Alma Vargas

Community Health Worker
CHC of Wyandotte County
Alma Vargas is a Bilingual Community Health leader in the Kansas City Latino community who has helped over 1000 people improve their lives during the past 15 years.  Alma understands the Latino community and has developed plans suited for the unique needs of the Kansas City immigrant community.  Alma emigrated from Mexico after her graduation.  After her arrival she taught herself English, raised a family and studied for years to become a naturalized US Citizen.

Alma received her certificate as a Community Health Worker from MCC and has almost 20 certifications from over a dozen agencies covering nearly all aspects of CHW. Alma started helping others 15 years ago as a church volunteer finding resources to help others, and has worked with several area free health clinics and the Mexican Consulate to connect people in need with community resources.

Alma Vargas