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Employer Resource Connection

The Employer Resource Connection (ERC) is a free program for individuals who have been approved for in-home services through Medicaid or Oregon Project Independence. You can get support to hire a home care worker and become a successful employer. Services are provided by consultants.

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How consultants can help

Click on a box to read about the ways consultants can help you.

  • ​Create a profile on the Registry or Carina​
  • Create interview questions
  • Hold mock interviews to build your interview skills
  • Tax information about employing a worker
  • ​Create a backup plan if your worker is unable to make a shift
  • Learn how to keep professional boundaries
  • And more!

​Consultants can give you free printed materials to help you develop goals, manage services, and maintain a safe environment for you and your employee.

  • Consumer-Employer Training Guide: Being a Successful Employer
    • Contains information on how to be a successful employer of a worker.
  • Resource Sheets: ​Quick reference sheets instead of the guide.
    • Figuring Out What I Need
    • Creating a Help Wanted Ad
    • Interview Resource Sheet
    • Is This the Right Worker For Me?
    • Warning Signs of an Unacceptable Worker
    • How to Develop a Back-Up Plan
  • Tools to help you manage your services
    • Interview Questions
    • Back-Up Plan
    • Daily Sign-In
    • Weekly Schedule
    • Performance Evaluation
    • Household Safety Checklist
    • Emergency Planning Checklist
    • Emergenc​y To-Go Checklist
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Have questions or need help?

Email or call 877-867-0077 during regular business hours.