Affordable Care Act: Personal and Home Care Aide State Training Program

This announcement solicits agrant applications for the Personal and Home Care Aide Training (PHCAST) Program, a new demonstration grant program in collaboration with the Administration for Children and Famnilies (ACF) to establish a program to recruit low-income individuals and recipients of public


assistance to train as qualified personal and home care aides.

Grants may be awarded to the States (as defined in the funding opportunity announcement) to conduct demonstration projects for purposes of developing core training competencies and certification programs for personal or home care aides.

It is expected that the training standards established under these State grants would be utilized as a "Gold Standard" for future training of personal and home care aides.
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Affordable Care Act (ACA) Personal and Home Care Aide State Training Program (PHCAST)

Department of Health and Human Services

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Additional Information of Eligibility:
Grants shall be awarded to eligible applicants from any of the 50 States of the United States of America, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, Guam, and American Samoa that are capable of carrying out the legislative purpose of preparing individuals to become personal and home care aides.

States are defined in accordance with Title XIX of the SSA.

Section 2008 (b)(6)(D).

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Agency Email Description:
Contact HRSA Call Center at 877-Go4-HRSA/877-464-4772;301-998-7373 or email

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