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Improving Career Opportunities for Immigrant Women In-Home Care Workers

Report Expanding Access & Cultural Competence
February 13, 2013

This report addresses the lack of employment options and career mobility among foreign-born women who are direct care workers.

Key Takeaways

Low-income immigrant women constitute a large part of the rapidly growing direct care workforce.
There is a need for increased access to high-quality training that targets immigrant women direct care workers.
The report details existing coursework, training, and career ladder programs aimed at immigrant women care workers.
Contributing Authors
Jane Henrici, Institute for Women's Policy Research

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