Community Health Worker
Community lay health educators trained to help medically and socially under-served individuals and their families, navigate the social services and health systems.
Using healthy nutrition and simple exercise techniques for chronic disease prevention and self-management, HHI has developed several successful programs for the community it serves. It is HHI’s belief that with encouragement and support individuals can begin to incorporate behavioral lifestyle changes known to promote wellness. Utilizing bilingual/bicultural Community Health Workers, HHI has been at the forefront of chronic disease awareness and education within the Central Florida community for more than 13 years. In addition to direct services, such as; chronic disease screening, CHW’s assist clients in the navigation of the healthcare system and make referrals to free or low cost medical and social services available to them in their community.