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The HEALTH WORKFORCE FOR THE FUTURE program can help you complete training, go to work, and advance your career in healthcare.

Healthcare in Seattle-King County is one of the most exciting and dynamically growing areas for the future of work. In Seattle King-County, the healthcare industry provides more than 140,000 jobs through more than 23,000 businesses. Over the next decade, the industry is projected to grow by over 23 percent.

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  • Recieve TANF, or

  • Have a household income at or below 200% the federal poverty level

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  • Nursing / Nursing Assistant

  • Phlebotomy / Medical Lab

  • Radiology Tech 

  • Respiratory Therapy

  • Medical Assistant

  • Dental Assistant

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  • Partial/full tuition

  • Exam & certification fees

  • Gas & parking permits

  • Books & supplies

  • Coaching to find a career

  • Navigating certification

  • Job placement

SINCE 2016...

  • 600 participants enrolled

  • 469 graduated / completed training

  • 207 placed into a healthcare occupation


Health Workforce for the Future is a program funded by a federal grant under the Department of Health & Human Services’ Health Professions Opportunity Grant (HPOG).

HPOG is a study funded by the federal government to determine how training opportunities like HWF help people improve their skills and find better jobs. During the study, all new eligible applicants will be selected by lottery to participate in HWF. Not all eligible applicants will be selected to participate.

This document was supported by Grant 90FX0037 from the Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of HHS.

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