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Home Health Aide

The Professional Certification Branch (PCB), Aide and Technician Certification Section (ATCS) is primarily responsible for the certification of home health aides by ensuring applicants adhere to the California Health and Safety Code, Section 1725 – 1742. 

Verification of a Home Health Aide Certificate Link

How to Find a Training Program or Provider for a Home Health Aide

Home Health Aide Forms  

  • BCIA 8016 Request for Live Scan Service (to be used for the 120-Hour Program)
  • BCIA 8016 SAMPLE Sample Request for Live Scan Service form for Home Health Aides (to be used for the 120-Hour Program)
  • CDPH 283A Home Health Aide In-Service Training/Continuing Education
  • CDPH 283B Home Health Aide Initial Application
  • CDPH 283C Home Health Aide Renewal Application
  • CDPH 929 Request for Name/Address Change and/or Duplicate for HHA Certificate
  • CDPH 318 Report of Misconduct
Contact Us:
Mailing Address:

Aide and Technician Certification Section
P.O. Box 997416, MS 3301
Sacramento, CA 95899-7416 

Phone Number: (916) 327-2445

Please note that the Interactive Voice Response Unit (IVRU) is an automated phone system. An option must be selected before the IVRU can proceed with a transfer to an agent. After the required information is entered you will be given the option to press “0” for an agent.

Fax Number: (916) 552-8785

Email: cna@cdph.ca.gov
​Please include your CNA/HHA/CHT number (if applicable).

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