Outreach Training Collaborative Launches
A collective of Get Healthy SMC grantees is working together to pilot a Community Health Outreach Professional (CHOP)/Promotoras Training program that will hold an orientation for new outreach workers on September 27. The collective is comprised of four (4) Get Healthy SMC grantees: Bay Area Community Health Advisory Council (BACHAC), Redwood City Together (RWCT), Healthways, and the City of South San Francisco. BACHAC and RWCT are conveners for the collaborative effort. The partnership is intended to create a supportive network of outreach workers focused on implementing strategies for equitable access to information and resources in diverse communities in San Mateo County. The effort will expand the CHOP/Promotoras workforce by collaborating to develop skills and share best practices for providing underserved communities with needed information, outreach, and access to services. The collaborative is implementing pilot activities in the areas of Redwood City/North Fair Oaks and the northern sector of San Mateo County, i.e., Daly City, SSF, San Bruno, and surrounding areas.