• 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

    Email questions:
    Email the CHW program

    Fax: (512) 776-7555

    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 Worker or Promotor(a) Training and Certification Program




The Community Health Worker (CHW) or Promoto(a) Training and Certification Program provides leadership to enhance the development and implementation of statewide training and certification standards. It also provides administrative rules for persons who are certified as promotores or community health workers, instructors and sponsoring institutions/training programs. 

The program provides three (3) types of certifications, assists the CHW Advisory Committee and provides resources, reports, articles and research material to assist current and future community health workers. 

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Last updated May 20, 2019