Mission Statement

 Purpose

 The purpose of the TGCCPA is to support and advance the community health work profession in the Texas Gulf Coast region.

 Mission

 The mission of TGCCPA is to meet the needs of the diverse CHW workforce throughout the Texas Gulf Coast by improving communication, providing access to resources, and improving job opportunities.

 Vision

 The vision of the TGCCPA is that CHW/ Promotores are empowered and supported to build and promote health in our communities.

CHW Core Competencies

  1. Communication Skills
  2. Interpersonal Skills
  3. Capacity Building Skills
  4. Advocacy Skills
  5. Organizational Skills
  6. Case Management
  7. Knowledge of specific health issues
  8. Documentation


Contact Us


 Email Address:  tgccpa@gmail.com

Mailing Address: 1302 Waugh Dr. #689, Houston, TX, 77019


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About the Association

The Texas Gulf Coast CHW/Promotors Association (TGCCPA) is a nonprofit association with a mission to meet the needs of the diverse CHW workforce throughout the Texas gulf coast by improving communication, providing access to resources, and improving job opportunities.  The TGCCPA has established chapters of the association to accommodate CHWs in various metropolitan areas; hosts an annual conference with over 200 CHWs in attendance; sponsors quarterly meetings to both inform the CHW community and provide continuing education and has a growing membership as a result of these efforts.

Board of Directors

Join a Board Committee!

Our Board of Directors are always looking for passionate, dedicated individuals to serve on board committees and sub-committees. Learn how to manage projects and teams in order to help move the organization forward.

To learn more about a committee please contact the committee Chair or Co-chair via email.

Here’s a list of active committees.



Donate to TGCCPA

Donations to the TGCCPA help fund our conferences, events, and activities throughout the calendar year.  Every contribution helps to expand the association’s mission.  Your tax-deductible donations are processed securely through our PayPal non-profit donation processing system.

Las donaciones a la TGCCPA ayudan a financiar nuestras conferencias, eventos y actividades durante todo el año calendario. Cada contribución ayuda a ampliar la misión de la asociación. Sus donaciones se procesan de forma segura a través de nuestro sistema de procesamiento PayPal.


Annual Conference

Every year, TGCCPA hosts an annual conference that brings together 250+ area CHWs, training programs, community organizations, resources, and fantastic networking opportunities all under one roof.

The 13th Annual CHW Conference of Houston, TX will be held on May 10, 2019

Register Here! 




Twitter Campaign

 # IAMACHW

We invite you to join TGCCPA’s ‪#‎IAMACHW‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ campaign!
It is essential that people not only see the work that the CHWs do but also understand why this campaign is so central to showcasing CHWs.

You can submit your own photo on the TGCCPA Facebook page and Twitter. So show your support, and give us your statement before #‎I‬‬‬‬‬‬‬AMACHW!

Follow us! TGCCPA@WeAreCHWs on Twitter to get updates about new events and initiatives, and learn how you can help spread the word. It’s so simple to get involved, and it has a great message.

TGCCPA@WeAreCHWs





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