Direct Care Workforce Collaborative

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ARPA Provider Training Grants Available

The Department of Health Care Policy & Financing (HCPF) is offering short-term grant American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to incentivize and expand training opportunities for the Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) workforce with the goal of increasing recruitment and retention.

More Information and How to Apply:

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Meeting Information     Action Groups     Resources

Purpose

To work collaboratively with stakeholders to identify and move forward strategies to support the recruitment and retention of Colorado's direct care workforce.  This group intends to meet quarterly on the second Wednesday of the month.

Next Meeting:

March 8, 2023 - 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Zoom Webinar Link
Meeting ID: ​993 1700 7314  Passcode: 396389
Call-in Option: 1-877-853​-5257

Future dates:

  • June 14, 2023
  • September 13, 2023
  • December 13, 2023

Meeting Materials

December 14, 2022

November 2022

September 14, 2022

June 8, 2022

March 9, 2022

For meeting materials older than 2022, contact HCPF_DCWorkforce@state.co.us

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Action Group Meetings

Action groups are intended to reinforce the Direct Care Worker Collaborative purpose and vision.

These groups will be tasked with: identifying the problem, determining solutions, and developing and executing an action plan.

If you are interested in joining one or more of the action groups, please send an email request with the group(s) of your choice to HCPF_DCWorkforce@state.co.us and an invitation will be provided.

Compensation & Benefits Action Group

This group meets the 3rd Friday every two months - 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Next Meeting: March 17, 2023 - 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

  • Zoom Webinar Link
    Meeting ID: 993 1700 7314  Passcode: 396389
    Call-in Option: 1-877-853​-5257

Future Meeting Dates: May 19, 2023
 

Training & Career Advancement Action Group

This group meets the 1st Friday every two months - 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. 

Next Meeting: March 3, 2023 - 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

  • Zoom Webinar Link
    Meeting ID: 969 4053 6000  Passcode: 115140
    Call-in Option: 877-853-5257

Future Meeting Dates:  May 5, 2023
 

Value & Awareness Action Group

This group meets the 4th Friday every two months - 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. 

Next Meeting: March 24, 2023 - 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

  • Zoom Webinar Link
    Meeting ID: 969 4053 6000  Passcode: 115140
    Call-in Option: 1-877-853​-5257

Future Meeting Dates:  May 26, 2023
 

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Resources

Contact Us

HCPF_DCWorkforce@state.co.us

 

Reasonable accommodations will be provided upon request for persons with disabilities. Auxiliary aids and services for individuals with disabilities and language services for individuals whose first language is not English may be provided upon request. Please notify John Barry at 303-866-3173 or John.R.Barry@state.co.us or the 504/ADA Coordinator at hcpf504ada@state.co.us at least one week prior to the meeting to make arrangements.

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