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Huckleberry Youth Programs - Marin

  • Huckleberry Youth Programs - Marin
  • 3450 Geary Blvd.
    Suite 107
  • San Francisco, CA 94118
  • (415)-668-2622

Program Description

The Huckleberry Wellness Academies in San Francisco and Marin are Huckleberry's college access programs, preparing first generation college bound students to fill a growing demand for a diverse health care work force in the Bay Area.

Program Components Include:

  • Internships in healthcare settings
  • Weekly meetings to discuss emerging community and global health issues
  • Academic guidance and tutoring
  • SAT/ACT preparation
  • Exposure to health professions
  • College tours
  • Academic case management
  • Assistance with college applications, as well as scholarship and financial aid applications
  • Parent education and support

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • College transition and retention support
  • Community service/service hours
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

  • Asian or Pacific Islander: 2%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 98%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 60
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 40
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Undocumented Students (21)

First-Generation

  • More than 75%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo (2)
  • California State University-Chico (1)
  • California State University-Northridge (1)
  • College of Marin (18)
  • Emory University (1)
  • San Francisco State University (6)
  • San Jose State University (2)
  • Santa Rosa Junior College (6)
  • Sonoma State University (7)
  • University of California-Berkeley (1)
  • University of California-Santa Cruz (1)

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 90%