At HUSKY Health, we understand that basic needs like food, clothing, and shelter can impact your overall health and well-being. We have a dedicated team of Community Health Workers (CHWs) who are here to help you get those Community Resources.
Our certified Community Health Workers (CHWs) help people who struggle with basic needs and using the healthcare system. They listen to your individual needs and concerns, and can provide you with the best resources to navigate your situation. Many of our CHWs live and work in your neighborhoods and have diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
To talk to one of our CHWs, call 1.800.859.9889, extension 4326, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Our CHWs serve as ambassadors for the HUSKY Health program. They are committed to building equity through diversity, inclusion, and community engagement efforts. CHWs work to help members reach positive health outcomes regardless of ability, age, cultural background, ethnicity, faith, gender, gender identity, ideology, income, national origin, race, or sexual orientation.
Our CHWs will work with you one-on-one to help understand what services are specific for you. When our CHWs work with you, they will:
This portion of the HUSKY Health website is managed by Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc., the State of Connecticut’s Medical Administrative Services Organization for the HUSKY Health Program. For the general HUSKY Health website gateway, please visit portal.ct.gov/husky. HUSKY Health includes Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and is administered by the Connecticut Department of Social Services.