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    Accredited Community Health Worker Training Programs

    Last update:  August 23, 2023

    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​
      • L​anguage options: English, Spanish
      • Addresses:
        • ​614 Eastern Shore Drive, Salisbury, MD 21804
        • 3611  43rd Ave., Brentwood, MD 20722​
      • Contact Name:  Bettye Muwwakkil, PhD, Executive Director
      • Contact information: bettye@awpli.org,  Phone: 240-264-087​8​
    • CHW Certification Training Program
      • Accreditation Period: March 6, 2020 - July 23, 2026
      • Address:  45 E. All Saints St.​,  Frederick, MD  21701
      • Contact Name:  Vanda Yamkovenko, ​CHW Program Coordinator
      • Contact information: vyamkovenko@aacfmd.org,  Phone: 301-694-3355
    NOTE:  ​Grants are availalbe for students enrolled in SNAP.

    • Baltimore City Community College Community Health Worker
      • Accreditation Period: April 22, 2021 - April 22, 2024
      • Address:  2901 Liberty Road Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215
      • Contact Name:  Chavon L. Robinson, RN, BSN;  ​Lead Instructor, Nurse Manager Workforce Development & Continuing Education
      • Contact information: crobinson1@bccc.edu,  Phone: 410-986-3212 
    • 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,  Phone: ​443-840-1152​​
    • Jordan Community Health Worker Training Program
      • Emphasis:  Peer Recovery​
      • Accreditation Period:  November 21, 2022 - November 21, 2025
      • Address:  12138 Central Ave. #878, Mitchellville, MD 20721
      • Contact Name:  Masica Jordan
      • Contact information: info@jordanpeerrecovery.com, Phone: 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, 2024
      • Language options:  English, Spanish​​
      • Address:  4922 LaSalle Road, Hyattsville, MD 20782
      • Contact Name: Aaron Sydor
      • Contact information: asydor@heritagecare.org,  Phone:  301-864-2333 ext. 1167
    Howard Community College
    • ​CHW/Public Health Program​​
      • Accreditation Period: February 18, 2022 - February 18, 2025
      • Address:  10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columb​​ia, MD 21044
      • Contact Name:  Monica Lewis, MS​​
      • Contact information: mlewis3​​​@howardcc.edu,  Phone: 443-518-4369 ​

    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_CHWTraining@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: atoohey2@​​jhu.edu​,  Phone: 667-240-4226​

    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, Phone: 202-747-3437​

    • Montgomery College CHW Certificate Program
      • Accreditation Period:  May 2, 2022 - May 2, 2025
      • Address:  Germantown Campus, 20200 Observation Dr., 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 St., 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,  Phone: 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,  Phone: 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​,  Phone: 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@wccoaging.org​,  Phone: 301-790-0275 ext. 231