Workforce Initiatves

Building CHC Workforce Strategic Plans

CPCA, alongside the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), is developing a series of trainings and resources geared at helping CHCs assess their current workforce, identify gaps, and develop strategic workforce plans.

Health Professions Education and Training (HP-ET) Initiative

CPCA is working with HRSA to enhance health center readiness to train health professionals and “grow their own” workforce.

CHC Residency Road Map

The CHC Residency Road Map offers resources to develop and expand physician residency programs based in community health centers.

Compensation and Benefits Survey

The Compensation and Benefits Survey is conducted annually to collect key insights on community health center compensation structures.

Workforce Development Survey

Every other year, the Workforce Development Survey gathers key insights into workforce priorities, health professions training, and recruitment/retention strategies for CHCs.

Additional Workforce Resources

Community Health Worker FAQ

Effective July 1, 2022, community health worker (CHW) services are a Medi-Cal benefit due to a state plan amendment (SPA). Read more about this benefit and some frequently asked questions compiled by CPCA.

Workforce Resource Packet

The workforce resource packet contains a warehouse of resources that support recruitment, retention, training, and staff resiliency in community health centers.

Are you a CPCA member looking for additional workforce resources and peer sharing? Make sure to check out our members-only, online community:



  • Nataly Tellez, Director of Health Center Operations,
  • Isaias Iniguez, Associate Director of Workforce Development & Special Populations,