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Kansas Community Health Worker Certification

Welcome to the Kansas Community Health Worker Certification page on the NCHW™ Registry. Here, you’ll find valuable information regarding certification requirements in Kansas, where a formal certification process is not required  for Community Health Workers (CHWs). This section also provides guidance on training resources, scholarship opportunities, and links to related associations.

State Certification Information

Certifying Body In Development

In Kansas, there is no formal Community Health Worker (CHW) certification process mandated by the state. Efforts to standardize CHW roles and training are ongoing, with various stakeholders involved in discussions to establish more uniform qualifications and standards. CHWs are encouraged to pursue training and professional development to enhance their competencies and service delivery.

The NCHW™ Registry recognizes the importance of these professional development opportunities and aims to connect Kanas CHWs with premier training options.

CHW Association

We encourage CHWs in Kansas to connect with the Kansas Community Health Worker Coalition.

The Kansas Community Health Worker Coalition (KSCHW), an organization dedicated to supporting CHWs throughout the state. The KSCHW serves as a resource for professional development, advocacy, and networking for CHWs and their allies. CHWs in Kansas are encouraged to connect with the KSCHW for information on training, employment opportunities, and to join efforts in advancing the CHW profession within the state.

Medicaid Reimbursement

CHWs in Kansas find employment across a variety of settings, including community organizations, healthcare providers, and public health agencies. Reimbursement policies for CHW services are evolving, with an increasing appreciation for their role in enhancing healthcare accessibility and effectiveness.

Training Resources

In Kansas, while there is no state-mandated certification for Community Health Workers (CHWs), professional development and training are highly encouraged to ensure that CHWs have the skills and knowledge to effectively serve their communities. The NCHW™ Registry recommends engaging with one of our esteemed training partners, known for their excellence in educational programs and dedication to CHW professional development.

Each of our partners offers a curriculum that is tailored to enhance the abilities of CHWs in a variety of settings, whether it be through community outreach, health education, or patient navigation. By participating in these training programs, CHWs in Kansas can expect to gain a well-rounded skill set that will serve them well in their vital roles within the community health landscape.


Everyday Life provides comprehensive educational programs designed to equip CHWs with the necessary skills to excel in their roles and to foster community well-being.


Scholarship Opportunities

While we strive to update this page with scholarship information as it becomes available, we encourage CHWs and aspiring CHWs to reach out to us for the latest opportunities that can support their educational journey. 


If you represent a training program, association, or another entity interested in collaborating with the NCHW Registry to support CHWs in Kansas, please consider becoming a partner.

Get Involved

This page reflects the most recent information available at the time of its last update. However, with the dynamic nature of certification developments and resources, we invite you to contribute to keeping our content current.

If you have additional information or updates regarding CHW certification in Kansas, or if you would like to partner with the NCHW Registry, we welcome your input and collaboration. 

Connect with Us

For questions or assistance related to CHW certification in Kansas, please reach out to us at We’re here to help you on your path to becoming a certified CHW.

Community Health Worker Certification is a vital step toward making a positive impact on the health and well-being of individuals and communities in our state. We look forward to supporting you on your journey.