Wisconsin Community Health Worker (CHW) Network
About the Network
The Wisconsin Community Health Worker Network (WI CHW Network) is a collaboration among Great Rivers HUB, UniteWI, Milwaukee AHEC, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services Chronic Disease Prevention Program, the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, in addition to agencies that have historically been involved with the CHW movement in Wisconsin. This partnership strives to support the growth of a statewide network, sustainability, and workforce development for all CHWs in Wisconsin. The network is guided by health equity and centering voices principles that encourage and support CHW leadership at the core. The goals of the network are to strengthen relationships between CHWs and the Wisconsin Public Health workforce, increase community-clinical linkages among CHWs, community-based organizations, and our health systems as well as support the sustainability of the workforce as it relates to reimbursement, certification, and training.
Mission and Vision
Vision: The vision of the Wisconsin CHW Network is to strenghten the workforce and lift up the voices of the Community Health Workers in Wisconsin to support equitable health and social outcomes for all communities.
Mission: The mission of the Wisconsin CHW Network is to create a space for Community Health Workers by Community Health Workers to support the workforce through advocacy, education, workforce development and sustainability.
Statewide CHW Employer Map
This is a map of employers and CHWs organizations in the state. Keep in mind the title 'community health worker' is an umbrella term for other titles like promotor(a) de salud, community health representative, doula, outreach specialist, peer specialist, etc. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you want us to include your organization in this map. Last updated 7/7/20.