Caring4Cal has exceeded its goals!

– Skills development for 37,000+ current and new home- and community-based care providers

– Incentive payments to 9,000+ participants processed to date

We are no longer accepting new incentive applications, free courses are still available until June 30, 2024.

If you have already applied for an incentive, check your application status here.
Payment is not guaranteed. Funds are limited.

Coaches and the Helpline cannot answer questions about your claim status,
please click here to check your status.

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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