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Home Care Workers and Adult Foster Home (AFH) Providers

If you are interested in learning about work as a home care worker or adult foster home provider, please see below.

Home Care Workers

Home care and personal support workers help people who receive Medicaid funded in-home services stay in their home. It is an important job. Whether you are beginning your research to become a home care worker, or you already are a home care worker, more information can be found online at the Oregon Home Care Commission website.

How to Become a Home Care Worker

Renewal Packet for current home care workers

**Send a copy of your state or federal ID and completed packet to NWSDS.HCC@nwsds.org**

Online application for new home care workers



COVID-19 Vaccines for HCW

Homecare workers, personal support workers, and personal care attendants, along with the people they support, are eligible to receive vaccinations now at vaccine clinics statewide. See this flyer.


Opening a Licensed AFH

Interested in making a difference in the lives of others while making a living in your own home? If so, our communities have a need for additional adult foster home care providers. If you meet the qualifications, this may be your opportunity to open your own business.

Already a Licensed AFH Provider

Click on the link above to find helpful resources for current, licensed AFH providers. Read about renewing or relicensing your AFH, Adult Protective Services (APS), Aging and Persons with Disabilities (APD) provider tools and much more.

NWSDS also offers a master list of Adult Foster Homes in the five county area and lists of vacancies by county.

AFH Vacancies by County: