DSP Training Stipend Available – Two $625 Payments

Beginning September 1, 2023, Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) may receive up to two $625 (before taxes) stipends when they complete online training courses approved by the Department of Developmental Services available in the ARCA Learning Center.  The DSP Training Stipend Program runs through June 30, 2024, and all courses must be completed by that date.

Below please find NBRC’s process for vendors and DSP staff to access this new program, including information on who qualifies for this program.

NBRC DSP Stipend Program

Additional information can be found at www.dds.ca.gov/initiatives/workforce-initiatives/ select DSP Training Stipend.

For questions regarding this program, please  reach out to dspworkforce@nbrc.net