Caregiver Compensation - DC

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Caregiver Compensation

The District of Columbia offers one way to get paid as a family caregiver.


1. Elderly and Individuals With Physical Disabilities Waiver (EPD): is designed to allow elderly and/or disabled individuals who would otherwise require care in a nursing facility to remain at home. Services offered under this program range from adult day care and respite programs to accessibility related home modifications. 


Program Requirements

    • MUST be a resident of District of Columbia 
    • MUST be 65+, OR, 18+ and disabled
    • MUST require nursing facility level of care
    • MUST be Medicaid eligible
    • Spouses are not eligible 

Contact Number: 202-442-5988 (Dept. of Health Care Finance (DHCF)

Ready Set Care

Ready Set Care cares for the Carer