New Caregivers Pilot Programs Announced, Candidates to Obtain PR on Arrival


Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has announced new Caregivers pilot programs that are set to replace the existing HCCPP and HSWP. The Home Child Care Provider Pilot (HCCPP) and the Home Support Worker Pilot (HSWP) will close down as of 17 June 2024. 

The new pilot programs are specifically designed to give Canadian permanent residency to home care workers when they arrive in Canada. Moreover, under the new pilot programs, home care workers will get to work for organizations that offer temporary/part-time care for persons recovering from an injury or if they are semi-independent. 

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Eligibility Criteria of the New Pilot Programs

Prospective candidates who will be working in the Canadian home care sector will be eligible if they meet the following requirements:

  1. Language Requirements: at least CLB level 4
  2. Work Experience: have recent work experience which must be related and relevant 
  3. Education: at least a high school diploma
  4. Job Offer: have a full-time job offer in the home care sector

The announcement of the new pilot programs brings hope to the aspiring home care workers who are looking to gain employment in Canada while also obtaining residency in the country. At the same time, bringing in required talent will give a much-needed boost to the home care sector of Canada. 

Further eligibility requirements and how one can apply to the pilot programs will be available on our website soon. Stay tuned!

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Niyati Chaurasia

Niyati Chaurasia

Niyati’s specialty lies in Canadian immigration matters along with crafting helpful, user-oriented content.

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