Health

Esperanza’s comprehensive community health program offers a range of services focused on ensuring essential health education and access to health care for neighborhood residents.

Esperanza’s Health programs reach more than 100,000 community residents each year in programs including:

  • Community Health Promoters Training Program
  • Healthy Homes Project
  • ACA Education and Outreach Project 

Learn more about our Health programs.


How to Participate:

Interested in becoming a Community Health Promoter?

  • Application packets are made available to anyone interested in the program.
  • Applicants are interviewed and evaluated on the level of dedicated interest in serving the health needs of their family and community, as well as the applicant’s availability to fully participate in the scope and schedule of the program.
  • Each year twenty five to thirty applicants are selected at the end of the interview process to begin the Community Health Promoters training.
  • For more information regarding applications please contact Health Director Norma Benitez at normab@esperanzacommunityhousing.org, or (213) 748-7285 x 226.

Helpful Links:

  • LACare.org: L.A. Care provides access to quality health care for Los Angeles County’s vulnerable and low income communities and residents.
  • Idepsca.org: IDEPSCA creates a more humane and democratic society by responding to the needs and problems of disenfranchised people through leadership development and educational programs based on Popular Education methodology
  • MCHAccess.org: Maternal and Child Health Access (MCHA) improves the health of low income women and families through advocacy, education, training and direct services.