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Residential & In-Home Care Training

Work-Ready in just a few WEEKS!
Next Training Class: 
January 15 - March 21
Daytime On-Campus: T-Th 10:45am - 1:45pm
Evening/Online (hybrid): Thurs on campus 5:30pm - 8:30pm + 2 nights online 
Class for the Deaf Community - Coming soon!
Watch this video to learn more about our Caregiver job training & job placement assistance program!
Students will learn how to provide person-centered support for daily living activities to clients in their homes and/or residential care facilities.  You’ll learn about common diseases, infections, chronic illnesses  and disorders found in a residential care setting;  techniques to assist clients with self-management  and activities like bathing, dressing, hygiene care, diet, exercise,  social interactions, and more. You’ll learn how to assist in clients taking medications properly and how to assist them in community and social engagement activities.


  • Includes First Aid, Adult and Child CPR certification (EMS Safety Services)  and integrated Digital Technology for Caregivers training.
  • Occupational Skills Certificates include:
First Aid, Adult and Child CPR certification (EMS Safety Services)
Medication Administration - 8 Units CEUs
Universal/Standard Precaution - 4 Units CEUs
Personal Rights/Incident Reporting [HIPPA requirements] - 4 Units CEUs
  • Must be 18 years or older (high school diploma not required) 
  • Eligible for High School Diploma elective credit through New Haven Adult School.
  • Instructor: Karen Young, MPH
  • Class Fee: $250.00 (Fee assistance available for those who qualify) 
  • Successful completers receive job placement assistance and employment coaching through their first six months of employment.
  1. Complete the application (available online or on paper). Drop it off, mail or fax (510-471-0554) it to New Haven Adult School.
  2. Pay the $250 class fee, OR if seeking financial assistance see below:
    1. If you have proof of the right-to-work in the US, ask for the WIOA application AND register for ResCare New Student Orientation. Click here to see What to bring with you to the orientation.
    2. If you do not have proof of the right to work in the US, ask our school office for proof of your attendance in ESL, HSD, GED or ABE, AND register for ResCare New Student Orientation.
  • If you are self-paying the course fees, the ResCare New Student Orientation is optional.
  • The $250 fee will only be refundable in the event that the class is cancelled.
  • Have questions?  EMAIL OR attend the ResCare New Student Orientation


Do you need assistance paying for training?
We offer THREE Types of Fee Assistance! - CLICK HERE to learn more about your options.
Our program is now on the CalJobs Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL)!
This means individuals from services such as EDD and CalWorks can now receive financial assistance to pay
Wednesday, December 12, 2018  at 5:30pm in Room 13
Tuesday, January 8, 2019  at 11:45am or 5:30pm in Room 13
Who should attend New Student Orientation?
  • Potential new ResCare students who need of fee assistance with class fees (including current NHAS students)
  • Potential new self-paying students who have questions about the training program 
  • CLICK HERE to download and drop it off, mail or fax (510-471-0554) it to New Haven Adult School, or email it to
Here are our stats from Nov 2016 through August 2018.
  • 75 out of 83 completed
  • 75 received job offers (100%)
  • 63 accepted  (84%)
  • 1 has received the Caregiver of the Quarter award through their employer
  • 2 have received a job that's above entry-level as a Caregiver Medication Technician
  • 3 received 11 units of High School Diploma credit and graduated with their diploma and a Caregiver job offer.
  • 4 have dual enrolled: one in NHAS High School Diploma, one in ABE Math, and two in Health Science Essentials 
  • One employer partner has offered our graduates an above-average starting pay rate of $16.95/hour
  • One student has recently promoted from Caregiver to Caregiver Lead to Scheduler.

ResCare New Student Orientation

December 12th -

5:30—8:30pm in Room 13


January 8th -

11:45 am or 5:30 pm in Room 13