Accredited Community Health Worker Training Programs

Last update:  September 27, 2022​


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, 2023
    • L​anguage options: English, Spanish
    • Contact Name:  Bettye Muwwakkil, PhD, Executive Director
    • Contact information: bettye@awpli.org,  Phone: 240-264-0878

  • CHW Certification Training Program
    • Accreditation Period: March 6, 2020 - July 23, 2023
    • Address:  1306 West Patrick Suite 5A,  Frederick, MD  21703
    • Contact Name:  Vanda Yamkovenko, ​CHW Program Coordinator
    • Contact information: vyamkovenko@aacfmd.org,  Phone: 301-694-3355

  • Baltimore City Community College Community Health Worker
    • Accreditation Period: April 22, 2021 - April 22, 2023
    • 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, 2023​
    • Address:  CCBC Essex, ​7201 Rossville Blvd, ​Baltimore, Maryland 21237
    • Contact Name:  Katie York, Program Coordinator
    • Contact information: kyork@ccbcmd.edu,  Phone: ​443-840-1152
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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, Columbia, MD 21044
    • Contact Name:  Kelly McMillan, MS, CHES
    • Contact information: KMcmillan@howardcc.edu,  Phone: 443-518-4783 ​

NOTE:  The HCGH CHW Training program will offer a limited number of scholarships to eligible applicants. Those interested can inquire about the scholarship opportunity 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, 2023
    • Address:  10760 Hickory Ridge Road, Ste 206, Columbia, MD 21044
    • Contact Name:  Tracy Novak, MHS
    • Contact information: HCGH_CHWTraining@jhmi.edu,  Phone: 410-720-8788​


Montgomery Co​llege​
  • Montgomery College CHW Certificate Program
    • Accreditation Period:  May 2, 2022 - May 2, 2025
    • Contact Name:  Dr. Joanna Kilby
    • Contact Information:  joanna.kilby@montgomerycollege.edu; 240-567-2406​​


  • 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, 205​
    • Address:  301 Largo Road, Largo, MD  20774  ​
    • Contact Name: Karen Ferrigon
    • Contact Information: kferrigo@pgcc.edu,  Phone: 301-546-0795​
  • Voices of Hope Community Health Worker Training Program
    • ​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 #3


  • Community Health Worker 101
    • ​Accreditation Period:  August 6, 2019 - July 23, 2023
    • Address: 535 E. Franklin Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740​
    • Contact Name: Kim Torsiello
    • Contact information​: ktorsiello@wccoaging.org​,  Phone: 301-790-0275 ext. 231