Last updated 10/11/2021


    Building Bridges to Student Success



    The Bridges program is hiring part-time staff. For more information please contact Kim Fields at (916) 971-5933 or one of the regional offices listed below.

     Arden Arcade Region  916-979-8324   Supervisor - Yvette Cheam

    Carmichael Region  916-971-7386   Supervisor - Kim Blackford

    Citrus Heights Region  916-979-8399   Supervisor - Judith Shotwell

    The San Juan Unified School District's Bridges After-School/ASSETs Programs provide homework support, enrichment and pro-social recreation in a safe and positive environment. The Bridges After-School/ASSETs Programs currently serve approximately 3,000 students, grades K-12, in 29 programs at 29 sites. Student success is supported through the implementation of each of the four components of the program: Homework support, enrichment/disguised learning, pro-social skills/recreation, and parent support and empowerment. Strong relationships between program staff, school staff, parents and students are key!



    The Bridges After-School/ASSETs Programs will be closed for staff development on the following dates:

    Friday, November 19, 2021

    Friday, March 11, 2022

    Tuesday, June 7, 2022



    Kim Fields


    Bridges After-School/ASSETs Programs



    Debbie Middleton

    Manager, After-School and Prevention Programs





Enrollment & fees

  • 2021-22 Enrollment


    Enrollment Application

    For more information on our program view our Flyer.

    To apply for enrollment in the Bridges After-School Program, please complete the Bridges After-School Application Packet below. Send the forms to school with your child and give them to the designated Bridges After-School Program Site Coordinator. Applications are also available at your Bridges program or regional offices. 

    Space is limited and students are enrolled in program on a first come, first served basis once priority order has been applied. For information about priority enrollment, please view Frequently Asked Questions.


    Fee Policy

    The Bridges After-School Program charges a registration fee and monthly participation fees. Rates are purposefully kept as low as possible to ensure that San Juan Unified School District parents are able to access services at the lowest cost possible. In addition, full and partial scholarships are available based on need. Fees are waived for students who qualify under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act, Foster Youth, or the Free/Reduced Meal Program. Please contact Kim Fields, at 971-5933, for more information regarding scholarships.

    Registration Fee: A $30, nonrefundable, registration fee is due at the time of confirmed enrollment. Please do not make a payment until enrollment is confirmed by telephone.

    Program Participation Fees:

    • Monthly fees are determined using a sliding scale based on family income.
    • All fee rates include early release Thursdays and all other scheduled minimum days.
    • Fees are calculated with all non-school days during the school year (including holidays) considered. Fees will not be applied for school year program days in August or June. The regular year monthly rate will be applied for, each month, from September through May.
    • Where summer programs are available, the fee will be for one month and include participation for summer program days available in June and July, beginning in 2019. 


    Bridges After-School Program Monthly Rates:

    Income Guidelines Coming Soon

    Monthly Rate   

    Tier 1  $50.00
    Tier 2  $40.00
    Tier 3  $30.00

    Payments by check or money order:

    • Payments are due by the 10th day of each month.
    • Checks and money orders are made payable to San Juan Unified School District with Bridges After-School in the memo line. Please write your child’s name and school on the check or money order.
    • Mail to: Attn: Bridges After-School Programs/San Juan Unified School District, 3738 Walnut Ave., Carmichael, CA 95608
    • Payments may be dropped off at one of the Bridges After-School regional offices:
    Arden Arcade Region - 2641 Kent Drive, Sacramento 95821/Room 5, 979-8324.
    Carmichael Region - 6230 Rutland Drive, Carmichael 95608/Room 24, 971-7386
    Citrus Heights Region - 7901 Rosswood Dr., Citrus Heights 95621/Room H7, 979-8399
    • Payments may not be dropped off at program sites.

    Payments by credit card:

    Visa and MasterCard payments are accepted online at the My School Bucks website. My School Bucks is a fast and simple, online payment center for parents. Myschoolbucks.com has features such as: Paying for tuition, meals and other school items in one central place; email reminders of payments due; set up of automatic payments on given dates and more.

    Late Fees:

    • If payment is not received within 5 business days of the due date, a $25 late fee will be charged.

    Non-Sufficient Funds (NSF):

    • Checks returned by the bank will incur an additional $25 charge. A money order is required for replacement of NSF check.
    • Checks will not be accepted as form of payment after the bank has refused a second check.

    Cancellation Policy:

    • Families are required to give a two week notice, in writing, when ending a child’s participation in the program. If a participant leaves, prior to the end of the designated two weeks, full payment is still required for the duration of the two week period 

    For more information regarding enrollment in Bridges After-School, please call the regional office of the site you are interested in listed below.

    Arden Arcade Region - 979-8324

    Elementary Bridges After-School Programs

    • Cottage
    • Del Paso Manor
    • Dyer Kelly
    • Greer 
    • Howe Avenue
    • Thomas Edison
    • Whitney

    Middle School Bridges After-School Program

    • Katherine Johnson

    High School ASSETs Program

    • Encina

    Carmichael Region - 971-7386

    Elementary Bridges After-School Programs

    • Cameron Ranch
    • Carmichael
    • Charles Peck 
    • Deterding 
    • Pasadena
    • Starr King K-8
    • Thomas Kelly

    Middle School Bridges After-School Programs

    • Churchill 
    • Will Rogers

    Citrus Heights Region - 979-8399

    Elementary Bridges After-School Programs

    • Carriage
    • Coyle
    • Grand Oaks
    • Kingswood K-8
    • Lichen K-8
    • Mariposa 
    • Northridge
    • Ottomon
    • Skycrest

    Middle School Bridges After-School Programs

    • Sylvan

    High School ASSETs Program

    • San Juan

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Last Modified on October 12, 2021