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I-CATCH

Innovations in Creating Access To Careers in Health Care

For everyone’s health and safety all college offices are closed to the public Wednesday, March 18 through Friday, April 24. College offices will reopen to the public on April 27.

Employees are serving students and the community remotely during this time. Please check back for updates on this website for access to services available online, by email, or phone.

Spring quarter registration is open. Register online at edcc.edu/schedule. Spring quarter classes begin April 13. 

  • All spring quarter classes will be held 100% online for the entire quarter April 13 through June 19.
  • Exception: Classes with a hands-on component will be online April 13 through May 17. The hands-on portion of the class will be offered in person from May 18 through June 19 (unless we hear otherwise from the state. As of now, the state is allowing this exception). However, the social distancing guideline must be maintained.
  • It will take us some time to figure out which classes have a hands-on component that should be completed in person. Once it’s been determined, the online class schedule will be updated to let you know if a class has a hands-on component. Please check back often for updates.

All college updates, resources, and information about COVID-19 is available at edcc.edu/coronavirus. Thank you for your flexibility and understanding.

I-CATCH Logo ImageI-CATCH (Innovations in Creating Access To Careers in Healthcare) is healthcare training support for individuals aiming to achieve income independence through well-paying and high-demand careers in the healthcare industry.

Find out if you are eligible to be an I-CATCH participant by filling out our no-obligation screening form.

For more information and career pathways visit: catch4careers.com.

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From Enrollment to Employment

We have a caring and experienced network of staff to help you reach your goals. Services include, but not limited to:

  • Image of a nurse with a patientSome tuition assistance
  • Financial Aid assistance
  • Wrap around support services
  • Academic advising
  • Social and crisis supports
  • Transportation assistance
  • Digital Literacy resources
  • Loaned laptop you can earn
  • Job development and coaching
  • Employer-trusted career training

I-CATCH provides wrap-around case management support utilizing regional community-based organizations, digital literacy and home technology, peer support, academic support services, proactive interventions to identify problems that keep students from completing, advocacy to help students thrive in the college environment, and employment navigation to assist with finding the career opportunities that you are looking for.


Train for career opportunities in fields like:


I-CATCH partners include: Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, WorkFirst, Workforce Snohomish, Refugee and Immigrant Services Northwest, TRAC Associates and many other regional community-based organizations and healthcare employers.


Health Profession Opportunity Grant logo imageInnovations in Creating Access To Careers in Healthcare (I-CATCH) is a Health Profession Opportunity Grant (HPOG) and is administered by Edmonds Community College.

This document was supported by Grant # 90FX0032-01-00 from the Administration for Children and Families, U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of HHS.

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

Not all eligible applicants will be selected to participate in these opportunities.