Caregiver Compensation - DC

Ready Set Care

The District of Columbia offers one way to get paid as a family caregiver.


1. Elderly and Individuals With Physical Disabilities Waiver (EPD): is designed to allow elderly and/or disabled individuals who would otherwise require care in a nursing facility to remain at home. Services offered under this program range from adult day care and respite programs to accessibility related home modifications. 


Program Requirements

  • MUST be a resident of District of Columbia 

    • MUST be 65+, OR, 18+ and disabled

    • MUST require nursing facility level of care

    • MUST be Medicaid eligible

    • Spouses are not eligible 

Contact Number: 202-442-5988 (Dept. of Health Care Finance (DHCF)