Personal Care Home

home careFree Annual Training for Personal Care Home Administrators & Direct Care Staff

Northampton Community College is conducting FREE statewide training for Personal Care Home staff and administrators and staff licensed agencies serving individuals with intellectual disabilities. The training is funded by the Department of Public Welfare's Bureau of Human Services Licensing and each continuing education and diabetes class is equal to 3 annual training hours. Participation is limited to staff persons working in Pennsylvania's licensed Personal Care Homes, Assisted Living Residences, Community Homes for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities, Family Living Homes, Adult Training Facilities and Vocational Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities.

View descriptions and course registration information for currently available classes.

Class Schedule & Registration Information:

Classes are being held in four regions throughout the Commonwealth: Northeast, West, Southeast and Central Pennsylvania. Class locations and schedules are located below:

Central Region

  • Altoona
  • Johnstown
  • State College
  • Summerdale/Harrisburg (spring only)
  • York

Northeast Region

  • Bethlehem
  • Clarks Summit
  • Williamsport

Southeast Region

  • Bala Cynwyd/Philadelphia
  • Harleysville
  • Norristown

West Region

  • Erie
  • Greensburg
  • Monroeville


Please click here to view and download the Fall 2014 course schedule.

Directions for the facilities can be found by visiting an online travel service or by downloading the comprehensive directions document. Please click here to view and download the directions file.

Although these classes are being offered free of charge, registration is still required for attendance. Click here to register now. Registrations will also be accepted by calling 1-877-543-0998. Please reference course code(s) when registering.

For companies registering four or more employees, please download our registration form, complete the form, and fax to 610-861-5551.

To find out more about our fee based Personal Care Home Administrator program, please click here.

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