Participating Community Partners
To assist in the identification and eligibility determination of potential members, Kaiser Permanente partners with local organizations, schools and workforce development agencies. All community partners implement a training program requirement as criteria for applying for the Kaiser Permanente Bridge Program.
Below is a list of our participating community partners, their contact information, and their training requirements. If you meet the all the eligibility criteria and are interested in applying for the Bridge Program, please contact the community partner you are affiliated with directly. No enrollment is done directly through Kaiser Permanente.
Bridge Requirements: Applicants must be a current client of Atlanta Children’s Shelter and actively enrolled in their training program. ACS is dedicated to helping families overcome the issues that contribute to homelessness, including domestic violence and job loss. The Atlanta Children’s Shelter focuses on the long-term self-sufficiency of the family through job skills training, emotional support, and child care.
Bridge Requirements: Open only to students who reside in counties served by Kaiser Permanente and meet eligibility requirements. The student must be actively enrolled in a certificate, diploma, or degree program of study on one or more of our multiple campus locations and enrolled consistently in 6 credit hours or more per term unless near graduation. Students must attend a one-on-one or group application session.
Bridge Requirements: The applicant must be enrolled as an undergraduate Clayton State University student in one of these programs:
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (accepted into the nursing program, not pre-nursing students)
- Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene (accepted into the dental hygiene program, not pre-dental hygiene students)
- Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management
- Bachelor of Science in Health and Fitness Management
Bridge Requirements: Open to current residents living in The Villages of East Lake who are actively participating in one or more services offered by East Lake Foundation Resident & Community Support Program.
First African Community Development Corporation
5197 Salem Road
Lithonia, GA 30058
Phone: (404) 593-5981
Bridge Requirements: Open to current students enrolled in one of the four-degree programs at the Interdenominational Theological Center.
200-A Ottley Drive, NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30324
Phone: (678) 702-0400
- Member of Georgia Organics
- Commercial farmer working minimum of 1400 hours annually OR a farm employee (employed a minimum of 12 months)
- Must participate in AgAware training, Conference & Fencepost consulting sessions, and other affordable insurance imitative activities
Georgia State University
140 Decatur Street, 8th Floor
Atlanta GA, 30302
Phone: (404) 413-1000
Applicants must be enrolled in one of the following programs:
- Respiratory Therapy*
- Physical Therapy
- Social Work
- Public Health
*Pre-majors in Nursing, Nutrition and Respiratory Therapy are not eligible to apply.
Georgia State University Perimeter College
555 North Indian Creek Drive
Clarkston, GA 30021
Phone: (678) 891-3870
Bridge Requirements: Only Nursing students are eligible.
Goodwill of North Georgia
2201 Lawrenceville Hwy, Suite 300
Decatur, GA 30033
Main Phone: (404) 420-9900
Bridge Requirements: Applicants must be currently enrolled or alumni of the Workforce Development Program.
Gwinnett Technical College WIOA
5150 Sugarloaf Parkway
Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Phone: (678) 226-6664
Bridge Requirements: Students currently enrolled at Gwinnett Technical College who meet the eligibility guidelines can apply through the Gwinnett Tech WIOA Office.
Multi-Agency Alliance for Children, Inc. (MAAC)
225 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 880-9323
Bridge Requirements: The Applicant must currently be in foster care or have a history of being in foster care. Applicant must be enrolled in the MAAC Leadership & Advocacy course AND receiving an ILP Certificate for Financial Literacy. The certificate must be dated within the prior 6 months.
830 Boulevard, SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
Phone: (404) 622-0793
Bridge Requirements: Open to current participants who are actively enrolled in one or more training programs offered at Nicholas House.
North Fulton Community Charities
11270 Elkins Road
Roswell, GA 30076
Phone: (770) 640-0399
Bridge Requirements: Must reside in Fulton zip code: 30004, 30005, 30009, 30075, 30076, 30097 or 30022. Applicant is required to complete both courses, Money Matters and Job Coaching.
Cherokee Career Resource Center
Goodwill of North Georgia Career Center
9425 Highway 92
Woodstock, GA 30188
Phone: (770) 874-0901
Clayton Career Resource Center
3000 Corporate Center Drive, Suite 350
Morrow, GA, 30260
Phone: (678) 271-3554
Douglas Career Resource Center
4655 Timber Ridge Dr.
Douglasville, GA 30135
Phone: (770) 920-4104
Gwinnett Career Resource Center
3885 Crestwood Parkway, Suite 200
Duluth, GA 30096
Phone: (678) 268-6610
Rockdale Career Resource Center
1400 Parker Road, Lobby A
Conyers, GA 30094
Phone: (404) 484-5400
Bridge Requirements: Individual participants must be engaged in approved training; having met the eligibility guidelines and the entrance requirements for their training course and been accepted by the training vendor they have chosen from the Georgia Eligible Provider List. Training through ARWB is provided for residents who live in, or have been laid off from their jobs in, Cherokee, Clayton, Douglas, Fayette, Gwinnett, Henry and Rockdale counties.
463 Commerce Park Drive, Suite 100
Marietta, GA 30060
Phone: (770) 528-4300
Bridge Requirements: Offered to customers currently engaged in an approved training program. Customers may apply during application/eligibility process to obtain training services; but, will not be accepted until their training file has been approved and the minimum attendance requirements for training have been met.
774 Jordan Lane
Decatur, GA 30033
Phone: (404) 687-3400
Bridge Requirements: The Kaiser Bridge Program services are offered to customers who are active participants in an approved training program in the Employment and Training or Youth Units. Customers are eligible to receive benefits upon acceptance into one of the stated programs. Customers must maintain consistent attendance in required activities and be on track meeting identified goals in his/her customer service plan.
Adamsville Regional Health Center
3700 Martin Luther King Jr. SW
Atlanta, GA 30331
Phone: (404) 613-6381
North Fulton Career Center
7741 Roswell Road, Suite 205
Sandy Springs, GA 30350
Phone: (404) 613-4480
South Fulton Career Center
5710 Stonewall Tell Road, Suite 160
College Park, GA 30349
Phone: (404) 613-6800
Bridge Requirements: The Workforce Investment Act participant is required to complete at least one (1) FDIC Money Smart training module (the “Money Matters” module is required) as well as participate in one (1) additional workshop offered by the Career Centers. Program participants are also required to complete the O’NET Online Interest Profiler Skills assessment.
Year Up Greater Atlanta
Atlanta Metropolitan State College
1630 Metropolitan Parkway, SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
Phone: (404) 249-0300
Bridge Requirements: Offered to currently enrolled students and alums who are actively utilizing Student Services, Career, Internship and Alumni Services or Training Services and who meet eligibility after being screened through the Student Services Department.
Zion Hill Community Development Corporation
2741 Bayard Street
East Point, GA 30344
Phone: (404) 766-3141
Bridge Requirements: Clients are required to complete two (2) workshops of their choice and attend a one-on-one session to complete the program application.