system have been offering a 100-hour CHW training program to individuals for the past 10 years. This program is designed to provide the core competencies needed for work in community-based, inpatient or other healthcare settings. Once training is complete, CHWs are eligible to apply for credentialing through the state of Pennsylvania. 

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

Download the CHW General Info flyer