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Program details:


The Healthcare Bridge Program (HCB) is a yearlong academic program providing 17 – 21 year olds with targeted career guidance, academic support, postsecondary education preparation, and paid internships in the healthcare field. After the program, participants will be better prepared to enter into a healthcare certificate or training program at the community college level.


Program Information


City College of San Francisco Courses: Participants enroll in training courses for entry-level healthcare jobs in phlebotomy, community health work, certified nursing assistant (CNA), and home health aide/personal care giving.


JVS Workshops: JVS offers basic academic skills (reading, writing and math) and computer workshops tailored for the healthcare field.


Healthcare Internships: Participants partake in work readiness training and paid internships. JVS staff works closely with healthcare employer partners and internship supervisors to provide ongoing support and ensure that participants build relevant and industry-specific skills.


Internship Employers: California Pacific Medical Center – St. Luke’s Campus, San Francisco Community Clinic Consortium, UCSF Medical Center, Mission Neighborhood Health Center, On Lok, and 3rd Street Youth Center and Clinic.



  • 17 – 21 years of age
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Qualify as low-income
  • 7th grade reading and math level (Students must take CCSF placement tests before starting program)
  • Available 30 hrs/week for training, courses, and internship


Please see attached flyers for further detail.

Healthcare Bridge Graphic 2013

JVS Healthcare Bridge flyerFall13 updated 


For more information, contact:


Sharon Turner

P: (415) 782-6227



Funded by the Office of Economic Workforce Development. This is an Equal Opportunity Program

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