New Mexico Community Health Worker Association

an organization by and for Community Health Workers


Mano en Mano.  An organization by and for community health workers

NMCHWA Mission:

To nurture the community health worker model to collectively improve access and quality of health care for New Mexicans by advocating for and empowering its members.

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Membership Information

Download Membership Form here:

  • $30 CHW Annual Membership Fee

  • $150 Annual Corporate Membership (Covers 6 Individuals)

  • $25 Additional Member to Corporate Membership

We also accept cash and check.

Empower yourself!  Become a member
​today and make a difference in your community.

Benefits to Members

1. Connecting to a collaborative network & relevant resources.

2. Involvement in policy development and collective advocacy efforts regarding community health worker issues.

3. Developing relationships with key individuals and groups beneficial to the CHW profession.

4. Assistance in addressing individual, program and community needs.  

5. The experience of working in teams.

6. Information on CHW training and certification. 

Health Worker Network

 NMCHWA Provides:

The Reaching Out Curriculum...A training manual for Community Helath Workers.  The manual was developed with input from CHWs in conjunction with the UNM Area Health Education Center (AHEC) and funding from the March of Dimes.  Topics Include:

  • Orientation 
  • Communication Skills 
  • Community Resources
  • Prenatal Care I & II
  • Labor & Delivery Postpartum Care
  • Breastfeeding & Nutrition
  • Substance Use
  • Domestic Violence
  • Sexuality, Family Planning, STD's
  • Early Childhood Development

To purchase this curriculum please email or call our office.