The CCHW designation is an entry-level credential for front-line health workers who, by virtue of their trusted status in the community, serve as a liaison, link and intermediary between health services and the community to facilitate access to services and improve the quality and cultural competence of service delivery.
Examples of job titles that are considered to be Community Health Worker positions include but are not limited to Promotores(as) de Salud; Community Health Educator; Health Communicator; Outreach Worker; or Health Advocate.
The CCHW requires a minimum of a high school diploma, general equivalency degree or higher.
Applicants in need of financial assistance may contact the Florida Community Health Worker Coalition for assistance. For English-speaking applicants, please call 850-888-2495 or Interesados que hablen español, pueden llamar al 305-243-8433.
Certification Application Process:
Step 1: If you do not already have one, you MUST create an online account in the FCB certification system. Click here to create your free, online account.
Step 2: Apply for certification from your FCB online account.
General FCB policies and procedures that apply to all applicants are available here.
Please scroll to the bottom of this page for the CCHW-specific standards and all mandatory forms.