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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EASTERN WASHINGTON COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER CONFERENCE

Join others in sharing regional resources, networking, education, and fun! "Community Health Workers (CHW's) Building Connections" is the theme of this year’s mini-conference. The conference will be held on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 from 8:00-4:30pm at Mirabeau Park Hotel & Convention Center (1100 N. Sullivan Road, Spokane Valley, WA). Registration is free and limited financial assistance is available for those who need to travel. Contact Kim Kreber at (509)324-1587 or kkreber@srhd.org for more information or to register. We hope to see you there!!

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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.

Eastern Washington Community Health Worker Monthly Meetings

Join other CHW's to share & gather resources, network, and learn from one another at one of our monthly meetings. Meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of each month from 1-3pm at Salvation Army (222 E. Indiana Ave, Spokane, WA). For more informaiton contact Kim Kreber (509)324-1587, kkreber@srhd.org.