For every Connecticut resident to attain optimal health regardless of race, ethnicity, or socioeconomic status.
To promote policies, programs, and practices that result in equitable health care access, delivery, and outcomes for all people in Connecticut.
From the Blog
Community-led Solutions: Advancing Medicaid Reimbursement for Community Health Workers in Connecticut
After working together to pass and implement community health worker (CHW) certification in Connecticut, HES and our partners were eager to see more progress in …
Community Health Workers (CHWs), go by many names: lay health workers, navigators, promotores, peer support workers, health educators, community health advocates, community health liaisons, and many other titles. All community health workers are public health outreach professionals with an in-depth understanding of the experiences, languages, cultures, and socioeconomic needs of the community they serve.