Apply to train for a career in healthcare

OEWD's HealthCare Academy prepares you for a career in healthcare at no cost. Open to both beginners and experienced healthcare workers.

What to do

1. Learn about the Healthcare Academy

Read an overview of Healthcare Academy training programs including the skills and certifications you can qualify for.

2. Submit an interest form to attend an orientation

Submit an interest form and a Healthcare Academy coordinator will follow up with you to:

  • Advise you on what services and training you may qualify for

  • Schedule you for an orientation

3. Enroll in a training program

After you have attended an orientation, you should be able to identify the right training program to enroll in. Your Healthcare Academy coordinator will continue to guide you, answer your questions, and help you enroll.

Healthcare careers

Healthcare careers

Certified Dental Assistant 

Certified Home Health Aide 

Certified Nursing Assistant 

Certified Medical Assistant 

Homecare Provider 

Medical Administrative Assistant 

Community Health Worker

The OEWD HealthCare Academy (HCA) partners with training institutions to provide education, training, and employment assistance to both job seekers and employers in San Francisco’s healthcare sector.

Get help

Healthcare Academy Coordinator


Danielle North

Last updated October 30, 2023