Allied Community Resources
“Creating Opportunities for People”
Interested in finding a part-time job?
Need some extra money?
Want a job where you are helping
Then let me tell you about four
programs that we administer for the
State of CT…
What are the 4 programs?
The Personal Care Assistance (PCA) Waiver Program
The Elder Care Pilot Program
The Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Waiver Program
Money Follows the Person (MFP)
These programs allow individuals with physical
disabilities, an acquired brain injury or the elderly
the opportunity to live in the community of their
choice (instead of nursing homes or institutions).
What types of jobs are available?
Job Duties Can Include…
(But Are Not Limited To)
On-Call Emergency Backup PCA
for “Money Follows the Person”
Earn a weekly stipend just for being on call!
May work for individuals with physical or developmental
disabilities, acquired brain injuries or the elderly who are
transitioning from Nursing Facilities back into the
1 year experience of working as a PCA
Must be at least 18 years old
Criminal Background Check and DDS Abuse & Neglect Registry
Must complete free trainings for ABI and DDS programs
Work at least one shift a month per employer
Who is the employer?
The individual approved to be on the
program from the State Dept of Social
Services would be your employer.
They hire their own staff and
determine the schedule they need.
Allied Community Resources is NOT
What is Allied’s role in these
Allied acts as the payroll agent – we
pay the employees on behalf of the
employers, with funds they receive
from the Dept of Social Services.
We also maintain a directory of
individuals interested in working on
We are NOT a staffing agency!
How do I apply?
Complete an application
and mail or fax to Allied.
You can specify the days,
hours and towns you would
like to work in.
Include on the application
any training, experience or
certifications you may have
(CPR, First Aid, etc).
Also include on the
application if you speak any
Then we will add your name
to the directory.
Who gets a copy of the
Dept of Social Services Social Workers
and Case Managers
Employers looking to hire new
providers and their family members
assisting with hiring
What are the requirements for
Individuals must be at least 18 years old to
work on the Elder Care or Acquired Brain
Injury Program (can be 16 for the Personal
Care Assistant Program).
Training is required to work on the ABI
program. Trainings (informational sessions)
are scheduled monthly at various locations
throughout CT and are free of charge.
Must be able to follow instruction from the
Frequently Asked Questions
Will Allied help me get a job?
NO – Allied is not a staffing agency.
Do I need a degree to work as a PCA?
No – Allied has no specific education
requirements, it is up to the employer to decide
whom they want to hire.
Who will train me?
Your employer will discuss specific training
What will I get paid?
Each employer has a certain amount of money
approved by their DSS Social Worker. The wages
paid by each employer can vary.
When will I get a call for a job?
We cannot guarantee when you will get a phone
call to work for an individual, but these programs
are growing rapidly and there is a constant need
for new providers.
Will I need to get a background check?
Yes, before you are hired to work for an
individual we complete a criminal background
check in our office. It is then up to the employer to
continue with the hiring process based on any
How many hours can I work?
Each provider can work up to 25.75 hours/week
for each client. But you can work for as many
employers as you would like.
Thank you for your time today! For further
questions, please contact
Patti Boettcher, Outreach Coordinator or
Kristy Jones, Supervisor, Outreach &
Training Services at
1-877-722-8833 or (860) 627-9500