To eliminate health disparities for all Ohioans through the Community Health Worker Model.
To establish and support Community Health Workers as professionals who are an integral part of the health and human services system.
What are Community Health Workers?
Community Health Workers are individuals who, as community representatives, advocate for individuals and groups in the community by assisting them in accessing community health and supportive resources through the provision of education, role modeling, outreach, home visits and referral services.
The Community Health Worker Model empowers communities to eliminate disparities by employing professional Community Health Workers to provide a comprehensive link to community resources through family-based services focusing on success in health, education and self-sufficiency.
Applications are being accepted for the position of Community Health Advocate I or II.
President: Michelle Smith-Wojnowski
Vice President: Natalie Jones
Treasurer: Rachel Noleff
Executive Secretary: LaToiua Foster
General Secretary: Sandy Marinchick
Region 1: Elijah Jones
Region 2: Belinda Grey
Region 3: Judy Dixon
Region 4: Jennifer Carter
For more information, please contact:
Michelle Smith-Wojnowski, President
Ohio Community Health Workers Association
605 N. High Street, #127
Columbus, OH 43215-0484
Phone: (855) GO-OCHWA (466-2492)
Fax: (855) 466-2492
Counties in Ohio Grouped by OCHWA Regions
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