MR. Jean Marques Laforest, COUNSELOR is a community health worker in Somerville, MA. The provider is community health workers (CHW) are lay members of communities who work either for pay or as volunteers in association with the local health care system in both urban and rural environments and usually share ethnicity, language, socioeconomic status and life experiences with the community members they serve. They have been identified by many titles such as community health advisors, lay health advocates, promotores(as), outreach educators, community health representatives, peer health promoters, and peer health educators. CHWs offer interpretation and translation services, provide culturally appropriate health education and information, assist people in receiving the care they need, give informal counseling and guidance on health behaviors, advocate for individual and community health needs, and provide some direct services such as first aid and blood pressure screening. Some examples of these practitioners are Community Health Aides or Practitioners established under 25 USC 1616 (l) under HHS, Indian Health Service, Public Health Service. MR. Jean Marques Laforest, COUNSELOR NPI is 1003004292. The provider is registered as an individual entity type.
The NPPES NPI record indicates the provider is a male.
The provider's business location address is:
230 HIGHLAND AVE
S.O.N, ROOM 401
Phone: (617) 591-6780
Fax: (617) 591-6784
The enumeration date for this NPI number is 10/12/2007 and was last updated on 10/12/2007.