Become a Caregiver

In early 2022, a change is coming for Individual Providers and family caregivers who are contracted to provide respite services and in-home personal care.

Inquiries about this change should be directed to the Consumer Direct of Washington (CDWA). They can be reached by email at, by phone at 866-214-9899, or online at New IPs should apply at the CDWA career page.

In the coming weeks and months, the CDWA project will be hosting optional webinars for Individual Providers, clients, and stakeholders to specifically walk through the transition.

Take a look at the following links for more information:

Do you want competitive wages, full benefits, and to schedule your own hours? We can help you start work as a health care provider to perform caregiver services for those who need assistance.

What is a Health Care Provider?

A health care provider, or individual provider (IP), is somebody who cares for an older adult or adult living with a disability. Duties include personal care, light housekeeping, cooking, and possibly transportation.

What is Required to be a Health Care Provider?
  • 18 years of age and older
  • Pass a criminal history background check
  • Complete required state training
  • Be reliable
What are the Benefits?

This job offers competitive wages along with medical, dental and vision insurance. There is paid training, vacation and mileage. Most importantly, it offers a flexible schedule.

Carina is a free service connecting IPs and clients. If you are a client looking for an IP, or an IP looking for a client, click here to learn more.

Home Care Referral Registry

The Home Care Referral Registry matches Washington state residents who receive publicly funded in-home care services with screened and pre-qualified home care workers. Click here for more information.

How can I Become a Health Care Provider?

Call 509-458-2509 and ask for the Home Care Referral Registry.


Note: For Ferry, Stevens and Pend Oreille Counties, call Rural Resources Community Action at 509-684-5645 for Leigh Ann Brooks, or 509-447-9997 ext. 4002 for JoDee Savage.