$5 Million Grant to San Francisco Nonprofit Homebridge Aims to Remove Language Barriers for Home Care Workers

ABC 27 | January 17, 2024
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SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 17, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — San Francisco-based Homebridge – California’s only nonprofit dedicated to providing both direct in-home supportive services and workforce training to home care providers – has received a two-year, $5 million grant to develop an immersive, on-the-job English language training program for 150 new in-home care providers in San Francisco. The vocational English as a Second Language Home Care Immersion Training Program funded by the California Workforce Development Board, will provide paid Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL) home care training with ongoing language support to strong job candidates whose native language is other than English.

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