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Direct Care Worker Program

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging provides funding to 52 local Area Agencies (AAAs) on Aging to improve the recruitment and retention of direct care workers for the AAAs’ home and community based service providers. Funding can be used for training, bonuses and employee recognition programs.


Home & Community Based Service providers of the local Area Agencies on Aging that employ direct care workers.

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Contact the local Area Agency on Aging for more information concerning their Direct Care Worker Program initiatives.


Office of Long-Term Living
Bureau of Individual Support
555 Walnut Street, 5th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101-1919
Phone: (717) 772-2932
Fax: (717) 265-7698