Eastern Washington Community Health Workers

A Place Where Community Health Workers Connect

Eastern Washington Community Health Worker Network

Community Health Workers (CHW) from various organizations and communities' throughout Eastern Washington (E WA) are connecting to each other & resources for those who are the most vulnerable in our region. E WA CHW Network meetings are held the second Thursday of each month from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Salvation Army (222 E. Indiana Avenue). To learn more please contact Kim Kreber, Spokane Regional Health District, CHW Coordinator at kkreber@srhd.org or call 509.324.1587.

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Resource Maps

Community Health Workers (CHW) connect people to valuable community resources every day. In an effort to streamline finding the right resource the E WA CHW Network is working with partners to post the most updated ones in our Discussion Board section. While there are only a couple, more are coming. Please check back to find more as they are developed. Should you need more specific assistance, check out the discussion boards by clicking on 'Connect' on this page in the top right hand corner of the page.

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I Need to Find Community and Clinical Resources

Food Access

Hunger Facts: 1 in 5 Washingtonians relies on their local food bank. Find locations of food banks, pantries and meal sites.

Transportation

Transportation is a significant barrier for families throughout Eastern Washington. Find out more about the 'Need a Ride. Get a Ride' program.

Housing

Various community partners provide housing options for community members. Find and access associated resources.

Health

Find health care and wellness resources.

Visit the Washington Information Network (WIN) 211 to find a more comprehensive list of resources. If unable to find what you are looking for, try asking your question on the Discussion Boards, found at 'Connect' on the top right corner of this page.

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Upcoming Events & Training

Eastern Washington Community Health Worker Training

The Community Health Worker Training is a free eight week combination of online and in-person training designed to strengthen the common skills, knowledge and abilities of the Community Health Worker. This training is offered four times a year in Eastern Washington. Hover over this text and then click to be sent to the REGISTRATION page on the Washington state Department of Health web site.

2019 CHW Conference: "You are EPIC - Equitable, Passionate, Invested, and Collaborative"

Join Community Health Workers from all over over Washington state for two days of networking, learning and fun! This year's event will be held at the Wenatchee Convention Center on April 11-12, 2018 ~ Register here ~