IHSS + Home Care Training Program


Center for Caregiver Advancement


Advancing caregivers advances us all!

The IHSS+ Home Care Integration Training Program (IHSS+) is a 10-week program that educates and empowers caregivers who provide services to seniors and persons with disabilities.

About the Program
  • IHSS+ is a training program for IHSS caregivers that prepares you to become a recognized member of your consumer's care team. You'll learn practical skills including CPR, first aid, infection control, nutrition, body mechanics, and much more!
  • IHSS caregivers also learn how to take on the enhanced roles of Monitor, Communicator, Coach, Navigator, and Care Aide while developing the skills needed to be integrated into the recipient's Care Teams.
Training Program Eligibility
  • Right now, our programs are offered to the following caregivers:
    • You must be an IHSS provider
    • Your client/recipient must be an L.A Care Health Plan member
Training Duration

Classes are 3.5 hours and held once a week for 10 weeks.

Class Languages

Classes are offered in English, Spanish, Armenian, Cantonese, Korean, and Mandarin.
For a detailed schedule of class offerings, visit advancecaregivers.org or call 1-844-725-8232 for more information.

Class schedule

Classes are held Tuesday through Saturdays at various time schedules.

For more information, please visit the Center for Caregiver Advancement website for the exact schedule.

2022 dates

Summer 2022 LA County: June 7 - August 20

Fall 2022 Alameda County: September 13 - December 8

Don't wait, classes fill up quickly!

Graduate Testimonials

Learn why the IHSS+ program has changed the lives of so many caregivers.

How to apply?

How to apply?

Prospective applicants can call the Center for Caregiver Advancement (CCA) at 1-844-725-8232, or visit the CCA website and complete the inquiry form at the bottom of the page.

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Benefits to IHSS+ Caregivers

Benefits to IHSS+ Caregivers

  • Become CPR/AED-certified
  • Receive a stipend up to $300
  • Join a Community of caregivers like Yourself!

IHSS caregivers who completed the program reported feeling less stressed, lonely & depressed following the training.