Accredited Community Health Worker Training Programs

The Community Health Worker (CHW) training programs listed below are accredited by the Maryland Department of Health:​​


  • Access Community Health Workers Training
    • Accreditation Period: October 1, 2018 - July 23, 2026
  • ​Access Community Health Workers Training 
    • Emphasis: LGBTQ Curriculum
    • Accreditation Period: October 3, 2022 - October 3, 2025​
    • Language options: English and Spanish
    • Addresses:
      • ​​614 Eastern Shore Drive, Salisbury, MD 21804
      • 3611 43rd Avenue,​ Brentwood, MD 20722​
    • ​Contact Name: Bettye Muwwakkil, PhD, Executive Director
    • Contact information: bettye@awpli.org, 240-264-087​8​
  • CHW Certification Training Program
    • Accreditation Period: March 6, 2020 - July 23, 2026
    • Address: 45 E. All Saints Street, Frederick, MD  21701
    • Contact Name: Vanda Yamkovenko, ​CHW Program Coordinator
    • Contact information: vyamkovenko@aacfmd.org,  301-694-3355
NOTE:  ​Grants are available for students enrolled in SNAP.
  • Baltimore City Community College Community Health Worker
    • Accreditation Period: April 22, 2021 - April 22, 2027
    • Address: 2901 Liberty Heights Ave.,​ Baltimore, Maryland 21215
    • Contact Name: Chavon L. Robinson, R​​​​​N, BSN;  Lead Instructor, Nurse Manager Workforce Development & Continuing Education
    • Contact information: crobinson1@bccc.edu, 410-986-3212 
NOTE:  Grant/scholarship/stipend opportunities for students: College of Southern Maryland Foundation funds/scholarships, approval for other scholarships forth coming.
  • Community Health Worker Certification Program
    • Accreditation Period: January 12, 2024 - January 11, 2027​​
    • Address: 8730 Mitchell Road, ​La Plata, Maryland 20646
    • Contact Name: Laura Thayer, Program Manager
    • Contact information: lathayer1@csmd.edu; 301-934-7581​​
  • Community Health Worker
    • Accreditation Period: August 19, 2021 - August 19, 2024
    • Address: CCBC Essex, ​7201 Rossville Blvd, ​Baltimore, Maryland 21237
    • Contact Name: Katie York, Program Coordinator
    • Contact information: kyork@ccbcmd.edu, ​443-840-1152
  • Jordan Community Health Worker Training Program
    • Emphasis: Peer Recovery​
    • Accreditation Period: November 21, 2022 - November 21, 2025
    • Address:  12138 Central Avenue, #878, Mitchellville, MD 20721
    • Contact Name: Masica Jordan
    • Contact information: info@jordanpeerrecovery.com, 1-888-633-5778 ​
NOTE:  Different scholarships are available depending on grant funds awarded.​
  • Heritage Care Inc. CHW Program
    • ​Accreditation Period: May 13, 2021 - May 13, 2027
    • Language options: English and Spanish​​
    • Address: 4922 LaSalle Road, Hyattsville, M​D 20782
    • Contact Name: Aaron Sydor
    • Contact information: asydor@heritagecare.org, 301-864-2333 ext. 1167
  • ​CHW/Public Health Program​​
    • Accreditation Period: February 18, 2022 - February 18, 2025
    • Address: 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, MD 21044
    • Contact Name: Monica Lewis, MS​​
    • Contact information: mlewis3​​​@howardcc.edu, 443-518-4369 ​​
Institute for Public Health Innovation

NOTE:  Grant, scholarship, and stipend opportunities are available.

  • ​IPHI Community Health Worker Core Skills Training Program​
    • ​​Accreditation Period: March 22, 2023 - March 21, 2026
    • Language Options: English and Spanish
    • Address: 1401 Mercantile Lane, Suite 481, Largo, MD​ 20774
    • Contact Name: Dwyan ​Y. Monroe, ​CHW Training Manager
    • Contact Information: Learning@institutephi.org, 202-747-3437

NOTE:  The HCGH CHW Training program will be offered at no cost to students due to grant funding. Those interested can inquire by sending an email to: HCGH_CHWTrainin​g@jhmi.edu ​

  • Howard County General Hospital Community Health Worker Training Program
    • Accreditation Period: August 8, 2020 - September 21, 2026
    • Address: 5755 Cedar Lane,​ Columbia, MD 21044​​
    • Contact Name: Amanda Toohey​
    • Contact information: HGCH_CHWTraining@jhmi.edu, 410-720-8788​​

  • Montgomery College CHW Certificate Program
    • Accreditation Period: May 2, 2022 - May 2, 2025
    • Address: Germantown Campus, 20200 Observation Drive, Germantown, MD 20876​
    • Contact Name: Dr. Joanna Kilby
    • Contact Information: joanna.kilby@montgomerycollege.edu, 240-567-2406​​

NOTE: Grant/scholarship/stipend opportunities for students. Training program to be provided free of charge.
  • Vias de la Salud Health Promoters Training Program
    • Accreditation Period: November 1, 2022 - November 1, 2025
    • Language: Spanish
    • Address: Latino Health Initiative, 8630 Fenton Street, 10th Floor, Silver Spring, MD 20910​
    • Contact Name: Gianina Hasbun
    • Contact Information: gianina.hasbun@montgomerycountymd.gov, 240-777-3470​

  • Mosaic Group​​ Community Health Worker Training (Generalist) Program
    • ​Accreditation Period: July 27, 2021 - July 27, 2024
    • Contact Name: Krystal Billups
    • Contact information: kbillups@groupmosaic.com, 443-509-9930​
  • Community Health Worker Training
    • ​​Accreditation Period: February 25, 2022 - February 25, 2025​
    • Address: 301 Largo Road, Largo, MD  20774  ​
    • Contact Name: Karen Ferrigon
    • Contact Information: kferrigo@pgcc.edu, 301-546-0795
​​Sisters Together and Reaching, Inc. (STAR)​
  • Art of Healthcare
    • ​​Accreditation Period: August 14, 2023 - August 13, 2026​
    • Address: 901 N. Milton Avenue, Suite 260, Baltimore, MD 21205  ​
    • Contact Name: Randi Woods, MBA, MS, RN, Executive Director
    • Contact Information: rwoods@sisterstogetherandreaching.org​443-963-1347 (office)
NOTE: Grant/scholarship/stipend opportunities for students will be shared on a case-to-case basis.
  • Community Health Worker Training
    • ​Accreditation Period: ​December 16, 2022 - December 15, 2025
    • Address: 715 Ingleside Avenue, Catonsville, MD 21228
    • Contact Name: Teniola Akinwuntan and Natalie Akinwusi​
    • Contact Information: teniola@thewov.org/ natalie@thewov.org​; 443-800-3188

NOTE: Various funding opportunities are available for qualifying applicants.
  • Voices of Hope Community Health Worker Training Program
    • Emphasis: Peer Recovery​
    • Accreditation Period: August 17, 2022 - August 17, 2025
    • Address: 224 East Main Street, Elkton,​ Maryland 21921​
    • Contact Name: Jessica Golembrosky
    • Contact Information: jessicagolembrosky@voicesofhopemaryland.org, 443-993-7055 #5

  • Community Health Worker 101
    • ​Accreditation Period: ​August 6, 2019 - July 23, 2026
    • Address: 535 E. Franklin Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740​
    • Contact Name: Kim Torsiello
    • Contact information​: ktorsiello@wc​coaging.org​, 301-790-0275 ext. 231​

Last update: February 1, 2024​