This page covers training, Medicaid Reimbursement, CHW staff funding from grants, CHW reimbursement for specialization, community education, and includes a list of employers in Nevada with CHW trained staff.


Please make checks out to the Healthy Communities Coalition, memo “CHW Training Fund” PO Box 517, Dayton, Nevada 89403

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CHW Employer and Supervisor Class

  • Preview the CHW Employer lessons HERE

Our Hybrid 8-week CHW program counts toward state certification.

CHW Training

CHW Medicaid Information:

?NOTE: Behavioral Health, supervision and other updates: February 29, 1:30 PM (DETAILS)

Please verify all information with your team, Medicaid contracts, and contacts. Public Notices

Federal recognition July 7, 2022 when the State Plan Amendment received CMS approval learn more

  • Providers will be asked to submit:
    • Collaboration Agreement with Medicaid
    • Supervisor Qualifications
    • One supervisor may have a max of 20 CHWs
    • State CHW Certificates
    • MCO contracts as defined

Planning Resources:

Classes are offered 4 times per year or by group class. For group classes up to 30, we can put an instruction team together for $4,500 or $300 per student. Additional costs apply to mentorship and field placement support. Donations, course bookings, and grants to the CHW Training Fund:

  • Ensure that all communities have access to this training
  • Overcome training barriers
  • Hire public health leaders to instruct classes
  • Provide mentorship over the 8-week course
  • Keep this training affordable to incoming CHWs
  • Limit or eliminate class wait times

CHW Staff Funding Sources

Please reach out to us explore any of these options:

  • Medicaid Fee-for-Service
  • Medicaid FQHCs
  • Managed Care Organization (MCO) Partnerships
  • Law enforcement or detention
  • Health Grants
  • Respite for families with Children
  • Faith-based settings
  • Behavioral health expansion
  • Community wellness through diabetes, heart, and stroke education

Grant Funds:

Each grant is unique. Some are very flexible and can be used across diverse nonprofit and government services.

NVCHWA CDC Health Disparity Grant

Grant # 1 NH75OT000092-01-00 employs 62 frontline CHWs under a subgrant to the Healthy Communities Coalition

Catholic Charities of Northern NevadaRENO
Churchill Community CoalitionFALLON
Community Chest, Inc.VIRGINIA CITY
Frontier Community CoalitionLOVELOCK
Horizon Ridge Wellness ClinicLAS VEGAS
Mingo Health Solutions, Behavioral servicesLAS VEGAS
Nye Communities CoalitionPAHRUMP
PACE CoalitionELKO
Partnership Carson CityCARSON CITY
Suicide Prevention NetworkLAS VEGAS
Silver State EqualityN LAS VEGAS
Women and Children’s Center of the SierraRENO

These additional Companies Employ CHW-trained Staff in Nevada

  • Access to Healthcare Network
  • Adult Sickle Cell Disease Foundation
  • AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF)
  • Albritton Behavioral Health
  • Alteon Health
  • AmeriCorps
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Anthem Medicaid
  • Axis Point Health
  • Building Selflove Foundation LLC
  • Carson City Health and Human Services
  • Catholic Charities
  • Catholic Charities, Crossroads
  • Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT), University of Nevada, Reno
  • Churchill Community Coalition
  • Churchill County
  • Churchill County Social Services
  • Clark County School District
  • Coalition for Senior Citizens William N Pennington Life Center
  • Community Chest, Inc.
  • Community Health Alliance
  • Community Outreach Medical Center
  • Crossroads
  • Crossroads/CCNN
  • Dignity Health St. Rose Dominican
  • Douglas County Social Services
  • Dreamsickle Kids Foundation
  • Elko County School District
  • Equipo Academy
  • Faith Medical Clinic
  • First Person Care Clinic
  • Food Bank of Northern Nevada
  • Foundation for an Independent Tomorrow
  • GR
  • Health Plan of Nevada
  • Healthcare Plus LLC
  • Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties
  • Healthy Communities Silver Springs NV Food Pantry
  • Heart2Heart
  • Hearts at home
  • High Sierra AHEC
  • Hope Christian Health Center
  • Immunize Nevada
  • Innovative Healthcare Delivery
  • Invo- progressus
  • Lander County Community Health
  • Language Bank – NNIC
  • Las Vegas Valley Water District
  • LCHS
  • LSSN
  • Lutheran Social Services of Nevada
  • Lyon County Human Service
  • Lyon County School District
  • MedicWest Ambulance
  • Mente Sana
  • Mineral County Senior Services
  • Minority Health Consultants
  • Mission High School
  • NAMI Western Nevada
  • NaviHealth
  • Nevada Health Centers
  • Nevada Outreach
  • Nevada Outreach Training Organization
  • New Frontier Treatment Center
  • Northern Nevada Food Bank
  • Northern Nevada HOPES
  • Noutam
  • NvCHWA
  • Nye Communities Coalition
  • Nye County Health & Human Services
  • Optum Care
  • Other New Frontier Treatment Center
  • Pact Coalition
  • Partnership Carson City
  • Partnership Douglas County
  • Prominence
  • Prominence Health Plan
  • Rainbow Helpers Personal Care
  • Reno Behavioral Healthcare Hospital
  • Reno Initiative for Shelter and Equality / Our Place
  • Reno Sparks Tribal Health Center
  • Renovation Mental Health
  • Renown
  • Renown Child Health Institute
  • Renown Community Outreach Department
  • Renown Health
  • Renown: Community Care Management
  • Rural Nevada Counseling
  • Sanford Center for Aging
  • SHIP
  • Shoshone Paiute Tribes
  • Sickled Not Broken Foundation of NV
  • Sierra Nevada Health Centers
  • Snap-ed
  • Solutions of Change
  • Southern Nevada CHIPs
  • Southern Nevada Health District
  • Sparrow Solutions Group
  • St Rose Dignity health
  • State of Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health
  • Sunrise Children’s Foundation
  • The J Walker Group, LLC
  • The Life Change Center
  • TMCC
  • UHC – HPN
  • United Citizen Foundation
  • United Health Care – Health Plan of Nevada
  • United Health Group
  • United Healthcare
  • University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
  • University of Nevada, Reno
  • UNLV
  • Veterans Health Administration
  • Vitality Integrated Programs
  • Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada
  • Volunteers of Medicine
  • Washoe County School District
  • Women and Children’s Center of the Sierra
  • Well Rounded Momma
  • Yerington Food Pantry