Taking a Caring4Cal course comes at no cost to participants; the program is entirely free. This means that home care providers and community care providers who are interested in advancing their careers and skills can access a wide range of training opportunities without any financial burden. Additionally, Caring4Cal offers participants the opportunity to earn incentives, with potential rewards of up to $2,750.

The Caring4Cal healthcare provider training Course Catalog is a comprehensive resource that offers a variety of online and in-person training options, available in multiple languages. This extensive catalog is designed to cater to the diverse needs and preferences of home- and community-based care providers, ensuring that they can find courses that align with their career goals and interests. With courses tailored to different career paths and schedules, participants can choose the ones that suit them best to achieve their professional objectives.

Caring4Cal’s commitment to providing free training and potential incentives reflects the California Department of Health Care Access and Information’s (HCAI) dedication to expanding equitable access to healthcare throughout the state. By offering accessible and cost-free education and skill development opportunities, the program contributes to strengthening the Home- and Community-Based Services (HCBS) workforce, which is vital for improving healthcare access for various underserved populations, including those in rural communities, children with complex medical conditions, individuals with disabilities, and aging adults under the Medi-Cal program.