The Forum Programs The Southland Health Careers programs are designed to provide the technical skills and knowledge to become successful in the student’s healthcare field of choice. Programs include Certified Nurse Assistant and Clinical Medical Assistant.

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Computer Labs The Forum offers two computer lab locations providing area residents with instructor-led and self-paced computer training classes at no charge. These computer labs are also available for general use as part of our ongoing efforts to offer assistance to area residents.

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Youth & Family Services As part of our community centered approach, the Forum offers services developed specifically for youth and their families. These programs are designed to build the capacities of communities, parents and youth while promoting wellness and violence prevention.   Learn More
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Preparing the Workforce

Unleashing Your Potential
The Forum works to ensure quality training for those in the Southland communities who are seeking careers in the fields of healthcare, business and industry by offering various programs and workshops.

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Information about Get Covered Illinois 
ObamaCare / Affordable Care Act


Various Locations to Enroll
Please read for locations: (detailed info regarding days, times, and locations) (updated 12/2/2014)
To enroll, visit an In-Person Counselor at the following locations by appointment only:
Southland Health Care Forum | (708) 756-1000 ext 53495
Southland Ministerial Health Network | (708) 596-7610
Call (708) 856-8295 to schedule an appointment for:
Ingalls Memorial Hospital ext 109 | First Wesley United Methodist | God's Hand Ministries Food Pantry | Thornton Township Riverdale ext 110 |  Thornton Township South Holland ext 108 | St. James Hospital Olympia Fields ext 104, 106 | St. James Hospital Chicago Heights ext 102, 109 | South Star ext 106 | Rep Thaddeus Jones Office ext 102

 

Support the Forum

Donating to the Forum
Members include individuals and organizations that believe in our mission and vision. They help support our efforts to meet the needs of an ever-changing workforce. There are many ways to support the Forum.

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The Southland Health Care Forum is an organization dedicated to serving the community through programs designed to train a new generation of health care providers. As part of our community focused approach, the Forum offers services developed specifically to help youth and their families rise out of poverty and maintain stable careers in health services.

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Get Covered Illinois LogoNew health care rules are making health coverage more comprehensive and affordable for you and your family. The Forum is committed to helping you get covered online, on the phone and in person. Start your new year with coverage. Call 708-756-1000 X53442 to learn more.

 


We Receive Funding Through...

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Southland Health Care Forum receives funding through the Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) Program. Clinical Medical Assistant, Certified Nurse Assistant, and Nursing training programs are funded by Grant #90FX0026 from the Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

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