• Contact Us

    For CHW certification questions:
    (512) 776-2570; or
    (512) 776-2624

    For Instructor or Training Program certification questions:
    (512) 776-3860; or
    (512) 776-2208

    General inquiries:
    Email the CHW program

    Fax: (512) 776-7658

    Mailing address:
    Texas Department of State Health Services
    P.O. Box 149347, MC1945                                                                                          
    Attn: CHW Training and Certification Program
    Austin, TX 78714-9347

Community Health Workers Resources and Data

Rules and Legislation

    • Legislation and Administrative Code related to CHWs

Announcements & Reports

Articles & Research Material

    • A webpage maintained by the DSHS Library with news and scholarly articles about Community Health Workers in Texas and beyond

CHW Networks & Associations

Other CHW Resources

    • Texas Health Match link
      • A free statewide website for job in health care organizations. Employers can post job listings and CHWs and others can search listings and post resumes.
    • TMF Health Quality Institute, Long Live Texans - Resources about community health care and chronic disease.  

Links to other websites are inserted for convenience and do not constitute endorsement of material at those sites, or any associated organization, product or service.

External links to other sites are intended to be information and do not have the endorsement of the Texas Department of State Health Services.  For information about the Community Health Worker Training and Certification Program please email chw@dshs.texas.gov.  For information regarding Maternal and Child Health(MCH) in Texas, please email TitleV@dshs.texas.gov or call (512) 776-7373.  

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Last updated October 5, 2017