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Licensing and Certification Program


Pursuant to a court order, the California Department of Public Health is required to release the address of record for certified nurse assistants, home health aides, certified hemodialysis technicians, and licensed nursing home administrators in response to a Public Records Act (PRA) request.* (Government Code starting at section 6250.)

To provide the Department with an alternate address that will be used for public release upon request, please contact the Professional Certification Branch, Registry Unit through one of the methods below.


Please send completed form CDPH 929 (link below) to:

CDPH Licensing and Certification Program
Aide and Technician Certification Section
MS 3301, P.O. Box 997416
Sacramento, CA 95889-7416


TELEPHONE: (916) 327-2445

EMAIL: attach completed form CDPH 929 and send to:  

*Court Order: Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers v. California Department of Public Health, Sacramento County Superior Court, February 21, 2018, No. 34-2017-80002636.

Home Health Aide

The Professional Certification Branch (PCB), Aide and Technician Certification Section (ATCS) is primarily responsible for the certification of home health aides by ensuring applicants adhere to the California Health and Safety Code, Section 1725 – 1742. 

Verification of a Home Health Aide Certificate Link

How to Find a Training Program or Provider for a Home Health Aide

Home Health Aide Forms  

Contact Us:
Mailing Address:

Aide and Technician Certification Section
P.O. Box 997416, MS 3301
Sacramento, CA 95899-7416 

Phone Number: (916) 327-2445

Please note that the Interactive Voice Response Unit (IVRU) is an automated phone system. An option must be selected before the IVRU can proceed with a transfer to an agent. After the required information is entered you will be given the option to press “0” for an agent.

Fax Number: (916) 552-8785

​Please include your CNA/HHA/CHT number (if applicable).

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