The Neighbourhood Organization



Bridge to Healthcare Program

The Bridge to Healthcare Program provides opportunity for Internationally trained Healthcare Professionals (IEHPs) to apply their knowledge and transferable skills to achieve various non-licensed employment opportunities in the Canadian healthcare system.  


Through individualized job search support and supportive group learning environments, participants will acquire knowledge of sector-specific language, tips on seeking employment, and will be able to practice applying their skills to a wide array of non-licensed healthcare careers.   Participants will receive job search assistance in healthcare, employment retention and career mobility support for up to 1 year after program completion.

Program components:

  • Information related to regulatory and non-regulatory healthcare pathways in Canada
  • 25 hours of in-class training followed by 20 hours of volunteer placement in the healthcare field
  • Individualized job search assistance and support, job retention strategies, workplace communication, capacity building to work in the Canadian healthcare system
  • Networking opportunities with working professionals in Canadian health sector

Contact Details

Humera Sarwar
Program Facilitator

Tel: 416-467-0126 Ext 1227

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