Caring4Cal helps you develop the skills and knowledge essential to growing – or starting – your career as a healthcare provider in Home- and Community-Based Services (HCBS).

Here’s how you get started:

Incentive applications now closed.

No new applications accepted.

Check status of submitted applications HERE.

Funds are limited, payments not guaranteed.

Courses still open until June 30, 2024 – supply is limited.

NOTE: Coaches and the Helpline cannot answer any questions about your application status or payment timing.

Who The Caring4Cal Program Is For

Caring4Cal is a program for current and prospective licensed or certified providers in Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) or those working as a home Community Health Worker (CHW). Eligible participants must currently live in California. 

Whatever your starting point, we’re here to help you accomplish your career goals. Taking the next step on your healthcare career journey today!

I'm a home- or community-based provider and would like to grow my skills

I’m a healthcare provider interested in switching to a home- or community-based setting

I’m new and am interested in a home- or community-based healthcare career

Who Is Not Eligible

Caring4Cal addresses the current and future demand in California for care providers in Home- and Community-Based Services (HCBS).

Because of the program’s focus, the following provider types do not qualify for participation:
Ineligible Job Settings
New: You may be interested in a new career path called Certified Wellness Coach, a program by the California Department of Health Care Access and Information supporting the mental well being of youth and young adults in California. Learn more here.

Why Should You Join Caring4Cal Today?

  • Home- and community-based health careers are growing fast: Did you know that 1 in 4 Californians will be over the age of 60 in 2030? That’s an estimated 10.8 million people who might need your help in the future. This is your opportunity to build a career that will be in high demand for many years to come.
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  • Good healthcare outcomes and stronger connections: Research has shown that clients prefer in-home care, and the care provided can produce as good and at times better health outcomes. Start building stronger relationships and make a greater difference in the lives of your clients.
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  • An accelerated path toward an HCBS career: Caring4Cal has courses to help you attain the certifications you need, and personal coaches available to guide you to meet your career goals.
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  • Choose what you learn: Our courses are for those new to the healthcare field and experienced healthcare providers alike. Build a career path, or focus on select skills and topics you’d like to learn.
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  • Caring4Cal is entirely FREE: Financial incentives are now closed for new applicants. Courses are available until June 30, 2024 while supplies last.

Healthcare providers get access to FREE training and coaching. Join Caring4Cal today!

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Empathetic coaches are ready to help you create a plan and support your success. Connect today!

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