Direct Care Worker Hazard Pay Updates
Direct Care Workers (DCWs) who provided services from 8/16/2020 through 10/24/2020 qualify to
receive Hazard Pay.
Direct Care Worker Hero Pay
Act 24 of 2020 distributed federal funding Pennsylvania received through the Cares Act to support the statewide response to COVID‐19. The state has allocated Cares Act funds for “Hero Pay” for Direct Care Workers in the consumer‐directed program.