There are no CHW classes scheduled at this time. Stay tuned for updates. 

Start Your Pathway to a Caring Career

This 10-week, 100 hour course provides specialized training and prepares participants to succeed in the healthcare field. Training will include instruction in community health concepts, care coordination, advocacy, health education, CPR/First Aid, workplace skills, and much more.

Students who successfully complete training will be one step closer to employment and certification as a Community Health Worker on the front lines of healthcare.

Participant Eligibility Requirements Include:

  • 18 years or older
  • Resident of Cumberland, Adams, Dauphin, Franklin, Perry, or York County
  • High School Diploma or Equivalency
  • Valid Driver’s License or PA State ID
  • Successful background check
  • Reliable transportation
  • Must take reading assessment to meet minimum educational requirements

Application Process:

  • Complete online registration form or visit Employment Skills Center, 29 South Hanover St., Carlisle
  • Complete initial application packet
  • Take reading assessment (approximately 1.5 hrs.)
  • Complete interview and intake with program coordinator (by appointment)
  • Upon acceptance into program, complete all required paperwork

For more information, please call 717-243-6040.

Training provided by Southcentral PA Area Health Education Center (AHEC)