Connecting You to Care in Connecticut

Find and Hire Direct Support Professionals

If you or a family member needs care, Rewarding Work can help you find someone ready to provide support in your home or community. Rewarding Work offers a comprehensive, up-to-date list of people who live near you, have the experience you need, and who are available to work when you need them - as well as an easy-to-use job board. 

Who can use Rewarding Work?

Families and individuals receiving services through the Connecticut Department of Developmental Services (CT DDS) may use Rewarding Work free of charge. For information on using Rewarding Work for DDS self-directed programs, or to request your DDS access code for your free subscription, click here.

If you do not have CT DDS services but are interested in using Rewarding Work, you may choose one of our low-cost, paid subscriptions. Click here for subscription information.

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Please Note!

Job candidates in the Rewarding Work database have NOT been screened in any way and their backgrounds have NOT been checked. It is your responsibility as an employer to check references and backgrounds of people you may hire. 

*For anyone using CT DDS services, criminal background checks are required and will be completed by the Fiscal Intermediary.

DDS Eligible?

If you receive services from the Connecticut Department of Developmental Services (DDS) and are considering hiring and managing your own support, you are eligible for a free Access Code subscription. 

Respite Support

Do you need Respite Support? Respite provides short-term relief for primary caregivers — whether it’s for an afternoon, several days or weeks. Care may be provided in your home or in a respite care provider’s home. Respite care enhances the lives of individuals and families with special needs throughout the lifespan. 

Private Pay

Rewarding Work offers choice, control and affordability to help you make the most of your caregiving budget. Find caregivers with the right experience and skills to meet your needs.

Customize your search to find the type of caregiver you need! 

Personal Care. Transportation to Appointments. Companionship.

Assistance with Specialized Needs.

Respite Care. And More!

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