Community Health Worker

Interested in a health career? If you currently possess a CMA, CNA, or other healthcare certification and/or are unemployed or under employed you are invited to apply for Community Health Worker certification.

The Community Health Worker Certificate Program is a 120 hour program, designed to prepare individuals for work in community-oriented health and social service fields. Community Health Workers provide health education, information and referrals and advocacy in both clinical and community settings. Job placement assistance will be provided.

Training for the next cohort begins April 12, 2016. Classes run daily, Monday - Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Please call 708.756-1000 Ext: 53442 for more information.

We Receive Funding Through...

United Way South-Southwest Suburban Regional Office and J. P. Morgan Chase

Cook County Community Development Block Grant

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  • U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Supplemental Nutritiion Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) Employment and Training Program (SNAP E&T)
  • Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Job Training and Economic Development (JTED) Program

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 Southland Health Care Forum received funding through the Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) Program. Clinical Medical Assistant, Certified Nurse Assistant, and Nursing training program were funded by Grant #90FX0026 from the Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

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