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Free Annual Training for Personal Care Home Administrators & Direct Care Staff

**As per the Department of Human Services: Due to the COVID-19 virus, all NCC DHS Continuing Education & Diabetes Overview classes have been postponed until May 15.  We will keep your information on file and will nofify you via email when new dates become available. For questions or concerns, please contact the Department of Human Provider Support Hotline at 1-866-503-3926. Thank you for patience and understanding.**

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
  • Summerdale/Harrisburg (spring only)
  • Williamsport
  • York

Northeast Region

  • Bethlehem
  • Danville
  • Dickson City/Scranton
  • Tannersville

Southeast Region

  • Harleysville
  • Norristown
  • Philadelphia

West Region

  • Erie
  • Greensburg
  • Monroeville

View and download the Spring 2020 flyer (PDF)


Directions for the facilities can be found by visiting an online travel service or by downloading the comprehensive directions document. Please 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.

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