Finding a Caregiver Job in San Diego is Easy!

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This home care agency is a local, family-owned agency that is licensed with the state. You do need to be registered with the Home Care Services Bureau to work with a San Diego home care agency, so the following link will take you to their site if you need more information on how to get registered: https://www.cdss.ca.gov/inforesources/community-care/home-care-services/resources-for-home-care-aides.

San Diego Caregiver Job Resources

Looking for resources to start a career in caregiving, connect you to other caregivers in San Diego, find legal help, or other support? We’ve compiled some trusted organizations below to help.


San Diego Caregiver Respite Programs

California Department of Aging

Through the California Department of Aging, Caregivers now can access Caregiver Resource Centers, or CRCs for assistance with respite care, transportation services, Medicare advice and legal support. The following link explains what the CRCs can do for you: https://aging.ca.gov/Providers_and_Partners/Caregiver_Resource_Centers/.

San Diego’s CRC is The Southern Caregiver Resource Center. This CRC has a respite program where primary and family caregivers can receive respite or “relief” care to help with a loved one’s care. This is at no cost and is simply a way to have someone else come in and give a little assistance when the primary caregiver needs a break. They also have many support groups, educational options and San Diego employment opportunities to help caregivers grow and find jobs. You can visit them with through the following link: https://www.caregivercenter.org/programs-services.

Coast Care Partners also has the Respite Well Program which is explained through the following link: https://coastcarepartners.com/respite-well/.


Starting Your Caregiver Career in San Diego – Get Involved!

Alzheimer’s Association – San Diego Chapter

Getting involved with the Alzheimer’s Association’s San Diego Chapter is a must if you are working with someone suffering from this disease. Before you start your caregiver job, you should get to know the 10 signs of Alzheimer’s.  You can also reach a 24/7 hotline at (800) 272-3900 with any questions relating to caring for your home care client or loved one with Alzheimer’s. Please visit them at: https://www.alz.org/sandiego.

There is also Alzheimer’s San Diego https://www.alzsd.org/, a local nonprofit that serves the 84,000-plus San Diegans living with Alzheimer’s and the 292,000 people who care for them. They offer educational workshops, caregiver support groups and a new 5-week program called Coping with Caregiving that will give you the expertise to succeed in your job: https://www.alzsd.org/what-is-coping-with-caregiving/.


After Getting San Diego Caregiver Jobs

San Diego Aging & Independent Services

Many caregivers looking for jobs in San Diego have heard of Aging & Independent Services, but may not be familiar with all that they offer. One of the options is to join the Caregiver Coalition of San Diego. Members meet once a month and cover a lot of education and training options for caregivers. After you get that job as a Caregiver, this is such a good way meet with leaders in San Diego and become one yourself! https://www.caregivercoalitionsd.org/

The link below brings you to San Diego County’s Aging and Independent Services Caregiver Support Page with much more to discover: https://www.sandiegocounty.gov/content/sdc/hhsa/programs/ais/Families-Caregivers.html

AARP – San Diego

AARP is an essential national organization that supports senior care. Their Family Caregiver Area is a great way to stay informed with news and events in San Diego: https://www.aarp.org/caregiving/?intcmp=GLBNAV-PL-CAR. They also have a caregiver resource guide specific to San Diego and Chula Vista: https://www.aarp.org/content/dam/aarp/home-and-family/caregiving/2016/06/202513-care-ca-san-diego-and-chula-vista-caregivers-resource-guide-final.pdf.

Caregiver Coalition of San Diego

The Caregiver Coalition of San Diego, where members meet once a month and cover a lot of education and training options for caregivers. After you get that job as a Caregiver, this is such a good way meet with leaders in San Diego and become one yourself! https://www.caregivercoalitionsd.org/

ElderHelp of San Diego

Elderhelp of San Diego https://www.elderhelpofsandiego.org/ is a nonprofit providing personalized services and information on senior care. They can provide free care management with Care Coordinators that meet with you and customize a care plan: https://www.elderhelpofsandiego.org/solutions-for-living/care-coordination/. They have a wonderful volunteer driver program to bring seniors to their appointments: https://www.elderhelpofsandiego.org/solutions-for-living/seniors-a-go-go/. Lastly, we have to mention their HomeShare Program, which is a roommate matching service that can provide financial help to seniors living at home who have an extra room to rent in San Diego. The following link has more on the program: https://www.elderhelpofsandiego.org/solutions-for-living/homeshare/.

Interfaith Community Services

Interfaith Community Services https://www.interfaithservices.org/ helps San Diego residents throughout North County, from Oceanside to the inland communities south and east of Escondido. They can provide minor home repair; Project CARE, with daily phone check-ins, outreach and referrals for senior services; and a client advocate team offering social services support and emergency financial assistance. Interfaith has two centers in Oceanside, one in Escondido and one in Carlsbad.

Jewish Family Service of San Diego

Jewish Family Service https://www.jfssd.org/ helps San Diegans of all faiths. They also have a free transportation service, minor home repair service, care management and a day program for early dementia at the Balboa Avenue Older Adult Center: https://www.jfssd.org/our-services/older-adults/balboa-avenue-older-adult-center/.

VA San Diego Healthcare System

The VA San Diego Healthcare System https://www.va.gov/san-diego-health-care/ provides caregiver support coordinators, who are all licensed social workers. They connect military caregivers with VA resources. Keep an eye out for job fairs on their calendar as well. Most of these services are free or with a co-pay. Get access to therapists, social workers, hospice and a telehealth program. Which caregiver support coordinator you’ll work with is based on the location where the veteran receives his or her primary care.

  • (760) 643-2068 for Oceanside and Escondido
  • (858) 642-1560 for La Jolla, Chula Vista and Sorrento Valley
  • (619) 497-8424 for Mission Valley and El Centro

Elder Care and Advocacy – Legal Help in San Diego

Elder Care and Advocacy https://elaca.org/ serves caregivers and seniors in San Diego and Imperial County. They assist primary caregivers with navigating Medicare, Social Security, and Medi-Cal. This is free legal advice that will add value to whoever you help doing your caregiver job.

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